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Molinari Delicatessen

373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
+1 415-421-2337
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (276 reviews)
“bread” (138 reviews)
“mortadella” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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Reviewed yesterday

The BEST salami! I'm on the East Coast and every time I go to San Francisco, I stock up on Molinari salami.

Thank FundLady
Reviewed 4 days ago

You must sample Italian deli sandwiches made with hand crafted meats and breads. Also, wines, balsamic vinegars and cheeses.

1  Thank My_viewNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old school Italian deli in the beautiful north beach neighborhood. A wide assortment of meats,cheeses sauces and sandwiches. My favorite is the Italian combo. The late Anthony bourdain would frequent when he was in San Francisco. You will 😊

1  Thank sf4d9rman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh man, this has been one of my staples for the past 6+ years. I always get the Molinari Special and it's so delicious! I'm usually one of those weird people who doesn't like a lot of meat in their sandwiches, but I make an...More

1  Thank 935oliviap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited all day and after walking nearly 8 miles around beautiful SF, we stopped in for a beautiful italian sandwich on a sesame seed roll. With a bag of chips and a ginger ale it was the perfect lunch after a wonderful day of...More

Thank Reganjca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you eat meat then you simply have to order the Italian combo which comes with about a million different cuts as well as cheese and pickle. As something of a sandwich fan, I have to say it’s one of the best I’ve tasted anywhere...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got the italian special with everything, if you like ham you'll love this! Crazy amount of filling. When you walk in grab a numbered ticket (to your right on first counter). Get a bread of your choosing out of the bread bins further down...More

Thank KLJ92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here to buy some breakfast as recommended by Lonely planet. Oh my was that a great idea! Pick a roll and choose what you want in it, or choose from the menu Only mistake we did was to order one each...too much food!...More

Thank GroINorway
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I've been coming here since the late 1950's for sandwiches. Their variety of Italian provisions, wine, and deli meats/cheeses is huge, and this is the real deal. I always get the Renzo's Special sandwich - prosciutto, hot copa, sun dried tomatoes, provolon'. This is a...More

1  Thank SFishometome2016
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is it in terms of Italian delis in SF.....great fresh cuts, wines, bread, cheese.....a dream.....be ready to wait, and try to go at off times....no real on site dining, save for a couple of tables outside....but take your sandwich to one of the all...More

Thank OnAir813933
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Response from Gweebs | Reviewed this property |
Website says closed Sunday
17 August 2017|
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Response from DoxCam | Reviewed this property |
Outside of the deli, there are several seats and tables to sit and enjoy your purchase but no service is provided.
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26 September 2016|
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Response from CornmanSibling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never noted any gluten-free foods there - wasn't a focus for me. They might sell some gluten-free uncooked pasta; but don't believe their deli foods selections (sandwiches or salads) have a gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-421-2337
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