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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” (274 reviews)
“bread” (135 reviews)
“mortadella” (20 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
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

Yummy sandwiches, the kind i remember when i lived in SF. Pick out your sough dough bread and what you want on it. Oh boy, doesn't get any better. Small bistro tables outside the front door. Don't forget to grab a number as you walk...More

Thank juneaufurpants
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Molinari is your typical Italian deli that can be found on many locations in the northeast. Wasn't overly impressed with sandwiches or the service. Regarding the sandwiches, first you need to get your own bread out of the bread box, really??? Grab a ticket because...More

Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Molinari's is a great place to grab a sandwich. Located on Columbus Avenue, right in the North Beach Italian section of San Francisco. Great Meats! Great atmosphere! Great Location!

Thank 184ralphd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The story of when something becomes too popular than others, and is given more credits than it deserves. I asked them to clean the table outside and they handed me the cloth 😂 The bread was hard and yes, they don t use gloves and...More

1  Thank irinaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, this is a deli shop, that also makes sandwiches. There are 4 dirty little table outside on Columbus street. So it is not a restaurant. Sandwiches are OK, using good meat (there are also veggie options like the eggplant parmesan called "the...More

Thank RoniKo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get in line,pick your roo or bread choice,hand it to the butcher and pick your fillings.Delish! Also big assortment of gourmet foods.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great deli. I visit Rome and Milan regularly. When I need an Italian taste 'fix', this is my spot. I work in downtown San Francisco and will walk here for lunch. I also buy my italian sausage, cheeses, tuna, and others Italian specialty...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great deli sandwiches and Italian foods. Service is great. The staff is super friendly and the prices are reasonable.

Thank BikiniGirl2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best sandwiches in the city... the deli also carries amazing cheeses and choice meats. Great location. I hope the place does not get taken over by some giant!

Thank VictorW178
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never miss the opportunity to get a sandwich here. The Luciano is my favourite. Choose your bread and hand it to the counterman who will make you the best sandwich you've had this year (if you like Italian deli meats). For most, one sandwich...More

Thank BackinthUK
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5 August 2018|
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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.
Mary Ann P
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

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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