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Molinari Delicatessen

373 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907 (North Beach)
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Ranked #8 of 4,976 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Sandwiches
Neighborhood: North Beach
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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English first
Hartford, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great place. Would go again, would recommend. Our group each chose a different sandwich and everyone was satisfied. You can order from a pre set selection of sandwiches or have it made as you like it.

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116 reviews 116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fresh bread, imported salumi, great cheese and simple toppings make for great sandwiches and Molinari's has all of those ingredients. The friendly staff swiftly prepare all sandwiches, made to order or pre set as on menu, to perfection. Grab a bottle of wine and you gave yourself a perfect picnic lunch!

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Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice, large sandwich filled with quality meats, cheeses and extras. Pick your bread, hard or soft from the bread box and have a sandwich made to your liking. No indoor seating and not much out on the sidewalk, so it's best to have a plan on where to eat in case the sidewalk tables are full.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This deli is my standard for comparing all other Italian Deli's. Best Italian sandwiches. Everything is so perfectly put together. I go there for the sandwiches, but the store has all kinds of fun stuff to buy.

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

As a frequent traveller to Italy, and being of Italian descent, visiting Molinari was like visiting a salumeria (Italian name for deli) in Naples, Italy. Italian cold cuts (Prosciutto di Parma, Copa, Brescola), hard and soft cheeses (Parmeggiano Reggiano, Mozzarella di Buffala, Asiago), olive oils, wines, pasta, pickled sun-dried tomatoes and eggplants, Nutella chocolate spread, it was like going back... More

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Atlanta, GA
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318 reviews 318 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We went here for lunch one afternoon and it was perfect, we sat outside and enjoyed our food. The sandwiches are delicious, but unless you have a very large appetite I would recommend splitting a sandwich. We ended up throwing away a lot of food, it was just too much, but it was delicious. The deli is a neat place... More

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Arroyo Grande, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Every time I go to San Francisco, I have to stop by Molinari Deli. It reminds me of the deli's in New York City. I especially love how you can grab your own roll, hand it to the man behind the deli counter and custom make your sandwich from the selections in the case. My favorite is always the homemade... More

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Surprise, Arizona
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stopped here and bought two sandwiches for our trip home, plus salami, and raviolis and some cheese for home.

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San Francisco, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I love going to this deli for one reason it's the best italian deli for a great sandwich that is truly mouth watering and its also great for picking up pastas and sauces and meats and cheeses and so much more! My mom told me about this deli a long time ago and i checked it out for myself and... More

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Granite Bay, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Amazing selection of everything! A classic italian deli. Service took awhile, but it is very popular and busy!

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Additional Information about Molinari Delicatessen

Address: 373 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
Phone Number: 415-421-2337
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian, Sandwiches

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