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Colombo's Delicatessen

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484 Manor Plz, Pacifica, CA 94044-1839
+1 650-355-5023
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

It's a cozy little deli and reminds me of the NY Italian deli's where I grew up -- cheeses and salami's hanging, great quality cold cuts and a wide selection of delish sandwiches such as the "godmother' and"godfather"! While you're waiting for them to make your sandwich, you can shop around for imported Italian pastas, fine wines, frozen ravioli, cookies... More 

Thank allcityautobody
SF Bay Area, CA
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Colombo's makes the best sangwiches in the Bay Area. Period. You can have your foo foo vegan pesto atrocities at other places, but order yourself a Godfather at Colombos, and you'll be happy for the rest of your life. The closest to a real East Coast Italian sandwich (as good, if not better) that I've had in my 30 years... More 

Thank RobertSFBayArea
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Just would advise not to expect expedient delivery. Sandwiches are made to order and production is not fast. Friendly staff and good place to visit if you want better quality than Subway.

Thank Allen M
Portland, Oregon
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Colombo's Delicatessen has a wide range of sandwiches, and the sizes are very large so they're easy to share. They have a "take a number" system and the wait can be long, but if you call ahead with your order you'll avoid the wait. if you don't call ahead. We usually order a few different sandwiches and then share them... More 

Thank maureenb870
Pacifica, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Been going over 25 years. Value, quality & friendliness are consistently high. Best home baked breads you can find. Sandwiches are so large, they almost must be shared. This family owned/operated business is a credit to hard work & to Pacifica. If there's one negative, it's that they're always busy. Loads of staff, but demand is just that high; it's... More 

Thank Tammy A
Pacifica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The pastrami is fantastic, especiaaly with their homemade marbled rye....deeeeelish! Great selection of fresh sides and sandwich menu is the bomb! They've been doing it for so long, they are just a great family, very friendly! Don't forget to take a number!!!!

Thank Bett1na2015
Pacifica, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Great sandwich but be prepared to wait and wait and wait. The crew has no sense of urgency. Even if there are four customers in the deli your still going to wait a minimum of 30 minutes. I don't know what takes so long but it does. Best bet is to call in your order and they will give you... More 

Thank ginny3663
Pacifica, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

the homemade breads, the delicious and filling subs aka hogies aka heros are the best in the Bay Area. I have been a patron from many years and Colombo's is a homegrown, homemade treasure of an old-school Italian deli. This is a deli, not a restaurant

Thank lsblumrn
Waipahu, Hawaii
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Sandwiches are great here and the prices are reasonable but the wait was not terrible even though we were in the front of a long line. Ordered 5 sandwiches and it took 30 mins for them to get prepared. If you come in a group of 5 or so, have each person order their own sub. One person takes care... More 

Thank carring55
Pacifica, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Colombo's is a great Italian deli. Fabulous sandwhiches and deli counter. The people are helpful and friendly. Plan a little time because they can be very busy at times. You can call ahead and have your sandwich waiting.

Thank Joan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 484 Manor Plz, Pacifica, CA 94044-1839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-355-5023

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?