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“Excellent Deli ~ Great selections!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Molinari Delicatessen

Molinari Delicatessen
Ranked #2 of 5,465 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Sacramento, California
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157 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Excellent Deli ~ Great selections!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stopped by here on the way home and got some sandwiches to go. Great sandwiches, fresh cheeses and deli meats. There was a small wait but the service is friendly and helps with selections. The roma tomato and fresh mozarella sandwich was awesome! You can eat outside the Deli or take it to go. This is the best deli in North beach.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank sactrav66
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Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian Deli in North Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The day before we were to fly home my wife and I went to Molinari's to get sandwiches for our flight. They make sandwiches to order on your choice of bread (literally-you pick it out of a basket and hand it to the counterman) a dizzying array of meats, cheeses, condiments (eg artichoke hearts)pesto spread etc. He wrapped it well and it was just as good after being in the fridge all night. And all for $6.95.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 Thank fishr
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Mama mia!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Yum! Great Italian sandwiches. No skimping! Grab a little table outside and enjoy a delightfull parade of humanity in the great city of San Francisco!

Visited May 2013
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Newberry
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209 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

There was a long line, but watching these guys was a lot of fun. The eggplant sandwich was wonderful. We Will definitely return. Be sure and try the fresh mozzarella!

Visited June 2013
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Kissimmee, Florida
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434 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
“Italian Salame”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The Molinari family has been making great sausage & salame since the late 1800's. The store is located in the North End area. The deli has a great selection of meats, home-made salads, bottles of wine & many imported products from Italy. When you enter take a number & be prepared to wait. The place is busy but runs efficiently by a great fun staff. The menu has various sandwiches to choose from but we made our own. Near the counter is a bread box where you pick your bread for your sandwich. The bread is soft on the inside with a nice hard crust on the outside & is perfectly sized. We had an Italian sandwich with various meats & fresh mozzarella. The sandwich was stacked & very delicious. One of the best authentic Italian sandwiches we have ever tasted. We shared it between the two of us at an outdoor cafe nearby with a glass of wine. The deli doesn't have any seating inside. Molinari's is open Mon-Sat approx 8am-6pm.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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