You can’t help but pull out your camera when you walk into this North Beach institution dating back to 1896 (see p. ###). It’s a food sensory overload. Everywhere you look, shelves, counters, and rafters are filled with jars of colorful sauces, olive oils, cheeses, and imported wines, while all sizes of red and white salamis dangle from strings. Molinari’s is the perfect place to grab a thick meat-stuffed sandwich for a picnic at Washington Square Park, 2 blocks away at Columbus and Union Streets. Open Monday through Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 7:30am to 5:30pm.
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373 Columbus St (at Vallejo St)
Our Rating Phone 415/421-2337