Molinari's, San Francisco

Molinari's, San Francisco

Molinari's, located in San Francisco's North Beach District, has a rich history dating back to 1896, making it a cherished delicatessen and one of the oldest in the United States. Renowned for their exceptional craftsmanship, they proudly produce their renowned brand of salami under the name P.G. Molinari and Sons, Inc., which has garnered national recognition and even earned a prestigious gold medal award in Italy.

The visionary behind Molinari was P.G. Molinari himself, an Italian immigrant who arrived in San Francisco from the Piedmont region in 1884. In 1895, a year after his marriage, he ventured into entrepreneurship, establishing his business on Broadway. However, in the aftermath of the devastating 1906 earthquake, he relocated the deli to its present-day home on Columbus Avenue in the heart of the vibrant North Beach District.

Over the years, Molinari Delicatessen has become a beloved destination for locals and tourists alike, earning a well-deserved reputation as one of the most sought-after delis in San Francisco. Its popularity is evident, with customers often queuing up, eagerly awaiting their turn to indulge in the impressive selection of 35 delectable Italian sandwiches available, each meticulously crafted and served on a choice of eight delectable bread varieties.

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Sight Name: Molinari's
Sight Location: San Francisco, USA (See walking tours in San Francisco)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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