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Insalata's

4.5
1824 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
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Insalata's Restaurant celebrating their 20th Anniversary. Insalata's receives Bib Gourmand from Michelin for it's 8th year in a row.
Our goal at Insalata's has always been to bring luscious Mediterranean food, gracious service and a warm atmosphere to our diners. For over 20 years we have shared this experience of intimate dining and joyful celebrations in a variety of ways. First and foremost as a fine dining restaurant with our beautiful private Siena room in which to sit and relax and enjoy a meal. We also offer take out dining for those days when time is of the essence, or catered affairs where we bring great food and staff into your home or venue. Our guests have become family and we have grown together in the community in which we all live and work. Everyone at Insalata's is extremely proud to be a part of this extended "village" family.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Take out is open Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 7:30pm
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Phone number
(415) 457-7700
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Enjoy Dining in Insalata’s private dining Room. Available for lunch, brunch or dinner for a maximum of 40 guests, we provide luscious food in an inviting room of cherry wood and warm colors. For parties of 40 to 60, enjoy sitting on our mezzanine level for semi private dining under the beautiful paintings of opulent pears, plums and peaches by artist Laura Parker. Menus are designed to showcase the freshest seasonal produce and local ingredients. Our wine list is carefully crafted to compliment your feast. The entire restaurant is available for parties of 60 -150. Whether you are celebrating a baptism, bar mitzvah, birthday, wedding or anniversary, Insalata’s will help you create a memorable event.
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Private party contact
Beth Casey or Christa Colardo: (415) 457-7700
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Catering
Insalata's is a full service on-site Fine Dining experience for events of 25 to 800. Contact Liz Chiarolla at (415)332-3277 for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Barber
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Parking details
We have a wrap around horse shoe parking lot.
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Public transit
Sir Francis Drake at Barber
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Special events & promotions
Check out our website at www.insalatas.com for our current special events
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Happy Mother's Day is a special holiday to celebrate. Insalata's Restaurant will be featuring a luscious Sunday Brunch Buffet.
The cost is $44.00 for adults and $24.00 for children.
We look forward to having you join us.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 1824 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
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Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

We love this restaurant—our favorite in Marin

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great food and service.
Expensive but worth it for our special occasion.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Great ambiance, service, food and wine choices at reasonable prices, set in a wonderful place. Airy, open, bright, warm. I recommend it to everyone!

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2.0Dined 4 days ago

This has been a great restaurant in past, a go to place for a special occasion. This time, the waiter was seldom to be found, the food preparation was poor (overly charred meats so that cuts expected to be tender were actually tough to cut and chew) and the presentation of dishes was poor compared to past experience. An off night or a sign of staff deterioration?

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

This is our favorite restaurant in Marin but this time the service was subpar. The food and atmosphere are very good as usual. Service is important and hope this was just an off night.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Comradery among diners was wonderful. I was craving beef and the steak was spectacular, with mushrooms and smashed potatoes. Assorted small bites dessert was heavenly. I want to return to try other dishes

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

It was my sons birthday. We go every year for it and they always make it special.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The food is always superb with wonderful attention to detail and taste. There is great option for vegetarians and delicious fish options. Attentive service and great cocktails!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

One of the best restaurants in Central Marin. Mussels and Mediterranean Platter were fantastic. The trout salad was overly dressed, Entrees are great.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Excellent meal, ambiance, service Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The salmon with tarragon and sugar snap peas and basil was one of the tastiest dinners I have ever had. I hope this is something they will have on the menu always because I will come back once a week for that! Absolutely delicious!!

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3.0Dined on April 10, 2018

sharon our server went above and beyond and provided spectacular service. the food was good but was not extraordinary.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Food is always great and some recent changes to the menu were awesome.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Always love dining at Insalata’s. We had relatives visiting from the Midwest, and they really appreciated the Mediterranean dishes and flavors— it was fun introducing them to one of my favorite restaurants. However, the noise level made it really difficult to converse— even though we dined at an earlier hour to avoid that. Also, our server was a little frazzled and, I think, wrote down our table positions/orders incorrectly because almost no one received their own order over multiple courses. I would rethink dining on a Friday or Saturday evening there.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

As always, Insalata's delivers, excellent flavors, great ambiance.

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3.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Mt soup and salad were quite good, though I was surprised by the $2 extra charge for chicken in my salad when the menu seemed to indicate that the chicken was included in this "soup and salad" combo. My wife ordered the burger and found it very hard to handle, with all the things that were stuffed into it. The dressing, in particular, dripped out on all sides and made it very hard to pick up. So we probably won't be going there again.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The buffet Easter Brunch was outstanding. Every dish was delicious and the variety was incredible. Some entree faves were the lamb, salmon, chicken, eggs Benedict. bacon, and truly amazing ham. Side dishes and desserts were fabulous. The crowd and waitstaff were all really nice and the large Spring flower arrangements made the restaurant ver festive. I think I want to make this an annual affair!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

It was great! The food was outstanding as was the service. I would go back there for brunch. As it is the favorite place to be.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Always amazing. Great service and food. The best every time.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

All was very good including the wine selection. This is the best restaurant in Marin that we have been to. We will be going back soon.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Love the steak and Sharon provides exceptional service!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Insalata really knows how to use spices to create incredibly flavorful dishes without overdoing either the heat or the spice. There is always something new to try and each dish is a winner.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Food was great. Sharon was lovely

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Always top notch and great service. Good healthy options

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Insalata continues to be the most consistent and best restaurant in marin.
The prices are reasonable, the quality excellent and the food always fresh and very well prepared.
In the past we had so qualms with the service, but on Saturday,our waitress was wonderful.
The Mediterranean flare is great.
I had the best potato pancake with smoked salmon I have ever tasted.The lamb was outstanding as is the chicken done Moroccan style.

Love coming

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Love it. No room for dessert, but we had some anyways -- and they were awesome.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Disappointing, expected more. Flavors and accompanied items with lamb and salmon were undercooked and over spiced.

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2.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Lunch menu okay...dinner menu too retricted. Used a gift card and they totally couldn't tell me what was the value or how much the meal was until we used it....weird system. Would go for linch but nevere dinner again.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Insalata's is one of my favorite Marin restaurants. The Mediterranean cuisine is creative, flavorful and seasonal. It's always been a good experience whether for lunch, brunch or dinner. My go-to dishes are fish, lamb and salmon salad. My friends enjoyed the food but were disappointed with the very limited selection of beer.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Love this place......................................

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food and professional, friendly service are consistently great. Only wish the wine list (especially Chardonnay) matched the otherwise wonderful experience of dining here.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My favorite restaurant in Marin - always delicious, with excellent service.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

The food never disappoints. We always love the trio of dips, fattoush, and salmon. Out of this world.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I love their Fattoush salad for brunch, it's just so hard to slap down 17 bucks for a portion of a head of romaine lettuce, though the accompaniments are primo, such as olives and cherry tomatoes. The Eggs Benedict is a winner for brunch, as is the burger. Speciality sandwiches is where they fail, such as a Cod Burger which was all bun, with a bit of fish and a whisper of cole slaw. I want to love everything about this restaurant, but some things are just a bit ho hum.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Excellent food, service and ambiance!

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Good food, but I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 because the crab pasta tasted good, but was too oily and not enough crab.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Food and people are amazing.

The layout is really bad: people jammed at door, breeze hits the bar every time.
Flow needs work if it is to have a better "buzz".


But the newish chef is great!

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4.0Dined on February 26, 2018

We had not been to Insalatas in a couple of years- which is a shame because we have never had anything other than a great meal.
We were there this time for a birthday dinner, but Insalatas is a lovely place with delicious food and attentive but not intrusive wait staff. We won’t let so much time pass before our next visit.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Friendly staff and very good food, but it seems just too expensive to go there very often. Too bad!

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