Welcome to Insalata's
Insalata’s will be hosting a Book Passage Event:
Cooks with Books: Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goi – SWEET
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 12:00pm. Price per guest is $135, event tickets include the meal, wine, tip, tax, and a signed copy of the book. Purchase tickets at BookPassage.com/events
Summer Live: Parker Grant on Keyboard
Every Thursday night in August, performing from 5:30 to 8:30
Our takeout department has been at the heart of our business since we opened. With Marin County favorites such as fattoush salad, grain salads, grilled eggplant, and chicken meatballs, we provide plenty of healthful and flavorful mediterranean cuisine options. To order from our takeout department, call 415.457.8223. We need 48-hour notice for some items, though large or special orders may require more advance notice. Occasionally we may find it necessary to limit the number of takeout orders because of high demand so call early for best selections! We have parking available on the side of the restaurant for our takeout counter guests. View our Takeout Brochure here.
In The Case Today: (updated 7/22/17 at 1:36 pm)
We run out of stuff quickly!
We are trying something new, listing the items in the case that are available today. Let us know what you think!
Proteins and Mains
Chicken Meatballs in Marinara
Curry Chicken Salad
Fried Chicken Tenders
Grilled Flat Iron Steak
Grilled Yogurt Chicken
Pork Tenderloin Stuffed
Salads and Sides
Chickpea and Carrot Salad
Cucumber and Snap Pea Salad
Pasta and Grains
Brown Rice Cake
French Lentil Salad
Marco Polo Noodles
Orzo Pasta Salad
Wild Rice Salad
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Coffee Toffee Cookies
Pizza of the Day: Tomato, Onion, and Mushroom
Catering & Private Dining
For 20 years, our catering staff has put on events for parties as small as 10 to as large as 700. We also have years of experience tailoring menus to accommodate special diets or food preferences. To launch the conversation about your event needs, contact Liz Chiarolla at 415.457.7726 or by email.
Private Dining in The Siena Room
Featuring French doors that ensure privacy, the Siena Room is perfect for business events and celebratory gatherings. It can accommodate up to 40 people with a menu customized for the occasion. For more information, contact Christa or Beth at 415.457.7700 or by email at email@example.com
Heidi & Mark Krahling
OwnersHeidi Krahling became a chef during California’s culinary coming of age in the 1980s. She and her husband, Mark Krahling, opened Insalata’s in 1996 and both have worked hard to make it a central part of the San Anselmo community. Today, Heidi is the mama-in-residence, guiding her culinary team while Mark ensures that the restaurant’s myriad components run smoothly. Their goal has always been to provide gracious service and delicious Mediterranean-inspired food to their guests while taking care of their teams of chefs and servers.
Head ChefTaylor Carnes brings creativity and passion to every dish he develops. A former valet at Insalata’s, Carnes trained at the Napa Valley Cooking School and quickly worked his way up the kitchen ranks to head cuisine. When not at the restaurant, he bikes Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County or experiments with delicious new recipes with friends and family.
Co-ManagerBeth Casey is hard-wired to create memorable dining experiences for the guests of Insalata’s. Prior to joining our management team, Beth gained experience in every aspect of restaurant operations as a restaurant owner and hospitality instructor.
Pastry ChefBruce is steeped in American dessert traditions. At Insalata’s, he melds his knack for creating playful spins on American classics with Heidi’s love of seasonal, Mediterranean desserts. Few things make him happier than creating centerpieces for events or developing new designs for seasonal cookies and cupcakes.
Co-ManagerChrista got her start in the culinary world as a TV cooking show producer. She joined Insalata’s kitchen team after completing culinary school and now brings her food and wine knowledge to both the front and back of the house.
Since 1996, Insalata’s has brought the warm spirit of the Mediterranean to Marin County. As an integral part of the community, our bib gourmand-awarded restaurant has become a place for every occasion, including once-in-a-lifetime celebrations (in the private Siena Room or via catering) and busy weeknight dinners (from the takeout counter). With menus that strike a balance between familiar flavors and enticing new fare, the restaurant strives to make everyone feel welcome at the table. For Latin American favorites, visit Insalata’s sister restaurant, Marinitas.
Insalata’s Day in the Life
In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, Insalata’s invites you to watch this video showcasing the daily routine and flow of our restaurant.
Art by Laura Parker
‘Laura Parker’s art is an essential part of our interiors and branding…’ – Heidi Insalata Krahling
View a selection of her paintings by clicking on the image at right or visit her online gallery here.
All images © 2014 Laura Parker
Address: 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, CA 94960, Phone: (415)457-7700
Dinner: Su-Th:5:30pm-9:00pm,F-S: 5:30pm-9:30pm
Takeout: M-S:11:00am-7:30pm,Su (closed)
Check out our Facebook page for a behind the scenes look at Insalata’s!
Call us at 415.457.7700 or make a reservation via Open Table.
Keep in Touch
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We want to hear from you. We especially love to hear about your dining experience. Send us a message using the form below.
Email us here.
Call for Takeout: 415.457.8223
Private Parties: Call Beth or Christa at 415.457.7700 or send an email here.
Staffed Catering: Call 415.457.7700 or email the catering department here.
Gift Certificates can be purchased here.
Jobs: Insalata’s is seeking people to join our team. Visit Instawork for info.
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