Insalata’s offers New Outdoor and Indoor Dining!

Insalata's is OPEN for Lunch and Dinner  Indoor and Outdoor! Reservations can be made on OpenTable.

Read the current COVID-19 directives for Marin County.

Take Out from our Deli Case (for cold items only) is open between the hours of 11:00am and 7:00pm. Check out what's In the Case Today (updated daily at 11:00am). Please know that phone orders will take 20-30 minutes to fill AFTER 11:00am.

Now you can order COLD DELI FOOD from the Case online and pick up!

About Us

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 our sister restaurant, Marinitas.

Insalata’s proudly partners with to get food donations to vulnerable people in our community.  Please visit their website for information on what they do and how you can help.


In The Case Today for Friday, July 23, 2021

Insalata's Take Out will be closed from Saturday, July 24 through Friday, July 30!  We will see you again on Saturday, July 31!

 Family Meals:
Chicken Ecnhiladas (serves 4) $28

Proteins and Mains:
Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken Picatta
Chicken Skewers - sold out!
Curry Chicken Salad
Fried Chicken Tenders (try with our Dill Ranch Dressing)
Grilled Salmon
Grilled Yogurt Chicken
Lamb Skewers
Salmon Crab Cakes - sold out!
Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Special Today:

Pasta and Grains:
Brown Rice Cakes - sold out!
Carbonara Pasta - sold out!
French Lentil Salad
Israeli Couscous
Marco Polo Noodles
Orzo Pasta Salad
Pasta Marinara
Risotto Cakes - sold out!

Specials: Grilled Salmon Salad with Quinoa, Heirloom Tomatoes, Avocado, Pickled Sweet Peppers, Cilantro, Sherry Vinaigrette $21 

Salads and Veggies:
Fattoush Salad
Broccoli - sold out!
Broccoli Salad - sold out!
Kale Salad - sold out!
Mashed Potatoes
Portobello Mushrooms
Roasted Cauliflower - sold out!
Roasted Potatoes
Snap Pea Salad
Southwest Coleslaw - sold out!

Soups and Stews
Smokey Tomato Red Pepper
Corn Cauliflower
Thai Veg Curry (served with couscous)
Veggie Tagine (served with couscous)


Pizza of the Day:  Artichoke, Leek, Bell Pepper, Olive, Salsa Verde - sold out!

Try our Sauces and Condiments!
Cilantro Mint Chutney SOLD OUT!
Dill Ranch Dressing SOLD OUT!
Muhammara - spiced bell pepper and walnut dip SOLD OUT!
Salsa Verde SOLD OUT!
Tirosalata - poblano, garlic, feta

Special Cocktails:   Just Add Ice!  (serves two) $20
Corpse Reviver

Beer Cans:
Juiced! (key lime hibiscus gose), Henhouse 16 fl oz $6
Permanent Waves (mexican style lager), Chapman Crafted 16 fl oz $6
Zodiac Gemini, Chapman Crafted $6
Peach SourNova, Almanac $7

Wines by the bottle
2020 Brea Chardonnay  $20
LIWA Sauvignon Blanc, Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc from Dry Creek Valley.  Liwa is the Miwok name for water.  (A portion of the proceeds go to the Native American Rights Fund) $20
2018 Maitre de Chai Red Table Wine, blended red table wine intended for casual consumption on home $24
2020 Fableist Rose, Bright acidity, aromas of green apple, strawberries and cream soda $22
Queen of the Sierra, Summer Red Blend, The perfect wine for summer evenings! Great acidity with a pop of raspberry. Sustainably farmed $26
So Far Out, Chilled Red, Refreshing, herbal and punchy--the perfect poolside wine. Pairs well with Italian inspired foods and tomato based dishes $25
The Fabelist Cabernet Sauvignon $25

Housemade Cranberry Ginger Iced Tea!

Dessert of the Day:
Chocolate Pudding Mini Cakes with Buttercream Frosting $5.50 - sold out!

Chocolate Chip
Coffee Toffee
Durango - sold out!
Ginger Pecan - sold out!
Oatmeal Toffee Cherry - sold out!
Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Currant Shortbread
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (6 mini cookies) - sold out!

Chocolate Chip Pecan (gluten free)
Chocolate Hazelnut
Citrus Almond
Cornmeal Raisin

Mud Chocolate Pudding (gluten free)
Chocolate Coconut "Mud" Pudding (vegan) - sold out!
Butterscotch Pudding (gluten free)

Caramel Sauce
Chocolate Sauce

**We are now offering our Housemade cookies for "Take and Bake":
Bakers Dozen Cookie Dough (today we have Gluten Free Salted Chocolate Chip) $16 *contains almonds SOLD OUT!

Click here to view our To Go Catering Menu and Appetizer Menu *Note:  If a take out order is cancelled 24 hours prior to pick up or delivery, a cancellation fee of 50% of the food portion of the order will be charged.

In the News

Insalata’s named one of the top Middle Eastern Restaurants in the Bay Area 4.28.21 read more
Insalata’s is proud to say we were once again awarded the Michelin’s Bib Gourmand Award for 2019!  read more
Insalata’s Restaurant was voted Pacific Sun’s Best Chef and Best Mediterranean Restaurant for 2018! read more
Insalata’s Teams With Marin Non-Profit To Feed Hungry 4.24.20  read more
Heidi Krahling interviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle 1.23.19  read more


Insalata’s and Marinitas: The Story of Two Restaurants

This new book shares the backstory of Heidi Krahling’s perennially popular San Anselmo restaurant.

$36.+ tax

Insalata’s Mediterranean Table

Heidi Krahling’s first book celebrates family and the importance of good food and hospitality.

$32.+ tax

The Team

Heidi & Mark Krahling

Heidi & Mark Krahling


Heidi 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.
Taylor Carnes

Taylor Carnes

Head Chef

Taylor 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.
Beth Casey

Beth Casey


Beth 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.
Bruce Johnstone

Bruce Johnstone

Pastry Chef

Bruce 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.
Joe Krahling

Joe Krahling


A graduate of Northern Arizona university’s hotel and restaurant program, Joe has been active in our restaurant for as long as he can remember. He has had the unique opportunity to work all positions at Insalatas which allows him to bring his youthful perspective and talents to the management team. When not working, one of Joe’s passions is drumming in his rock band.

Catering & Private Dining

We would love to cater your next event with our beautifully crafted meals from our Take Out Department. Please view our Catering and Take Out Menu (pdf). To launch the conversation about your event needs, for immediate response, contact us at 415.457.7700 or 415.457.8223.  You can also email us Monday-Friday at insalatasrestaurant (at)

Click on thumbnails to view our Catering and Take Out Menu:


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 Beth at 415.457.7700 or by email at

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

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.


Lunch:  Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Sun-Thu: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Dinner: Fri-Sat: 5:00pm-9:00pm 

Takeout: Mon-Sun: 11:00am-7:00pm

Find Us

Address: 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Phone: 415-457-7700



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Call for Takeout: 415.457.8223
Private Parties: Call Beth 415.457.7700
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