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“Amazing!!!!!!”

Mama's on Washington Square
Ranked #33 of 5,801 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Description: Established in 1951. The family of Mama and Papa Sanchez, serves up traditional and innovative breakfast dishes in "Little Italy", the famous North Beach District in San Francisco. Across the street from the beautiful Washington Square Park, Mama's legions of fans line up early and throughout the day. We use the freshest of local products, imported Italian meats to fill our fluffy omelettes, homemade jam, fresh baked breads, pastries and other delectable dishes. We invite you to try our little restaurant and become part of the Mama's Family.
Reviewed August 11, 2013

We LOVED Mamas the service is amazing and food is to die for!!!

We came here while on our honeymoon and it was simply amazing home cooked food! I had French toast with fresh fruit with a hot chocolate and my husband had a bagel with an omelette and hash brows with a coffee, Both were amazing and very filling for our trip to Alcatraz!
The queue was up the street, yes you do have to wait but it's not for too long also while on Mamas you are given the one to relax and not e rushed with your food!

Can't wait to plan another trip to the west coast!!!
I would move to San Francisco just for Mamas!!!!

Thank Cathleen H
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Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

"Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm"
Fresh fruit on my wonderful French toast is fresh. Having the French toast sampler and California omelette. I'm dying in my mouth it's so good.. Perfect!

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Thank Magellan87
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Awesome breakfast...well worth the wait! the line moves at a good pace, possibly becuase the people in line are giving the people inside that are eating breakfast daggers to hurry up and eat! Food was served very quick and the staff were lovely.

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Thank natalie147377
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Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

This quaint cafe on Washington Square opens at 8am every day except Mondays. We arrived dead on 8am on a Thursday late July as we heard that queues were big at the weekends. However we were surprised to see a very long queue before opening on a weekday. We ended up waiting for 1 hour 15 mins before entering the cafe but the wait is definitely worth it- amazing food and a family 'mama and pop' store atmosphere.
I chose the buttermilk pancakes with strawberries on top which were so light and fluffy. Much better than other breakfast cafes.
The waiters and waitresses were really friendly and instinctively knew when to top up coffee and tea :)
I would recommend this to anyone who visits San Francisco but would suggest getting there at about 7.30am if you don't want to wait for a while.

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

It was a long NINETY (90) MINUTE WAIT IN THE LINE before we could actually get a seat in this place! but we enjoyed every bit of the food and the wait. Ofcourse, the fact that we had friends with us all the time did contribute to make the experience even better, but that is not taking anything away from this place!! A MUST VISIT on your next SF trip!

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Thank AdityaAndHeena
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