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Mama's on Washington Square

1701 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA - (415) 362-6421
Mama's On Washington Square has been a North Beach institution for almost 50 years. Open only for breakfast and lunch, its specialties include Dungeness crab eggs Benedict, apple-yogurt French toast, and terrific coffee cakes.
90% Approval Rating (10 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Buttermilk pancakes
Chocolate Crumb Coffee Cake
Pan Dore
Vegetarian Benedict
Cranberry-Orange-Walnut French Toast
French Toast Sampler
Blueberry coffee cake
Grilled ham
Hash-browned redskin potatoes

Highlighted Reviews

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Alan Sasai - Photos (5)
May 12, 2009
"Mama's On Washington Square has been a North Beach institution for almost 50 years. Open only for breakfast and lunch, it has a never-ending line of people out front waiting to get in. We arrived on a weekday morning to find a dozen people out front, a dozen people ..."   [Read More]
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Joshua Lurie - Photos (3)
May 26, 2004
"When I first got to this corner breakfast haven on Washington Square, the couple in front of me took a look at the long line ahead, turned and said, “Is it worth the wait?” Now this was a moral dilemma. As much as I wanted to say, "No," and move up in the seemingly ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1701 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA
(415) 362-6421

http://www.mamas-sf.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The most delicious, healthy version of French toast I've ever eaten.
"The most delicious, healthy version of French toast I've ever eaten."
Alan Sasai





Great presentation that tastes as good as it looks.
"Great presentation that tastes as good as it looks."
Alan Sasai


Chocolate crumb coffee cake
"Chocolate crumb coffee cake"
BSamuelson


French toast sampler
"French toast sampler"
BSamuelson


Vegetarian Benedict
"Vegetarian Benedict"
BSamuelson


Pan Dore - lightly cooked apple slices in a bright lemon butter sauce, served over thin pieces of sourdough French toast
"Pan Dore - lightly cooked apple slices in a bright lemon butter sauce, served over thin pieces of sourdough French toast"
BSamuelson


A basket of exotic breads lucky enough to be turned into Mama's french toast
"A basket of exotic breads lucky enough to be turned into Mama's french toast"
Joshua Lurie


These fluffy behemoths don't give other cakes a shot at the pancake pedestal.
"These fluffy behemoths don't give other cakes a shot at the pancake pedestal."
Joshua Lurie


A small, busy, very efficient kitchen crew.
"A small, busy, very efficient kitchen crew."
Alan Sasai


Front of the house.
"Front of the house."
Alan Sasai


An average line outside the restaurant on a weekday morning.
"An average line outside the restaurant on a weekday morning."
Alan Sasai


Come early or bring a paper, cause you will wait to eat here, but you won't regret it.
"Come early or bring a paper, cause you will wait to eat here, but you won't regret it."
Joshua Lurie



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