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Mama's Pizzeria

426 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA - (610) 664-4757
Mama's is a humble, out-of-the-way eatery that serves cheese steaks and Italian hoagies that set the standard for all others. There are none better than what you will eat there.
75% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Cheese Steak
Italian Hoagie

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Far from the Italian market where the cheese steak was born, Mama's makes a magnificent sandwich. When I dined at this modest pizza parlor and sandwich shop in the company of Roadfood.com's Bruce Bilmes, Bruce declared that it was his belief that Mama's steaks are too ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

426 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA
(610) 664-4757

http://www.mamaspizzeria.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Hoagies, garnished with crisp lettuce, sweet onions, tomatoes, and hot peppers are a major distraction from Mama's superb steaks. This is a classic Italian; other variations include roast beef, turkey, and tuna.
"Hoagies, garnished with crisp lettuce, sweet onions, tomatoes, and hot peppers are a major distraction from Mama's superb steaks. This is a classic Italian; other variations include roast beef, turkey, and tuna."
Michael Stern





No sauce or pickles or peppers (although Mama's fresh-roasted hot peppers are wonderful): just a swirling confluence of beef and cheese and caramelized onions packed into a length of brawny fresh Italian bread. In my book, this is the ultimate cheese steak.
"No sauce or pickles or peppers (although Mama's fresh-roasted hot peppers are wonderful): just a swirling confluence of beef and cheese and caramelized onions packed into a length of brawny fresh Italian bread. In my book, this is the ultimate cheese steak."
Michael Stern


Mama's is far from the neighborhoods in which cheese steaks typically thrive. But for those in search of greatness, it is worth any detour.
"Mama's is far from the neighborhoods in which cheese steaks typically thrive. But for those in search of greatness, it is worth any detour. "
Michael Stern



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