Mama's On Washington Square

Breakfast Spot and American Restaurant
1701 Stockton St (at Filbert St), San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
Hours:
Open until 3:00 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.9/10

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    Crystal F.
    French toast sampler is to die for and the home made jam!! :-)(11 Tips)
    John C.
    Get the Monte Cristo and dip it in the jam, it will blow your mind(30 Tips)
    Foodspotting
    Try the Special Dungeness Crab Omlette(6 Tips)
    Jose M.
    I had the Swedish cinnamon French toast with bacon.(6 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • Monte Cristo sandwiches
  • french toast sampler
  • brunch food
  • French toast
  • chocolate cinnamon
  • pancakes
  • eggs
  • Dungeness crab
  • great value
  • lively
  • brioche
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  • Yousef A.

    For Muslim's people: must of good dishes with ham

    Yousef Alsaif · 5 days ago
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  • Amy

    If the line is more than half a block down, expect to wait 1.5-2 hours. The food isn't worth the wait!

    Amy · April 8
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  • Monika M.

    One of the best breakfast in my life.

    Monika Mikac · March 29
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  • Yeong S.

    Everything

    Yeong Seyu · March 27
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  • Brad H.

    My life is broken down into two distinct periods: the time BEFORE trying the Mama's Cristo, and the time AFTER trying the Mama's Cristo. You know what you need to do.

    Brad Holt · March 25
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  • Bruce T.

    Really great place for brunch! If you want to get the food fast, come as early as possible!

    Bruce Tien · March 23
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  • Martin L.

    Amazing breakfast, great service, but be prepared to wait a looong time for a table.

    Martin Lewison · March 21
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  • Andreas K.

    Don't get the small fruits (tiny cup) for $4.50. It's way overpriced for the amount of fruit u get. Besides that the food is great and fairly priced.

    Andreas Kleiner · March 14
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  • Rieana B.

    The chocolate french toast was very well balanced with fresh fruits! It wasn't too eggy like some french toast are. This was just perfect! And so filling!

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  • Rieana B.

    The pan dore french toast was very tangy. It balances out very well with the homemade jam that they have! Delicious indeed! It's not something very common people order. But it was worth it!

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  • Rieana B.

    The Monte Carlo is a must! You must not leave without having tried this!

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  • Rieana B.

    The breakfast was so filling that we were set for all day! Delicious food and will come back for more!

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  • Jose M.

    The line to get in is ridiculous. It says it opens at 8 get there at 7

    Jose Medina · February 14
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  • Jose M.

    Pretty much anything. I had the Swedish cinnamon French toast with bacon. Every bite was delicious. Reminds me of home.

    Jose Medina · February 14
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  • Karsten M.

    They open at 8 - arrive at 7:30 to be in the first seating! While the Monte Cristo is good, the blueberry pancakes are incredible and are a MUST

    Karsten McVay · February 12
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  • Jason F.

    Long wait to get a seat. Worth the wait. Amazing stuff.

    Jason Fontana · February 1
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  • Christina HyunJung J.

    I love here so much!!!! So delicious. You must try : Our famous monte cristo, egg benedict!!!! And the jam is so good good.

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  • Khalifa A.

    They serve delicious breakfast fast in SF.. But you have to wake up early for it

    Khalifa Al Dhaheri · January 30
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  • paipoi

    ママズ。8時開店、7時半で80人超え約2時間待ちの大行列ZAGAT掲載店。創業50年以上。一番人気ノースビーチ・エッグベネディクト11.95ドル、自家製トーストにトマト・軽く炙った生ハムポーチドエッグ卵黄・バターの自家製オランデーズソースをトッピング。ママズオールドファッションバターミルクパンケーキ11.75ドル、フルーツ満載で大人気。チップを置くなら代金20%が相場。

    paipoi · January 16
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  • Sebastian M.

    Come early on weekdays to avoid the waiting, but it's truly worth the wait!

    Sebastian Martinez · January 16
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  • Christine

    They are all right! It's so worth it queuing up😍The montechristo will melt in your mouth, the French toast is to die for & I'd kill for their blueberry pancakes💖oh&the omlettes💖this is foodporn!😍

    Christine · January 1
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  • Aly O.

    While a solid breakfast spot, it's not worth the long wait - get some baked goods to go instead.

    Aly Orady · December 28, 2014
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  • Lamia

    Waited for 2hrs! The cinnamon french toast was good. I also liked the blueberry cake. However, it doesn't worth the waiting since u can find the same orders anywhere else n save ur time n energy.

    Lamia · December 25, 2014
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  • Ana Paula A.

    People should not stay chatting when there's a big line outside, really

    Ana Paula Ayala · December 18, 2014
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  • Deepak P.

    Try the Monte Cristo and French Toast Sampler!

    Deepak Padmanabhan · December 15, 2014
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  • Erik

    Fantastic breakfast fare but don't go on a Sunday - the queues just aren't worth it.

    Erik · December 11, 2014
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  • susan b.

    Read the menu beforehand. No credit cards.

    susan bederman · December 10, 2014
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  • Ryan S.

    Worth the ridiculous wait.

    Ryan Shattuck · December 3, 2014
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  • Abdullah A.

    Best breakfast restaurant in the universe

    Abdullah AlSanousi · November 29, 2014
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  • JF T.

    Ça c'est du petit déjeuner !

    JF Tolaguera · November 27, 2014
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  • Erik W.

    Can anything be worth such a long line?

    Erik Weber · November 8, 2014
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  • Lilo F.

    French toast sampler

    Lilo Flu · October 3, 2014
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  • Farid N.

    Best OJ in San Francisco. Freshly squeezed!

    Farid Nordin · October 3, 2014
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  • Guía P.

    Mama's, el lugar que no debes saltarte si visitas San Francisco Read more

    Guía Planeting · September 29, 2014
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  • Caren C.

    Skip the 3 hour line and get takeout on weekdays!

    Caren Chang · September 26, 2014
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  • May A.

    ماستر كارد او فيزا مايقبلون اظطريت ادفع انا عن اهلي فاانتبهو 😒😒فطور جميل بس زحمة .. فارمز اومليت و فرنش توست احلى شي والقهوة لذيذة 👍

    May AlR · September 23, 2014
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  • Yaqoob A.

    Amazing breakfast I just wish you the best in the waiting line

    Yaqoob Alobaidli · September 15, 2014
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  • Volker F.

    Usually 2 hours waiting time - but if you have enough time: it is worth it!

    Volker Fränkle · September 13, 2014
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  • Dipesh S.

    The wait in the que is worth it and the food makes up for it which is brilliant. Try and go at least once when visiting San Fran

    Dipesh Shah · September 13, 2014
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  • Emiliy M.

    It doesn't matter what you order because the best thing they serve is the homemade jam for your toast! Go at 730a on Wed or Thurs to avoid the crazy lines.

    Emiliy Marino · September 11, 2014
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  • JOSH C.

    It's the better to come early, otherwise you will be waiting in long time. Approx 1 hour.

    JOSH CHIEN · September 7, 2014
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  • SFist

    Mamas' selection of pancakes, scrambles and benedicts are worth the wait. Don't miss the homemade Kugelhopf (brioche bread with golden raisins, cinnamon, dates and almonds). Read more

    SFist · September 5, 2014
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  • Ceren Ö.

    Definetely NOT worth for 3 hours waiting.Come on it's just an egg!

    Ceren Öksüz · August 31, 2014
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  • Jessica T.

    The Monte Cristo is very good

    Jessica Taylor · August 30, 2014
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  • Ashten F.

    Omlettes and French toast! Line is long but worth it!

    Ashten Fields · August 26, 2014
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  • Hani A.

    Don't let the long queue disappoint you, it will move quickly and it's worth it.

    Hani Alawadi · August 24, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Anamika Khanna, chef of Kasa Indian Eatery, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Monte Cristo. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • Casey N.

    the line. it's serious. pictured here, figure a half block, took about 1hr 15m. it was kinda fun. met nice people. I just wish the good was the best of ever had. it wasn't. good not perfect

    Casey Neistat · August 21, 2014
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  • Casey N.

    the food is solid. monte cristo is all it's cracked up to be. potatoes were not great. overall food was good but no where near the expectations you'd have after waiting an hour

    Casey Neistat · August 21, 2014
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  • Ipek N.

    Best brunch place. Long line but worth the wait ;)

    Ipek Negiz · August 21, 2014
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