Featured everywhere from the Travel channel to Food network, Mama’s on Washington Square is the grand-dame of breakfast institutions. And with a wait just as infamous as its Monte Cristo sandwich, Mama’s keeps its eaters ever eager for that unforgettable first bite.
For over fifty years, Mama’s on Washington Square has been serving eggs whipped to perfection and French toast to make any mouth water – all with a never-ending line outside to match. Each morning like clockwork, the hungry masses wind their way around North Beach’s famed brunch haven, eagerly awaiting their slice of breakfast heaven.
While some flock to Mama’s for the home fries, others claim that the fresh squeezed OJ is otherworldly delicious. And if the food weren’t enough, the attentive service is noteworthy for such a sizzling spot. But no matter the allure, Mama’s proves that some things – particularly mouthwatering affordable eatable things – are worth waiting for.