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Mama's Pizzeria

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426 Belmont Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
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(610) 664-4757
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Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Mama's Pizzeria - Bala Cynwyd, PA

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At Mamas you can have your CFO (cheesesteak fried onions) and eat it too. Order one, eat one-half there and take the other half home for five hours later. Both meals will be mor...

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Mamas Pizzeria is anything but how they claim to be on their website. ""Our goal has been to ensure the complete satisfaction of every customer - and meet all of your expectations...

Best cheesesteak among great Philly cheesesteaks 6/16/2008

At Mamas you can have your CFO (cheesesteak fried onions) and eat it too. Order one, eat one-half there and take the other half home for five hours later. Both meals will be more than filling, or split one with a friend, but it must be a very close friend. The rolls are soft with a crust that holds the steak, onion and provolone perfectly. Powers of description are beggared by mere summary of its ingredients. Without hyperbole, it could be the acme of human endeavor. Check their hours before going, there are perhaps only a few things in life sadder than driving to Belmont Avenue and finding them closed. Pros: CFO Cons: Clown paintings visit your dreams more

Refused Birthday Party 11/30/2007

Mamas Pizzeria is anything but how they claim to be on their website. ""Our goal has been to ensure the complete satisfaction of every customer - and meet all of your expectations and know that our customers are always our number one priority."" Completely false! I have never encountered such a contradiction. When I happily called a month in advance to reserve a 10 person table, celebrating a birthday party and a family reuniting under the roof of their favorite childhood restaurant since the late 50s I was astonished by the brush-off I was delivered over the phone. When I expected to hear something like ""that is wonderful"" and ""we are looking forward to seeing you again!"" Instead the answer was ""There is nothing I can do, you will have to wait and see IF you get a table."" What!? Thinking this may have been the dumb girl gatekeeper answer I asked to speak to the owner. Sadly, the answer was the same. I was heartbroken. Clearly they do not want your business and to hell with your family. Cons: Customer Service more

Mama's even delivers to Florida 10/6/2005

My husband grew up eating Mama's and the 1st trip I made to Philly I had to taste this so called ""genuine"" cheesesteak. I must say I couldnt eat the whole thing due to it's size but it was the best! So much so that we have them delivered down here to Florida during the ""delivery season"". We honestly believe they should open a restaurant down here in Florida to show us ""crackers"" what a ""genuine"" cheesesteak really is. Pros: Fulfilling, Lots of toppings, Ships to Florida Cons: Seasonal Shipping more

Pricey but Good 6/9/2005

Okay, I didn't try the pizza which was not expensive but the chesesteak itself was $8. Problem was, it was what my friend calls a 'tweener. Big for one, not big enough for two. At any rate, the cheesesteak was among the best 've had. I live in roxborough where there' s steak joint on every corner...but none like this. Hours are definitely limited but it's worth it. Odd location too. Not much around other than houses. Pros: Excellent Steaks Cons: Price more

Excellent Chicken Cheesesteak 11/7/2004

Recently tried Mama's based on the reviews I saw on city search. I am not big on beef, so I got a chicken cheesesteak...I think the best I ever had. The sandwich was huge, half was more than enough, and loaded with lots of cheese and large pieces of fried onions. I highly recommend it for anyone...just beware, they have very limited hours. more

The Best as Far as I Know 7/7/2004

As I read the reviews here I shed a tear, because sometimes in the middle of the day I think about Mama's and realize it's so far from California (where I am now). I grew up in Philadelphia and ate here with my Dad and brother whenever we could. AWESOME! The most delicious cheesesteaks you can have. High quality ingredients and deliciously blended. Unique flavor and simply GREAT! Not the same type as Pat's, etc., but can be related in the sense that this is what those should aspire to be. The pizza is great too. One of my favorite places to eat in the entire world - any class, any price....I would seriously consider a cheesesteak and pizza from Mama's as my Last Meal. Pros: AWESOME, delicious, Pleasure-inducing more

When in Philly Eat at Mama's 12/10/2003

Mama's has the most amazing cheese steaks EVER! The menu is excellent with many options for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. This is a must do in Philly and is worth the search. Pros: Portions, Taste Cons: Service, Small Restaurant, Busy more

Best Cheesesteak by FAR 7/24/2003

Grew up in Phila and thought all cheesesteaks were good. Had favoirites and thought life was good. Then I found Mama's in 1980 and it all changed. It is an awesume sandwich. Large (which is good), on a great crispy roll, with good meat. The Pizza Steak version is by far the best with lots of meat, cheese and sauce. A great meal unto itself. I moved to Chicago almost 20 years ago and come back to Phila a lot. Mama's is always on my list of places to see even if it is an hour from my family's house. Pros: Taste, Pizza Steak, Meat, cheese, roll more

Watch what you say about my Mama! 12/30/2002

There are not many places to which I'll drive an hour for comfort food, but here's one. The food is always flavorful, hot and promptly served. Real steak, real cheese...what a novel idea! The sauces are authentic, not canned. The cheeses are varied and fresh, and the steak is cooked the way you like it. Whats more, you can eat with non-steak lovers from the very varied menu. more

Cheese Steak for Two 12/13/2002

If you don't like at lot of real cheese the ask them to go light on the cheese. The sandwich is packed with great tasting chipped steak and lots of cheese. Unless you are a pig (like me), bring a friend to share it or ask them to wrap up half to take home. Mama's is hard to find if you don't know the area. It's across the street for the WWDB radio station. Has a nice back dining room with table service. Pros: Good Parking, Table service, Big portions/good val Cons: Long wait at lunch, Phone order or wait more

Big Mamma's 12/4/2002

Fast all day long and go with an empty belly to fully experience Big Mamma's. more

Biggest steak around 11/9/2002

Best in area , biggest also. For real eaters not tourist, Pat's and the others are just hype. Cons: not open all the time more

Mama's is PHILLY! 10/6/2002

I live in Portland, Oregon; but I grew up in Philly. People always talk about Geno's and Pat's on the West Coast... What do they know?!?! Mama's is not only the best, it is PHILLY; it is 'home' and it has been a destination for me with every visit back for the last 14 years! Ill see you there this week! more

a steak that even a vampire would love 8/30/2002

I cannot say enough about these steaks. They are the best I have ever eaten. I buy one and it lasts me two days. It is rich in taste and it's well worth the money, not cholesterol friendly, but what a friendly treat. Pros: excellent portions, utterly scrumptuous, prices great Cons: hard getting out of p, sz of rest. too small, no delivery service more

If you love cheese... 8/13/2002

Mama's is the best cheesesteak I have ever had. The mozzarela cheese is thick and theres plenty of it. Some people don't like that much cheese, but I can't get enough of it. The texture of the fried onions also can't be beat. The cheesesteaks around Philly are all good, but Mama's is in a league of its own. Pros: Excellent Food, Friendly Service, Best Steaks Anywhere Cons: Small Parking Lot, Can be Pricey more

great pizzeria 7/26/2002

Mama's makes incredible cheese steaks (and others too) and awesome pizza. Bring your appetite tough, as their large is enough for 2-3 hungry folk! more

The best of the East 7/23/2002

Mama's is an unknown, hardly-ever opened cheesesteak shop. Best tasting, the cheese is fried with the meat. Good stuff, highly recommended Pros: Taste Cons: Never Opened more

great cheezsteaks!!!!! 5/21/2002

in philly all you hear about is Jim's, Pats or Genos. Mama's pizzeria in Bala Cynwyd is an unknown except to locals (right off 76 up Belmont Ave) the cheezsteaks are great!! and they are huge, good luck finishing a whole one in 1 sitting. worth the visit. hook it up!!!!!!!! Pros: great cheezsteaks more
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    Open Saturdays
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    Bala Cynwyd

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