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How long will I wait at Doughboys?

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We are planning on meeting out of town friends at Doughboys for Sunday brunch. How long will the wait be at 11am? Is it any better at 10am? TIA.

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  1. The earlier the better, the wait can be 40+ minutes on weekends.

    1. Every time that I've gone around 10 (no later) I've gotten right in; also you'll find more parking.

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      1. Sundays are better for parking in general, as Crescent Heights (the large north-south street next to Doughboys) isn't "metered" on that day.

        I also haven't had a problem getting seated that early.

        Order the SOS!

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          1. re: amela

            S*** On a Shingle. Slang, orig. US military, for creamed chipped beef on toast. One of my childhood favorites, upon which I still dote. I was not aware that Doughboys had this - that plus their scrapple confirms my intention to check them out. Thank you, SauceSupreme!

        1. Ha, I just went this morning and saw SOS and they actually say the "shit" on the menu in the description.

          I got there at 10:05 but had to drive around the block a few times to find parking. By the time I got to the door with my son, about 10:20, a line was already forming. There was one table left for us but it was the worst one in the house -- right next to the register in the middle of the room. If I had a nickle for every time a person bumped my chair I could eat at Urusawa tonight.

          The food took forever (made me think of how someone here called it "slowboy's") but when it came it was very good, as I had remembered it the first time I ordered it (red flannel hash.) All in all it turned out to be a good meal but I think I'll only go there when I can get a booth immediately (I guess before 10 am or during the week.)

          When we left at 11:00 there was a pretty long wait.

          1. Does anyone know when their new location on Highland is opening? They keep pushing it off.