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Feb 9, 2007 07:14 PM

How long will I wait at Doughboys?

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.

      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.