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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner, Danish
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272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
+1 805-688-5312
06:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Mon 06:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sun 06:00 - 20:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast. I thought the price was a little high for breakfast until we were served. There is even food on the plate to feed two people or to have take home food.

Thank nancymI9614FL
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place that has been around since 1947, a local favorite z, So many breakfast items to pick from , which they serve all day! Daily lunch and breakfast specials at a reasonable price . Fluffy Danish pancakes , kielbasa ,bacon sausage and bacon. One of my favorites is biscuits and gravy .....not the package gravy! Filled with... More 

Thank Patricia R
Simi Valley, California
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

They have excellent breakfast choices, the meals are plentiful too. Service was quick too so worth stopping in.

Thank Maggie P
Ventura County
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited our favorite breakfast restaurant. Delicious specials, friendly service and a real value. So much life in the restaurant with people enjoying their food.

Thank TwoMacs48
Long Beach, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Food is good here, all 3 meals. Breakfast a little pricey. Bacon, egg were good. Others enjoyed the crepes. At lunch the stuffed tomato was delicious.

Thank Karen B
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast served all day with your choice of Danish or American style pancakes and anything else you could want for breakfast. Lunch offers both Cold and hot entrées. Huge portions! Family home style dining.

Thank dwalker0320
Clear Lake, Iowa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is an open restaurant with wonderful servers and great food. The Danish pancakes are delish as are their meats and eggs and, well, anything you see on the menu will be plentiful and tasty. If you can't eat it all, it's always good to take it with you for a snack later OR share one dish with a sweetie.... More 

Thank nanookune47
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was a truly perfect dinner!! The place is quiet. We ordered four Saturday specials and were amazed. The best lamb I had in years!!

Thank Леонид А
Oxnard, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We searched for a good breakfast place while driving north of Santa Barbara and liked the name of this location, Danish Pancake House. They actually had those very thin pancakes from the old country! Great choice for a family style, friendly stop.

Thank 5foot18
Newport Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food here is a very well prepared eggs, bacon, et al type place. They do it well with large portions. Be sure to ask for a side of Lipitor 😜😜

Thank OCDoc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Danish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-5312

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?