AOL’s Top 16 Flapjack Establishments


1. Flying Biscuit Cafe
Dreamy-good organic oatmeal ‘cakes here may qualify as health food.
— Atlanta

2. Camille’s Restaurant
Pancakes drizzled with Godiva white chocolate sauce or tropical fruit
— Key West, Fla.

3. Briarpatch Restaurant
Think Hawaiian ‘cakes with coconut, macadamia nuts and pineapple.
— Winter Park, Fla.

4. Griddle Cafe
Catch young celebs ordering Kahlua buttermilk pancakes.
— West Hollywood, Calif.

5. T.C. Eggington’s
Go for the Brit-style ‘Girdle Cakes’ with extra-whipped honey butter.
— Mesa, Ariz.

6. Cameo Cafe West
Their ”full-acre” blueberry pancakes spill off the rim of the plate.
— Portland, Ore.

7. Beach Grass Cafe
Dessert meets breakfast with a pineapple upside-down pancake.
— South Solana Beach, Calif.

8. Dottie’s True Blue Cafe
Get the house favorite: luscious blueberry cornmeal pancakes.
— San Francisco

9. Norma’s
Banana-macadamia nut flap jacks with banana-brown sugar butter
— New York

10. Pamela’s
Hubcap-sized strawberry flapjacks? Irresistible.
— Pittsburgh

11. PJ’s Pancake House
Serving celebs like Brooke Shields and Harry Hamlin for four decades.
— Princeton, N.J.

12. Sorella’s
Ginger’s blueberry-hazelnut pancakes are worth the hour wait.
— Boston

13. Magnolia Pancake Haus
Pfannekuchen proves Germans (even those from Texas) know pancakes.
— San Antonio

14. Melange
Dutch Baby: Egg-rich batter + fresh berries = oven-puffed perfection.
— St. Louis

15. Al’s Breakfast
Legendary ‘cakes with sour cream, served up in a 12-seat diner.
— Minneapolis

16. IHOP — Goleta

Legendary flapjacks with a legendary crowd.  Don’t forget your side of funny face

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. MANdrew Frickerigno
    Apr 18, 2006 @ 17:26:08

    Is that for real, Goleta IHOP is 16th?

  2. Baumannegger
    Apr 18, 2006 @ 15:05:55

    Number 8 is called Dottie’s. I.F.S. San Francisco is meant to be.

  3. Rousing
    Apr 18, 2006 @ 14:56:07

    good idea. we’d have to get dere early…it gets packed. i’ll post on our next meeting schedule after work.

  4. M+T
    Apr 18, 2006 @ 09:44:33

    Maybe we should do the Griddle Cafe next time we have a Hollywood/L.A. meeting, which may be this month if everyone can do it.