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The 8 Best Pancake Places Near Oakland

Updated: October 14, 2021

Smell maple syrup and butter in the air? you might be near one of our favorite pancake spots in Oakland. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for pancakes in Oakland. Get exotic with dutch-baby or french style pancakes or keep it classic with a stack of flapjacks at these venues!

Find the perfect Pancakes spot

Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe

American, $, OaklandAmerican, $Oakland, Grand Lake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Mama's Royal Cafe

American, $$, OaklandAmerican, $$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Pretty Lady

American, $, OaklandAmerican, $Oakland, Prescott
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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La Note

French, $$, BerkeleyFrench, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Tomate Cafe

American, $, BerkeleyAmerican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Cafe M

American, $$, BerkeleyAmerican, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Lama Beans Cafe

American, $$, BerkeleyAmerican, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Vault Cafe

American, $, BerkeleyAmerican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Choosing the right spot for Pancakes can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 28999 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 2955 lists and articles – looking closely at what Find Me Gluten Free, Do The Bay and Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Find Me Gluten Free - Gluten Free Breakfast Places in Berkeley, Do The Bay - Berkeley's Best Brunches and Hoodline - The 5 Best Breakfast And Brunch Spots In Berkeley to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Pancakes

  • Take bacon and maple syrup pancake to the next level

    When ordering bacon and maple syrup pancake, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of americano, a popular coffee.

  • Pinot Blanc with your cheese and spinach pancake

    having cheese and spinach pancake and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Pinot Blanc. Its smooth and dryflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • A great drink pairing for berry pancake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for berry pancake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the fresh berry pancake.

Fun facts about Pancakes

  • All in a day’s work

    Are you a fan ofpancake? The current record for eating the most pancake is 113 pancakes! Do you love pancake enough to beat this record?

  • A day for pancake-lovers

    It’s National Pancake Day on September 26. You better not forget! Grab your pancake and celebrate!

  • The ideal pairing

    Surely you’ve tried breton apple cider with your crepe? It’s a classic pairing.

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Oakland can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Pancakes spot.

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