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The 6 Best Pancake Places In San Francisco

Updated: October 14, 2021

It doesn’t need to be breakfast time to enjoy the sweet and savory pancakes at these San Francisco diners! We reviewed the top food blogs and leading publications to find you the best pancakes in San Francisco. Start your day right with buckwheat, muesli, or sourdough pancakes at these great dining destinations!

Find the perfect Pancakes spot

Plow

American, $$, Potrero HillAmerican, $$San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

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    TimeOut
  • Eater

    15 Outstanding Egg Sandwiches in San Francisco

    Eater

Lokma

Mediterranean, $$, Central RichmondMediterranean, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide
  • Eater

    San Francisco’s 20 Essential Brunches

    Eater

Zazie

French, $$, Haight-AshburyFrench, $$San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

    The best pancakes in San Francisco

    TimeOut
  • CultureTrip

    The Top 10 Restaurants In Cole Valley, San Francisco

    CultureTrip

Wooden Spoon

$$, Duboce Triangle$$San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in and Around the Castro

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In The Castro

    Infatuation

Plain Jane

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation

Aha Fresh

American, $$, Noe ValleyAmerican, $$San Francisco, Noe Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    The Top 10 Restaurants In Noe Valley, San Francisco

    CultureTrip
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat And Drink In Noe Valley

    Infatuation

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pancakes craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 2955 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, Infatuation and CultureTrip, 28999 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Eater - San Francisco’s 20 Essential Brunches, Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Noe Valley and CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In Noe Valley, San Franciscowe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The ten options above are the best of San Francisco Pancakes.

Drink pairing tips for Pancakes

  • The ideal 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.

  • Pair Port with pancake with chocolate sauce

    Not sure what red wine to drink with your pancake with chocolate sauce? Try Port. The strong flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect complement to bacon and maple syrup pancake


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

Factoids about Pancakes

  • A day about pancake

    Can’t get enough pancake? You’re not alone. National Pancake Day is celebrated every year on September 26 in The United States.

  • The biggest pancake from 1994

    The pancake dates back to 1994 with an impressive record of 49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep, accomplishment by The Co-operative Union in England.

  • 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?

Parking info

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