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The 7 Best Pancake Places In San Jose

Updated: October 14, 2021

Smell maple syrup and butter in the air? you might be near one of our favorite pancake spots in San Jose. We found the best pancake restaurants based on data from top review sites and leading publications in San Jose. 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

Cafe San Jose

American, $, Willow GlenAmerican, $San Jose, Willow Glen
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Bill's Café

American, $$, North San JoseAmerican, $$San Jose, North San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Holder's Country Inn

American, $$, West San JoseAmerican, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Country Inn Cafe

American, $$, Almaden ValleyAmerican, $$San Jose, Almaden Valley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Holder's Country Inn

American, $$, Santa TeresaAmerican, $$San Jose, Santa Teresa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Jack Holder's Restaurant & Bar

American, $$, Cambrian ParkAmerican, $$San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Breakfast Club

American, $$, San JoseAmerican, $$San Jose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Pancakes can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28999 San Jose restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 2955 top lists and articles from the likes of Vacation Idea, Hoodline and CultureTrip. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Vacation Idea - 25 Best San Jose Breakfast & Weekend Brunch Spots, Hoodline - Here Are San Jose's Top 4 Breakfast And Brunch Spots and CultureTrip - Where to Go for the Best Brunch and Breakfast in Silicon Valley. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in San Jose 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.

  • The perfect match for your apple and cinnamon filled crepe

    Experts recommend pairing a apple and cinnamon filled crepe with a glass of Tokaji, a popular dessert wine.

  • Port and 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.

Interesting facts about Pancakes

  • Name a more iconic duo: breton apple cider & crepe

    Did you know that breton apple cider pairs perfectly with crepe? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The fastest eater

    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 big feat in 1994

    49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep is the record for the biggest pancake. We hope people were hungry!

Parking info

San Joseis notorious for tricky parking. 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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