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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Fast food, Diner, Danish
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272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
+1 805-688-5312
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon 06:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sun 06:00 - 20:00
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Los Angeles, California
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a quick bite before the annual JuleBurn in Solvang---Truth be told, we wanted to stop at Paula's but got to town after they had closed and we really bummed as the danish pancakes are the REAL reason to visit Solvang! Anyway, chatting with the locals at a thrift store and they said, "Go to Ellen's. It's... More 

Thank SleepersGourmet
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Y'all... this place was so good!! Danish pancakes are so much better than regular pancakes!! They're like a crepe, but with the taste of pancake. The bacon was good, toast had that right amount of crisp burn around the edges. The waitress, Debbie, was super friendly. Definitely a place to go back to.

Thank Mikey B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

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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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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11 reviews
5 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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

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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, Fast food, Diner, Danish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?