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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

) #3 of 31 Restaurants in Buellton $$ - $$$ American, ,
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
+1 805-688-5312
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (73 reviews)
“blueberries” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Danish
$$ - $$$
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Forget Anderson's Split Pea restaurant and try Ellen's Pancake House. It is West of the 101 freeway, down the street and around the corner from Anderson's, the local tourist spot. We often stop at Ellen's when we are traveling up the 101. It can get...More

Thank sherrys245
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick snack. The peach pie was perfect and the ice cream seemed homemade! All served in a pretty blue fiesta ware bowl. Emilio even helped me with my smartphone!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful little place for breakfast. Ideally situated next to the Flying Flags RV park and just a couple of blocks from the 101 Hwy, this place serves great Danish pancakes with excellent service. This is a must try place and highly recommended. Strawberry...More

Thank joelotec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accidentally found this across the street from more famous Pea Soup Andersens (which was closed until 0700am), and I am glad I found it! On the small side, looked to be filled with locals. Delicious ham & cheese omelette, subbing hash browns for gluten rolls...More

Thank TJM1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right off the freeway in Buellton California on flying flags Avenue what a great place to eat. We had a special for the day it was 2 Danish pancakes bacon eggs and fruit. Wow The food is fantastic the atmosphere is nice just like a...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for a luncheon and I had their meatloaf special and my wife had biscuits and gravy. Each one of us took part of our meal home. it was plentiful and delicious. the service was also fast and courteous. it may...More

Thank ken_mcdaniel
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great and filling meal. The waitress recommended this and it was the best hands down. The staff was helpful and gave excellent service.

Thank pammyp1997
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We eat at Ellen's every time we are in Buellton. Our favorite meal is breakfast, but we've also eaten lunch at Ellen's. The food is good and reasonably priced. Service is friendly and efficient. Most recently we ate breakfast at Ellen's with our grandson. He...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Stopped in late-morning. Lunch doesn't start until 11:00am. Breakfast available all day. Wife and I both had breakfast and found the food great, the service excellent, and the prices reasonable. Place was busy.....as it always is. If you're in the area, don't miss this local...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Came to the restaurant at 7:30am on a Friday, and no lines and got seated right away in the patio. Ordered the Paula special Danish pancakes and perfectly made. Delicious thin and crisp pancake. Wished that I had ordered another plate!

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5 July 2017|
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, it is a cowboy eatin' house. They may claim a vegetarian or vegan menu but I would not be to anxious to try it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Danish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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