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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Danish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Menu

BREAKFAST​
Omelets
Vegetable
Ham & Cheese
Denver
Western
Plain
Cheese
Spinach
Bacon
Cream Cheese
DRINK SELECTIONS​
Beer
Carlsberg
Miller
Budweiser
Corona
Coors
O'Doul's
Blue Moon
Coffee
Hot Chocolate
LUNCH​
Homemade Soups
Vegetable
Minestrone
Chicken Noodle
Clam Chowder
Corn Chowder
Meatball
Texas Wrangle
Hamburgers
Cheeseburgers
WE HAVE HOMEMADE SALAD DRESSINGS​
Italian
Blue Cheese
Thousand Island
Ranch
DINNER MENU ITEMS​
Savory Steaks
Prime Rib
Filet Mignon
NY Strip
T-Bone
Rack of Lamb
Hot Turkey Sandwiches
Hot Beef Sandwiches
Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
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All reviews pancakes spanish sausage homemade jams blueberries omelet danish style whipped cream best breakfast in town breakfast place flying flags daily specials fast service worth the wait comfort food santa barbara gravy yum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Ellen's on a Saturday morning, although the parking lot looked busy, they do a great job of moving people through with back rooms that can be opened and speedy service. Tried a combination of applesauce and blueberry Danish pancakes, and I can...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are long time Paula’s fans but we came in here for breakfast on a whim. Great find-Ellen’s has been around for 70+ years but new to us. Outstanding Danish pancakes, great bacon, good coffee, and good service. They serve all sorts of food here...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ScotC22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice to receive a bright smile and a hello upon entering. We had bacon, eggs and pancakes and the Kielbasa sausage breakfasts. Everything was very good and I asked for my hash browns to be crispy. They were cooked perfectly! The hot coffee...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Butterflyturtles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't ususally rate restaurants, but Ellen's in Buellton is in the top section of the top shelf! Every breakfast item is meticulously made and tastes absolutely fabulous. The home fries were great and seasoned just right. You cannot go wrong from thier danish pancakes...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Whitney P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is delicious and has great service. We had the danish pancakes and homemade jam, yummy! I only take off one star because they did not have non-dairy creamers for their super strong coffee.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank YogaMama13
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Came here because of the very high reviews on Yelp. The food was very good and service was wonderful. It was very busy on Saturday morning and it was pretty obviously a favorite of the locals.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank G5077GCkenm
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

I recently visited Solvang and on the way home we happened upon this small restaurant for breakfast. The food is amazing! The prices are kind of high, I paid more for breakfast than I did dinner the night before at Split Pea Anderson’s, but it’s...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mami L
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Loved that the menus were already on the tables . The Danish style pancakes were amazing and the portions were generous. Obviously a very popular place for locals and travelers alike. Service was great and was glad our teammate recommended it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Angela C
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Ellen's is in Buellton, which is where the men stayed in the move, Sideways. It is about four miles from the Danish-style town of Solvang, and we stopped at Ellen's on the way to a Sunday stroll through the little town. Ellen's is similar to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ThomasD827
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I love this restaurant! The portions are large and delicious. Ellen's provide take home containers, if needed. This is a local's and traveler's favorite. Large variety of choices on menu. Staff always friendly. The great food, location and service is the reason this restaurant has...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lorraine W
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JannL969
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Response from royd722 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can ask for the that way!
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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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