Best Places for Pancakes in Atlanta
Classic buttermilk, blueberry, s’mores and more – we love pancakes! These local restaurants serve them up in every flavor possible, along with plenty of other tasty breakfast specialties.
Atlanta Breakfast Club
The buttermilk pancakes at this Midtown favorite come with sweet cream butter and brown sugar. Don’t miss their famous crispy chicken and waffles! 249 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta.
Folk Art Restaurant
Peanut butter and banana, cinnamon sticky bun, and s’mores pancakes – need we say more? More signature options include house-made biscuits, breakfast sandwiches, and an extensive lunch and dinner menu. 465 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, and 174 W. Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur.
The Original Pancake House
This Atlanta institution has been serving pancakes and much more for over 65 years. A wide selection of tasty pancakes include bacon, banana, blueberry and peanut butter filled with Reese’s chips. Crepes, omelettes and plenty of other breakfast options round out the menu. 2321 Cheshire Bridge Rd., Atlanta.
From classic buttermilk to Oreo and everything in between (cinna-yum, red velvet, chocolate and more), there’s something for everyone at OY! Try the challah French toast, and for brunch or lunch, the OY! BLT and bacon mac and cheese. 255 Cumberland Pkwy., Atlanta, and 4108 Hamilton Mill Rd., Buford.
Located in Ponce City Market, this popular spot is dedicated to the art of pancakes. Kid-pleasers include apple cinnamon and buttermilk with bananas and chocolate chips. Fresh-pressed juice blends and plenty of vegetarian and healthy options make it a great spot for families. 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta.
The breakfasts here are made with responsibly sourced ingredients – but we love Snooze for its pancakes! Check to see what the pancake of the week is, or choose pineapple upside down, blueberry Danish or sweet potato. Can’t decide? The signature pancake flight has one of each. Or go with buttermilk, chocolate chip or vegan bliss. 4600 Roswell Rd., and 980 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta.
Egg Harbor Cafe
Whatever flavor you’re craving, Egg Harbor has it! Choose cinnamon swirl, blueberry or lemon poppyseed pancakes; add-ons include strawberries, sugared pecans and whipped cream. Try the traditional Swedish pancakes with lingonberry butter. Four metro Atlanta locations.
Celebrate fall with First Watch’s limited-time pumpkin pancake, topped with whipped butter and syrup. This eatery gets top ratings with kids for its giant pancakes – “stackage” additions include blueberry, chocolate chip, almond crunch and pecan. Multiple locations.
IHOP has been serving its “world-famous” pancakes since 1958. Seasonal options include pumpkin spice pancakes; the all-day breakfast menu features kid-pleasing options like chocolate chocolate chip, cupcake and strawberry banana. Younger diners will love the funny face pancake combo on the kids’ menu. Three metro Atlanta locations.