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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

$$ - $$$American, ,
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
+1 805-688-5312
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (74 reviews)
“spanish sausage” (20 reviews)
“blueberries” (5 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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American, Diner, Danish
$$ - $$$
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were in the Solvang area looking for a place to have breakfast. There were only a few places open in Solvang and they all have long lines. So, we kept driving found this place. The place looks like a standard diner from the outside...More

Thank Withkid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In an old gas station and not fancy but the dinning experience was excellent. Food was well prepared and very tasty. Service was very accommodating and kept coffee filled. Recommend the Danish pancakes with strawberries and the omelets with the biscuit or Danish pancakes. All...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to Ellen's Danish Pancake House. I was up early and headed there as soon as they opened (6 AM). The staff is very friendly and it has a charming diner feel. I ordered the danish pancakes (2), eggs (1) and...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast when we had a change of travel plans. Good coffee, excellent bread, eggs cooked perfectly, great homefries and danish pancakes All served fast and hot.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's only 2 miles from Solvang and from what I'm told, cheaper than the celebrated Paula's Pancakes there with pretty much zero wait time (conapred to long waits at Paula's.) Very friendly staff, eager to serve and please. Food was dynamite and fairly reasonable. Wonderful...More

Thank Jody E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast and had the Swedish pancakes and sausage. They also have delicious jam on the table.

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very popular breakfast place. Very mom&pop home cooked meal. The serving portions are actually way to big for an average person. Everyone at our table had a good meal. I love old fashion home cooking on occasion but prefer more refined meals...More

Thank renee k
Reviewed 17 October 2017

People are friendly, service was good but the food is just ok,. We went for breakfast and 3 of the 4 of us weren't thrilled with our meal.

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A great breakfast spot located just outside of Solvang a Danish City in California . They offer many selections at Ellen's, but the ones you want to try are the authentic Danish pancakes and sausages. The food is incredible, but the service is a step...More

Thank guseboy
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We love this place. Ask any local where is the best breakfast in town, it's Ellen's. We've taken most of our friends/family that come to visit and it never disappoints. The hash browns are AMAZING. The service is fast & friendly. Most plates are big...More

Thank Dani W
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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