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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (75 reviews)
“spanish sausage” (20 reviews)
“blueberries” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Danish
$$ - $$$
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint, easily accessible restaurant from Flying Flags. This establishment has been greatly impacted by the fires, floods so go patronize

Thank whawaii4
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Three in my group ate here for breakfast. The service was very good, but the food was average at best. We had biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, and a spinach omelette. The food was delivered fairly quickly but was very bland. The fresh tomatoes should...More

Thank Beevie
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We were evacuated from Santa Barbara to Buellton many miles aways for ten days during the horrific wildfires that ravaged Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Buellton is a small tourist and bus stop town with no major amenities but some good restaurants. Of these the...More

Thank billyboy53
Reviewed 23 November 2017

There wasn't anything on the menu even close to vegan or low-calorie, so what the heII; I had biscuits & gravy with eggs & hash-browns. The eggs were done to perfection, the hash-browns were literally THE BEST I'VE EVER HAD IN MY ENTIRE LIFE! They...More

Thank Curby W
Reviewed 20 November 2017 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 19 November 2017 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 11 November 2017

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 9 November 2017 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 4 November 2017

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 29 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Janice C
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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