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Uncle Bill's Pancake House

1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
+1 310-545-5177
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (145 reviews)
“omelet” (33 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Doesn't live up to the hype ..I mean it's breakfast but we like local yolk and obs in porto...this place and 4 daughters are just never as good. It's fine but nothing to die for except view :)

Thank drmader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop for breakfast at Manhattan Beach. Fast, fun, absolutely yummy pancakes and coffee that just keeps coming and coming. Thank you Uncle Bill's, this British family will be back soon!

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked really good and would be a local establishment. I had a omelette and coconut pancakes. They were ok nothing real special. Waitress and staff were really nice. But not a "Wow" from here

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uncle Bill's is a basic pancake house sitting with a great view of the Pacific Ocean in Manhattan Beach. The pancakes are very good - certainly better than IHOP, but the best part is being able to sit outside feeling the ocean breeze on a...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food choices truly substantial with portions over the top. You won't be sorry. Some might find it a bit noisy but that's their ambiance.

Thank Dinty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast spot we found in Manhattan Beach. Plenty of outdoor seating but get there early for breakfast as a line will form quickly. Try the pancakes or omelette and the hash brown dishes. Definite go!

Thank VivaciousVal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a really nice breakfast sat outside was lovely food I would say was just above average the pancakes were a highlight the service was prompt and friendly !! Worth a little visit if your in this part of town!

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a popular, busy restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We waited outside for a table to be ready,- about 15 mins for a table inside and more for one outside. The waitresses were friendly. There is no alcohol available which is unusual these...More

1  Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We waited 1 hour for a plastic dirty lawn table like table. The view from one side is nice. They were busy but not insane crazy busy. Lots of staff. Our waitress was pleasant, but we had to ask twice for mustard, and she never...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent sourdough sandwiches. Our group divided between breakfast and lunch items and everyone loved their meals. Service was very good too. Just want to be prepared to yell at one another. Otherwise, just perfect!

Thank Jeanine B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-5177
  • E-mail
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