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Uncle Bill's Pancake House

1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
310-545-5177
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We went here several times during our recent visit to MB, based on the recommendations on here, and were not disappointed at all. Nearly always a line for breakfast, but never more than a 10 minute wait. Great local type friendly atmosphere, great food (French toast with strawberries and banana will keep you full until dinner, and the corned beef,... More 

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Santa Barbara
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great breakfast in a funky cozy house setting. Good coffee, and great muffins. Highly recommended. I had the Manhattan omelet which was very good.

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Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We came here on out last morning in California and then kicked ourselves for not finding it sooner! Lovely breakfast, you will not be leaving feelings hungry as the portions are huge! Great service. Get here early to avoid queues.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A local iconic restaurant with a nice view. Always a wait for breakfasts on weekends so dine on a weekday to avoid the wait. Breakfast is nice but nothing extra special. The waffles and French toast are very tasty, have always enjoyed their hash browns.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful ambience, food is great, best pancakes, omelette...very local and quick service but outstanding attention.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We were on a layover at LAX and were looking for a good place for breakfast. Found this place on tripadvisor and the good reviews made our choice easy. We ate outside on the patio and enjoyed the view of the ocean from afar. We all had omelets of varying types. There were many to choose from and all of... More 

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Hillside, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great place for breakfast, during the week. The lines on the weekend are long, however, the menu offers some interesting combinations along with all the regulars. Has a great rating among the locals.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just arrived on day one of our honeymoon USA trip, staying with friends in Hermosa Beach. We were recommended this place and it certainly lived up to expectation. Delicious simple diner food and a film crew shooting a reality show. Day one and we're on tv!

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Tennessee
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211 reviews 211 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We planned our trip to Uncle Bill's months in advance. It was a road trip for us to get there, but we were determined to make the trip. We had seen it featured on TV & magazines and my boyfriend talked about it many many times. Sadly, it was one of the worst customer service experiences I had the entire... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Uncle Bill's is a great breakfast spot on the weekends, but be prepared for a wait (never too long though). They have indoor and outdoor seating options, the servers are friendly and fast, and the food is fantastic. The portions are very big so I recommend sharing if you're not too hungry.

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Additional Information about Uncle Bill's Pancake House

Address: 1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
Phone Number: 310-545-5177
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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