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Pancake Circus

2101 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2535
916-452-3322
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Ranked #697 of 1,723 restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem in Sacramento. The service was awesome and the food was incredibly good. We came on a busy Sunday morning and it was worth the wait. I recommend this place to anyone.

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San Diego, California
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208 reviews 208 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I'm ok with old and nostalgia, but not dirty, dusty and icky. The restrooms were awful. The server was extremely pleasant and efficient, though and the food was ample and freshly made, but was heavy and tasteless. I had a living social and I have to say this is the only time I have ever used one that was greeted... More

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Sacramento, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Pancake Circus takes me back 50 years to a time before the onslaught of fast food that all but wiped every other place like it in the city. It is a solid, honest restaurant. I don't understand the criticisms. The reasonably priced meals are tasty and service was terrific. An early closing time probably keeps costs down and ensures everyone... More

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Sacramento, Ca
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The food is awful. The service is awful. The coffee is awful. Keep going to McDonald's down the street.

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Stinson Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

There is really not much to making great pancakes and waffles, especially when that is what you call your place. SOOOO bad, never again. People, ingredients do count!! and your food is not that inexpensive, spend some on quality ingredients.

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Laughlin, Nevada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

breakfast is very good and the lunch is also good always busy . the down fall is they close at 3 pm.

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Orangevale, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

We ate breakfast here on a Saturday morning 7 it was interesting to say the least. Service was prompt, waitress was friendly. Decor is very outdated & could use some cleaning, but it definitely fits the name of the place. It's not fancy, but it was a decent breakfast & prices are decent too. I'm not sure I would return,... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

I often went there some years back, after a while the food became so-so. My breaking point was when I ordered; the cheese blintz with strawberry jam. When I received the order the cottage cheese was frozen! Big upset and the blintzes where cold. This place once upon a time had good food.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011 via mobile

To go breakfast was awesome . Called my order in and it was ready on time

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2008

Total greasy spoon. Good, hearty breakfast, but it does feel kinda greasy in there too.

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