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“Unique Experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Slappy Cakes Maui

Slappy Cakes Maui
3350 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Maui, HI
808-419-6600
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Ranked #211 of 787 Restaurants in Maui
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Flemington, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Unique Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very welcoming and friendly staff which does contribute to the experience. This is a unique restaurant as you order pancake batter and sides (is, coconut, chocolate chips, fresh fruit, to name only a few) and then make your own pancakes right at a grill at your private table. They encourage you to be creative and if you email photos of your pancake creations, they will post the pictures to their TV screens in the restaurant for all to see. There were really some cool creations submitted! A really different and fun-filled family experience! Everyone can get involved.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Making the cakes is a good time, much of the other food not so great.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place was a blast, you get your own grill at your table and proceed to make great tasting pancakes in any shapes you want.

You also select various tasty toppings.

I had a traditional breakfast, which took quite a while to get. They give you a tiny cup of ketchup for your dry potatoes, no butter on the toast, no butter served with the toast, no jelly to be had for the toast, forget the toast. I sat through 3 rounds of cake-making before receiving my part of the food.

The downside: raucously loud, DO NOT come here with a hangover. It's not just kids making noise, the whole high hard finished ceiling amplifies the sound level to ear piercing levels. Hard to yell your order to the server.

Cannot beat this place to take the kids, or the kids sports team.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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NAPA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“different fun breakfast experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Go during the week...waits can be up to an hour. But a fun and different kind of breakfast experience! Make your own pancakes at your table with a hot grill!!

Visited July 2014
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“Best breakfast... Possibly ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I am not a breakfast person. I hate it. I would prefer to stuff my face with lunch food. Pickles, fries and maybe some nachos...
... Just the description of this place had me convinced I loved breakfast food.
A griddle on the table was clean and easy to use. Best part- you didn't have to cook if you didn't want to. Wish I had the option at home! Anyways.... We shared an 8oz bottle of buttermilk batter and had enough pancakes for 2 people. We also ordered breakfast potatoes and bacon. I hate pancakes....The pancakes... Were unbelievable. I begged my husband to take me back. I'm hoping I have him convinced before the end of our vacation! The mix-in toppings are ridiculously over priced but just do it. Everything is delicious and it's worth the money if you leave full and sill have food to take home. Don't bother with the chicken friend bacon. It's a glorified chicken finger without the chicken. Aka a ton of batter on a strip of bacon. Just go here. Ladies- Wear a maxi dress and make sure it's not a beach day or it won't be pretty. But you deserve it. Just go!

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Place was a hoot! Not cheap, but fun.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Breakfsst joint where you make your own pancakes tsbleside with the built in skillet. A novelty for sure, but they serve good drinks, and happy hour is between 1 and 2 pm...which is when they close. They had weird foods as well..I ate Chicken Fried Bacon. Meh... Novelty restaurant if you have kids or want something out of the ordinary. Service was fast and good, drinks were strong and good. On the pricy side..but what isn't in Maui.

Visited July 2014
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