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Pancake Circus

2101 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2535
+1 916-452-3322
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
5 days ago
“A Bit Sketchy”
2 weeks ago
“Nostalgia Makes PC Worth a Visit”
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6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
2101 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2535
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Make sure you have all your immunizations before plopping yourself down at this place. Located right smack in the middle of the vagrant flyway on Broadway in Sacramento , this place is a go to , only if you are starving to death!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LeeRosevilleCA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d never been to this Sacramento landmark. A group of friends wanted to meet up and one of them loves it. It is wheelchair accessible so we said yes. The decor presumably is just as it was in 1962. The real circus may have folded...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Was looking for a place for a nice breakfast, and while this did serve the requirement as breakfast - it offered little else. Service was ok. Coffee was simply awful. Food quality was just ok.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Food is ok; it is not Wild Flour Cafe/Mimi's Cafe. The server Teri, who is always dressed in black and wears tons of make-up, always overcharges us. We don't trust her with our credit cards. She is very cold with the kids and shifty. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Samuel R
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Don't be deceived by the rather drab exterior: Pancake Circus is a great old fashion breakfast joint with an excellent menu. There were so many excellent choices on the menu that on our next visit to Sacramento we will definitely have breakfast there again. The...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Garradio
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We lived in Sacto for years and left in the early 90s. This was our favorite breakfast joint because of the buckwheat pancakes. So of course we stopped in during a road trip. Not much changed - just the upholstery. Great service, great pancakes, and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank LHelker
Reviewed March 13, 2017

My family loves this place. The servings are very large, even for our kids. It is yummy breakfast and a very welcoming atmosphere. It is pretty much an icon.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Angela H
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Locals aplenty. Normal menu choices. Pancakes are large. Food is not that tasty. Service varied a lot day to day - yes I went back a couple times - mostly due to not being able to find other establishments near where I was staying.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TheOpsDoctor
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Pancakes were delicious. Eggs were a little under cooked. Hashbrowns were slightly burned. Orange juice tasted freshly squeezed. Fruit was fresh too. Pretty cheap. Breakfast was being served until 12 or 1 o'clock. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Erin K
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast and lunch only. The locals love this place. Good pancakes and French toast and the lunch sandwiches are simple but tasty. Still dressed in the 70's style with clown paintings and Winnie the Pooh cut outs hanging on the wall, this place is a...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank I245FWmikeb
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February 2, 2018|
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Response from Garradio | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, we weren't looking for gluten free when we visited but I don't recall anything specifically gluten free on the menu. I would call them if I were you: 916-452-3322.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-452-3322
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