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Pancake Circus

2101 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818-2535
+1 916-452-3322
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible17%
Aug 20, 2018
“It's a decent spot - nothing special”
Nov 1, 2017
“expensive diner food; server Terie always overcharges us”
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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 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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Thank I245FWmikeb
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Open for breakfast and lunch, this is a diner in its purest sense. The circus-themed decor is fun, meal serving sizes large, and menu old fashioned. Come with an appetite!

Thank lisan664
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy supporting local businesses. This one is no exception. Great menu, food service, food looks great and servings are large. Very reasonably priced. I will be back

Thank Nathaniel R
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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, Takeout, 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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