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Sat, 2/23
8:00 PM
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CIRCUS BREAKFAST‎
Potatoes & toast may be ordered in place of 3 pancake
$8.50
Circus Big Top
Choice of ham, bacon, sausage or beef patty w/ 2 fresh eggs, hash browns & 2 circus pancakes
$13.95
Steak & Eggs
8 oz. New York steak broiled to order w/ 2 fresh egg & 3 circus pancakes
$8.50
Circus Special
Choice of ham, bacon, sausage or beef patty w/ 2 fresh eggs 3 circus pancakes
$9.50
Pork Chop & Eggs
1/2 lb. Boneless pork loin w/ 2 eggs & 3 circus pancakes
$9.50
Linguica or Hot Links & Eggs
With 2 fresh eggs & 3 circus pancakes
$7.75
Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
2 Fresh eggs & 3 circus pancakes
$9.25
Eggs Benedict
English muffin layered w/ Canadian bacon 2 poached, scrambles eggs & hollandaise sauce
$9.35
Veggie Benedict
Country Benedict
Biscuit,‎ Canadian bacon, eggs, country gravy
OMELETS‎
$8.75
Create Your Own Omelet
$8.50
Cheese $+0.50
All Meat Omelet
Ham, bacon, sausage
$7.00
American
Cheddar
Swiss
Cheese
$7.75
Cheese $+0.50
Hawaiian
Canadian‎ bacon, topped w/ grilled pineapple
$8.25
Cheese $+0.50
California
Bacon, tomatoes, topped w/ avocado sliced
$8.50
Ultimate Vegetable
Artichoke hearts, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, cheese, spinach
$7.75
Cheese $+0.50
Ham or Sausage or Bacon
$7.50
Denver
$8.00
Spanish
Cheese, salsa & sour cream
$8.25
Chili
CREPES‎
Thin Egg Pancakes
$5.50
Plain w/ Powdered Sugar
$7.50
Cheese Blintz
Three crepes filled w/ cheese, topped w/ sour cream dressing, powdered sugar & choice of strawberry or blueberry compote
PANCAKE CIRCUS‎
Standard 9" Round Waffle, Fruit Waffle w/ whipped topping
$4.95
Plain
$6.00
Pecan
$6.00
Banana
$6.00
Blueberry
$6.00
Strawberry
$6.00
Apple
Waffle Combo
With 1 egg & 2 bacon strips or 2 sausage links
BELGIAN WAFFLES‎
Giant deep dish waffle made w/ special batter
$4.95
Bacon strips $+2.30
2 Sausage link & 1 egg $+2.50
Plain w/ Powdered Sugar
SPECIAL PANCAKES‎
3 For $7.50
4 For $7.75
Banana Pancakes
Buttermilk pancakes topped w/ banana sliced & powdered sugar
3 For $7.50
4 For $7.75
Blueberry Pancakes
Buttermilk pancakes topped w/ blueberry compote & powdered sugar
3 For $7.50
4 For $7.75
Apple Pancakes
Buttermilk pancakes topped w/ apple compote & cinnamon sugar
3 For $7.50
4 For $7.75
Strawberry Pancakes
Buttermilk pancakes topped w/ fresh frozen strawberries & sour cream or whipped cream
CIRCUS PANCAKES‎
4 $5.75
2 $4.25
1 $2.50
Buttermilk
4 $5.75
2 $4.25
1 $2.50
Buckwheat
BREAKFAST SIDES‎
$1.85
Toast
$1.95
Sweet Roll
$2.25
Bagel w/ Cream Cheese
$1.85
English Muffins
$1.75
Biscuit
1 Pc
$3.50
Corned Beef Hash
$1.00
Egg
$2.50
Hash Browns
$2.50
Country Potatoes
$2.75
Ham
VETERAN CIRCUS GOERS 60 YEARS & OVER‎
$5.00
A
2 Egg omelet w/ up to 2 toppings potatoes & toast
$4.25
B
2 Pancakes, 1 egg, 2 bacon or 2 sausage links
$4.25
C
1 Egg beaters, whole wheat toast & fresh fruit in season or grapefruit sections
$3.95
D
1 Egg or egg beaters, potatoes & toast
$4.25
E
1 Egg, 2 bacon or 2 sausage links, potatoes, toast
$4.25
F
1 Egg, biscuit w/ gravy, 2 bacon or 2 sausage links
CIRCUS SANDWICHES‎
Served w/ choice of one, French fries, curly fries, potato wedges, cottage cheese, cup of soup or a small salad. Cold Sandwiches toasted on request only
$8.50
French roll $+0.50
California Club
Triple decker w/ avocado, served on dark rye
$8.00
French roll $+0.50
Clubhouse
Old standard w/ bacon & turkey
$7.75
French roll $+0.50
Reuben
$7.00
French roll $+0.50
Cold Roast Beef or Turkey
$7.25
French roll $+0.50
Turkey Melt
Turkey, bacon tomato & swiss cheese on grilled sourdough bread
$7.75
French roll $+0.50
French Dip
Thin sliced roast beef on a French roll w/ au jus
$7.00
French roll $+0.50
Chicken Fries Steak
On‎ a French roll
$8.00
French roll $+0.50
Grilled Chicken Breast Melt
Grilled chicken breast w/ melted swiss cheese, bacon & tomato on grilled sourdough bread
$7.00
French roll $+0.50
Fish Sandwich
Tender white fish on soft bun w/ tartar sauce
PRICE RANGE
$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Greasy spoon diner with nostalgic vibe. Friendly staff to welcome you. After food was served had to.ask for refills and check. Got an $11 dollar omlete that should have been about $7. Not very big. 3 huge typical pancakes. I asked for choc chips and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JLars34
Reviewed January 5, 2019

I first went to Pancake Circus in 1968 and I think some of the same staff is there. It is traditional breakfast with plenty of food. It is a place to have comfort food without any trappings.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave L
Reviewed December 12, 2018 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 December 3, 2018 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
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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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