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Paula's Pancake House

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American, European, Danish
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1531 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is solid GOLD 5 bubbles. Outstanding pancakes and killer coffee. Only complaint is that the syrup is not pure maple but still I say outstanding!!! I can't recommend this joint enough. T'Man '16 King of Pancakes

Thank travelingmannyc
United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very good place to get a great breakfast. Food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. It gets very busy on weekends and holidays. So there may be a wait. But if you can try this place out.

Thank John C
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Been going to Paula's since I was a kid. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Everything is delish...famous for their pancakes! Be prepared for a wait, but I assure you it is worth the wait :)

Thank CaliChris10
Solvang, California
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Large varied menu but bad, unhealthy food that tastes like processed, packaged stuff out of boxes and cans. Yuck. It's always crowded though so probably passable if you'd be happy at Dennys

Thank Devra R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

we had breakfast, its was delicious. we also took the pancake with the egg-danish combination it's was delicious

Thank galian26
San Francisco, United States
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place was delicious. The Danish pancakes were great. We were there for Sunday breakfast and had to wait 40 minutes for a table, but it was worth it.

Thank Alejandra R
Solvang, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good breakfast place in Solvang. Hard to get a seat on the weekends. Comparable restaurants in town without the tourist hype wait.

Thank Ballplayer2
Upland, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get there early. First come first service ? (Not). They seat base on the size of your party if they're busy. Normally I would leave, but the food was to wait. The Pancake were filling

Thank Catsha3
Copenhagen, Denmark
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The danish pancakes can get you started well in the day! Tasty, huge and at a reasonable price, Paula's offers the best breakfast place in town.

Thank WoREditor
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to have breakfast in Solvang so we chose Paula's Pancake House. I was disappointed in the lack of flavor and to me it wasn't much different then Denny's. Even so, it was satisfying and we enjoyed eating outdoors. If I ever get back there, I would try something different.

Thank Barbara P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, European, Danish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, 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: 1531 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang
  • Phone Number: 805-688-2867
Serving classic American breakfast and lunch in addition to our worldly famous Danish pancakes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?