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Paula's Pancake House

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a veggie omellete and a cup of fruit everything was so fresh and delicios and my capuccino was great we had breakfast there twice

Thank TOBEY24
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I guess because of all the hype, my expectations were high. It wasn't anything major, just little things. We got there pretty early. Waited about 20 minutes. Got seated outdoors which was nice. Right away offered coffee which I like. After she left, I realized I didn't have a spoon, only knife and fork, so I used my knife to... More 

Thank Debra M
Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When visiting Solvang your first stop should be Paulas. Don't be scared by the line, its worth the wait. Sit inside, at the counter, or outside. These are the best pancakes you will ever have. My wife has the bananas and I have the strawberry. You would look for the strawberry syrup in any other pancake place but not here.... More 

Thank Charlie V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to visit Solvang, which is a beautiful Danish town close to the wine country. For lunch we visited Paula's Pancake House, the food was very tasty, we shared a salad, also the strawberry Danush pancakes, both delicious. Worth a try if you go to Solvang

Thank Stashic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Paula's Pancake House always has a long wait, but it's worth every minute to taste the best pancakes you'll ever eat in North America. The pancakes are delicious and one of a kind, light, tasty and unbelievably good. Will never forget how yummy.... wish I could have some now! Enjoy!

Thank Maria B
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be prepared to wait unless you are a very early riser and get there when they open. We waited approx 30 minutes, but it was well worth the weight. Everything was delicious. The servers worked very hard to get your order taken and the food delivered. The Danish pancakes were awesome! Great atmosphere.

Thank gabaldonshari
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Huge German pancakes! The pancakes are so big they could easily be shared by two people. The whip cream and butter are made from scratch and both taste amazing. Bacon is always cooked to perfection.

Thank lathamtracie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went on a Saturday morning, 45 minute wait for table was not a problem due to pleasant atmosphere and people. Waffle was soft for my taste. I prefer crisp outer portion and soft inside. but we had a good time overall.

Thank Readin I W
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is on the Main Street on Solvang. It is a Danish type restaurant with a wide range of excellent breakfasts/pancakes/salads and many other dishes. The food and service were excellent and this was proven by the air waiting to get a table - we only waited 15 minutes. Great place to eat and value for money in lovely surroundings-even... More 

Thank Yorkiery
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family loves stopping by and eating Breakfast at Paula's pancakes and enjoy going to Solvang and explore the surroundings

Thank Sonia N

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?