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Best Pancakes

Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 02:08 PM

What restaurant would you say flips THE best pancakes?

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    eartha RE: Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 02:30 PM

    LeRoy's on Huntington Drive in Monrovia.

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      mc michael RE: Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 04:11 PM

      Big ones: the Griddle. Little ones: Musso.

      1. David Kahn RE: Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 09:43 PM

        My personal favorite (at least in So. Cal.) is the Original Pancake House in Anaheim: http://www.originalpancakehouse.com/ . The apple pancake is superb.

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          russkar RE: David Kahn Dec 5, 2006 03:45 AM

          Concur! OPH is awesome. Other items worth mentioning are the Fresh OJ, Crisp Bacon, GERMAN PANCAKE with powdered sugar & Lemon wedges, very good Ham and Cheese Omelette(very light), decent coffee.

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            Mel Gee RE: russkar Dec 5, 2006 07:30 AM

            OPH is great, but I can't stand the coffee at the branches in Orange County. You describe it as "decent." I've wondered if my problem is OC water, which I'm not used to. Is there a water-quality problem in Orange County that some of you have adjusted to?

            I really like their French Crepes, Forty-Niner Flapjacks, Swedish Pancakes, and Pecan Pancakes, and the coffee at most OPH's ranges from good to excellent. Only in Orange County and at the two Phoenix outlets have I found such strange brews. To me, it tastes like it was made from flute spittle.

        2. ipsedixit RE: Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 09:46 PM

          Try BluJam Cafe.

          Get the blueberry pancakes.


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            Michelle RE: Mike13241 Dec 4, 2006 10:22 PM

            I second the rec for LeRoy's in Monrovia. Awhile back, they were even on TV for "best pancakes"! Enjoy!

            1. Fresser RE: Mike13241 Dec 5, 2006 12:31 AM

              John O'Groats has the best cakes. I love the whole grain with blueberry.

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                smonkey RE: Mike13241 Dec 5, 2006 05:46 AM

                My favorites are always the ones I make at home - if you want to stay home these are quick, easy, and taste better than any I've ever had in a restaurant...


                1. sll RE: Mike13241 Dec 5, 2006 06:21 AM

                  Call me crazy, but the Pantry has some great pancakes.

                  My dad swears by the pancakes (flannels? thermals? what are they called here?) at Musso and Frank.

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                    Frank_Santa_Monica RE: Mike13241 Dec 5, 2006 06:33 AM

                    Tallyrand in Burbank

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