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Quick - Best pancakes in the east village

Hey19 Feb 20, 2011 07:48 AM

Just woke up w a craving for pancakes. Drawing a blank for good pancakes in the EV. Peels is my only thought so far, and its usually a zoo... Ideas. Quick, Im hungry.

  1. h
    Hey19 Feb 21, 2011 04:10 AM

    Thanks all. Actually ended up going out to Roberta's. Great ricotta pancakes to follow their great pizza. Was happy w the outcome.

    1. k
      kathryn Feb 20, 2011 08:43 AM

      I'd add on Veselka and Five Points, both will be crowded.

      Second Prune's Dutch baby, Clinton St Baking Co, The Smith.

      Five Points
      31 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

      144 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

      1. r
        reatard Feb 20, 2011 08:31 AM

        Probably too late but The Smith would work especially before noon.

        1. loratliff Feb 20, 2011 08:12 AM

          Okay, so it's just barely not EV, but I think Clinton Street is the pretty obvious winner here. Also, I know Prune has them on their menu.

          It's Sunday though... Everywhere is going to be a zoo.

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          1. re: loratliff
            RCC Feb 20, 2011 08:30 AM

            It's been a while, but Prune's was the Dutch-casserole (or something like that) pancake. More cakey in texture and character. Not as good as Clinton's, imho.

            1. re: RCC
              loratliff Feb 20, 2011 08:32 AM

              Yeah, it's a Dutch baby... One giant cake rather than the fluffy traditional stack of pancakes, but I still thought it was worth mentioning.

              1. re: loratliff
                RCC Feb 20, 2011 08:35 AM

                Fwiw, Prune churns out good savory stuff for breakfast, though.

                1. re: RCC
                  kathryn Feb 20, 2011 08:45 AM

                  I think the best thing on the menu straddles both: a deep fried Monte Cristo sandwich dusted in powdered sugar, served with currant jam. Mmmmm!

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