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Ellen's Danish Pancake House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
+1 805-688-5312
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (75 reviews)
“spanish sausage” (21 reviews)
“blueberries” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner, Danish
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272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had eaten in Solvang at Paulas pancake house and were told we could not substitute a pancake instead of hashbrowns and the toast or English muffin offered. At Ellen’s not only were the portions bigger, they were tastier and they accommodated all of our...More

Thank dwalker0320
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's no secret - as locals and knowledgeable travellers will attest - that Ellen's is fantastic: the long lines at breakfast and lunch will tell you that. We stop here every time we are traveling down the 101 because it's convenient, the food is good...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Ellen's every year in March for the past 6 years. We dance with a large group and Ellen's has always been welcoming and accommodating whether we have 20 or 40 for brunch! And the reason we keep coming back? The fabulous...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast at Ellen’s. Everything was delicious. We had the blueberry French toast, the Swedish pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and much more. Everything we all ate was very good. My husband said they have the best scrambled eggs. Definitely must try if you’re...More

Thank Alexis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the locals frequent this restaurant. The breakfast menu is fantastic, try the Eggs Benedict and you won't be disappointed !

Thank Topkick642
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE Ellen's. Omg. The coffee is always tasty and the Danish pancakes are a must. The omelette and pretty much everything else is served on the huge side of portioning. Thick ham and bacon slices and big pieces of toast. Come hungry, leave definitely...More

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Quaint, easily accessible restaurant from Flying Flags. This establishment has been greatly impacted by the fires, floods so go patronize

Thank whawaii4
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Three in my group ate here for breakfast. The service was very good, but the food was average at best. We had biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, and a spinach omelette. The food was delivered fairly quickly but was very bland. The fresh tomatoes should...More

Thank Beevie
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We were evacuated from Santa Barbara to Buellton many miles aways for ten days during the horrific wildfires that ravaged Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Buellton is a small tourist and bus stop town with no major amenities but some good restaurants. Of these the...More

Thank billyboy53
Reviewed 23 November 2017

There wasn't anything on the menu even close to vegan or low-calorie, so what the heII; I had biscuits & gravy with eggs & hash-browns. The eggs were done to perfection, the hash-browns were literally THE BEST I'VE EVER HAD IN MY ENTIRE LIFE! They...More

Thank Curby W
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, it is a cowboy eatin' house. They may claim a vegetarian or vegan menu but I would not be to anxious to try it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Danish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Avenue of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427-9503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-688-5312
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