Everyone knows that San Franciscans are total foodies, so they really know their stuff when it comes to choosing a place to eat out! We asked our Instagram followers for their best pancake recommendations in the city. They didn’t disappoint, and below we’ve rounded up the 10 most popular responses.
This rustic, farm-to-table restaurant brings a minimalist approach to breakfast and lunch. They offer Annie’s almond flour pancakes, which are gluten free, as well as delicious lemon ricotta pancakes made with house made ricotta.
Location: 1299 18th Street, San Francisco
2. Kitchen Story
This family restaurant in the Castro takes influence from a variety of cultures in South America and Asia. Try their Ricotta Hotcakes with their famous Millionaire’s Bacon.
Location: 3499 16th Street, San Francisco
3. Gram Cafe
This contemporary Japanese cafe specializes in those tall, fluffy pancakes we’re all obsessed with on Instagram! They have sweet and savory flavors including original, oreo, matcha and strawberry. Their French toast is also definitely worth a try.
Location: Stonestown Galleria, 3251 20th Ave Suite #172, San Francisco
The beautiful outdoor heated patio at Zazie is perfect to enjoy a variety of brunch items and drinks. Be sure to try their delicious pancakes, which come in buttermilk, gingerbread, gluten free, and a weekly “miracle” flavor.
Location: 941 Cole St, San Francisco
This innovative restaurant merges Thai and American flavors to create a super memorable experience. Their zesty lemon ricotta stack is to die for.
Location: 2150 Chestnut St, San Francisco
Eats Restaurant has an enormous menu serving up dozens of American classics with some Mexican influences. They offer amazing buttermilk pancakes, blueberry pancakes, and chocolate banana pancakes.
Location: 50 Clement St, San Francisco
7. Early to Rise
This cozy restaurant boasts a “scratch-made brunch” every weekend. Their made-to-order donuts are a must, but you’ll also love their blueberry ricotta pancakes kit to step up your home griddle.
Location: 1098 Jackson St, San Francisco
8. Cracked & Battered
This halal homestyle eatery brings a slew of unforgettable brunch items. Their zesty ricotta pancake is a must, but the chicken and waffles are also worth trying.
Locations: 1434 18th St and 2240 Chestnut St, San Francisco
9. Pancake Boy
This cozy, newly-opened restaurant serves some epic creations. Try their souffle pancakes in flavors like banana mascarpone, lemon ricotta, and earl grey.
Location: 4007 24th St, San Francisco
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