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11 Perfect Pancakes Around ATL

If you weren’t craving pancakes beforehand, you will be once you read this post. And we’ll bet that these pancake spots are BATTER than whatever you can cook up. Don’t believe us? Meet us at the GRIDDLE and we’ll prove it to ya! Some of our favorite pancake spots in Atlanta are listed below, in no particular order. Get your brunch on today!

The Dutch Baby Pancake from Original Pancake House
Original Pancake House – Dutch Baby

1. Original House of Pancakes Dutch Baby

This no frills, low-key, family-friendly spot has a diner feel with the diner-sized heaping portions that we love. But it’s not just value for your money you’ll get here–they make a mean pancake people rave about, in every flavor imaginable! Dutch baby, keto-friendly, Georgia pecan, apple pie. It’s all amazing! But if you’re looking for a fun twist on a traditional pancake, order their dutch baby puffed pancake!

Buttermilk Kitchen - Buttermilk Pancakes
Buttermilk Kitchen – Buttermilk Pancakes

2. Buttermilk Kitchen’s Buttermilk Pancakes

This Buckhead spot is always packed to the brim and one taste of their fried chicken and one bite of their buttermilk pancakes and you’ll understand why! Rich, fluffy, yet also light, these XXL pancakes fill up the size of your plate. Top yours with a caramelized banana and spring for the American Spirit Works whiskey-infused maple syrup!

Le Petit Marche - Griddle Cake
Le Petit Marche – Griddle Cake

3. Le Petit Marche’s Griddle Cakes

We just can’t get enough of Le Petit Marche. This Kirkwood spot serves up pancake perfection every time we go! The griddle cakes, topped with powdered sugar, are a total delight. They’re worth the wait!

Little Farmhouse Cafe Pancake - Diet-busting Atlanta dish!
Little Farmhouse Cafe – Pancake

4. Little Farmhouse Cafe’s Pancake

This place is the TRUTH. Everything at Little Farmhouse Cafe wows. Perfectly seared salmon, a craveworthy brisket sandwich, and the thickest pancake we’ve ever seen, that’s cooked in the pan and then finished in the oven and drizzled with sweet maple cream to finish it all off.

Fellows Cafe - Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Fellows Cafe – Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

5. Fellows Cafe’s Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes

This. Pancake. Is. FABULOUS. These little lemon blueberry pancakes are moist, sweet, simultaneously dense and fluffy and gone in one second every time that we go! This all-day Roswell breakfast cafe/coffeeshop is cute as a button with a dreamy patio when the weather is warm. They also have chocolate hot cakes if your sweet tooth is craving for more!

J Christopher's Crunch Cake
J Christopher’s – Blueberry Crunch Cake

6. J. Christopher’s Crunch Cake

J. Christopher’s is an old Atlanta mainstay that has been serving up consistently solid breakfast for years! Their blueberry crunch cake is a diner favorite, made with crunchy granola for a twist on the usual all-fluff pancake. Locations all over ATL!

West Egg - Apple Pancakes
West Egg – Apple Pancakes | Photo: Facebook/westeggcafe

7. West Egg’s Sour Cream Pancakes

West Egg’s sour cream pancakes–with just a dash of cinnamon–are always a more than solid option when you’re brunching in West Midtown! Pair yours with their over-to-top lattes for the perfect meal. But they also frequently will ramp up their offerings with pancake specials, like this apple pancake from the fall time. Mmmm!

Ria's Bluebird - Banana & Pecan Pancake
Ria’s Bluebird – Banana & Pecan Pancake

8. Ria’s Bluebird Pancakes

The pancake king! Ria’s Bluebird in Grant Park is known for their syrupy-sweet pancake perfection. We love the quirky fun vibe here. A perfect Sunday includes a trip to Grant Park farmer’s market and a stack of these unbelievably good pancakes!

Hen Mother Cookhouse - Baked Pancake
Hen Mother Cookhouse – Baked Pancake | Photo: Instagram/hen.mother_cookhouse

9. Hen Mother Cookhouse’s Baked Pancakes

This John’s Creek / Alpharetta spot is brunch perfection. And add this place to your list of places for baked pancakes that are super THICK and buttery. One order comes with two pancakes but trust us–you’ll need to share!

Highland Bakery - Blueberry Pancakes | Photo: Facebook/HighlandBakeryPTC
Highland Bakery – Blueberry Pancakes | Photo: Facebook/HighlandBakeryPTC

10. Highland Bakery’s Sweet Potato Pancakes

If you’re in the mood for brunch, please don’t overlook Highland Bakery. Everything on the menu is so, so good, but especially their sweet potato pancakes! Head to their original haunt in Old Fourth Ward or head to a location near you as they’re all over Atlanta these days!

First Watch Pancakes
First Watch – Pancakes

11. First Watch’s Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

We’re always raving about First Watch’s Lemon Ricotta pancakes in particular, but every one of their stacks is the perfect mix of dense and fluff. Get their candied, million dollar bacon as well, and you’ve got the perfect pairing!

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