The best pancake spots in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp

Stack of pancakes covered in syrup and blueberries

It’s National Pancake Day, folks! So of course we’re on the prowl for the best spots to enjoy a tall stack of fluffy pancakes. Fortunately, the folks at Yelp have assembled a list of the 10 best and most popular spots for pancakes in the region. That’s right, we’re going to Tampa and beyond on the hunt for pancakes.

Here’s a breakdown of Yelp’s methodology when crafting this list: This is an all-time list of the best pancake spots in greater Tampa Bay according to Yelp. They identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “pancake,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “pancake.” This list looked at businesses in the counties of Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota.

Without further adieu, here are the pancake spots you need to visit in Tampa Bay:

Nothing says Happy Fall like our spiced pumpkin pancakes with toasted pecan butter! Come and get some 🍁 🥞

Posted by MAX'S TABLE on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Max’s Table
115 S Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL

Strawberry Nutella pancakes is what's for breakfast. Happy Friday Everyone!!!

Posted by Shelly's Cafe Tampa on Friday, July 14, 2017

Shelly’s Cafe
14837 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL

Lenny’s Restaurant
21220 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL

Potato Pancakes at Mr. Dunderbak’s

Mr. Dunderbak’s
14929 Bruce B Downs Blvd

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Sweet potato pancakes

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Johnny Grits Tarpon Springs
857 E Klosterman Rd, Tarpon Springs, FL

Photo of a thick stack of pancakes.

Sun Garden Cafe
210 Avenida Madera, Sarasota, FL

German Bistro 2
1300 E Bay Dr, Largo, FL

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Original Cottage Cakes 😍

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The Breakfast Cottage
2301 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL

Say when…Lemon ricotta pancakes, fresh blueberries, lemon curd, + Vermont maple syrup

Posted by Noble Crust on Sunday, July 21, 2019

Noble Crust
8300 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL

Red white blue pancakes

Posted by Sunnyside Cafe on Saturday, July 4, 2015

Sunnyside Cafe
4900 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL

Written by Andrew Harlan

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