15 amazing spots to grab pancakes in Birmingham

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This should be you on National Pancake Day. (Metro Diner / Facebook)

Griddle cakes. Hotcakes. Pancakes. Whatever you call this delicious breakfast staple, they can be hard to resist—especially on National Pancake Day. On Tuesday, March 1, don’t hold back! Indulge in a stack on this special day at one of these local spots around Birmingham.

1. Another Broken Egg Cafe

Birmingham, Another Broken Egg Cafe, brunch, pancakes, breakfast, food
Pancake Trio Flight. (Another Broken Egg Cafe / Facebook)

A Southern-inspired meal awaits you at Another Broken Egg Cafe in Mountain Brook. And their pancake menu is out of this world! Whether you get the Bourbon Street Pancakes with bananas, pecans, rum butter sauce drizzle and fresh whipped cream or the Carrot “Pan” Cake Stack” with carrots, raisins and walnuts with cream cheese frosting, your mouth is sure to water.

Top Choice: Citrus, Honey & Fig Pancakes topped with a citrus-fig compote and fresh strawberries and served with two eggs any style and baked bacon or house-made sausage patties. $13.99

Address: 2418 Montevallo Rd., Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 7AM-2PM
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2. Big Bad Breakfast

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Even without syrup, it still looks delicious. (Big Bad Breakfast (Highway 280) / Facebook)

Step aside pancakes… flapjacks are moving in! My personal favorite, Big Bad Breakfast is THE place for a mind-blowing breakfast.

Top Choice: Buttermilk Flapjacks with a hint of vanilla and served with a BBB House Syrup Blend and your choice of meat. $10.50

Address: 5361 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 1926 29th Ave S., Homewood, AL 35209
Hours: Daily, 7AM-2:30PM
Website | Hwy 280 – Facebook | Homewood – Facebook | Instagram

3. Bogue’s

pancakes, Bogue's
Breakfast win. (Bogue’s / Facebook)

Old-fashioned southern cooking calling your name? This National Pancake Day, take a trip to Bogue’s for a short stack or full stack with bacon, sausage patties or link.

Top Choice: Short stack with blueberries. $7.49

Address: 3120 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Monday-Friday 6AM-2PM, 5-9PM | Saturday 6AM-Noon | Sunday 7AM-1PM
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4. Corry’s Restaurant

Golden brown and buttery, Corry’s serves up pancakes that are truly worth your while. 

Top Choice: Two Pancakes with bacon or sausage and served with two eggs. $7.99

Address: 1800 24th St SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 10AM-10PM
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5. Cracker Barrel

pancakes, Cracker Barrel
How can you resist? (Cracker Barrel Old Country Store / Facebook)

We can’t have a pancake guide without including Cracker Barrel or their amazing Southern-inspired menu.

Top Choice: Momma’s Pancake Breakfast with three buttermilk pancakes and butter and served with two eggs, thick-sliced bacon or smoked sausage patties and 100% pure natural syrup. $8.99

Address: Locations
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 7AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 7AM-10PM
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6. Demetri’s BBQ

There’s more than barbecue at this local dive—there’s a killer breakfast menu, too. And you better believe it includes pancakes!

Top Choice: Triple Blueberry Hot Cakes. Full Stack – $9.80, Short Order – $8

Address: 1901 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209
Hours: Breakfast Hours – Monday-Friday, 6-10:30AM | General Hours – Monday-Saturday, 6AM-4:30PM; Sunday, 9:30AM-2PM
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7. Edgar’s Bakery

For breakfast in a cute cafe, Edgar’s Bakery is a great choice. Their pancakes came in several flavors, too.

Top Choice: Blueberry Pancakes with powdered sugar, vanilla cream and maple syrup with your choice of sausage or bacon. $11

Address: Locations
Hours:
Monday-Friday 7AM-1PM | Saturday-Sunday 8AM-2PM
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8. Flying Biscuit Cafe

pancakes, Flying Biscuit
Can’t get enough. (Flying Biscuit / Facebook)

With a name like the Flyigg Biscuit, you know it’s worth a visit. This popular restaurant serves breakfast all day including scrumptious pancakes.

Top Choice: Pancake Tacos with two buttermilk pancakes stuffed with 4 scrambled eggs and choice of signature chicken sage sausage, all-natural nitrate-free applewood bacon or chicken chorizo and cheddar cheese. Served with “moon dusted” potatoes. (Powdered sugar) $12.99

Address: 3419 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35243
Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 7AM-3PM
Website | Facebook

9. Habitat Feed & Social

Want pancakes and a rooftop view? Visit Habitat Feed & Social at the Grand Bohemian Hotel. 

Top Choice: Buttermilk Pancakes served with warm maple syrup, whipped cream and fresh berries. $15

Address: 2655 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7AM-2PM, 4-9PM | Friday-Saturday 7AM-2PM, 4-10PM
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10. Metro Diner

Birmingham, Metro Diner, brunch, pancakes, food, breakfast
Pure heaven. (Metro Diner / Facebook)

For the ultimate stack of pancakes, look no further than Metro Diner. Known for its great breakfast dishes, pancakes are the cherry on top. 

Top Choice: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes—two fluffy pancakes swirled with cinnamon and sugar and topped with cream cheese icing, candied pecans and cinnamon butter. $9.99

Address: 180 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 2050 Gadsden Hwy., Birmingham, AL 35235
Hours: Monday-Saturday 7AM-9PM | Sunday 7AM-8PM
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11. Over Easy

Visit the “Fluffy Stuff” section of Over Easy’s menu this National Pancake Day. I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Top Choice: The Fruity Standard with three banana or blueberry buttermilk pancakes, two eggs cooked to order and your choice of meat. $13

Address: 358 Hollywood Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35209
Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-1PM | Saturday-Sunday 8AM-2PM
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12. Ruby Sunshine

ruby sunshine
Get it while it’s hot! (Cecilia Wood / Bham now)

The rumors are true—Ruby Sunshine’s menu is A-MAZING! And the pancakes are a must, whether you opt for the Classic Buttermilk Pancakes with cane syrup butter or the bacon praline pancakes with Applewood-smoked bacon, toasted pecans and brown caramel sauce. 

Top choice: White Chocolate Bread Pudding Pancakes—filled with white chocolate bread pudding and cinnamon sugar topped with chocolate whiskey sauce.

Address: 1017 Oxmoor Rd., Birmingham, AL 35209 | 5243 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 7AM-3PM
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13. Salem’s Diner

For fluffy pancakes in a low-key atmosphere, Salem’s Diner is the place for you.

Top Choice: Short Stack with bacon. $10.99

Address: 2913 18th St S, Birmingham, AL 35209
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 6:30AM-1:45PM | Saturday 6:30AM-3PM
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14. Ted’s Restaurant

pancakes, Ted's Restaurant
It’s all about the Nutella. (Ted’s Restaurant / Facebook)

A meat and three restaurant with a stellar breakfast menu? It has to be Ted’s. Here you’ll find pancakes served with maple syrup and your choice of applewood smoked bacon, chicken sausage or pork sausage. 

Top Choice: Pancakes with Nutella, bananas and whipped cream. $12.

Address: 328 12th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Monday-Friday 10:30AM-2PM | Saturday 8AM-2PM
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15. The Original Pancake House

From Hawaiin to Coconut to Potato, the pancake options are endless at this well-known restaurant in Birmingham.

Top Choice: Georgia Pecan Pancakes filled and topped with hot toasted pecans, lightly dusted with powdered sugar and served with whipped butter and hot tropical syrup. Price varies

Address: 1931 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30AM-2PM | Saturday-Sunday 7AM-2:30PM
Website | Facebook

BONUS

Yo’ Mama’s also offers pancakes! Grab a stack for brunch the second and last Saturdays of each month between 9AM and 1PM. Visit the restaurant at 2328 2nd Ave North, Birmingham, AL 35203.

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