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Pancake Chef

#229 of 3,080 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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15215 Military Rd S, Seattle, WA 98188-2141
+1 206-431-9411
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06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Leesburg, Virginia
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a GREAT place to eat breakfast - I really enjoyed the corned beef hash and eggs over easy with a side of gluten free pancakes.

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Thank Mohamed E
Spokane
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You never know about a breakfast place. Pretty hard to mess up eggs. We went to the Pancake Chef before flying out of Seattle. Over all the food was very good, prices good, service good. But I've never had a "German Pancake." You really have to have an acquired taste for these. Not for me. But wife's Eggs Benedict was... More 

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Thank mellowfellow
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great place for breakfasts - omelette, potato pancakes, waffles and the usual. Delicious sandwiches (tasty Rueben) and hamburgers. Seniors over 55 get free coffee, tea or milk. Pleasant staff and friendly manager. Near SeaTac airport. Worth trying.

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Thank tsadon
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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456 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is an old place and I saw some of the same people eating there on both mornings I was there. It's hard to find breakfast with out meat and eggs and they have a few items in this category. Blueberry pancakes and just plain french toast are what I had; both good. the hot tea really was hot and... More 

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Thank Jim R
Plano, Texas
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503 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

A nearby search on trip advisor pulled up this place for breakfast. As we approached, the area was a little run down. The restaurant itself looked a little like a converted Waffle House. I'll admit, we almost left. Wow, so glad I have learned to not judge a book by its cover. I love this place. Inside the place looks... More 

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Thank CraftBeers
new york
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261 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

On a long connection at the airport, met a friend and found the old-school joint. Wasn't sure from the outside, but once inside I was happily consuming piles of food! Had a bit omelet that was quite good, with fresh vegetables inside. They did it right. Would go again!

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1 Thank pickling
Carrollton, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We are always looking for fun restaurants off the beaten path, and this one definitely fits! The food was absolutely phenomenal. I had banana pancakes with the most unique coconut honey syrup ever. My husband hasn't enjoyed pancakes in ages, but they had a gluten free option that actually tasted awesome and had amazing texture - which is pretty hard... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer P
Homer, Alaska
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a very old diner with lots of seating and a huge menu. The sourdough pancakes were some of the best I have ever had. The service was great and the food came out quick. This is going to be a place we visit every time we are in Seattle.

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1 Thank Debbie S
Tustin, California
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142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The location is near the car rental by the airport. The food is very good and the service very personal. The need to change the coffee brand they use or put more coffee in the pod.

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1 Thank Nicelio
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to have breakfast. Home made pancakes served by great servers. They take extra care to check with you if you need a refill or something else. Enjoyed our breakfast on our trip to Seattle.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15215 Military Rd S, Seattle, WA 98188-2141
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-431-9411

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?