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Uncle Bill's Pancake House

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1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
+1 310-545-5177
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from the terrace is really nice. This place seems to be regarded as mostly a breakfast joint. We had lunch here, and it was good. The $9 bacon avocado cheeseburger well exceeded my expectations. The fries and sweet potato fries were superb. The kids had pancakes, and didn't complain.

Thank Martin A
Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with a nice location and surprisingly affordable prices. The only problem is the coffee could be stronger but I recommend going.

Thank JackTest
Oak Harbor, Washington
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Sit outside if weather permits. Excellent people watching to/from the beach.

Thank Christi P
Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, great service. It´s walking distance from the beach, so after you eat you can go for a walk.

Thank Melissa V
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all... the scalloped hashbrowns were amazing! The pancakes and bacon were great too. It's in a nice spot and you can see the ocean from your table if you sit outside. I would definitely return.

Thank lpetti3000
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here for a Saturday breakfast.. it was crowded but we were able to sit outside with the view. Ordered eggs bacon pancakes and a wrap. All delicious. Service excellent. View fantastic!

Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Chili soup is very good. Their omelettes are average. Pancakes are pretty good esp the pineapple topped with coconut flakes. Hash browns depend on the days. Yesterday the hash browns were soggy and disgusting. Services are ok but some of the workers can get very very rude at times, esp the white tall 6 feet in the mid 40s guy... More 

Thank Solangeeee
Yarmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Alway great to be in Manhattan Beach for a quick breakfast between flights at LAX. It's only 10-15 from LAX and well worth it, unless you prefer a chain like IHOP : ( Great Blueberry pancakes, very fast service and nice relaxed ambiance with many locals. Scheck it out!

Thank hansromer
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Uncle Bills is so worth the worth the Uber expense to get there. The pancakes were yummy, the corn beef hash was to die for and the breakfast strogonoff was exceptionally yummy. We were so busy enjoying our food we didn't mind being shoe horned into a table-especially since it was so beautiful outside we had to sit on the... More 

Thank lvalenti_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had brunch with friends! Enjoyed the buckwheat pancakes with banana and organic syrup . My wife a wrap with egg whites spinach mushrooms and feta, yumm . Also steak and eggs perfect

Thank Victoria K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-545-5177

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