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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
06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Mexico City, Mexico
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68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pancakes and juice were good, the view and the service are amazing. Walk around the area after breakfast.

Thank GabLoz
Moscow, Russia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LAX is one of our closer airports for international travel so whenever we stay a night before or after a flight we always stop in at Uncle Bill's Pancake House in Manhattan Beach. First of all think about beginning your morning with a brisk walk or jog from the pier up the coast and back again along the well-made boardwalk;... More 

Thank 3fellers
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

A little late in my review but I absolutely loved the food here! My wife and I came here for our first time on thanksgiving and we were accommodated right away. We did choose to sit outside due to nice weather but the folks who wanted to sit inside had a wait time! Our server came by right away to... More 

Thank David D
Herndon, Virginia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I always love going to this pancake house during my LA work trips. They open early and make a great breakfast whether its pancakes, eggs, etc. This is the best pancake house in the area!

Thank Colt45CCG
Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Every time I come to LA, I have to come to Uncle Bill's, usually more than once! I have never actually ordered the pancakes, but everything I've had is always delicious, and the people who work there are also so nice and friendly. It's just such a relaxed, yummy, laid back spot. I always try to sit outside. And when... More 

Thank brklyntravelers
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26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

It was okay but not worth the money. We went there because of all the good reviews but our experience didn't match the reviews. I had two plates and both had hairs on them. The table where we sat wasn't clean when they seated us. Food was good but in light of everything else we won't be going back.

Thank Aaron J

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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?