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Here’s Where to Indulge in Pancakes Around Miami

From sweet to savory options.

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Remarkably versatile, pancakes are the quintessential American breakfast and delicious no matter what hour of the day. A simple preparation of starchy batter cooked on a flat surface, flapjacks are the perfect vehicle for everything, from a sprinkle of sugar over butter to chocolate syrup or a big helping of tropical fruit.

Lucky for the pancakes lovers of Miami, the Magic City is dotted with restaurants ready to please all tastebuds with heaping plates of sweet and savory options, served with a wide range of mix-ins and creative toppings. Here’s a list of the best 10 options to try now.

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Maü Miami

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Head to Mau for red velvet pancakes, served with a drizzle of champagne-infused maple syrup and fruit confit. Offered during the weekend brunch service from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the pancakes are priced at $15. 

Icebox Cafe

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lcebox Cafe’s lemon ricotta flat cake has been a hit since 2015, when the restaurant’s owner Robert Siegmann began interlaying scoops of batter with ricotta and lemon zest for texture and brightness. The end product is a pancake that is fluffy in the middle and crispy on the edges, made even better with a side of whipped cream and cream cheese blend and crispy applewood smoked bacon. The dish is offered during weekend brunch hours at both Sunset Harbor ($17) and Hallandale locations ($15). 

Cafe Americano Ocean Drive

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Cafe Americano’s menu of American brunch classics with a Latin twist includes a dish of buttermilk pancakes pilled high, which are served golden-brown and with plenty of crowd-pleasingoptions to layer on such as chocolate chip, bananas, blueberries, strawberries and Nutella. Served daily, cost is $15. 

Seawell Fish N' Oyster

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The stack of lemon ricotta pancakes at Seawell Fish N’ Oyster are served with berries and basil compote, topped with a dusting of powdered sugar and served with classic maple syrup. The dish comes paired with Seawell’s applewood smoked bacon and made to be enjoyed with a cup of Colombe cold brew. The pancakes are offered daily for brunch between 8 a.m and 3 p.m. and cost $16. 

Cafe Bastille

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This all-day French cafe’s elegant red velvet pancakes are delicious on their own, but turn into a real treat with a cream cheese glaze and a crown of strawberries and whipped cream. Like things savory? Cafe Bastille also dishes out a set of flapjacks topped with two sunny side up eggs and strips of bacon to keep guests full all day. Parisian owners Estelle and Ben recommend a generous dollop of maple syrup over both.  

Chicken and The Egg

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This Wynwood breakfast joint serves chocolate chip pancakes with mouthfuls of chocolate syrup and vanilla bean icing ($12). Another highlight is the Oreo cookie version, topped with butter cream icing and served with a side of vanilla bean ice cream ($12). Available daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and until 4 p.m. on weekends.

Lilikoi Organic Living

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At this surf-chic, casual bistro in the South Pointe neighborhood, Argentine chef Manuel Torterola serves sourdough pancakes made even healthier by housemade Nutella, banana slices, and vegan (and soft) coconut whipped cream for $12.95. 

Sadelle's Coconut Grove

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Amongst Sadelle’s all-day dining options are sweet blueberry pancakes, made to be savored during breakfast or lunch ($19). Wash them down with a glass or prosecco or keep your choice ‘dry’ with a range of teas and coffeess on offer

B Bistro Bakery at The Grove

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Chef Henry Hanés’s trio of savory-sweet pancakes are a highlight at his bistro and bakery, a stack of flapjacks that is cleverly layered with a rich mousse of cream cheese and heavy cream charged with nitrous dioxide, then topped with a generous portion of guava cubes and a vanilla cookie crumble for $18.

Chug's Diner

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Chug’s breakfast pièce-de-résistance is its cast-iron pancake, a simple iteration that is slowly cooked in clarified butter, then served atop warm maple syrup ($15). Available all day Sunday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Maü Miami

Head to Mau for red velvet pancakes, served with a drizzle of champagne-infused maple syrup and fruit confit. Offered during the weekend brunch service from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the pancakes are priced at $15. 

Icebox Cafe

lcebox Cafe’s lemon ricotta flat cake has been a hit since 2015, when the restaurant’s owner Robert Siegmann began interlaying scoops of batter with ricotta and lemon zest for texture and brightness. The end product is a pancake that is fluffy in the middle and crispy on the edges, made even better with a side of whipped cream and cream cheese blend and crispy applewood smoked bacon. The dish is offered during weekend brunch hours at both Sunset Harbor ($17) and Hallandale locations ($15). 

Cafe Americano Ocean Drive

Cafe Americano’s menu of American brunch classics with a Latin twist includes a dish of buttermilk pancakes pilled high, which are served golden-brown and with plenty of crowd-pleasingoptions to layer on such as chocolate chip, bananas, blueberries, strawberries and Nutella. Served daily, cost is $15. 

Seawell Fish N' Oyster

The stack of lemon ricotta pancakes at Seawell Fish N’ Oyster are served with berries and basil compote, topped with a dusting of powdered sugar and served with classic maple syrup. The dish comes paired with Seawell’s applewood smoked bacon and made to be enjoyed with a cup of Colombe cold brew. The pancakes are offered daily for brunch between 8 a.m and 3 p.m. and cost $16. 

Cafe Bastille

This all-day French cafe’s elegant red velvet pancakes are delicious on their own, but turn into a real treat with a cream cheese glaze and a crown of strawberries and whipped cream. Like things savory? Cafe Bastille also dishes out a set of flapjacks topped with two sunny side up eggs and strips of bacon to keep guests full all day. Parisian owners Estelle and Ben recommend a generous dollop of maple syrup over both.  

Chicken and The Egg

This Wynwood breakfast joint serves chocolate chip pancakes with mouthfuls of chocolate syrup and vanilla bean icing ($12). Another highlight is the Oreo cookie version, topped with butter cream icing and served with a side of vanilla bean ice cream ($12). Available daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and until 4 p.m. on weekends.

Lilikoi Organic Living

At this surf-chic, casual bistro in the South Pointe neighborhood, Argentine chef Manuel Torterola serves sourdough pancakes made even healthier by housemade Nutella, banana slices, and vegan (and soft) coconut whipped cream for $12.95. 

Sadelle's Coconut Grove

Amongst Sadelle’s all-day dining options are sweet blueberry pancakes, made to be savored during breakfast or lunch ($19). Wash them down with a glass or prosecco or keep your choice ‘dry’ with a range of teas and coffeess on offer

B Bistro Bakery at The Grove

Chef Henry Hanés’s trio of savory-sweet pancakes are a highlight at his bistro and bakery, a stack of flapjacks that is cleverly layered with a rich mousse of cream cheese and heavy cream charged with nitrous dioxide, then topped with a generous portion of guava cubes and a vanilla cookie crumble for $18.

Chug's Diner

Chug’s breakfast pièce-de-résistance is its cast-iron pancake, a simple iteration that is slowly cooked in clarified butter, then served atop warm maple syrup ($15). Available all day Sunday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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