Best Ways To Celebrate National Pancake Week In Houston

February 13, 2013 7:00 AM

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During the week of February 10 to 16, the whole country will be celebrating National Pancake Week! While places like IHOP and Denny’s will have a special on pancakes like they always do, there are many other diners and cafes that offer specialized, delicious pancakes not only during National Pancake Week but year round. Come, enjoy and let there be pancakes!

House Of Pies
3112 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 528-3816

A place where you can come, sit down and get to know the staff on a personal basis, The House of Pies is well known all over Houston for their outstanding selection of pies. The restaurant also offers a great tasting, cheap breakfast menu no matter how late or early the hour. Guests frequently ask for their pancakes and the various meals that come with them as well. At the House of Pies you can find blueberry, strawberry, banana pecan and the classic buttermilk pancakes. They are like eating mother’s home cooking. 

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59 Dinner
3801 Farnham St.
Houston, Texas 77098
(713) 523-2333

With six different locations all around Houston, 59 Dinner brings breakfast to life 24 hours a day in a diner where the 1950s are still alive on the walls, in the music and in the way people act. On the menu, you can find the Texas sampler, a combination of two meats, a side and two delicious pancakes. If you are looking for a pancake meal, order the blueberry, strawberry, banana, pecan or chocolate chip topping on either buttermilk or whole wheat pancakes. Or try the two by two Pancake Special, which comes with a short stack of pancakes and two eggs cooked however you like them. Not only can you eat some of the best tasting pancakes, but you can also find the sweetest creamiest milk shakes in Houston.

Le Peep

4702 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 629-7337

With six different locations all over Houston, Le Peep is the place to be when you want to eat all things breakfast and pancakes. Offering some of the most uniquely flavored pancakes in Houston, Le Peep has a pure love for breakfast and delivers that taste directly to you. The special pancakes that it offers are granola almond, blueberry, cinnamon pecan, strawberry, banana pecan and plain Jane pancakes for anyone who loves buttermilk pancakes. There is nowhere else in Houston that brings the pecan flavors to life and makes healthy taste so incredibly good. Try Le Peep because the pancakes are nothing short of amazing.

The Breakfast Klub
3711 Travis St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 528-8561   

The Breakfsst Klub, founded for a love of family and food, has become one of the most well-known cafes in the country in its’ 12 years of operation. Wanting to bring out the best that Southern and homemade food has to offer in all things breakfast, The Breakfast Klub has made pancakes a signature dish. With your choice of pancakes (plain, pecan, banana or strawberry) you have a choice of sausage, eggs, ham or turkey. Another special dish is the waffles and wing, in which you can substitute the waffles for pancakes. There are not many places where you can eat pancakes and wings together in the same meal!
Fountain View Café
1842 Fountain View Drive
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 785-9060

The Fountain View Café has been serving only breakfast and brunch into the afternoon for over 25 years to the Houston area. Fantastic homemade food continues to draw people back. Winning the award for the Best Pancakes in 2011 by The Houston Press, The Fountain View Café offers pancakes in a short stack, a stack of pancakes, and an incredibly unique menu item – a pancake sandwich. Whether you want a stack or pancakes as a side dish, you will not be disappointed on the National Pancake Day by the pancakes served and made fresh by The Fountain View Café.

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Kelli Kelly is a freelance writer who resides in Houston, Texas. Discovering how to make recipes family friendly, healthy, and quick using ingredients that can usually be found in your pantry already is a passion of Kelli’s. She also helps to teach children’s cooking/baking classes and parties. Her work can be found at

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