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Uncle Bill's Pancake House

1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
+1 310-545-5177
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (40 reviews)
“omelet” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1305 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4719
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Laid back and casual dining with an outside patio. Breakfast was really good, with lots of fresh ingredients and generous portion sizes. The staff was friendly and helpful. Just make sure you make reservations if you want to visit on the weekends.

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time here today. We both had waffles. Bacon, and chicken. Very good food, nice service,very busy place..popular. but wait not long at all. Parking is the pain. Will visit again!

Thank colesloough
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are spending your holiday at Manhattan Beach, reserve at least one breakfast for eating at Uncle Bill's. The place don't take bookings but give it a try - even if the place looks really full, there might be a cosy corner for your...More

Thank Vuopalat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another Manhattan cafe that has been there forever. We like to have breakfast there anytime, but especially on weekends!

Thank Judgerld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good breakfast joint not far from Hermosa Beach. Good service, tasty pancakes a bit spendy but no view of the beach. Real busy.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed out breakfast outside. I had the Expo 73' omlette and it was terrific. Plenty of coffee refills and good service. short walk to the beach after our breakfast.

Thank Bobaganouche
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Doesn't live up to the hype ..I mean it's breakfast but we like local yolk and obs in porto...this place and 4 daughters are just never as good. It's fine but nothing to die for except view :)

Thank drmader
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop for breakfast at Manhattan Beach. Fast, fun, absolutely yummy pancakes and coffee that just keeps coming and coming. Thank you Uncle Bill's, this British family will be back soon!

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Looked really good and would be a local establishment. I had a omelette and coconut pancakes. They were ok nothing real special. Waitress and staff were really nice. But not a "Wow" from here

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Uncle Bill's is a basic pancake house sitting with a great view of the Pacific Ocean in Manhattan Beach. The pancakes are very good - certainly better than IHOP, but the best part is being able to sit outside feeling the ocean breeze on a...More

Thank Tom L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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