Top Pancake Spots for Families in Southeast Michigan

A warm stack of flapjacks with butter and syrup really hits the spot any time of day (or year!). Get your fill at these southeast Michigan pancake spots.

There’s nothing like a warm and syrupy stack of pancakes to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside — and thanks to the variety of pancake spots in southeast Michigan, there’s no shortage of flapjacks for families that need their fix.

Here, find details on 10 local eateries that serve up everything from traditional buttermilk and blueberry options to red velvet cake, chocolate chip and more. Plus, they offer all of your favorite breakfast side dishes, including sausage, hash browns and eggs.

Give these spots a try when your kids are asking for breakfast for dinner or when you’re craving something sweet in the morning.

Afternoon Delight 

Breakfast is served until 11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday and all day Saturday-Sunday. Get your fill of plain pan-grilled pancakes topped with strawberries, blueberries, peaches or pecans.

Detroit House of Pancakes 

This spot is set to open in January with strawberry, blueberry, Hawaiian, Nutella, banana, pumpkin spice and more flavors of pancake. Plus, try French toast, waffles, crepes, eggs benedict, omelets and much more.

Jordan’s Family Restaurant

Their full menu offers your favorites including burgers, pita wraps and sandwiches. Breakfast is served until 11 a.m. for no extra charge (add $1 after 11 a.m.). Get a half-stack or full-stack of pancakes for $4-$5. Add ham, bacon, sausage, toast, eggs or hash browns for an additional charge.

Nick’s Original House of Pancakes

Swing by for breakfast or lunch and get your fill of old-fashioned buttermilk, chocolate chip, banana, strawberry, apple cinnamon or peanut butter chip pancakes. They offer French toast, Belgian waffles, breakfast bowls and jumbo omelets, too.

Pancake Factory

Specialty pancakes at this spot include Southwest garden, which comes with onion, tomato, jalepeño, cilantro and pepperjack cheese, German pancakes, and old-fashioned apple, among others. Plus, try homemade crepes, omelets and more.

Southfield Pancake House

Pancakes are $2 each per stack and come in blueberry, strawberry, peach, apple, banana, pineapple and more. You can get two standard buttermilk for $4 or four for $8. Signature pancakes like orange creamsicle, double chocolate, German chocolate and Lemon Ice are $7.

The Jagged Fork

  • Address: Locations in Grosse Pointe Farms, Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield, Lathrup Village and Ann Arbor
  • Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily

The menu varies by location but some pancake flavors include original buttermilk, Oreo, red velvet and fruit explosion.

The Original Pancake House Michigan

Order bacon, pecan, buckwheat, chocolate chip, banana and other pancake flavors with a side of eggs, sausage or ham. They serve omelets, crepes and Belgian waffles, too.


This spot offers all of your breakfast favorites including gourmet omelets, hash and avocado toast. Pancake options include Fat Elvis, which is caramelized banana with a peanut butter sauce, buttermilk, blueberries and chocolate chip.

Zoe’s House of Pancakes

This spot prides itself on creating some of the most unique pancakes options in the area. Choose from classics like banana nut, strawberry or blueberry pancakes or get more adventurous and try pineapple, s’mores, pumpkin or potato. Belgian waffles, crepes and French toast, too.

Did we miss your favorite southeast Michigan pancake spot? Tell us about it in the comments so we can add them to our list.

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