The 10 Best Places for Pancakes in Tennessee!

Folks in Tennessee know how to do food right, especially when it comes to breakfast. The classic pancake house is king in Tennessee, offering all the best flavors of the morning under one roof. With golden cakes grilled to fluffy, delicious perfection, a pancake breakfast sure makes it easier to get out of bed in the morning. Start your day right with a meal at one of these 10 best pancake houses in Tennessee.

1. The Old Mill Restaurant, Pigeon Forge, TN

This long-standing Pigeon Forge tradition is situated adjacent to the Old Mill, where the giant wooden water wheel still turns. The breakfast here is truly scrumptious, but the pancakes are an absolute must. Giant, fluffy, and made to order, the pancakes are served with homemade butter and your choice of maple syrup or fruit topping.

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2. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp, Gatlinburg, TN

This old frontier-style breakfast house pays homage to Davy Crockett, serving up campfire favorite vittles with a gourmet taste. There's cinnamon swirl pancakes are a huge hit, plus you've got a variety of toppings to choose from, including pecans, fresh blueberries, berry compote, powdered sugar, candied apples, and more. For those counting calories, they also offer a special granola batter that will  give you a little less guilt.

3. Aretha Frankenstein’s, Chattanooga, TN

This place is way more than just a cool name. They use their own patented pancake mix to create a truly one of a kind pancake. Every pancake is made Cooks to order, and even though it takes a little bit longer this way you'll appreciate the difference.

4. Flapjack’s Pancake Cabin, Multiple locations

This multi-location Tennessee favorite can't be missed—just look for the log cabin exterior and you're in the right place. Their pancakes are made from scratch and made to order, plus they also offer a gluten-free variety to suit special diets. If you haven't tried their peanut butter and banana pancakes, you owe it to yourself.

5. Stak’s Pancakes, Memphis, TN

Wholesome, locally-sourced ingredients or what make their pancakes so extra special. They have just about every kind of topping you can imagine, including chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, blueberries, sprinkles, toffee, sausage, granola, praline, and more. Is it breakfast, or is it dessert? You be the judge.

6. The Pancake Pantry, Nashville, TN

Every pancake dish looks like a work of art, and they look almost too good to eat. They’ve infused every pancake option with true southern flavor, including apple walnut, Georgia peach, pigs in a blanket, sweet potato pancakes, and old-fashioned silver dollar pancakes. If you're not a fan of traditional pancake batter, they also offer cornmeal, banana batter, and whole-grain substitutions.

7. Olde Towne Pancake House, Jonesborough, TN

You'll find so much more than the traditional pancake variety here. Aside from classic pancakes and fruit toppings, you'll also find the likes of pumpkin spice, butterscotch, southern buckwheat, and peaches and cream, among others. This place is the perfect blend of traditional favorites with modern flavors.

8. Frizzle Chicken Pancake Coop, Pigeon Forge, TN

Eating here is fun, plus you always get a good meal. they make their syrup in house, and you won't find it anywhere else. They've got all the traditional favorites, including silver dollar pancakes, but they also have a fun variety like Funfetti, Oreo, cinnamon roll, and their inventive donut pancakes. You need to try them for yourself!

9. The Pfunky Griddle, Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN

This unique restaurant concept puts you in charge of your own pancakes. They provide the batter and all the supplies, and you get the pleasure of cooking your own breakfast just the way you like it. It's not nearly as much work as it sounds like though, because they also take care of all the cleanup.

10. Grandma’s Pancake House, Cookeville, TN

You won't find your grandma back in the kitchen, but one bite of the pancakes will make you believe they came straight from her own stovetop. The pancakes here are light and fluffy, and your first time visiting certainly won't be your last.  Every pancake is made from scratch and cook to order, and served piping hot for the best taste.

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