Your Guide to The Best Pancakes in Ellicott City

A stack of blueberry pancakes from an Ellicott City restaurant

The first pancake recipe appeared in the 15th century in an English cookbook. Today, you can find the best pancakes in Ellicott City that include every recipe from classic buttermilk to gourmet red velvet. Order takeout from these restaurants near our Ellicott City apartments:

Land of Kush

Gregory Brown had no intentions of becoming a chef or serving pancakes in Ellicott City. He became a vegetarian in the late 1990s and later started enjoying a vegan lifestyle. That’s when Gregory learned to cook. Today, he’s the co-creator of Land of Kush. The restaurant serves vegan soul food made from the finest ingredients. It has welcomed Angela Davis and Stevie Wonder, among other celebrities. You’ll find the pancakes on the brunch menu, served on Sundays between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Enjoy a classic plain style or opt for the fruit-filled variety. Place your online order for pickup.


At Spoons, the chefs prepare every dish from scratch. They constantly innovate, and the meals pair well with the hand-roasted coffee. Try the cinnamon roll pancakes, served all day, featuring a maple coffee glaze and bacon. At Spoons, you’ll also find the best biscuits in Maryland. The restaurant offers curbside pickup for online orders. 

Dusenberg’s Cafe

When Dusenberg’s Cafe opened in 2009, it quickly became known for its innovative dishes. The menu is full of regional favorites from across the country, including fluffy, delicious pancakes. There’s always something new to try, and you never know what the chefs will create next. The restaurant boasts a four-star rating on Yelp. Diners appreciate the fast service, varied offerings, and large portions. Order online for easy pickup.

After you’ve had your fill of pancakes from Ellicott City restaurants, try some fish & chips for lunch. You can place an order online for convenient pickup or delivery. To call The Elms at Montjoy home, contact us. We will show you everything our apartments in Ellicott City have to offer.

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