Did you miss out on indulging on National Pancake Day? Not to worry. We support celebrating breakfast all year long. Read on for the best places to get pancakes, waffles and more in Charlotte:
Breakfast hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 am-3 pm.
What to expect: Napa’s all-time favorite brunch includes options like chicken and waffles and indulgent French toast.
Breakfast hours: Breakfast is served Monday – Friday from 6-10 am, while brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 8 am-2:30 pm.
What to expect: This Uptown go-to boasts a Squash Cakes Short Stack with roasted squash mascarpone, mascerated fig and hazelnut. The mascarpone cheese adds richness without weighing them down for these fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth pancakes.
Breakfast hours: Monday-Friday: 6-10:30 am, Saturday: 6-11 am, Sunday: 6 am-12 pm.
What to expect: At JP Charlotte, the breakfast menu features item like Blueberry-Orange Granola Pancakes (pictured) and Thick-Cut French Toast plus plenty of additional options on their breakfast buffet. See more of their locally-sourced breakfast options here.
Breakfast hours: Sunday from 11am-2pm.
What to expect: Dogwood serves a perfectly Southern brunch every Sunday complete with a Bacon Bloody Mary, french toast with sourdough, fresh berries, pistachio and walnut crust, chicken and biscuits with scrambled egg and chorizo gravy, shrimp and grits and more.
Breakfast hours: Sunday brunch served 11am – 2:30pm.
What to expect: With the Charlotte skyline in the background, enjoy these cap’n crunch pancakes during Sunday brunch made with vanilla milk reduction and sugar.
Breakfast hours: Sunday 11am-2pm.
What to expect: You can’t go wrong with some of Alex’s doughnuts (choose from vanilla, chocolate of of-the-day) and an order of buttermilk pancakes with pure maple syrup and bacon.
Breakfast hours: “Everyday Brunch” menu available daily, 6:30 a.m. – 3pm
What to expect: This isn’t your typical hotel restaurant. Order the chicken biscuit with pimento cheese, bacon, and maple syrup or the avocado toast with UAV stracciatella, sea salt and olive oil. Be on the lookout for a larger weekend brunch menu from Chef Tim Groody debuting this spring.
Breakfast hours: Weekdays 9 am – 2 pm.
What to expect: Who said brunch was just for the weekends? Make time for brunch Monday – Friday to enjoy Haberdish’s signature chicken with waffles and a cinnamon roll served with milk caramel for drizzling.
Breakfast hours: Saturday and Sunday 10 am-3 pm.
What to expect: Don’t miss out on Superica’s hot cakes. These larger-than-life pancakes (served in a double or triple stack) come with whipped butter and buttermilk syrup.
Breakfast hours: Monday-Friday 7 am-2 pm
What to expect: SouthPark Grill offers a full breakfast menu on weekdays. Choose from signature scones prepared daily, avocado toast with fried oyster or a build-your-own omelette option.
Breakfast hours: Open daily at 7 am
What to expect: This South End hangout offers a stuffed flapjack with lemon ricotta, pure maple syrup and berries.
Breakfast hours: Saturdays 9 am – 2 pm
What to expect: Experience pancakes in a whole new way at Chef Alyssa’s. These pancake tacos are filled with bacon and scrambled eggs, with spiced maple syrup for dipping. Other noteworthy picks? The morning buzz bowl or stuffed french toast for your sweet tooth.
Breakfast hours: Open at 9 am Tuesday-Sunday
What to expect: This new spot near Park Road Shopping Center boasts all-day breakfast and brunch items, including fried chicken and cornmeal pancakes, ricotta stuffed French toast, customizable fluffy pancakes and more.
Breakfast hours: Monday – Friday from 6:30 am, Saturday and Sunday from 7 am.
What to expect: At the ultimate go-to for pancakes, guests have their choice of a Dutch baby pancake, oven-baked apple pancake, and other homemade fruit toppings. Not feeling pancakes? Choose from a variety of Belgian waffle options, fruit crepes and brioche French toast.
Breakfast hours: Served Sunday 11am-4pm.
What to expect: In addition to $13 bottomless mimosas, The Pump House offers river views and menu items including sweet tea fried chicken and waffles and homemade brioche French toast with blueberry syrup and powdered sugar.
Breakfast hours: 7-11 am everyday.
What to expect: Big View Diner offers endless options, from bakery-fresh pastries to housemade challah French toast, s’mores pancakes and fried chicken and waffles.
Breakfast hours: Both locations open everyday 6a-3p.
What to expect: Menu highlights include French toast made with homemade Challah, plain or whole wheat waffles and plenty more. The crunchy monkey specialty pancakes caught our eye: sliced banana topped with crunchy granola and whipped cream.
Breakfast hours: Open daily at 7 am.
What to expect: In addition to lighter fare like avocado toast and superfoods bowls, First Watch also offers a variety of delicacies from the griddle. Choose from lemon ricotta pancakes, multigrain Banana Granola Crunch pancakes, Belgian waffles and French toast. For a little less guilt, try yours with sugar-free syrup.
Breakfast hours: Monday – Sunday, 7am-2:30pm
What to expect: In Mooresville, Sun Up gets your day off to a good start with doughnut holes, a weekly French toast feature, waffles and more.
Breakfast hours: Monday-Friday from 7 am, Saturday and Sunday from 8 am
What to expect: Buttermilk or whole wheat pancakes and waffles, customizable with flavor infusions, French toast and house favorites.
Breakfast hours: Friday – Sunday 9am-2pm
What to expect: Don’t miss the stuffed French toast with strawberry cream cheese filling served with a side of bacon. There’s also a grilled avocado dish and a menu section just for benedicts.
Breakfast hours: Opens Monday – Saturday at 7 am, Sunday at 8 am
What to expect: Choose from full stacks of classic or specialty pancakes, plus waffle varieties including maple walnut, Nutella and banana, cinnamon roll, peanut butter and bacon, double chocolate and seasonal fruit. More of a savory person? Browse their selection of benedicts and omelettes.