Do you flip for flapjacks? Here are eight of Phantom’s favorite spots for pancakes.
5 South Main St.
This spot is known for approachable comfort food made fresh by a friendly staff. The pancakes are big and decadent, especially when they’re packed with Belgian chocolate and fresh raspberries.
55 Boylston St.
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
How about some scallion pancakes? Bernard’s is one of Phantom’s all-time favorite Chinese restaurants. Its legendary scallion pancakes are crispy the outside, soft in the center and spiked with plenty of scallions.
2000 Ocean St.
If you like to start your day with something sweet, nothing tops the golden pancakes at Corner Cafe, stuffed with everything from fresh blueberries to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
390 West Grove St.
Throw down some outstanding pancakes at this throwback diner. The house favorite – Gid’s Cakes – are filled with sliced Granny Smith apples, fresh cranberries and walnuts.
627 Mount Auburn St.
Deluxe’s menu boasts six pancake varieties, including sweet potato, stoneground blue corn, New York-style potato and deluxe pancakes made with sour cream and buttermilk.
45 Depot St.
Be sure to order the blueberry cannoli pancakes topped with fresh whipped cream during weekend brunch at this cozy eatery.
349 Washington St.
The 25 varieties of pancakes at Kristin’s include everything from blueberry to German chocolate to Boston cream and much, much more.
275 Child St.
Simone’s serves inventive fare that’s hard to find elsewhere, like the Dutch baby pancake served at brunch. This old German recipe is baked like a popover and filled with fresh fruit.
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