It’s the most glorious day of the year — National Pancake Day — and what better way to join the batter brigade than with a tower of fluffy, butter ecstasy? Prepare to salivate as we dish out the most heavenly hotcake havens in TBAY.
Datz | 📍 Tampa, St. Pete, Riverview
Must try: If Datz is the Willy Wonka of Tampa Bay, than its classic buttermilk pancakes, topped with maple syrup and whipped cream, are the Everlasting Gobstoppers.
Oxford Exchange | 📍 University of Tampa area
Must try: Let the orange mascarpone citrus dollop dance on your tastebuds with every bite of warm sugary blueberry pancakes.
Mr. Dunderbak’s Biergarten | 📍 Tampa Palms
Must try: Get your pancakes “potato-fied” (latkes) and pair them with some apple sauce.
Goody Goody Burgers | 📍 Hyde Park
Must try: We challenge you to finish Goody’s ft-wide pancake.
2nd + Second | 📍 Downtown St. Pete
Must try: This downtown diner serves up hotcakes with a choice of Nutella, fresh fruit, or even goat cheese.
Daily Eats | 📍 South Tampa
Must try: Don’t miss the Cinnamon Roll cakes, which are like a warm gooey hug from your grandma, with layers of cinnamon sugar and cream cheese frosting on top.
Pro tip:: If you’re looking for free hotcakes, this year IHOP is giving them away on Tues., February 28.
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