Stacks Pancake House

34255 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point, CA 92629
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  • Daily 6:30am-2pm
  • $
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Breakfast all day
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Stacks has gimmicky pancakes and French toast (Captain Crunch on bread? Yum!), but it could just stick to regular ol' pancakes, and it'd still be a revelation. The “short stack” comes with three flapjacks almost a foot in diameter and as thick as the fall issue of Vogue—despite its girth, Stacks' pancake is beautifully moist and full of buttermilk, so much so that butter really isn't necessary. (We've never ordered a regular stack, but three people could comfortably share it.)

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  • Hooray for Stacks Pancake House!
    Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 4:30 a.m. by Gustavo Arellano

    When you visit Stacks Pancake House, visit before 10 a.m., before Dana Point wakes up to tackle the day. It'll be busy, sure, but manageable—some empty outside tables, maybe an inside booth if you're lucky, and definitely the ...

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