A stack of pancakes with syrup and blueberries.

Order the Best Pancakes in Chapel Hill

There’s no better way to start the day than with a stack of pancakes. Restaurants near our Southern Village apartments in Chapel Hill offer both classic and gourmet creations prepared to perfection. When you’re ready to order takeout, check out our favorite restaurants serving up pancakes in Chapel Hill:


Open 24-hours, Time-Out has been a local favorite since 1978. Many of the diners are regulars. These loyal customers keep coming back for more because they swear the food tastes just like what their mothers and grandmothers used to make. Men’s Journal and the Cooking Channel have even taken the time to stop by this Chapel Hill eatery. Time-Out famously makes every dish from scratch. Customers particularly love the cinnamon rolls and pecan pies. For breakfast, try the “3 point play.” A crowd favorite, this dish features pancakes, eggs, and bacon. You can place your order online for pickup or delivery. 

Mama Dip’s 

Growing up, Mildred Council learned to cook by watching her family use the “dump cooking” method of cooking by taste. She later honed her skills working at a neighborhood coffee shop. When Mildred decided to open her own restaurant, Mama Dip’s was born. Today, her recipes are legendary in Chapel Hill. All of her dishes are made-to-order and feature the finest, freshest ingredients. Start your day with the sweet potato pancakes. You can order for delivery or curbside pickup. 


A Chapel Hill staple, Breadmen’s serves classic home-style meals. The Castro family worked at the restaurant before becoming its new owners in early 2020. They offer a casual setting with fast, friendly service. In the kitchen, the chefs begin their days early. They cut the vegetables, prepare the batters, and bake the biscuits to perfection. Try their fruity pancakes with grits or home fries. You can order ahead for quick and easy pickup. 

After enjoying some of the best pancakes in Chapel Hill, take a hike through the Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area. As you explore the majestic forest, you might even spot some local wildlife, like groundhogs or wild turkeys. To become a resident of our Chapel Hill apartments, please contact us. Our leasing staff would love to schedule a personalized tour, so that you can see all of the amenities that our vibrant community has to offer.

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