As if you needed another reason to celebrate indulging in breakfast food, Tuesday is International Pancake Day, providing another excuse to find yourself a short stack of flapjacks.
But not all hotcakes are made the same and the wrong one can really ruin your holiday celebration. Here are 10 places where you can get great pancakes in Utah County.
Jim's Family Restaurant
Nothing quite beats your family recipe for pancakes, except for maybe those at a family restaurant. Jim's Family Restaurant is legendary for its pancakes, which include large pancakes or a Short Stack, as well as its Strawberry Pancakes.
Location: 834 E. State Road, American Fork
Black Bear Diner
You'll feel ready for hibernating after a trip to the Black Bear Diner. These diners specialize in making you feel at home, and nothing says that quite like a stack of fluffy buttermilk pancakes.
Locations: 771 E. University Parkway, Orem; 154 N. West State Road, American Fork
Hot Rod Diner
Some of the best places for comfort food like pancakes are off the beaten path. That's exactly what you get at Hot Rod Diner. As they say at the diner, it's "Where winners eat."
Location: 175 E. Main St., Santaquin
The Original Pancake House
For only being open a few days, the Original Pancake House in Lehi has already garnered quite a following. It's hard to go wrong with most of its pancakes, but many online recommend blueberry or chocolate chip pancakes.
Location: 1674 W. Traverse Parkway, Lehi
One Man Band
You'll have to be (drum) rolled out of the One Man Band after a plate of their fluffy flapjacks. You can get your flapjacks in any size stack you want -- one, short or full -- with their Stack O'jacks menu item.
Location: 1220 E. Main St., Lehi; 410 N. Main St., Spanish Fork
TRUReligion Pancake & Steakhouse
You'll be converted to the good news of TRUReligion Pancake & Steakhouse after just one trip and one bite of their mouthwatering pancakes. And while you may love their original pancakes, they also serve blueberry or chocolate chip pancakes.
Location: 360 S. State St., Suite 158, Orem
Callie's in Orem is known for its famous breakfast and its pancakes are one of the reasons why.
Location: 466 N. State St., Orem
If you've only been to Communal for a Friday night date, you're missing one of the best parts of the Provo eatery — Saturday brunch. Though the menu rotates seasonally, pancakes seem to be a staple, with delicious buttermilk pancakes currently on the rotation.
Location: 102 N. University Ave., Provo
2. Sidecar Cafe at Legends
Whether you're there for a burger or a fresh cup of coffee, Sidecar Cafe has you covered. And don't forget to start your morning with a plate of their fantastic pancakes.
Location: 1715 W. 500th South, Springville
If you've ever wanted to taste a pile of heaven, you can at Joe's Cafe. A pile of heavenly silver dollar pancakes awaits there, ready to take you to breakfast nirvana.
Location: 1126 S. State St., Orem