I don't know anyone who doesn't love Pancakes, that's why today, we celebrate. So if you're looking for a good short stack or you like them big and buttery, here are five local places you might want to check out today.

Before we dive in, here's a little history on the beloved pancake: 

There is archaeological evidence that suggests that pancakes are probably the earliest and most widespread breakfast food eaten in prehistoric societies. According to National Geographic, the ancient Greeks and Romans ate pancakes sweetened with honey and the Elizabethans ate them flavored with spices, rosewater, sherry, and apples.

Pancakes are also known as flapjacks or hotcakes.

Now the moment you've all been waiting for. Here are 5 places in our immediate area that have some pretty good, if not great pancakes:


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    Sonny Side Up in Danbury

    You haven't had pancakes till you experience Sonny's "giant pancakes". Bet you can't eat more then one.

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    Chip's in Southbury

    The name says it all. It's just synonymous with fantastic pancakes. Some say they are the best they have ever had.

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    Denny's in Danbury

    You can get all kinds of food at Denny's, but lots of people love the fact that you can get breakfast anytime, especially their famous pancakes.

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    Countryside Kitchen in Mahopac

    With 25 different varieties of pancakes, from buttermilk to the famous Holy Cannoli pancake, featured on ABC TV's Neighborhood Eats, and Restaurant Hunter. If it's not on their pancake menu, it probably doesn't exist.

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    Eveready Diner in Brewster

    Ordering pancakes at a diner can be like playing Russian Roulette, but this diner gets it right every time. Plus, they have the absolute best chocolate chip pancakes.