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De Oude Muntkelder

Oudegracht aan de Werf 112, 3511 AW Utrecht, Netherlands
| +31 30 231 6773
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Scarf Dutch pancakes along Utrecht's main canal Utrecht  The Netherlands

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Sun - Sat 12pm - 9pm

Scarf Dutch pancakes along Utrecht's main canal

Dutch pancakes are about as typical as it gets in Holland. At De Oude Muntkelder Pannenkoekenrestaurant you can order them savory, or sweet, traditional, international and made-to-order (whole wheat is available). For children, there are even pancakes shaped like cars, animals and pirates.

Since I saw the size of the pancakes a few tables over, and knew I couldn't possibly eat more than one, I ordered a half and half pancake with a cup of black coffee. One side had a couple of strips of crispy bacon and the other had ripe chunks of pineapple.

It was tasty, but I think I would have liked it better if the bacon side had something else too, like cheese, or onions.

On warm days, the canal-side terrace is gorgeous, but it was still pretty chilly when I was there in March, so I sat inside, because I don't like to eat in my coat.