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Ol' South Pancake House

1507 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107-6545
+1 817-336-0311
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“german pancake” (53 reviews)
“pancakes” (139 reviews)
“dutch baby” (19 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
1507 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107-6545
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by here and we were not disappointed. A large variety on the menu,not just pancakes, not just breakfast. The portions are great and the waitstaff is extremely friendly. The German pancake was great,as was the biscuit skillet and Belgium waffles. Will definitely be back,...More

Thank g m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This will be the new breakfast spot for my family every time we are in Fort Worth. I enjoyed the German style pancakes immensely. So ready to return and try something else on the menu. They also had a balloon man going around to entertain...More

Thank atlgeo16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love to eat here and their signature German pancake are the bomb! they also have great plate lunches and other comfort food. I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank BardT3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been open since 1962. Nothing fancy here as far as atmosphere just a good ol’ southern place. I had the Dutch Babies pancakes with fresh blueberries. I had never had this type of pancake so wasn’t sure what to expect. It says...More

Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the World Famous German Pancake and the Southern Chicken and Waffle for dinner. The German Pancake had lemon juice and powdered sugar added tableside by the waitress. It was outstanding! The Southern Chicken and Waffle was good. The Waffle was actually great, but...More

Thank SLWS1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the buttermilk short stack and sausage. I got pecans to top the pancakes and coffee to drink. The pancakes were okay but not great. Not what I would describe as fluffy but a little dense. My sausage patties were dry and lacked taste....More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Late breakfast, or early lunch time of day. Place was packed in a good way. Some of our group had lunch, some had breakfast. All were pleased. This place represents, Down Home Southern style at it's best. Not fancy but comfort food. Try this place...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Ft. Worth and lived there for 18 years. Ole South was a part of my life then, and it is now when I go back to visit my daughter. My husband LOVES the German Pancake. He never gets anything else. I...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place several times when in town over the last several years. the service and the food is always excellent. We didn't have to wait for a table and our food came out very quickly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank BarryHill1986
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I don't know why this place has such a long wait line. The food is mediocre at best, the service is poor, the portions are minuscule, the coffee is fair and the food is oftentimes cold. Maybe this used to be a hot spot, but...More

Thank Vincenzo1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1507 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107-6545
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-336-0311
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