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Astronomical Pancake and Waffle House

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5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
+1 757-253-6565
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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California
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the largest pancakes we have ever been served - they were just slightly bigger than the plate! One pancake would definitely do! Overall, the pancakes were good, but not stellar. The staff was attentive and did well considering it was packed when we were there. Great solid choice for families - upbeat and a bit noisy - but no... More 

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Thank Lina41
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Astronomical is the best description of the pancakes here. One pancake here is enough for one person. Well prepared and great service.

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Thank Mike M
Lightfoot
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best server, Devin. Cups stayed full. Food was delicious and hot as always. Place gets better and better every visit.

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Thank David B
Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here today for lunch and suffice it to say we will never return! We waited for our food for over an hour and when it finally arrived our burgers were literally raw- as in cold in the center! WOW! Lesson learned.... the hard way unfortunately.

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Thank luvmynyy
Virginia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Astronomical pancake and Waffle House today for breakfast. We waited twenty minutes to be seated and then what felt like even longer to get our food after ordering. Once we got our food we weren't disappointed. Our waitress was great! She kept the coffee flowing and was very attentive. They have a couple of waiting areas so... More 

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Thank JeSuisPrest22
Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't eat all the food has pecan pancakes with scrapple. Breakfast with friends on our trip to williamsburg. Wife had the best SOS actual chipped beef and gravy. She was in heaven

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Thank Ancil D
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pancakes are huge as you would expect by the name of the restaurant. Even the slices of toast are huge. Overall the food is very good and prices are reasonable. As some reviews said, the service was a bit slow but not a problem.

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Thank Al C
Peoria, Illinois
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438 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Astronomical appropriately describes the quantity of food received. Unfortunately, astronomical did not always fit the quality of the food served. First the hits: Definitely kid friendly. Tolerant of the behavior often exhibited by younger children. The child's order of French toast produced a four nice pieces that were enjoyed by an eleven year old. Nancy (wife) enjoyed here waffle. The... More 

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Thank Jeffrey S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For what you pay, and for service you get. You're not going to have a great experience. Like we literally had to get up multiple times to ask for the most simple of things. If TIP stands for to insure promptness, these people surely didn't Know.

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Thank Ryan m
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very, very good. Service wasn't great but it could have been the yummy cinnamon pancakes I ordered. Waitress didn't say or never adressed the long wait for food. But the cinnamon pancakes were amazing. Everyone loved their food. Delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-253-6565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?