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The Pancake Shop

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216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-624-5720
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06:00 - 12:45
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 12:45
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is ok, but everything is over priced! Good coffee, service is standard. Their prices are just way out of line. Several restaurants around there are way too expensive. Tourist traps.

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Thank maxteddavid900
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading reviews and seeing the waiting line for this restaurant, I must say we were really disappointed. We had the pancakes (their specialty, of course). They were gummy in the middle and not too tasty. Not wanting to wait for another plate, we were granted a "gratis" for the pancakes which was very nice.

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Thank kaharbour
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit historic downtown Hot Springs, breakfast or a meal here is a must-do! They have great food. Their French toast is great!

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Thank R8422MNkarls
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was definitely packed, had small waiting line, the food was good, the waitress needs to retire or didn't have good night's sleep the night before ,not sure what her problem was, the hostess commented how wonderful person she was, will go back and try it again, this time ask for a different section.

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Thank Darryl B
Frisco, Texas
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pancake House. However, beyond pancakes the menu is limited. Cheese grits were great but the coffee was disappointing.

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Thank grekgodes
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blueberry pancakes were delicious. Coffee was perfect!!! Homemade sausages were tasty. Next time we are in Hot Springs, we will be going there once again!

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Thank Delorean L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. The pancakes were amazing. It was literally one of the best breakfasts I have ever had. Everything is reasonably priced. The staff is extremely courteous and the establishment is clean.

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Thank Anthony R
Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun, fast-paced, busy little place! It has an old-school feel, which fits right in with the historical area of Hot Springs National Park. We arrived at 9:30 am, put our name on the list, and were invited to step next door into The Savory Pantry for complementary coffee. We're not coffee drinkers, but we enjoyed looking through... More 

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Thank TexasDia
Rayville, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very small with not a lot of tables so expect a long wait. I promise it is well worth it. Ordered pancakes and fresh orange juice. Will be a regular breakfast stop for us.

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Thank Carol A
Batesville, Arkansas
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each time my husband and I visit Hot Springs we make plans to eat here. The setting is awesome and has not changed in years. Robert is an awesome waiter whom we have had to wait on our table many times. A visit to Hot Springs is not complete without a stop in here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 12:45
Monday
06:00 - 12:45
Tuesday
06:00 - 12:45
Wednesday
06:00 - 12:45
Thursday
06:00 - 12:45
Friday
06:00 - 12:45
Saturday
06:00 - 12:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-5720
Description
Family owned and operated since 1940, and serving breakfast exclusively, including pancakes, omelets, home-made sausage, hickory-smoked ham, French Toast, and fresh-squeezed orange juice, among other offerings. Featured in The New York Times , Southern Living, and Food Network Magazine. Historic Downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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