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The Pancake Shop

216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
+1 501-624-5720
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ham” (82 reviews)
“french toast” (37 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 12:45All hours
Diner, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
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161 - 170 of 997 reviews

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

An absolute must the pancakes are fabulous the apple butter is delicious and the service is very good

Thank scscasey
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The place was pretty packed by 7:45 on a Sunday morning. My husband had the sausage omelette with jalapeños and I had the bacon omelette with mushrooms. Both omelette were loaded with the meat. The coffee was hot and the waiter kept it coming. No...More

Thank Gfzoog
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We will be back!!!! My husband and I were quite impressed with everything we had. My husband ordered pancakes, sausage and eggs and I had the small ham steak and eggs. The eggs were cooked to perfection, the ham tender and delicious and for being...More

Thank Cappy A
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ate here on a Monday morning. It was a busy spot, but we had only a couple of minutes to wait as they prepped a table. The service here was excellent and the atmosphere very relaxed. It's like an old time 50's diner in...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I walked here from the Arlington and enjoyed a great breakfast. It was a Monday morning, so we had no wait. We both ordered blueberry pancakes and sausage. The sausage is local and is fantastic! The pancakes were also very good. They...More

Thank texasgirl75
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a great family owned business that serves one of the better breakfasts around (the country). The restaurant has been in this family for years so you know they have dedication. The omelettes are light and fluffy and the ham is not to be...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Be prepared to wait but you won't 'be disappointed--fantastic blueberry pancakes, fresh squeezed orange juice, perfect bacon, and coffee refills galore!! Friendly staff and a perfect way to start your day!

Thank BeBe53207
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The omelettes were delicious. Service friendly and attentive. Only complaint was they fill the coffee too often so you can't get it and keep it the way you like it. We went at 7:30 am and walked right in to be seated. By 8:15 the...More

Thank DawnColonna
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It was good and filling for a breakfast before walking the strip. The wait was a little long but the food was good.

Thank Cassie M
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The bacon is razor-thin but crispy while not over cooked. The scrambled eggs were just a bit dry, but the over-easy were perfectly cooked. Service was attentive. Nothing special about this breakfast-only place, but even with its limited menu (eggs and pancakes, no potatoes) it's...More

Thank Lasl0nimne
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Robert M
I would like to know if the owners of the pancake shop agree with The Manager Tina is telling customers to go to the colonel pancake shop? Giving me options is what Manager Tina said to me...Robert Morphew 501.620.8914
10 August 2015|
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Response from Fred S | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the owner , in person , and let him know what is going on behind his back . If she's sending folks to a competitor , she needs to be gone ASAP . I will continue to have breakfast at the Pancake Shop whenever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
06:00 - 12:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-5720
  • E-mail
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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