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Smitty's Pancake House

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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3426 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 4E5, Canada
+1 250-724-5022
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Nanaimo, Canada
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199 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Well, it has been many years since I have eaten here, probably since 2005. It was bad then, and it was bad now. Even the waitress was the same. We all had eggs for our breakfast because we all knew that pancakes/waffle mix gives you stomach cramps. The eggs were okay, it would of been perfect if they had cleaned... More 

Thank Rose S
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Was a great pancake breakfast coffee was good service was top notch. They made sure we well taken care of would defiantly go back. Reminded me of going for breakfast when I was a child with my parents.

Thank Eric M
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our breakfast came and the pancakes were cold but the waitress quickly fixed the problem and had them heated! Then the breakfast became very delightful!

Thank mrstravellinglady
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The coffee was tasted terrible, and the pancakes and sausages were mediocre. The syrup tasted like Aunt Jemima. The prices were okay, but you pay more then what you get. The service was good.

Thank joelthegreat01
Chilliwack, Canada
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My daughter loved her quesadilla! It was a Santa Fe one or something like that. I ordered the Chef salad and it was very good, I just would have liked some more variety of vegetables in it like some cucumbers or bell peppers instead of just lettuce, tomato and carrots. My husband thought the fish and chips were delicious. He... More 

Thank jokelta
Comox Valley, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I had breakfast there on two occasions this trip. Food was good, well priced, and friendly waitresses.

Thank John R
Ladysmith, Canada
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274 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We went for a family breakfast. Our server who was quite friendly, was also very slow. The place was slow that morning, so it was surprising to have to wait as long as we did for 4 meals. Food was good, but doubtful we will be back.

Thank fishingguy2015
Vancouver, Canada
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215 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The service here was rather slow. The restaurant wasn't that busy and the waitress disappeared for long stretches so getting a coffee refill or anything else took longer than it should have. The food was ok and the prices were reasonable.

Thank onip1969
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I went to Smitty's with my wife last month and I thought it was delicious. I have never tasted better breakfast food in my life, besides at home. My wife ordered the pancakes and I ordered a custom toasted sandwich. That's another pro of the restaurant. It allows you to create your own custom breakfast with different ingredients and combinations.... More 

Thank John P
Tofino, Canada
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177 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Just your usual Smitty's ... but we have been here for a couple of breakfasts. they have been very accommodating in changing the specials up a bit (pancakes instead of french toast).

Thank wolfcruise

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3426 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 4E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-724-5022

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