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The Pancake Shop

216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
+1 501-624-5720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ham” (83 reviews)
“french toast” (40 reviews)
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Diner, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We both agree that Its like stepping back into the early 1970's. You feel as though you wouldn't be surprised to see some of your older family there. Very Nostalgic and the best value for breakfast.

Thank mikeharper1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everytime my husband and i come to hot springs we have to stop here for breakfast. Get the ham, you will not be disappointed, you only need one piece to share. If you are looking for a diner experience then this is your place.

Thank Paisely B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great find on Central Ave! Good prices and tons of food. Fast service. Try not to overbuy, when the servers tell you the pancakes are big, they mean it. The pancakes are plate sized and thick. Their locally sourced pork sausage was...More

Thank work2travelTexas
Reviewed 4 days ago

Classic diner feel, limited menu, and limited hours (closes daily at 12:45). Pancakes -- especially banana pancakes -- are large, fluffy, and yummy. Craving them as I write this.

Thank yalibrarian
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was amazing. Super awesome service and very good food! The coffee was super hot and soo good. Banana pancakes were suggested and so very good! My husband got some of the fresh ground sausage with his pancakes and that was wonderful as well

Thank Miranda E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They are known for their sausage and blueberry pancakes. My recommendation you and a friend get 2 eggs and 2 sausage and 1 pancake. Then split it. The portion sizes are big and the food is amazing. The waitresses are so nice. My friend and...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to start this off by saying it was the start of school in Hot Springs when we came, so maybe it affected the shops around town, but it seemed like nothing wanted to be open. The Pancake House was the exception. We walked...More

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buckwheat pancakes are really wonderful everything was really good here everybody has a smile when they leave this place because the food is so wonderful great southern comfort food

Thank Doug C
Keeley D, Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Doug C: Thank your for selecting The Pancake Shop for breakfast. Our goal is to have all customers leave with smiles on their faces. We hope you will come often for breakfast. We enjoyed serving you. Best regards, Janet

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just lo love this place. It's very simple, but delicious with and simpler times feel to it. Also right next to the Savory Pantry which is a must see store.

Thank Angela W
Keeley D, Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Angela W: You took the word right out of my mouth, Yummy. Please come again soon. We loved serving you. Best regards, Janet

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family here this morning. It was a special breakfast. Served nicely from friendly staff. Better than Kerbey Lane in Austin TX. Local made sausage was VERY good, apple butter was tasty and buckwheat blueberry pancakes were excellent. Loved it!

Thank David E
Keeley D, Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear David E: Thank you for joining us for breakfast. I agree that the farm to table sausage is very good indeed. Please come again soon. We appreciate your business. Best regards, Janet

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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
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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
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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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