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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” (91 reviews)
“french toast” (43 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

This was a great place for breakfast. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful. The food was excellent.

Thank greenelie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The breakfast was great and our server was so sweet and friendly. Good food. It was really busy when we arrived, but we were seated pretty quickly. We had to wait a bit on server but she did come over and apologize for the delay...More

Thank nana59x
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If my husband were rating this, he would have given it a 5 rating and I would give it a 3 so I chose 4. He loved the egg dish with homemade sausage and fresh squeezed orange juice. I had “greasy” egg whites and buckwheat...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently my fiancé and I attended this restaurant the morning of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. It was crowded, and took about 30 minutes to be seated. The staff was friendly, the coffee hot and delicious, and the food was out of this world! The...More

1  Thank Garrett C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got here just before 9 and only had to wait until 9:20. There is a WONDERFUL shop next door that has a multitude of samples (chorizo, preserves, sauces, etc.) We hung out in here while we waited. Try the carrot cake preserves, you won't...More

1  Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service were both really good. It does get busy, so I would recommend getting there early.

Thank KansasCityWanderers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one buckwheat pancake is enough. It's yummy but will fill you up. Great place, we always go when we are in town.

Thank W2574FZbethm
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is pricey for pancakes which are not light, more of a heavy pancake. Made a mistake ordering two (one pancake is like three other places). Lots of butter for pancake. Friends ordered ham and loved it. Service is excellent. Sausage is probably homemade, did...More

Thank JRoberts198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our visit. The service is excellent. The food is great. Everything we ordered was freshly made and excellent. I would recommend this place to anyone staying in Hot Springs.

Thank runlad11713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have said, I don't really get the hype. It's a breakfast place serving breakfast. But, the sausage they say is local was absolutely amazing. I'm still thinking about the sausage in my omelette weeks later. The waitress was the most attentive and friendly...More

Thank Taylor P
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Ramona J
19 February 2018|
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Response from Anthony Z | Reviewed this property |
yes if it's crowded you'll wait til they get tables set up.
Robert M
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
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
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
6:00 AM - 12:45 PM
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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