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The Pancake Shop

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216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
+1 501-624-5720
06:00 - 12:45
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 12:45
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St. Louis
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hubby had eggs, sausage and pancakes. I had waffles and fruit. They were literally the best I've every had. Hubby was not a big fan of the pancakes, but he is super picky. I thought my food was a 10! I wish I could gets waffles this good where I live in St. Louis.

Thank Maplewood_Jen
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have had breakfast a number of times at the Pancake Shop and there is usually a wait but the staff does everything to move fast and get you seated. They are great to send you next store to the gourmet Pantry store and have a free cup of coffee. The staff is great and food is very average and... More 

Thank ishkbibel
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very yummy and inexpensive. The portions are generous. This was 1 of only 2 places I enjoyed eating at while visiting Hot Springs. If I ever come back, I will definitely eat there again.

Thank Amanda J
McKinney, Texas
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast before heading out of town. I had blueberry pancakes and my husband had banana pancakes. Both were wonderful. The pancakes are large - we ordered 2 each and could only eat 1. The local sausage was very good too. Highly recommend!!! There'll be a wait, but worth it.

Thank LLBTravelBug
Springdale, Arkansas, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hostest made sure to place us where we could watch our bike and offered me "cheaters" so I could read the menu. Waitress brought extra plate so I could share my pancakes with hubby and also informed us about how to pour hot syrup on pancakes so it would not run off into my lap. Ti p -go early!

Thank Sue H
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Orange juice was fresh squeeze, the bacon was cooked to perfection and the banana pancake was the best is ever had. The staff was warm and friendly.

Thank peekabeaux
Corinth, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such cute place to stop in for some breakfast before heading out of town! The mediterranean omelet was amazing! Great service! Friendly people:)

Thank mhscpresident
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very southern, fresh and tasty. We loved the apple butter, which we found out we could buy next door. I wouldn't pass up this spot for breakfast!

Thank JoniA247
Bismarck, Arkansas
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140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every one has a bad day, not here for me and many others. Stuck completely in a time zone, the perfect time zone for Quality, Service and Atmosphere. I'd eat here or have a cup of Coffee with REAL CREAM, Pancakes with REAL BUTTER AND MAPLE SYRUP, just order the REAL Flavors that IMITATION REPLACED. I'd like to leave my... More 

Thank Nick S
Keeley D, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Nick S: I want to thank you for your kind review of The Pancake Shop. I agree that we are a great place for breakfast. We pride ourselves on all natural and homemade products. Please come again soon. Best regards, Janet More 

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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great breakfast at The Pancake Shop. The service was quick and friendly. We each enjoyed an excellent omelet. This is a great breakfast place on Central in the historic district.

Thank Janeen K
Keeley D, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Janeen K: Thank you so much for your review. We love our little diner. Please come back again very soon. We look forward to serving you. Best regards, Janet Ford More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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?