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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Food was very fresh and All 4 of us had positive breakfast experience. Staff was very friendly and efficient.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The last time I ate here was in March 2009, and the food was excellent. Had the opportunity to eat there again today, had the cherry crepes with the vanilla cream cheese for breakfast. As before, as is now, the food was excellent. Good service, clean restaurant, bathrooms and amenities in good repair. If you're in the South Bend area,... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I always try to eat breakfast here when I'm in South Bend. It's the perfect place to get big homemade pancakes and get your day going. Service is always good, and it's not going to break your bank account to eat here. Just a good ole fashioned breakfast diner!

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Mackinaw City
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This place is phenomenal, for $4.95 you get 2 eggs, ham, bacon, or sausage, endless coffee and a glass of juice you cannot beat that price anywhere! The service was amazing, very friendly staff!!!! Try it guarantee you'll like it :)

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Was looking for a breakfast place an hour into our trip to Ohio and we found this spot on accident... so glad we did!! We were here around 1 on a Friday afternoon so it wasn't busy at all. I ordered 2 eggs, ham, hash browns and a side of biscuits and gravy and have not even one single complaint!... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We tried it on a Notre Dame home game weekend...the place was packed but they did a very well, considering the circumstances. Food is good, portions a little large, so went with senior portions on second trip. Nice family operation, definately try it.

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evansport, ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very good food and service. We looked at the reviews on this site, and overlooked the obvious disgruntled employee comments. Nice to find a nice , clean, and friendly place in the middle of the chain restaurants. We'll return, as we go through this area often.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped for breakfast on our way out of town for the first time at this restaurant in the 11+ years visiting Notre Dame. Wish I had started years ago. The food was amazing. As were the portions! And the wait staff was very nice. Overall excellent!

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Marietta, Georgia
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We hit American Pancake for breakfast before leaving town. It was exactly what I want. A good ol' fashion pancake house that has a good selection. We got a ridiculous amount of food for the price. Everything was good and the waitstaff was attentive.

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Granger, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant is nasty, owner is a Greek that watches his staff on camera while he sits in the kitchen area smoking. Treats his staff like dirt makes them serve his coffee to him with his one pack of Splenda, makes the servers sit for at least 30 off the clock after the scheduled time, takes food from the bus tubs... More 

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Additional Information about American Pancake House

Address: 508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
Phone Number: 574-247-0810
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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