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American Pancake House

508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
574-247-0810
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Ranked #58 of 255 Restaurants in South Bend
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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English first
evansport, ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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
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170 reviews 170 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 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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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is a great place to eat for breakfast. The staff is very nice and you get great quality food at a decent price. You will always leave full!

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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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St Joe, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I met some friends for breakfast, before shopping. I think there was 1 waitress, kind of felt worry for her. It is your typical breakfast joint. I got the pancakes…they were good, just took a long time. They were good and priced right, just wish we would have gotten out of there in a decent amount of time. If I... More

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Lewis Center, OH
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

You will not leave this place hungry! There is usually a wait on football weekends and when events are going on at Saint Mary's and Notre Dame, but this place is great. It should be on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. The fresh squeezed orange juice is great. Their omelets could feed a family. The service is quick as there... More

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Niles, Michigan
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I would never set foot in this establishment, dont care if it was the best food you ever had and it was free. The owner Nick Kladis, puts on a good front as a very friendly, all around nice guy when in fact he is sick and twisted. He has been accused of, and recently found guilty by a jury... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The owner is such a idiot... He thinks that he has a little harem of girls there... He doesn't realize this is America not the country that he comes from... This is America jerk so start treating your employees like people not the woman in your country.... Respect goes a long way..... Get your own coffee.... I'm done going there...... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Went for brunch. Food pretty good. Prices weren't bad but when got the bill seemed a little high. $62 for 4 of us with tip.

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