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Original Pancake House

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5479 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221-6701
716-634-5515
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6:45 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious and always busy

I'd say every time I think of this place I think of how busy it is. The food here is really good and people are crazy about it. The prices aren't cheap, however it's quality and you get what you pay for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Sean B
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San Antonio, Texas
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Go here every chance I can. Wait times are excessive, but that's because of the restaurant's reputation for outstanding pancakes.

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Thank sharon11232015
Orchard Park, New York
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to celebrate my daughter's birthday on January 19th. Checked menu prior to make sure they had gluten free pancakes. We ordered and later the waitress came back to inform us that they did not have any GF pancake mix. Funny, when we were at the cash register checking out, they had the GLUTEN FREE PANCAKE MIX for sale! I... More 

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1 Thank marshallsmom
Buffalo, New York
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79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I heard that there's cockroaches here and I refuse to come back. When someone mentions them, their meal gets comped & that's it. This place has a serious bug problem and should be shut down

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1 Thank Misspickyeater
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

When I am bored with other Breakfast place I like to come here, a tad on the pricier side but the food is great. Omelets as big as a plate with cheese(extra) oozing out of it. All kinds of crepes and pancakes the size of well cakes. Best part if you like Breakfast food after 4 they got discounts and... More 

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1 Thank Sergey N
Buffalo, New York, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We dine regularly for breakfast and love the omelets,crepes and especially pancakes. Service is always polite and prompt. The coffee cups are refilled without needing to ask. Frequent host Tim is wonderful at managing the crowds that are often waiting to be seated.

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Thank June J
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355 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

I'd say every time I think of this place I think of how busy it is. The food here is really good and people are crazy about it. The prices aren't cheap, however it's quality and you get what you pay for.

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Thank Sean B
Manchester, Vermont
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

First time visiter and wish we lived close by. The breakfast was delicious, huge portions, and reasonably priced. One member got the big apple dish, it was amazing. Potato pancakes needed a little umph, but still good as a side dish. Tip of the day: hare an omelet. They are huge!

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Thank Sue F
Barto, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The food is always outstanding and the portions are good size. So come hungry! Serving staff is always super friendly.

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Thank Barbara O
Sebastian, Florida
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620 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 457 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

On our recent trip to Williamsville, there was do doubt that we would go to the Pancake House again. We did, and it was great. The service is fast and the food comes to the table hot. They have a great menu with a lot of varied items. You won't go wrong with whatever you pick but the omelets are... More 

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Thank barbara270
Oshawa, Canada
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went there for breakfast the last morning of our stay in Williamsville. The line up was long but we were told by patrons behind that it was well worth the wait and they were right!! Food comes out quickly, hot, hearty and delicious. Had a difficult time selecting so went with the apple fritter pancake and my husband ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5479 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221-6701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Williamsville
  • Phone Number: 716-634-5515

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:45 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?