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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 - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent for its type!

Mainly a breakfast emporium but good also for a mid-day snack. Excellent pancakes of many varieties plus waffles, the Dutch Baby souffle-like apple concoction of massive appearance, and a wide range of egg preparations. The place can be very busy in the morning but the turnover of tables is usually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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English first
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The food is like any other breakfast place, but the prices are outrageous. I can't see how they justify the price for orange juice (especially) or the food when it is nothing you can't find at a local Perkins restaurant. Find a mom and pop place in the area or hit one of the Greek places and you'll have an... More 

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Mascouche, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Excellent restaurant, awesome omelette, service and very well organised. You put your name on a board and they call you at your turn. many places. I will come again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Breakfast okay. Be careful though due to they cook their pancakes, waffles, and other things in peanut oil. Some people are allergic. Otherwise, food is good.

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Ridgefield, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Mainly a breakfast emporium but good also for a mid-day snack. Excellent pancakes of many varieties plus waffles, the Dutch Baby souffle-like apple concoction of massive appearance, and a wide range of egg preparations. The place can be very busy in the morning but the turnover of tables is usually rapid. Ample parking off-street on the property.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My family and I were in the Williamsville area visiting family who recommended this place for breakfast. Hands down the best breakfast place I have ever been to. My husband had a western omelette. It was huge, stuffed full of vegetables. My son had the chocolate chip pancakes which he devoured. I had the bacon pancakes and wow were they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food was great. I had pecan pancakes. The service was a little hurried, though--the server filled the decaf drinker's cup with regular, forgot ketchup and the take out box. I think it's because a crowd was building at the door.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

An extensive menu that would satisfy anyone looking for a good, reasonably priced early to late breakfast. The menu is extensive enough to have breakfast menu items all day. The food is very good quality, there is no skimping on quantity ... enough food to satisfy the hungriest. Coffee is very good, as is the fresh made orange juice. Attentive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

At least once in your life you should try the oven baked pancakes. Choose either the Dutch Baby (with whipped butter, lemon and powdered sugar) or the apple ( topped with sliced apples, cinnamon and brown sugar). I do not have a restaurant near me so I always look for one when I travel.

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The original pancake house family of restaurants provides excellent food and generous portions. We have been to all three and there is very little difference between them. Food is prepared as one likes it along with generous portions. The Reuben is a good example. I was literally stuffed after consuming the sandwich. My wife had the strawberry crepes and these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We ate at this restaurant both days that we were in that area. Their portions are large. They have any kind of pancake you can think of. Their coffee is also excellent.

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