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Pancake Pantry

1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704 (Hillsboro West End)
615-383-9333
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Ranked #47 of 1,692 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: Hillsboro West End
Description: The Pancake Pantry, located in the Hillsboro Village area near Vanderbilt University, has been a Nashville tradition since 1961. Breakfast and lunch are served daily except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is a Nashville staple! EVERYONE goes here: tourists and locals! In the morning you will see tourists and early morning Vandy students. After 11am you will see a lot of "Music Row" people (stars and producers) having their breakfast. (U C... to a "music row" person.. 11am feels like 6am! LOL) For lunch you will see people from all... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

After hearing what a Nashville tradition this place is, and how good the pancakes are we felt we had to try it. We were very disappointed, the pancakes were good, but not worth the 1 1/2 hour wait. Fido's down the street are better and we have never had to wait more than 10 minutes there.

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Nashville, TN
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

If you're in the Vanderbilt?Hillsboro Village area, this is a classic breakfast place. Go during the week or expect long lines. Big portions and waitresses that call you "Hon". Not a lot of lite fare, but why go to a pancake place when dieting? Buck Wheat pancakes cakes and te Sweet Potato cakes are worth trying.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

OK. The sweet potato pancakes,if you must have them are probably worth the wait. If, you are there for anything else, I'd say life is too short to be standing in a line for a breakfast you can find just as good if not better elsewhere...especially if it's a Sunday brunch you are relishing, such as at Copper Kettle. Last... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Another restaurant that tourists flock to as well as local college students. We waited and waited in line to get in. I didn't have a problem with it because I was with good company and didn't mind having a conversation without competing with a television, computer or cell phone! We were in town visiting my son at college. The people... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We aren't much on repeating restaurants especially when traveling but Pancake Pantry is a Nashville must. There is a line that moves rather quickly and it is worth waiting. The pancakes aren't the only thing worth praising the hash browns, bacon and sausage are superb as well!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

They have many great pancake and crepe options. It is hard to go wrong. Great atmosphere and good service. It may appear to be a long line but it moves quickly. Always busy before college or nfl football games so plan accordingly

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Food and service were great, but $13 for potatos, eggs and pancakes, just not worth it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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North Caroina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We visited on a Friday morning around 10 am - the line was around the bldg. but only took about 15 minutes to get inside. Great customer service from all! My husband had French Toast which he said was amazing! I did eggs, pancakes, and hash browns. Awesome pancakes - a little disappointed in the hash browns but overall -... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

It may be a little trying on a weekend morning to wait 30 to 60 minutes for breakfast but it is definitely worth it. Very good food, I will eat here again.

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Additional Information about Pancake Pantry

Address: 1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704
Phone Number: 615-383-9333
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Hillsboro West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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