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Richard Walker's Pancake House

520 Front St, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
+1 619-231-7777
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Ranked #76 of 4,121 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Richard Walker's Pancake House serves award-winning, breakfast and lunch cuisine including the world-famous Baked Apple Pancake as well as a variety of original-style pancakes, crepes, waffles, omelettes, egg dishes, sandwiches and desserts.
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

On Front just off Market in front of Convention center. Saw the ad on the hotel television. Reminiscent of Sears Pancake House in San Francisco. Fun atmosphere, good service, great coffee and just a little high on the price but worth it.

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Cleveland, MS
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My only regret was not having enough time to enjoy what we ordered! I got the farmhouse pancake w/ broccoli and havarti cheese. It was like the perfect blend of pancake, quiche, & pizza. Apparently these take a good amount of time to bake, so we had to eat fast in order to make our meeting by the time we... More 

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Oh wow, glad you enjoyed your meal. Thanks for the kind review, we look forward to serving you again! More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Went to here with sis and mom as I was told it was "as good as the original pancake house ".every time I come out to California I insist on going to the pancake house for an apple pancake. This place actually had them as well to my surprise and it was heavenly. Service was a little on the slow... More 

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Angela, we're glad our apple pancake and coffee stood up! We look forward to serving you again. More 

USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What more can I say? If you like apples, you MUST have one of their Apple pancakes! Big enough for 2-3 people to share, but if you're an aficianado like me, you will order your own. Fresh from the oven or reheated later, it is a delicacy! P.S. Great bacon too!

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Heaven's me. Thanks for the kind review. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Toronto, Canada
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218 reviews 218 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This restaurant has a great reputation and deservedly so. Usually the lines are long, but if you go at off hours, you will be seated immediately- on the patio or inside. There are so many varieties of crepes, pancakes, waffles and some really strange looking shell -like things that hold layers of delicious fillings- one in particular with nuts and... More 

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Thanks for the kind words! We look forward to serving you again. More 

Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Very unusual menu with blintz, pancakes, fabulously thick bacon and eggs done just right. Best coffee I've had in a long time. Only disappointment, I wish they would have had real Maple Syrup available instead of just pancake syrup. Then I would have given them an excellent.

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Hi there! Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to serving you again! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This must be a popular local breakfast chain. Waited in line for a short bit. The service was very good and the food was good, but nothing extraordinary. I realized however at the end of our meal that the experience was quite stressful. Simply because it was so busy, cramped and lots of screeching small children.

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Sorry to hear about the atmosphere. We'll see what we can do to make it better! More 

Carlsbad, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I passed Richard Walkers one morning and saw a line of about 50 people. What's going on? I asked somebody..."breakfast" came the reply. A line this long for breakfast..crazy. The following morning my wife and I headed out early to find some breakfast. Hey Honey that's the place that had the ridiculously long line yesterday. Well there is no line... More 

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Kevin. We look forward to serving you again. Happy new year! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Did you eat your breakfast at home and have space for something sweet? Okay! You have to go to Richard Walker´s Pancake House. I can recommend the apple pancake, but it´s better to share it, because it´s a big portion. I am content with the personal.

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Miranda. Happy new year! More 

Finger Lakes, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Nine of us in San Diego to attend our nephew's wedding headed here for breakfast on a Saturday morning. We were both a little dismayed and surprised at the length of the line, but not completely discouraged. After all it was sunny and comfortable standing outside. A short time into our wait, a hostess asked how many and we indicated... More 

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Richard W, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and the kind words Tommy! Happy new year to you and your family. We look forward to your return visit. More 

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Additional Information about Richard Walker's Pancake House

Address: 520 Front St, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-231-7777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: American

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