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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 #73 of 4,046 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. Gourmet coffee, Bloody Mary's and mimosas are also served.
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I read about Richard Walker's Pancake House in San Diego Magazine----and it seems to always show up on everyone's list of San Diego Breakfast haunts....so my Sister and I walked over to give RWPH a try.....we were seated within five minutes and immediately realized that half of San Diego had the same breakfast plan that particular day----lots of folks---they all... More

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

Hi William, Than you so much for the kind words, we're glad and thankful you enjoyed our signature apple pancakes and had a good time. We had a pleasure serving you and look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Richard Walker Sr. More

Tomball, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I ordered the pecan pancakes. They are shaped like a bowl. The best pancakes I have ever had!, Thats what they are known for.

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

Thanks for the kind words! We're glad you had a great time. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food was amazing specially the omelettes and pancakes. You might need to skip your previous dinner for that. Very big portions and very delicious food. Try to be early to get a table, this place will get full very quickly.

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David-Alexandre F, Owner at Richard Walker's Pancake House, responded to this review

Hello there! We couldn't be more thankful and grateful for your positive experience at Richard Walker’s Pancake House. We had a pleasure serving you and we look forward to your return visit! Thanks again, Richard Walker Sr. and Richard Walker Jr. More

Los Angeles, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

we ate here friday morning in the middle of the heat wave. we missed the breakfast rush so there wasno wait. we ordered the harvest pancake and the apple pancake. both were really good. the bacon was a tad chewy but tasted good. The waiter was very efficient. we lacked nothing. we sat outside which was less noisy than inside.... More

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

Hi Karen, Thanks for your kind words. We had a pleasure and look forward to your return visit. More

Whittier, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

On a quick visit to San Diego with my mom, sister, and daughter, we decided to visit this place after seeing a lot of advertising about it. We walked right in and got a table. First thing that got me going was the can of Coke for $2.95. Really? I sent mine back unopened and chose something else. On to... More

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

Dear Angel, We’re so sorry you didn't have a positive experience at Richard Walker’s Pancake House. We want you to know that your feedback and thoughts will be used to improve our business. It is feedback like this that we take directly to our cooks and servers to make them better and make us better. Again, we’re so sorry. Hopefully... More

Edmonton
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast was very enjoyable, a couple things though could have been better. First, the service was outstanding, very attentive wait staff, never finished a coffee without being asked for a top up, 5/5 for that! Went on a Monday morning and was a small line so I would expect long lines on weekends. Had the Santa Fe omelet, was very... More

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

Hello there Brock! Thanks for your kind words. We had a pleasure serving you and we look forward to your return visit! Thanks again, Richard Walker Sr. and Richard Walker Jr. More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I recently decided to go gluten free for health reasons, and haven't found very many restaurants with gluten free items. This waffle was very good, and came with fresh strawberries. My daughter and I were in San Diego for the Paul McCartney concert, so this breakfast the next day was "icing on the cake"!!

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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I got the waffle with fresh strawberries. It was SO good. I recently went gluten free with my diet, so was very pleased to find this option!

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We are from IL and know Walker Bros very well. This is a copy cat of the original. They have fresh food and it is good but not the same as Walker Bros!

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San Francisco, CA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A group of 5 of us had breakfast here on a Sunday morning and although it was very busy, we only had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated. The service from the moment you arrive is great and you can tell they really care about getting you seated as quickly as possible. I ordered a diced ham and... 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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