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216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-624-5720
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Ranked #10 of 236 Restaurants in Hot Springs
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Family owned and operated since 1940, and serving breakfast exclusively, including pancakes, omelets, home-made sausage, hickory-smoked ham, French Toast, and fresh-squeezed orange juice, among other offerings. Featured in The New York Times , Southern Living, and Food Network Magazine. Historic Downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.
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Benton, La
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Service was top notch even though the place was packed. Everything we had was awesome! Pancakes were probably the best we have eaten. My wife's omelet was great. The homemade breakfast sausage was perfectly seasoned and better than any commercially bought sausage you can buy. Can't forget the apple butter...OH MY GOODNESS AWESOME!!

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Bass, thanks for your awesome review!! We try so hard to earn your exact wording everyday. Hope to see you soon at the Pancake Shop!! Tina More 

Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We ordered the blueberry pancakes after an early morning hike, and they were delicious. The place was packed, because it was a Saturday morning. However, we got seated very quickly and had great service. The servers were quick and very friendly. (The only reason why I'm giving 4 stars instead of 5...we we're seated close to the back counter and... More 

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Rachel, thanks so much for your very positive review of the Pancake Shop. Glad you and your group had a great experience. And, thanks for catching me doing my job!! My team knows I am there to keep an eye on the big picture so that our guests have the wonderful experience that you had AND our restaurant stays as... More 

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is breakfast and so good the first day, we easily choose it again the next morning. They close at 12:45 pm, so it really is breakfast but the food and service were excellent both times. Hot Springs obviously knows the establishment too. Highly recommended for an excellent meal and very attentive service.

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Bob, that's what we like to hear!! Thanks so much for your very positive review of the Pancake Shop. We hope to see you again soon!! Tina. More 

Ozark, Missouri
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good service and food is terrific. Had to wait for nearly an hour for a table, the place is very popular. The seating is incredibly cramped though, we had a table on either side of us, within 6-10 inches of ours. People were nice but I'm not a fan of strangers so close they can grab things from my table... More 

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Pitt82marino - thanks for taking the time to review The Pancake Shop in Hot Springs, AR. We love that you enjoyed the great food and friendly service. Sorry the seating arrangement didn't work for you. Maybe we can sit you guys in another area next time you come in……….AND, I hope you do. Tina. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

As always, Trip Adviser sent us to an wonderful local breakfast spot. The service was superb! Fresh coffee, homemade jelly and local sausage... Who could ask for more? We have been traveling for 5 months around the mainland from Hawaii and this is a new favorite restaurant in our travels. The manager took time to stop by each table and... More 

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

All the way from Hawaii !! Wow, thanks for making the Pancake Shop one of your stops. Glad you liked everything. Lots of history in the Hot Springs area. Hope you enjoyed your time here and will come back the next time your travel brings you to Arkansas. Tina. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When your name is "Pancake" anything, you should have good pancakes and I was not disappointed. Theirs are as good as any. I had eggs and bacon with regular house pancakes. My friend had Banana pancakes and said they were the best ever. The staff is friendly. This is just a good clean "Diner" type breakfast spot that will not... More 

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very favorable review of the Pancake Shop. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food and service. Please come see us again next time you are in Hot Springs. Tina. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place is always crowded because it is really good. The buckwheat pancakes are great and they give you a huge piece of ham with your eggs that is so good..

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Hey Kim - thanks for your Pancake Shop review. We appreciate your comments. We are now in our 75th year. Can you believe it!! We pride ourselves on consistent good food, friendly service. Try us again next time in our neighborhood. Tina. More 

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We are from the area and decided to stop in here for breakfast New Years Day. As others have mentioned it was very busy and we were sent next door to a gift shop to wait as there is no extra space int the restaurant. The wait was only about 20 minutes even though they were packed. We were fortunate... More 

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Doodad, thanks so much for taking the time to review the Pancake Shop. We appreciate your favorable comments. Sorry about the 20 minute wait. Our 75 years of serving breakfast the way people like it has created a huge following and we pride ourselves on having guests who have returned to the Pancake Shop for "decades"!! Give us another try... More 

Denver
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We loved the food here, and the staff was very helpful. My husband had injured his back, and the staff provided him with a "comfy chair" because the regular dining chairs were too hard.

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing the Pancake Shop. Especially happy we could accommodate your down in the back husband. We hope he is on the mends and is able to come see us again next time your travels bring you our way. Tina More 

Abilene, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Food and portions were excellent; pricey, but worth it. Two pancakes with meat, filled us for the whole day. Orange juice was fresh squeezed. Wait staff very helpful and serving.

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pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Fred, thanks for taking the time to review the Pancake Shop. We do appreciate it and never take for granted how our guests feel about our food and service. We try hard every day to earn "your" comments. Come see us again next time you are in town. Tina More 

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Additional Information about The Pancake Shop

Address: 216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: +1 501-624-5720
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Family Fare

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