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Smitty's Pancake House

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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3426 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 4E5, Canada
(250) 724-5022
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our breakfast came and the pancakes were cold but the waitress quickly fixed the problem and had them heated! Then the breakfast became very delightful!

Thank mrstravellinglady
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coffee was tasted terrible, and the pancakes and sausages were mediocre. The syrup tasted like Aunt Jemima. The prices were okay, but you pay more then what you get. The service was good.

Thank joelthegreat01
Chilliwack, Canada
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

My daughter loved her quesadilla! It was a Santa Fe one or something like that. I ordered the Chef salad and it was very good, I just would have liked some more variety of vegetables in it like some cucumbers or bell peppers instead of just lettuce, tomato and carrots. My husband thought the fish and chips were delicious. He... More 

Thank jokelta
Comox Valley, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

I had breakfast there on two occasions this trip. Food was good, well priced, and friendly waitresses.

Thank John R
Ladysmith, Canada
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221 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

We went for a family breakfast. Our server who was quite friendly, was also very slow. The place was slow that morning, so it was surprising to have to wait as long as we did for 4 meals. Food was good, but doubtful we will be back.

Thank fishingguy2015
Vancouver, Canada
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195 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

The service here was rather slow. The restaurant wasn't that busy and the waitress disappeared for long stretches so getting a coffee refill or anything else took longer than it should have. The food was ok and the prices were reasonable.

Thank onip1969
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016

I went to Smitty's with my wife last month and I thought it was delicious. I have never tasted better breakfast food in my life, besides at home. My wife ordered the pancakes and I ordered a custom toasted sandwich. That's another pro of the restaurant. It allows you to create your own custom breakfast with different ingredients and combinations.... More 

Thank John P
Tofino, Canada
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168 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Just your usual Smitty's ... but we have been here for a couple of breakfasts. they have been very accommodating in changing the specials up a bit (pancakes instead of french toast).

Thank wolfcruise
Victoria, Canada
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593 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Food is average to very good, service is attentive and parking is easy to find. The lunch specials and soup are worth a try. Meals generally are served in generous portions. I found getting a refill on coffee slow.

Thank dennisjoanna
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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210 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Good comfort food at reasonable prices. Closes at 8 pm on Sundays but they were very accommodating when we walked in 20 minutes before closing. Multigrain pancakes are delicious!!

Thank kinx81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3426 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 4E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: (250) 724-5022

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