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American Pancake House

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508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Novi, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before heading home from a fun weekend at Notre Dame, we stopped at APH for some pancakes. My daughter and I split a skillet. The resulting split was more than enough for me. Pancakes were awesome. Our waitress was friendly and service was great. A busy restaurant usually means people like the food--- that was the case here.

Thank Will B
Elmira, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my husband's birthday and I wanted to go to the best place in South Bend for breakfast. It was Sunday morning so we had to wait to be seated. Desk said 10-12 minutes but we were seated in less than 10. Service was great especially recognizing the place was busy. I had the blueberry pancakes that had blueberries... More 

Thank CarolN16
Arlington, TX
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After having had a few lousy breakfasts while visiting South Bend we were lucky to find this gem. The eggs, country fried steak skillet and pancakes were excellent and the service was courteous and prompt.

Thank Wandering-Jim-50
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122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a Sunday morning breakfast and they must have thought I was a farmer with all the food they gave me. If you are seeking breakfast almost anything you can dream up will be on the huge breakfast menu. 6 pages of breakfast goodies. A delightful surprise: first thing the waitress arrived at my table with a saucer of... More 

Thank NFdolt
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Needed a decent breakfast and thankfully this place didn't disappoint. Service was fast but friendly. Many options to choose from. Being an omelet lover - I ordered just a basic ham & cheese omelet which was HUGE! Hash browns were perfect. Orange juice is a must - freshly squeezed.

Thank Jennifer S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Ate breakfast here with a table for 10. The service was excellent, the food was good. The restaurant could use some updates but it was clean. The water pressure in the bathroom was bad.

Thank Christine D
Grand Cayman
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Tried this because it was recommended on tripadvisor. A lot of food for the money and good service as well.

Thank Caymanguest
Houston, Texas
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334 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Old fashioned pancake house. Not a chain. Quick service. Coffee refills come before the level drops more than an inch in the cup. Great menu selection. Pancakes were great. Bacon was so - so. Coffee was a good brew. Can't go wrong here. Just north of the turnpike entrance on Michigan.

Thank cgny1fwd
Viera, Florida
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Large group...on Black Friday...they handled it with professionalism and efficiently. Ask for Melody...

Thank Rick081950
Fortaleza, CE
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Everything of the restaurant is really delicious. All the plates are very well served, too much food. All the products used to prepare the receipes are high level quality.

Thank João Paulo B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: 574-247-0810

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