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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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32 reviews
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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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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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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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311 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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152 reviews
101 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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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
Chili, New York
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I have always heard great things about their breakfast. They did not disappoint at all. The portions are HUGE!! The service was fast even with a larger crowd of 6. The staff was very friendly and was attentive to the needs of all customers. Great place!!

Thank Dawn M
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My college roommates and I graduated from Notre Dame 20 years ago and we met up recently at the ND vs. Navy game for a mini-reunion weekend. We ate here for breakfast before we went to tailgate. The food was great and filling, and the service was quick. Our waitstaff was pleasant too. Great place for breakfast!

Thank kitkat951
Sacramento, California
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Go to the "Original Pancake House" instead. We chose this restaurant based on the reviews and expected it to be good. Wow, were we disappointed. Food was cold. Silverware dirty. My French toast appeared to be made with Wonder Bread--no joke. I gave it a 2 because the waitress was sweet.

Thank mondosmom
Indianapolis, Indiana
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We had a typical breakfast of bacon and eggs. It was good and reasonably priced. They had a military discount.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 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?