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Reviewed November 21, 2019

We have been going to Mackinac Island every year for the last 14 years. We used to go to the same restaurant every year until it was bought by the Grand Hotel...then that service dived quickly as their prices when the opposite way. Since we...try a new restaurant every year, until we found the Pancake House. Each time we have been there, the seating was quick, no matter how busy they were. The menu prices were extremely reasonable, and the food was great. Each place we have went to before the Pancake House was the same old stuff..bar food and buffet powered eggs.....leave this all behind and go get that food that your mother would make.....go to the Pancake HouseMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2019

We are pleased to have exceeded your expectations. Thank you for the exceptional review. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed October 22, 2019

Lots of egg choices, also pancakes, oatmeal and fresh fruit. Bacon too. Clean, good service and friendly staff. Opens at 9 am but fills up quick.

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for choosing the Pancake House.

Reviewed October 22, 2019

Took the first ferry off the island and stopped for breakfast and coffee while waiting. Breakfast pancakes were delicious and coffee hot and ready!!!!! Good location and early hours while waiting for ferry.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

We are glad that you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for stopping in!

Reviewed October 12, 2019

It was a fairly standard breakfast all the way around. Pretty expensive for what you get (but that's what happens on the island). One of us ordered the banana bread french toast and was raving about it.

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

Thanks so much for stopping in!

Reviewed October 11, 2019

The food was always excellent...never had a problem. Pancakes and waffles light and fluffy. Bacon was best I had in two weeks. All service was excellent. Always given a seat in front at table or booth. Then there was one hostess who, even though there...was two tables and a booth, because I was alone had me sit in back at big table with Ice Cream! Even after finishing the other spots were still vacant. Hate it when treated like second class when alone even though it isn't a peak time. Other than that a very good place to eat.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

We are glad that you enjoyed it so much that you came back. Thank you for choosing the Pancake House!

Reviewed October 2, 2019

We went back twice to savor the pumpkin French toast. Delicious! The staff was really nice and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

Pancake house is cute inside and had a yummy breakfast Affordable Good options beyond pancakes Smoothies Biscuits gravy was very good

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Thank you for the poetic review!

Reviewed September 20, 2019

When you want a full breakfast American style, this is one of the best choices on the island. Choices include pancakes, or course, corned beef hash, omelettes, and many different egg dishes.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

We are glad that you enjoyed dining with us.

Reviewed September 16, 2019

The Pancake House is the place to go for breakfast. I had the Banana Nut French Toast which was excellent.

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

My wife Nd I had breakfast here while visiting Mackinac Island. The food was good, although we only had pancakes and bacon which is pretty hard to screw up. However, our waitress seemed overworked, rushed and not a very happy person. Maybe she was just...having a bad day but based on her behavior we probably won't be back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2019

Please accept our sincere apologies that you did not feel like the valued customer that you are to us. We hope that you will consider returning to experience our usual fast and friendly service.

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jtisdale18
August 19, 2019|
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Response from GuestRelations49757 | Property representative |
Pancake House does not take reservations. If you're looking for a restaurant on Mackinac Island that takes reservations try Mary's Bistro Draught House, 1852 Grill Room, and Ice House BBQ.
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kwwasserman
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Elaine G |
No, there are NO GF options. Just asked the waitress. Trip advisor, please take down your GF sign for this restaurant.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pancake House

  • Yes, Pancake House offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Pancake House offers delivery services.

  • Pancake House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5