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Uncle Will's Pancake House

3 S Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1706
+1 609-492-2514
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (100 reviews)
“omelet” (33 reviews)
“blueberries” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
3 S Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1706
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Uncle Will's Pancake House
1. Love this place
"Been coming here for years and the food is great, servers are friendly"
lferraiola
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2. Excellent breakfast
"Freshly prepared breakfast was fabulous . Healthy choices"
monetsvilla123
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3. Family, Food, And Fun!!
"simply the friendliest most enjoyable place "
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great for families, Generous portions Lots of choice Healthy options too Nice to add extra fruit to any dish Wonderful ( papier-mâché )pig to sit with the kids Mmmmm

Thank jmteeth
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 1, 2018

A breakfast favorite that is packed every morning only to turn into fine dining in the evening is a nice trick. The fish was fresh and perfectly prepared. The service is efficient and relaxed. What a nice experience.

1  Thank richard l
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you - we think our dinners are one of the island's best kept secrets...lol.....glad you enjoyed!!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Called ahead and they suggested doing this to put us on the list in case they got busy....they did for breakfast ! Waited 5 minutes, got seated for 3 quickly. Had the French toast with side of potatoes and it was great. Wife and son...More

Thank AdVantageV12
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit! We work hard to please our customers! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite treats! Delicious breakfast with large portions. The only thing we did not care for was the potatoes. My son had a huge meal with pancakes, eggs, sausage, & a biscuit and he was in food heaven! It’s cash only...More

Thank Sharon L
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So sorry you didn't enjoy the potatoes, we are thrilled though that you enjoyed everything else! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Disclosure: Came for breakfast Such a cute little breakfast place. There are so many options and at such great prices. If you order an omelete you even get pancakes! The food was delicious. The wait wasn't too long either.

Thank jdig123
Rebecca G, Public Relations Manager at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review...so glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Uncle Will’s and ordered the Georgia Peach Pancakes, not what I expected. It tasted like regular pancakes with canned peaches on top. I was not impressed. However my wife ordered the chocolate chip and banana pancakes and really enjoyed them hence the average...More

Thank Anthony G
Rebecca G, Public Relations Manager at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so very sorry you didn't enjoy our Fresh Peach Pancakes during your recent visit. We do hand cut them fresh daily and even though they are in season sometimes the flavor isn't as perfect as everyone would like. We are thrilled your wife...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Olean, friendly, very good food and service, BYO... and reasonably priced for LBI. One of the more enjoyable places to eat at night.

Thank SmartHome
Rebecca G, Public Relations Manager at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!! So glad you enjoyed Dinner ...we always say our Evening Menu is LBI's best kept secret. We are always thrilled to hear that our customers had friendly service..thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very efficient- from seating, serving, to resetting tables. Food was very good, with just enough "new and unexpected" on the menu.

Thank Nancy S
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You! Glad You enjoyed our new items and appreciate our service!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to beach haven for years and this place is always a must. Fluffy delicious pancakes and fresh fruit are a hit. Well done as usual. Go early if you can.

Thank rogeraskins
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You! We Are So Happy You Enjoyed!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an outstanding omelette with lump crabmeat, asparagus, tomatoes and asiago cheese. It came with tasty home fries and a great toasted rye bread. The menu is large and varied; service was superb; and portions were large. Get there early if you don't want...More

Thank Steven A
Thomas S, Owner at Uncle Will's Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We are very happy you enjoyed!

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BKandCB
August 16, 2015|
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Response from BKandCB | Reviewed this property |
So sorry about the above post about Austria; I have no idea how that got posted under Uncle Will's restaurant when it wasn't part of my review. Just ignore it!
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Cindy F
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Tatiana2144 | Reviewed this property |
The only gluten-free item on the menu is pancakes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 S Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1706
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-2514
  • E-mail
Description
2017 Marks Tom's 23rd year as the proprietor of Uncle Will's. In 1996, Margie came to Beach Haven. She worked as a hostess the summer of 1996 and soon after Tom & she started dating. They married in 1999 and have been working side by side at Uncle Will's ever since. Along with the ever growing and changing Uncle Will's staff/family, they have maintained the original charm of Uncle Will's & have added some updates (including dinner in 2007!) That have helped Uncle Will's to be a mainstay in town & a special place for families to return to each year when they vacation on LBI. When Sandy hit in October, 2012, Uncle Will's was flooded by over four feet of water. It was a sad & devastating event but thanks to months of endless work, Tom rebuilt Uncle Will's with the help of talented friends, Filemon, Willie, and multiple professionals whose skills and labor brought Uncle Will's back to life. We reopened in March, 2013 and are glad to be a part of the community again. The history of Uncle Will's would not be complete without recognizing, with true gratitude & love, our loyal customers. We have been fortunate to have met such wonderful people through the years. Families have grown before our eyes! We've shared in your laughter and joy, your tears and sadness, & we look forward to seeing you every time you enter our door. We cannot thank you enough for your support. And to all of the customers we are meeting for the first time, "Welcome!"
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