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Kate's Pancake House

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102 S Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5133
+1 910-458-3663
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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St. Johns, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in for a quick breakfast during the off season. They were quite busy but the wait for a table was not too long. It seems like a nice enough place but our server was very inattentive and the food was just OK. We heard a few servers telling other guests that the kitchen was backed up and food was... More 

Thank Poppy_Pignoli
Summerville, South Carolina
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very convenient to the hotel. We were able to walk through the hotel parking lot then across the street to this restaurant. The wait staff was friendly and courteous. The food was excellent. This is a good value for breakfast or lunch.

Thank peter b
Salem, Ohio
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Come hungry if you are going to eat at Kate's, they give you a lot of food for your money. Great food and good service.

Thank KsBug79
Christiansburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So Kate's Pancake House has been here for twelve years (we were told). And if you were around before that, then yes, it was another pancake house prior to that. But so much for the history lesson. We showed up here hungry and looking for some delicious breakfast food. And let me just mention now that they also serve lunch... More 

Thank Ken V
Manorville, New York
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast and really enjoyed the experience. The restaurant was filled with a local crowd...always a good sign...locals know where the good food is. I had a wonderful omelette with cheddar cheese and spinach and my husband had the southern omelette. The grits were delicious and the pancakes the best. So good😊

Thank lovetoeatout75
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring your appetite 'cause the food is good to very good. Menu offers full range of solid American choices including country ham and sausages. Prices are moderate-staff is friendly- service is brisk. Only weak spot is weak coffee. Advise 30 minute walk before entering so that your appetite is up to the level of this very good restaurant. I bet... More 

Thank Grayendo
Greenville, North Carolina
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have to wait long to get in this busy restaurant. My husband and I had a wonderful meal! The grits are thick and creamy, the pancakes are light and fluffy, and my Philly Cheese Steak omlett was amazing! Wait staff is very friendly.

Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have eaten at this location twice now. I like to go back to make sure the experience was not unique. This is one of those places where the locals go all of the time. Parking is limited but it's on main street and you should be walking that road, anyway. Mornings can develop quite the wait as it is... More 

Thank 459leec
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Stopped here for breakfast on New Year's Day while on our way through Carolina Beach on down to the NC Aquarium. Huge selection of breakfast choices. Good food and great service. Wish we had something like this close to where we live and will definitely stop here again.

Thank Mary C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Ate there in December 2015 and food is delicious. Called in 2016 December and their voicemail says open till one pm - so only for breakfast and late breakfast. This website is in error for the hours. It has the best breakfast though.

Thank Pam P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-3663

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?