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Mount Elephant Pancakes

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Mount Elephant, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
03 6372 2263
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I have heard about the Mt Elephant Pancake Barn for quite some time, but until this week I had never had the pleasure of being in the area. Our family was travelling from Launceston to Bicheno, and dropped just South of St Mary's and stopped by the Mt Elephant Pancake Barn. The Pancake Barn is a truly charming restaurant, set... More 

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1 Thank David W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Terrible. Coffee???????more like dirty dishwater. Pancakes???????premade reheated with frozen reheated fillings. Yuk. Poor presentation did not help to appeal to your appetite yet let alone the blackened stained plates. What a rip off. We will never be back. These people need to get into the 20th century in how to run a restaurant if they wish to stay in business.... More 

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1 Thank ainiamsat
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

First time visit after driving past for many years. (should have kept driving) Very very average doughy pancakes (more like an oversize crepe) No cards - cash only - $50 note was frowned upon - in my opinion keep on driving into St Marys for a feed

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2 Thank Bill W
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

From our 1st trip to Tasmania we have been regulars here. We enjoy the quirkinest of the place. Our first visit was a feezing day and we loved the fire and warmth of the place. Now that we live in Tassie everytime we come to the East Coast we drop in for a few pancakes... Be orepared to pay cash.... More 

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1 Thank RichardBejah
Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A lovely bush setting, we choose to dine outside.The young waiter was fabulous , we were a table of eight, we received our food in good time. Others at our table loved their pancakes my thoughts were big price for less than average pancakes when we attempted to pay the bill we were told they have no card facility's. It... More 

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2 Thank kim r
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

WOW !!! What whoppers of pancakes they have at this restaurant. Excellent varieties of pancakes to choose from and a good selection of hot and cold Beveridge's. My suggestion is do NOT have breakfast or lunch until you try a Mount Elephant pancake, it is well worth it. Best suggestion is go in starving and leave feeling very satisfied.

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1 Thank Helen P
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Excellent service, great menu and best pancakes. What a quirky little cafe....kids loved it. Worth the trip up the mountain. Great spot!!

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1 Thank Michael P
Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

More 'Good' than average, but Trip Advisor doesn't have that option. Lovely little cafe and very inviting. We found the staff pleasant. Good variety of savory and sweet pancakes, although the ones we chose were all crepes so not sure which ones are pancakes. We tried the Salmon, Mediterranean and Apple Custard. All were lovely and a good size. We... More 

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1 Thank WoodgateFamily
Australia
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We shared a very nice pancake mid morning, slightly embarrassed by not having much cash, as there is no EFTPOS (although you could leave the money at the newsagent in St Marys from the ATM, I wonder how many would??) Such a great opportunity to do more with, would make a great motorbike stop, as the drive is perfect.

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1 Thank caseyj1937
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We were on a group of 20 motorbike riders & 3 of the larger bikes were almost dropped because of the state of the driveway - steep with deep gravel, making it very difficult to negotiate & turn around.(we heard that later rides did have bikes fall). The place was pleasant enough, but the staff were not really friendly.The pancakes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Cafe, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Elephant, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Marys
  • Phone Number: 03 6372 2263

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