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Pancake Farm Restaurant

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1032 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2355
+1 717-733-7118
Tue - Fri 5:15 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:15 am - 1:00 pm
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Pancake Farm since I was very little, and we have never been disappointed! Food is all homemade, delicious, inexpensive, and the atmosphere, although may look chaotic, it's well managed and friendly. The servers are great! I introduced my young son (4) to them when he was just 3 months old and they have all... More 

Thank Andrea D
Lancaster, PA, United States
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, the food is wonderful, the service is quick, and the prices are unbelievably great! A throwback to the days when diner food was what you craved, the Pancake Farm has quality and perfectly prepared breakfast and lunch dishes. They have daily specials - and creative dishes! Looking for a great place for breakfast or... More 

Thank 668stephana
Venice, Florida
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219 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This little place is a great find! We love eating here. Breakfast is our favorite here, and we are never disappointed! Plenty to eat, and priced great!

Thank HappyinVenice
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Lancaster County type food. A lot of bang for your buck, *cash only*! They do a lot of work with the local animal shelters which makes me happy!! Definitely a must if your visiting the area .

1 Thank Brooke E
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I like to be fair with my reviews and found the Pancake Farm to be very average. The scrapple and sausage really had little taste, as was everything else. It was alright, but nothing stood out to make you want to return.

Thank Arrowhuntr
Stony Brook, New York
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Any place that educates the public about puppy mills AND serves delicious home-cooked food has me at hello. Upon entering the restaurant, in terms of decor you feel like you are going into a time warp back to the 50s. It's not elegant, but it's perfect just the same. The coffee is delicious, the service friendly, and the food delicious!... More 

Thank mahomama59
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This was my wife's and I first visit here although we have driven by here a million times. We had breakfast and on a scale of 1 - 10 I would give them an 8. Service was good and the prices were very reasonable. Will definitely go back.

2 Thank dgcarson
collegeville, pa
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Consistently good breakfast items! Visit almost monthly as a meeting spot with friends! Very reasonable prices! Always fresh fruit on the waffles, and we try a wide variety of items. Some love the oatmeal with fresh fruit! Healthy choices! Clean, small, line moves fairly quickly and of course, friendly service!

Thank lynnandjohn
Manassas, Virginia
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a favorite restaurant of my brother-in-law. He likes the eggs and potatoes. I had a tuna melt which was pretty good. It isn't anything fancy, though, really basic inside, but the service is good and the waitstaff is very friendly.

Thank JudyAP
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I go here at least once a week for breakfast. The food is soooo good, the service is wonderful, and the prices are amazing! By far the best potatoes anywhere!

Thank Holly G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2355
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-733-7118

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