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National Pancake House

1605 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2723
+1 757-220-5542
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 31, 2018
“Cold Food”
Jul 6, 2018
“Slow Service--Average Food at Best”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1605 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2723
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

We were one of the first people there in the morning at around 7:30 am and was taken to our seats. The service was ok but the food was cold when it arrived but because I was on a time schedule I ate the food...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was in on a business trip & this place was highly rated. Don't disagree with the reviews. Very good food, AWESOME service.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Went with friends for breakfast. We sat for quite a while before our orders were taken. Then our food did not come out at the same time. I asked for crisp bacon but it was limp and I asked that it be cooked crisp. It...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is good but service was slow. Price is little how higher than Cracker Barrel’s. Feeding five people under $100.

Thank Austinpower312
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is pretty much a diner - copious quantities of decent food, dirt cheap prices, and a guarantee to be called "dearie," "sweetie," or "hun" by a server who could be your energetic grandmother. What a terrific staff! We ordered a lot of food for...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Took my family here and we enjoyed the food and the service. Great southern hospitality, very good food, helpful wait staff who offered suggestions for our trip. Overall a great way to start your day.

Thank matthewcutler
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Good eggs good homefries good pancakes was able to get real butter which is a must just need to change coffee by And. Maybe Ellis as a suggestion good coffee is a must and I liked the friendly smile of the owner going in great...More

Thank regprovo
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The word of the day is gluten. Heavy mixing of pancake mixture brings out the gluten and toughens pancakes (as well as cakes and pasteries). Fresh blueberries were in the batter, which was nice and cut the chewiness. A little. Sugar syrup is on offer...More

Thank Compassrose87
Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a small quiet restaurant that is a wonderful surprise. The pancakes are huge and tasty. The ham bacon and sausages go well with the home fries and eggs and toast and I could go on. What a great delicous and affordable meal.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Taking a break from the throngs of tourists, we ate on consecutive days at the National Pancake House because the food was really good and the friendly service was second to none. Trying everything from the pancakes to the omelettes to the waffles and even...More

Thank R F G
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2723
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-5542
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