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“Delicious food in lovely location”

Wheelers Pancake House and Sugar Camp
Price range: $4 - $18
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Experience the heritage, culture, and flavour of Canadian maple syrup all year long. Pancake meals with pure maple syrup are served in a heritage log chalet nestled in a 730 acre maple forest. Maple Syrup educational displays, maple museum, chainsaw and logging display, nature trails, farm animals, playgrounds. Seasonal activities include maple taffy-on-snow and maple syrup production. Open 7 days a week from 9AM to 3 PM. Free admission.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious food in lovely location”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

I visited Wheelers' one Sunday after a 1.5 hour drive, around lunch time after we found the place.My daughter was relying on her GPS which we found out later you should not use..When we arrived we were surprised to find out we could not use a debit card or Mastercard. Luckily, for once, I had $35 in my wallet so we were able to stay and eat. We would have been quite annoyed if we had to turn around and leave. Nothing is mentioned on the website or brochures about this condition which would be helpful......
Once we got to our table, we had a great brunch and really enjoyed it all. The museum was great and my grandchildren enjoyed the "Flying Fox" and animals.

I recommend it as long as you have coin in your pockets....

  • Visited March 2013
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Maberly, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A great way to start the day”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is no doubt a great way to start the day. The pancakes are home made, the sausages are home made, the service is great and in season when the sugar shack is going you can actually observe the making of maple syrup. By the way the syrup used is all made on site and for those that want to take some home very reasonably priced

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Jane B
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Ottawa, Ontario
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“A family affair”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

We travelled here with my in-laws from the East Coast for a taste of local heritage. Wheeler's certainly didn't disappoint. A fantastic timber hall with a warming fireplace was the perfect touch to take the edge off the fall chill from outside. Breakfast portions were massive and the pancakes are delicious. The home made maple sausages were worth the drive by themselves. This place is quite busy in the spring when the maple syrup operations are underway, but it is nice and a bit quieter in the off season. Perfect for a family outing. The fact that its still run and tended to by members of the family gives an added respect for how much work goes into a place like this.

There's lots to do on the grounds as well with small exhibits to explain the maple syrup production and play areas for the kids. Want a hike, miles and miles of trails are here to greet you. In the spring there are hay rides around the property to show you the whole operation. I highly recommend it !

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank GottaGoSouth
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Perth, Canada
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480 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Nothing Special”
Reviewed March 30, 2012

Slow service and typical breakfast fair. Would not rush back.

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2 Thank PerthDarter
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The most amazing pancakes I have ever eaten!”
Reviewed July 31, 2011

If you are going anywhere near McDonald's corners this is well worth the detour. The pancakes are incredible and the maple sausage is the perfect complement. You can buy their syrup while you are there too. We were on a trip to Ottawa and made it a stop along the way.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank Keflewis
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