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American Pancake House

508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
+1 574-247-0810
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
“apple pancake” (3 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good breakfast place. Friendly staff and oh my the pancakes and waffles. The skillet was ok but the waffles and baked apple pancake were delish!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast here with my family. The food was very good and the service was quick. I had a skillet, eggs were cooked to order, and the pancakes were really good as well. My wife and I agreed we would be back.

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This restaurant was well known for its apple pancake in the past but the pancake seemed to suffer a bit after new owners took over. On a whim, my family and I stopped in while on a weekend trip and we were pleasantly surprised to...More

Thank kdpsgumby
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

First, they understand the term 'soft scrambled' when describing eggs. Food was well prepared, plentiful and inexpensive. Service prompt and friendly. Lots of local color in the clientele.

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

5 reviews 1.0 star rating 7/6/2017 I've been here twice. Both times it was not as clean as I would like. The food is the standard greasy breakfast diner food. Nothing bad, nothing great. The atmosphere and cleanliness kill it for me. The second time...More

Thank Marlaina J
Reviewed 26 May 2017

After all the great reviews, I expected more. It was okay. The building is older, but clean. The staff was friendly and the service was quick, so it was a good choice for a quick breakfast. My bacon was cooked nice and crisp, but seemed...More

Thank dianascram
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

WARNING, when your 12-ur-old orders the chocolate pancakes, don't let him order anything else, because he won't be able to finish....the cakes are Huge and Delicious. I also recommend the star spangled banner omelet-4 eggs. The service is fast and very fruendly. And the menu...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast while travelling over the road, and I'm SO GLAD we did! This restaurant was amazing! We both ordered breakfast and the portions were VERY generous. The food arrived quickly and tasted delicious. The service was also very...More

Thank WoodsTalk
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Good breakfast place with extensive menu. Very generous portions. Busy, but friendly service nonetheless. Visiting from out of town, but we would definitely make a point of coming back here next time we're in South Bend.. Always pleased to see crepes on the menu as...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for breakfast on the way home, it was very good. I had french toast, bacon & hash browns. My friend had 3 eggs, sausage patties, hash browns & a english muffin. It was all good and the waitress was better than most....More

Thank Alan A
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Ana I
4 October 2015|
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Response from Jeffrey D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about this place. I have tipped at Outback, but they bring the food out to you, no leaving the car.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-247-0810
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