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The Pancake Shop

216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
+1 501-624-5720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ham” (89 reviews)
“french toast” (43 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
6:00 am - 12:45 pmAll hours
Diner, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
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Reviewed yesterday

Typical diner fare, a bit pricey. Extremely loud. This was our second visit. I had a very well prepared cheese omelet. My husband had buckwheat pancakes, which he said were good. I never order pancakes in a restaurant since I like them light and fluffy....More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed yesterday

Located right across from the Arlington, this made for the perfect breakfast stop before checking out the historic attractions. The pancakes are LARGE, but I recommend the banana pancakes with a side of sausage (large patties made in house). Wait for a table if you...More

Thank Beverly C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. Their coffee is wonderful. Everyone at the table loved their food; pancakes, omelet, eggs, and toast.

Thank dixon5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say. Great food at a reasonable price. Wonderful atmosphere and great service. Will be back. Hypnotist Michael Mayo

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super great place for breakfast. Limited menu but it’s perfect. Different types of pancakes that my daughter loved. I had an omelet with all kinds of veggies and it was amazing. Quaint old atmosphere and the staff is very friendly and super quick!

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a cute restaurant and the food is amazing! My friend had an omelette that was huge and fluffy and I had the banana pancakes. They were gigantic and so delicious!

Thank TeaGee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, think of the amount of food you and your partner want, then slice it in half. The portion sizes are crazy big. 1 pancake is enough for 2 people. The sausages are maybe the best I have ever put into my mouth. Also...More

Thank hookdizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great breakfast spot. Wide variety of breakfast items My eggs (medium) were perfectly cooked - nice and crispy around the edges. As expected pancakes were also good and my husband described the breakfast meats as superior. We were there on a cold day...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Pancake Shop on New Years Eve morning. It was quite busy, but were directed to the culinary shop next door for our wait. There was free coffee and samples of the the foods they sell. It made our wait seem short and...More

Thank kdwait
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here both mornings while we were staying in Hot Springs. Service was fast and the food was great. Sausage is amazing as well as the huge pancakes. Definitely go here for breakfast!

Thank Rebecca N
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Robert M
10 August 2015|
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Response from Fred S | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the owner , in person , and let him know what is going on behind his back . If she's sending folks to a competitor , she needs to be gone ASAP . I will continue to have breakfast at the Pancake Shop whenever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
6:00 am - 12:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-5720
  • E-mail
Family owned and operated since 1940, and serving breakfast exclusively, including pancakes, omelets, home-made sausage, hickory-smoked ham, French Toast, and fresh-squeezed orange juice, among other offerings. Featured in The New York Times , Southern Living, and Food Network Magazine. Historic Downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas.
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