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American Pancake House

508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
+1 574-247-0810
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“pancakes” (20 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
508 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3314
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually go to the America Pancake House the morning after Notre Dame games before we leave town. Usually it’s pretty good. For some reason the service was very slow this morning even though they were not busy yet.

Thank hhsup
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I went here with some friends to catch up at the end of a busy spring. My eggs were pretty bland but they weren’t bad. I probably should’ve ordered some pancakes because those looked a lot better. All in all, this was a standard breakfast...More

Thank Clay G
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Tired of the “Free Breakfast” at your hotel? Head to American Pancakes for a real breakfast. They are not just pancakes though. A great selection of egg plates, cereals and fruit are on the menu. Service is fast and friendly. Beware though, the portions are...More

Thank Limulus49
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We stopped here for breakfast after seeing the sign and asking about it at our hotel, which offers "free" breakfast, but we decided to skip it and glad we did. The wait staff was super friendly and helpful. I had a Denver (Western) omelette which...More

Thank ctp1513
Reviewed January 21, 2018

This place has great food! Ate here 3 times and had the pumpkin pancakes twice! Service was fast and very friendly. I even saw the owner go to the back room to get a chair for an elderly lady!

Thank Jim F
Reviewed December 11, 2017

We've been traveling to South Bend for football games for many years and just recently tried the American Pancake House for the first time when we were craving breakfast before a game. We called ahead and were told it would be a short wait, and...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed November 12, 2017 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 October 29, 2017 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 August 23, 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 July 23, 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
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Ana I
October 3, 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
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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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