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Original Pancake House

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5479 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221-6701
+1 716-634-5515
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06:45 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 06:45 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:45 - 21:00
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Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best potato pancake in the area .Coffee is best I have had in a long time, real creme for hot coffee, expect a twenty min wait on Sunday morn, it is really worth it.

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Thank trolleytoken1
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I had the fresh strawberry crepes. They were fantastic. My waitress Candi was very nice and the service was great. This place is usually packed on weekends, but no waiting during the week.

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Thank Lance M
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216 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Mixed reaction here. Have something called "basted eggs" that turns out to be how all eggs are made if not scrambled or in omelet. Omelets are huge, adding cheese adds a lot, very tasty, but not many traditional combinations, and everything adds costs.

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Thank Dadmanly
Grimsby, Canada
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast and was quite disappointed my eggs were overcooked the bacon was of inferior quality and the breakfast potatoes were dreadful I'm afraid. Toast were barely buttered...if you're going you do a hatchet job on my toast due to rushing just bring me some butter packets and let me do my own. My husband said his scrambled eggs... More 

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Thank pantheracaa
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went and caught breakfast with my son on a Saturday. Restaurant has a good selection and portions are generous. The Dutch baby pancake was really good. The potato pancakes were huge. Prices are a little much for breakfast but you get a lot of food.

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1 Thank Deb M
Buffalo, New York
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We went there today for a late breakfast. We were having it with our friend who had just had a baby, and wanted to visit. They were nice to bring a highchair for a 5 week old????? We ended up moving it out of our way and letting the little lady be in her bin on the table. They gave... More 

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1 Thank debbiejbond
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The workers there have always been so kind since I was little and I'm happy that the newer workers bring the same atmosphere to this establishment.

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1 Thank Beth S
Vaughan, Canada
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is a GO TO place if you are around the area If you enjoy Bacon, Eggs.. omelettes ! This is it! Omelettes are massive ! Also, the Dutch Baby and Apple Fritters are huge This place won't disappoint ! Check if there is a line up

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1 Thank PaulDiB2015
Buffalo, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Consistently bad food.... Not fresh, par cooked & cold food Been there many times ... Food & service bad @ all locations every time Skimpy portions too

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1 Thank wpmtg
Williamsville
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Pancakes, waffles, eggs like you remember when you were a kid, only better. This is a Williamsville tradition. It has been a "pancake house"for 50 years. What makes it so special is the little things as well as the food on the menu. Real cream for your coffee. Perfect bottomless cup of coffee every refill. Service is friendly but be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:45 - 20:00
Monday
06:45 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:45 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:45 - 20:00
Thursday
06:45 - 20:00
Friday
06:45 - 21:00
Saturday
06:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5479 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221-6701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Williamsville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-634-5515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?