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Pancake Pantry

1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704
+1 615-383-9333
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (204 reviews)
“french toast” (115 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for breakfast before our flight and we were not disappointed! There was a bit of a wait but well worth it. The bacon was super crispy, the sweet potato, Santa Fe and banana nut pancakes were delicious. A little smaller then I originally...More

Thank Canarons
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Prepare to wait ... outside in the long line down the sidewalk. But, the food is worth the wait. The last time we were there our waitress was a little rude, but that is not normal. I have eaten here many times and never leave...More

Thank georgiatn
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time in the Nashville area. Looked up this place and gave it a shot. Waited in line for about 25 minutes, but was worth it. Everything was excellent. Sweet potato pancakes are not like they sound. Not yammy at all. A little denser than...More

Thank VirginiaHotelguy
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Pancake Pantry is a great breakfast place with family. You get a lot for your money! Love the French toast and the pancakes are really good! We got lucky as there was no line when we went. Would recommend off times to get into...More

Thank hollya969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the sugar and spice pancakes, very good! Kinda crazy busy by the time I left(I think I arrived between 8 and 9 AM on a Friday) with a line beginning to form out the door. There is a somewhat decent amount of parking in...More

Thank Cory C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the whole family for breakfast to celebrate our 40th anniversary. We got there about 8:30 on a Saturday. Waited about 20-30min which wasn't bad for a Saturday morning! The server fixed up a table for 6 adults and a toddler (high chair). Best pancakes!...More

Thank VolGuy74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually found this gem by accident while walking. So glad we did! Yes, there is always a line, but it moves quickly. Talking with a local in line made us glad we waited. I ordered the savory cornmeal pancakes and they were delicious! My...More

Thank Melinda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the French toast. Wow!!! Delicious. So much whipped butter. Heaven! Got there around 8:30 and there was no line but by 9:30 it was around the corner. Husband had egg, pancake, bacon combo. He loved the eggs!! Coffee poured freely!

Thank CosmoLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for a swim meet at the Sports Plex and had heard about this place during other visits to Nashville. We decided to give it a try and was surprised when we arrived and only had a 2 person wait in front of...More

Thank WNYbonnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Monday morning around 9-9:30am and waited about 20-30 minutes in line. We had read that parking was a challenge but we were able to get free parking in lot behind the building. Bring an appetite...big servings. You must try the Sweet...More

Thank Karen R
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Questions & Answers
Ayrie U
29 May 2017|
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Response from Eva C | Reviewed this property |
no outdoor seating
Steven P
7 May 2017|
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Response from James F | Reviewed this property |
Hour or more. Go to Waffle House and order a pecan waffle.
13 July 2016|
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Response from Kristi W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure there is a time when you won't wait, but it's worth the wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Hillsboro West End
  • Neighbourhood: Hillsboro West End
  • Phone Number: +1 615-383-9333
The Pancake Pantry, located in the Hillsboro Village area near Vanderbilt University, has been a Nashville tradition since 1961. Breakfast and lunch are served daily except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.
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