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216 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3526
+1 501-624-5720
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Dallas
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went here for breakfast on Sunday morning 9ish. They were busy but not full. We had seen great reviews and a line on Saturday. Not sure why. Frozen blueberries, deep fried greasy french toast (yes deep fried french toast and not in a good way, in a oil too old and not nearly hot enough way) undercooked pancakes that were... More 

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Thank NoBucketList
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear NoBucketList: I apologize that your experience of our restaurant was not up to our usual standards. I would love the opportunity to make sure your next meal with us is stellar. Thank you for your review. It keeps us working harder. Sincerely, Janet More 

Terry, Mississippi
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Get there early!!! Or you can wait... This place is historically known for its great food! Some of the most cheerful waitresses you will ever meet!

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Thank este0178
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear este0178: Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to your return visit. Please make it soon. Best regards, Janet More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We visited late on a Sunday morning. The meal was incredible and totally worth the approx 40 minute wait. We were especially impressed with the pancakes (and rightfully so!) and the homemade sausage patties. Even the toast is great! I'd recommend this and will definitely return on our next trip to Hot Springs.

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Thank Stephanie J
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie J: I want to thank you for your kind review of The Pancake Shop. I agree that we are a great place for breakfast. Please come again soon. We open early. Best regards, Janet More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

If you're ever visiting Hot Springs Arkansas the Pancake Shop across the street from the Arlington Hotel is by far "the best" place to go if you want excellent melt-in-your-mouth banana pancakes served by one of the best waiters in town Robert.

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Thank Lisa D
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Lisa D: I want to thank you on behalf of The Pancake Shop for that fantastic review. I agree with you that the banana pancakes are amazing. I will share this with Robert .Hope to see you very soon. Best regards, Janet More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Such a treat! Hand squeezed OJ and home-made jellies. The local sausage is a must! Kind and helpful staff.

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Thank pakakids
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear pakakids: Thank you for your review, and thank you for having breakfast with us. We invite you to come back often. I will share your review with the staff. Hope to see you soon. Best regards, Janet More 

Hemet, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place was the only highlight of our trip to Hot Springs. The service was very good and friendly. Our food came out quickly and was very fresh and tasty. Prices were very reasonable.

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Thank Fred W
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Fred W: Thank you so much for your review. I will share this with the entire staff. We do strive to serve our guest to the best of our abilities. Glad we could be the highlight of your trip. Please come back again very soon. We look forward to serving you. Best regards, Janet Ford More 

Shawnee, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I've eaten breakfast every visit to Hot Springs for the pasy 10+ years and am never disappointed. Years ago their pancakes were so big they hung over the edge of the plate so I would order just one. Nowadays they are a little smaller so I get two. They are still gokd size. I highly recommend the blueberry pancakes, but... More 

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Thank Scubagregory
pancakeshotsprings, Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Scubagregory: I want to thank you on behalf of The Pancake Shop for that fantastic review. We appreciate your loyalty for the past 10+ years. We are excited to continue to serve you and your family for years to come. Hope to see you very soon. Most sincerely, Janet More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with family after reading all the reviews. Ordered the sausage and was not disappointed. Pancakes were good too

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Thank TexasDadofteens
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear TexasDadofteens: Thank you for having your family breakfast at The Pancake Shop. We loved serving you. I will be delighted to share your great review with them. Hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Janet More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Read all the reviews and had to try it. The pancakes were great but very filling. You only need one. We each got two and couldn't finish them. Bacon super thin and crisp. Sausage was a bit tough. Staff very friendly and quick.

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Thank Mwsbub
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Mwsbub: Thank you for your rave review. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to your return visit. Please make it soon. Best regards, Janet More 

Waldo, Arkansas
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Well the first pancake came out cold and uncooked! Mushy! This went back and the second was fine. Bacon, eggs, toast, omlettes were great. Server was outstanding!

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Thank NevathegroovyMagnoli
pancakeshotsprings, General Manager at The Pancake Shop, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth M.: I apologize that your experience of ourPancakes was not up to our usual standards. I would love the opportunity to make sure your next meal with us is stellar. Thank you for your review. It keeps us working harder. Sincerely, Janet More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 12:45
Monday
06:00 - 12:45
Tuesday
06:00 - 12:45
Wednesday
06:00 - 12:45
Thursday
06:00 - 12:45
Friday
06:00 - 12:45
Saturday
06:00 - 12:45
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
Description
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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