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Pancake Pantry

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Hillsboro West End
As featured in Best Food in Nashville
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1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-3704
+1 615-383-9333
06:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 16:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been going since 1986 to this family run Treasure... Great food and wonderful staff. Here's a hint.... Go at 2pm when the crowds die down.... No lines at 2pm during the week. Nothing wrong with an Afternoon Breakfast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go early if you can, this is a very popular breakfast stop in a great area. Everything was great but definitely try the hash browns and sweet potato pancakes. The sweet potato pancakes go great with the recommend cinnamon cream syrup.

Thank Andrew M
Lakeland, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a Monday at 1:30, and there was no wait. The waffles were great, and the service was quick. Stick to pancakes and waffles. The omelets were over-priced and just okay.

Thank Jeannie D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes, this place will probably have a big line, but it moves faster than you would think and is worth the wait! Excellent food. The pancake entrees come in stacks of five, and you can get two different kinds, so you can split them like two of one kind and three of another kind. Thank god because they all looked... More 

Thank Sara R
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Three people, three breakfasts and with our daughters order we added eggs. Waiting in line to get seated took less time than it took to get our order. The line to get in took about 10 minutes (9am on Tues before turkey day) and we waited at least 45 minutes for our food. We asked waitress where our order was... More 

Thank kfwarren
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were visiting our good friends in Murfreesboro and wanted to take them out to a good breakfast place! They had heard so many good things about this restaurant that it would of been silly to not have gone. We were glad to have experienced the breakfast establishment however a few things could have gone much better.... More 

Thank ShanaandTyG
Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wait was about 45 minutes at 8:30AM on a Saturday morning in November. Line moves quickly though as these people are clearly great at getting folks in and out without feeling rushed. Waitress was excellent and efficient. Hash breakfast was to die for on my end, and my wife was raving about her peach pancakes for the rest of the... More 

Thank Sunrisederm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pancakes and French toast were amazing! Both just melted in your mouth! I would definitely recommend stopping by!

Thank BenjiCle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sweet potato waffle with cinnamon cream syrup, don't miss it. We stood in line about 30 minutes and I would do it again.

Thank Rick K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pancakes were delicious and the hash browns too. Line was long but totally worth the wait. So many choices, it was hard to decide. We had six in our group so we ordered at least that many different kinds to try.

Thank Sbonta03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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)  >  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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?