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Astronomical Pancake and Waffle House

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5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
+1 757-253-6565
07:00 - 14:00
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...to find better pancakes in Williamsburg. Astronomical in size, flavor and service. Devin was a fantastic server!

Thank briandfl
Wilmington, North Carolina
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

They give you quite a bit of food for your money. My husband wanted more of a traditional breakfast (bacon, eggs, etc.) and was told that he could get a single pancake for another $2. We ended up splitting the pancake. It covered the plate. While it wasn't the fluffiest pancake that we've ever eaten, it was good as was... More 

Thank OBX-Girl60
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times and usually go when we have people visiting us. Depending on the day and time you go there may be a wait. This visit we went early Sunday morning so we were seated immediately. The service and food was great. I got the cinnamon swirl pancakes which were delicious as usual. You get two... More 

Thank Hwolf2389
Rosedale, Maryland, United States
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Please do not trust the cars on the lo. We did. Its expensive. Pancakes are huge and so dry they seperate. Only good thing was grits. 4 adults for breakfast was $54.00

Thank Bob G
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Over the past few years, we've explored various pancake houses in Williamsburg during visits to the area. Our party of seven was seated within 10 minutes of arrival, and the food quite enjoyable. The astronomical pancakes lived up to their name, occupying the entire size of the plate; two pancakes per order/serving. In fact, one order is probably sufficient for... More 

Thank JwDay
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Referred here by a local resident for their pancakes. Mine was the size of the plate but tough. Needed a steak knife to cut it. Very odd taste. Not sure what they call "butter" but it definitely was not what I am used to for butter. Save your money and go to Cracker Barrel instead for a better meal and... More 

Thank Battina1031
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

In a sea of pancake houses, astronomical pancake house has good to great pancakes and French toast with fresh fruit daily. That being said, the server at my visit failed to offer service with a smile. Granted, I had three small children, but I'd expect more pleasant treatment and attention from a server since the restaurant was 3/4 empty. I... More 

Thank Jesse B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Returned here again for lunch this time had there astronomical burger and it was delicious. Service again was very friendly and prompt. I have never left this place unsatisfied.

Thank David B
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best cinnamon swirl pancakes I have ever had, hands down. Breakfast here is worth waiting for, the day we came there was a 20-30 minute wait. We were glad we waited.

Thank Kim G
Madison, Virginia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We only ordered 2 eggs over easy and grits both as sides but I must say they were some of the best grits I've had.

Thank Hoos2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-253-6565

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