1796 21st Avenue S in Nashville, Tennessee
Since 1961, customers have flocked to one of the best pancake restaurants in the Country. Founded by Mr. Robert Baldwin, Pancake Pantry has strived to be one of the best and longest-running “Mom-and-Pop” chains in the area. Open 7 days a week, the Pancake Pantry offers several original menu options including Carribbean Pancakes, Smokey Mountain Buckwheat Pancakes, Swiss Chocolate Chip Pancakes, and many other meal items. David Baldwin, current owner and son of founder Robert Baldwin, personally picks up the restaurant’s secret ingredients from the hills of east Tennessee. Pancake Pantry has received various accolades including a top 10 rank in best breakfast restaurants by Southern Living for the 2009 Reader’s Choice Awards. Occasional celebrities make an appearance at Pancake Pantry including country singers Vince Gill and Alan Jackson.
THE PANCAKE SHOP
216 Central Avenue in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Open since 1940, The Pancake Shop continues to be one of the longest-running pancake restaurants in the state of Arkansas. The Pancake Shop has received several notable accolades from various newspaper and magazine outlets including Southern Living and The New York Times due in part to the restaurants fresh and original menu options, premier customer service, and dedication/loyalty to the local community. Open Monday-Sunday from 6 a.m.-12:45pm, the Pancake Shop offers menu items including Apple and Banana Pancakes, French Toast, Omelets, and many other options.
LOG CABIN PANCAKE HOUSE
327 Historic Nature Trail in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Established in the 1970s, this restaurant continues to be one of the top pancake restaurants in America. The Log Cabin Pancake House offers a wide variety of pancakes including Butterscotch Chip Pancakes, Raisin-Nut Pancakes, and Pecan Pancakes. Open year-round, the Log Cabin Pancake House provides a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere as the restaurant is located in a spacious log cabin with several fireplaces located inside.