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IHOP All You Can Eat Pancakes for $5 Are Available Until Aug. 27

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One of the best dining deals you can grab is all you can eat pancakes. There’s nothing particularly complex about pancakes. They’re just flour, baking powder, salt, milk, and eggs — and on average, each serving costs about a quarter. So instead of paying massive markup prices at your favorite flapjack restaurant, you’re going to want to track down all-you-can-eat pancakes promotions.

Right now, you can grab all you can eat pancakes at IHOP for only $5. We’ll let you know everything you need to know about the deal, including other deals that they are running to celebrate their 85th anniversary. Plus, we’ll let you know when to expect all you can eat pancake deals from other restaurants.

Looking for more ways to save on pancakes? We’ve found ways to save at IHOP — and yes, kids eat free at IHOP — as well as how to get Denny’s discounts.

Here’s how you can find all-you-can-eat pancakes near you:


1. IHOP All You Can Eat Pancakes are available until Aug. 27, 2023.

Plates of pancakes on a table at IHOP

In the past, the IHOP All You Can Eat Pancakes promotion was run around National Pancake Day or the beginning of the year. However this year, IHOP is dropping the deal in August. Right now, you’ll be able to get all-you-can-eat pancakes for only $5 at any participating IHOP restaurant.

They are also running kids eat free meals from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. when you purchase an adult entree. Plus, they are decreasing their delivery fee to $0.65 when you order from the IHOP website, and IHOP International Bank of Pancake members will get a free pancake combo after their first purchase.

Here’s when they offered this deal in the past:

  • Jan. 13, 2022: AYCE Pancakes for $5.99
  • March 16, 2021: AYCE Pancakes with the purchase of a combo
  • Jan. 2, 2020: AYCE Pancakes with the purchase of a combo
  • March 1, 2019: AYCE Pancakes with the purchase of an omelet
  • Jan. 3, 2019: AYCE Pancakes with the purchase of a combo
  • Jan. 2, 2018: AYCE Pancakes for $3.99

TIP: On National Pancake Day, IHOP gives out a free short stack (three pancakes) for free — that’s a $7.99 value.


2. Endless Breakfast at Denny’s includes all-you-can-eat pancakes in the spring.

A plate of Denny's pancakes on a table at Denny's.

The Endless Breakfast deal at Denny’s is typically offered in the weeks leading up to Endless Breakfast Day (May 23). You can expect to spend $6.99 for endless pancakes, eggs, and hash browns. Some locations offer the deal for $8.99, so make sure to check your local Denny’s for the most accurate information.



3. Golden Corral always offers all-you-can-eat pancakes for $7.99 – $10.49.

Golden Corral is one of the few buffet chain restaurants that offers breakfast. From 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., you’ll be able to hit their breakfast buffet, which includes all-you-can-eat pancakes.

The all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast costs $10.29 per person from Monday to Friday and $10.49 per person from Saturday to Sunday. Kids cost between $7.99 and $8.99.

Breakfast items and prices are different depending on location because they are individually owned. Make sure to check your local Golden Corral to see if they’re offering those deals.


4. Shoney’s buffet offers all-you-can-eat pancakes for breakfast.

plate of pancakes from shoneys

Shoney’s has another buffet with all-you-can-eat breakfast (including pancakes) from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Prices differ from location to location, but we’ve seen prices range from $10.99 to $13.99. Make sure to check your local Shoney’s to get more details specific to that location.



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