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Astronomical Pancake and Waffle House

5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
+1 757-253-6565
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pancakes” (376 reviews)
“cinnamon swirl” (15 reviews)
“greek omelet” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5437 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2062
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In a town with 6+ pancake/waffle houses it was hard to decide which to give the honor of making my only breakfast during my trip to Williamsburg. After looking at reviews (and pictures) I decide to give Astro a shot. I was not disappointed. The...More

Thank Rhendessa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told to visit this place as it is hyped to be "the most popular Pancake House in town". The receptionist didn't lie as the place was packed. We were seated after not a very long wait and were greeted by a sweet waitress....More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd breakfast out while visiting Williamsburg and this one was ok. Huge pancakes with great flavor scored points with us. The pancakes themselves were not light and fluffy with that melt in your mouth texture but dense, taking away points. The sausage...More

Thank HS-Susan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pancakes are delicious and huge!! The front desk at our hotel recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint. Get there early!! Eggs, bacon, sausage and pancakes were all delicious. We could have shared an order of pancakes between the four of us. The...More

Thank ligby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These folks are pros. Good food, comfortable seating, good coffee. Try it. I've never been disappointed.

Thank susanbranchsmith
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am just finishing my coffee. It is too good to leave. I had the pecan waffle. These folks do not skimp on pecans. They were in the batter and sprinkled on top. The waffle came with whipped butter, whipped cream and hot syrup. I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This family run establishment always has a wait and never disappoints. The cinnamon swirl pancake (order just one unless you are super hungry) is such a cool way to enjoy a pancake. More like a cinnabon than a pancake and super delicious!

Thank emilykp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for breakfast and had the fruit waffle. They gave a good portion of fruit atop the waffle. Fruit was fresh and tasty. My husband ordered bacon eggs. Bacon and eggs came out exactly as he requested. The waitress was very professional and made...More

Thank Geraldine B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Extremely slow service, food was reasonably price but not that good. Our recommendation would be to eat elsewhere

Thank Gail V
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast here before heading to Colonial Williamsburg. Service was great, decent menu and huge pancakes. Easy to find, clean bathrooms, cute decor. Would definitely eat heee again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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