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Pancake Hut

301 S Garrison Ave., Carthage, MO 64836
Phone: 417-358-8481

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Just down the street from Boots Court is the family friendly Pancake Hut. We eat here pretty much every time we visit Carthage and have always been happy doing so. The cafe was reportedly previously the Alamo Cafe, and later a Peter Pan Ice Cream store, before becoming the Pancake Hut.

There is an early 1950s Chicago Coin's Band Box on display inside that came from the old Red's Cafe. Red's was located at the intersection Garrison and Central just steps from where the Boots Court is. The bandbox has been at home in the Pancake Hut since 1979 having been traded for a juke old box. The band box has had some restoration work. Some of the band members got old and deteriorated (I know the feeling) along the way and have been replaced with similarly sized musicians and the backdrop was replaced.

Photo(s): 2013, 2016



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