View our timeline below & see how much we have grown, satisfying guests with some of the best pancakes and comfort food around.

  • The Story Begins

    It was on a hike, just before the frosty snows would set in for the winter, that Brent came across an opening in the woods. As he entered the foggy clearing, a beautiful old log cabin homestead revealed itself to him...

  • The First Pancake House

    With a warmed heart and rekindled spirit, Brent went to work creating the recipes for a breakfast cabin restaurant that would welcome guests the way his grandmother always had done...


    As hungry hikers and mountain visitors found their way to our first log cabin, more followed. Word spread like syrup on a pancake. So, two more of our now-famous cabins were built to welcome guests to our Flapjack’s in Gatlinburg.

  • Mentioned in Southern Living Magazine

    When Southern Living set out to find the “South’s Best Flavors,” they chose breakfast at Flapjack’s. They were especially fond of our “delicious pecan pancakes.” Grandmother would be so proud.

  • Our Fourth Flapjack’s was built

  • One Million Guests served!

  • TWO Million Guests served!

  • THREE Million Guests served!

  • Four Million Guests Served!

  • Five Million Guests served!

    We were quickly feeding more and more hungry mouths. Flapjack's was quickly becoming a morning tradition.

  • Introduced Sticky Bun Pancakes

    It was love at first bite - pancakes swirled in cinnamon and topped with icing. Our fans have been in love with our Sticky Bun pancakes ever since.

  • Voted Best Pancakes!

    In a national search for the best pancakes in America, voted our pancakes Best in the State. From Southern Living’s Best in the South to a national honor - we’re just glad you like us.

  • Added Chicken & Waffles

    While our waffles are fabulous alone, adding in a yummy piece or two of chicken just amped up our options!


    From the mountains, to the ocean! Now you can enjoy the Smoky Mountain atmosphere of scratch made food but be wearing your flip flops with the sand between your toes!

  • 50 Years of Hospitality!

    July 4, 2018, marked the 50th Anniversary of the Colliers and hospitality. That's the name that has brought you Flapjack's Pancake Cabin.


    After a few years of finding the best recipes that actually taste delicious, we launched our gluten free options for our gluten-sensitive friends! The reviews are off the charts.

  • This Pancake is Bananas!

    This pancake is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Our customers love these fruit-enhanced cakes and order them over and over again.

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