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How to get free pancakes for National Pancake Day in Tampa Bay

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Today is National Pancake Day.

We could debate the reasons why it's National Pancake Day, but instead we'll focus on the more pressing matter: free pancakes.

If you visit any IHOP restaurant from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (some locations are going to 10 p.m., but call ahead) you'll get a free short stack of original buttermilk pancakes, IHOP said on its website.

In return, IHOP asks that you consider making a donation to one of the charities listed here.

The restaurant chain has raised more than $24 million for its charitable partners through National Pancake Day since 2006, the company said. This year's goal is to raise $3.5 million.

IHOP has more than a dozen restaurants across the Tampa Bay area. You can find a location close to you by going here.

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