Columbus, Ohio: Big Pancake Cowboy

A large fiberglass cowboy statue, former Western Pancake House mascot, is seated on a rail, arms outstretched and waving his stetson. Photo op for the kids.
4080 S High St., Columbus, OH
Right next to Scioto Southland Civic Association.
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Pancake Cowboy.

Big Pancake Cowboy

It sits outside of someone's home, and you have to park on the service road to see it/take photo. The people there may not be so keen on having you around, despite the fact that lights are installed around the cowboy to help him be seen. Whatever he had been placed for, it doesn't seem to be for pancakes, as the Waffle House is down the street . . .

[The Wanderer, 03/10/2017]
Big Cowboy

I always thought these were from TJ's country place. TJ's is a local chain. At one time they had many restaurants in Columbus. Sadly, they have closed many, but they still are a great family place to eat and the Barnyard Buster is great for breakfast!

[James Moore, 07/29/2016]
Big Cowboy

This guy used to sit outside the Western Pancake House, just a little ways north of his current location, when I was a kid ('70s).

[Jax2A, 11/08/2013]

Cowboy statue.

Giant Cowboy

Giant Cowboy identical to the ones in Grove City. Easy to miss, but visible from 23 (High St.) right before Turkey Hill gas station.

[Kristi H., 07/28/2011]

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