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5243 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5315
205-991-4871
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food...Slow service

After being seated and getting our drinks it took forever for the waitress to come and take our order even though there were not many guest present. The food was hot and yummy once we did receive it. The booth seats were nice and comfy and not flat.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
SUga_Spice_Diva
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Greenwood, Mississippi
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Church group of 12 people went in at 8:30 on a Wednesday night. The server was outstanding and the cook worked hard.. The issue was there was only "1" cook working and the restaurant was fairly busy thus the food late and cold. As a regular visitor I was very disappointed. Management let their workers and customers down by not... More 

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Thank Robert H
Greenwood, Mississippi
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

After being seated and getting our drinks it took forever for the waitress to come and take our order even though there were not many guest present. The food was hot and yummy once we did receive it. The booth seats were nice and comfy and not flat.

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Thank SUga_Spice_Diva
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here, and it was good! Service was fast and friendly, food was hot and appetizing. Loved it as usual. Just a really good place to eat.

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Thank Michelle B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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248 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We arrived for post-game dinner about 01:00 am. The people working at this time were extremely friendly and provided very good service. I had the all-meat omelet for dinner/breakfast. It came with your choice of potatoes or toast. The omelet tasted great. The restaurant was clean and very busy for that time of night.

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Thank jmkeck
Birmingham, Alabama
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Ever since the first time of trying IHOP's chicken, mushroom, spinach crepes w/ hollandaise sauce, I haven't been able to order anything else from the menu. The manager came over & asked how everything was. Then went to the other patrons, inquiring as well. That was reassuring as a customer. The food was served hot & quick! & I will... More 

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Thank she-shevaughn
Moulton, Alabama
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We dined with our son, daughter-in-law, and 8 month grandson. Seating and service was fast. The food was delicious. Everything was clean and the environment very conducive to pleasant dining, even on a very crowded mid-morning Sunday. Loved it!

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Thank Beverly H
Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I got a to go order on two occasions. The meal was hot and they gave me plenty of condiments. Thank you

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Thank Sandra J
Birmingham, Alabama
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Since we were staying in a hotel that didn't serve breakfast, i was glad IHOP was nearby. We were seated quickly and our waitress was friendly. The pumpkins pancakes I got were very good with the butter pecan syrup I added. The egg was cooked as ordered. I didn't care for the sausage,though. The coffee was good, as usual. For... More 

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Thank Angie B
Birmingham, Alabama
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The food was just OK, typical of most IHOPs. I noticed that my table was still sticky from a previous customer. The food was hot and the way I ordered. But still, it's IHOP people! Nuthin' fabulous...just a good, hot breakfast at a sticky table.

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Thank Patricia W
Oneonta, AL
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My family had dinner at IHOP last night and we were a bit disappointed. The service was very slow and the food was just ok. My daughter's order was completely wrong but they corrected it. Two members of our family were there last week and it was great, so we had high hopes when we arrived.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5243 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5315
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-991-4871

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?