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5243 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5315
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast

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Good service

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2014
Sandra J
Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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.

Thank Michelle B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 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.

Thank jmkeck
Birmingham, Alabama
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53 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 

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!

Thank Beverly H
Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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

Thank Sandra J
Birmingham, Alabama
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 

Thank Angie B
Birmingham, Alabama
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

Thank Patricia W
Oneonta, AL
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16 reviews
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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.

Thank AlabamaTeacher
Sylacauga, Alabama
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Seems B'ham could use another breakfast joint...its ALWAYS packed. I do love the coffee and hearty harvest grain pancakes! The slow service and icky sticky tables, notsomuch.

Thank Mary P
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We had a large party. Servers were great! Food was great! Checkout was easy considering we had a large party. Will definitely eat there again. You must try the red velvet pancakes!

Thank AlabamaDisneymom

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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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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