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All 264 Redondo Beach Restaurants

The Original Pancake House

1756 South Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
310-543-9875
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Ranked #57 of 264 Restaurants in Redondo Beach
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Los Angeles, Ca
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We, my family and I have been coming to this place for breakfast for many, many years. We live near Marina del Rey, so it is a bit of a drive for us, but still, it is worth it. This past Sunday, we got there late and had to wait for 45 minutes. After being seated, we ordered our favs;... More 

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Southern California
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382 reviews 382 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Maybe it is the way Anaheim is setup or maybe it is the chefs but I found this location to be good and the service to be excellent but there is something missing from this location. It just feels so generic but you don't come here for the ambiance you come for the food. This place delivers that and has... More 

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Berkeley, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Harried, ineffective, surly waitress - quite literally as bad a server as any I've ever experienced. Terrible food - weak, bitter coffee; sourdough pancakes served at room temperature and so tough that they barely yielded to a knife and fork. We were a group of five and various portions of our meals arrived at the table over about a ten... More 

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San Francisco, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Your breakfast at the Original Pancake House in Redondo Beach might rock your world, but only if the stars align. You have to order the right thing, and hope for the right server. In my book, that's a bad recipe for a restaurant. The dutch baby and apple pancake are reliably good. The sourdough pancakes are tough enough to strengthen... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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343 reviews 343 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We came here on a Monday, and unlike a weekend, you can get a table right away at 11:30am. We sat right behind the cashier, which is not the most strategic place for 2 reasons: 1- patrons who are paying their checks literally stand next to you and your table, as they wait in line to pay 2- we had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

How can a breakfast joint have such bad coffee. Can anyone else taste that weird flavor? My potato pancakes were raw. They brought me more and they were burnt. The funny thing was, the burnt parts were hidden under the pancake above it. It could not have been an oversight, as they were quite notably black. We had bad experiences... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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375 reviews 375 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This location is the only Original Pancake House I've been to, and I've eaten here at most seven or eight times in the last 20 years. There's always a wait, but it's usually not that bad. (Once you've waited two hours to have dumplings at Din Tai Fung, the wait at Original Pancake House will seem like nothing.) As most... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Loved this place for amazing big American breakfasts. Eggs Benedict my fave - Hubby loved the omelettes and daughter enjoyed the pancakes - didn't need lunch so it was a great way to start our holiday days as we walked all day most days !!!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We tried this place out while vacationing in Los Angeles. Amazing!!! Fast service and friendly staff. The omelets are delicious but huge, you can easily share with someone and they also come with pancakes. Would definately come back. Good prices too.

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Seattle WA
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362 reviews 362 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Great pancakes and I enjoyed the diced ham and eggs. Good coffee and friendly servers. This place seemed to have lots of locals. Place was packed but service was quick.

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Additional Information about The Original Pancake House

Address: 1756 South Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone Number: 310-543-9875
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: American

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