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Red Apple Pancake House & Restaurant

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414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
630-871-2911
Today
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tom Terrific

Awesome that's really all I can say. Had the western skillet. It says 2 eggs and the fixings. Holy crap nice skillet served piping hot and 4 eggs on every meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
BigDannyBear
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Stockbridge, Wisconsin
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Stockbridge, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Awesome that's really all I can say. Had the western skillet. It says 2 eggs and the fixings. Holy crap nice skillet served piping hot and 4 eggs on every meal.

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great family restaurant. My girls love the french toast sticks. I love the biscuits and gravy. If you go on the weekend be prepared to wait.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Lobster Benedict and any omelette are our favorite choices at this place. Have never had a disappointing meal here. Staff will get your order right and is very speedy. Weekends are busiest but the tables turn pretty quickly. Portions are huge. Prices are reasonable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I visited last week and we tried the basic french toast breakfast 2X2X2. I really liked that they have thick cut bacon and it was cooked perfectly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love finding places that serve only breakfast and lunches. I for one like to sleep in at times (especially while traveling). Hard to find a good breakfast late in the morning or early afternoon My friend suggested this restaurant and I was quite pleased with the large variety menu. Juice/coffee/french toast (9 varieties) and bacon was my choice. Good one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Red Apple has wonderful choices for breakfast. Portions are HUGE! There is plenty of food to share! Be prepared for a long wait on weekends. But while you are waiting, ask if you can put in your order for the Apple Pancake. It takes 30 minutes, so your wait will be just long enough to have your plate of deliciousness... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Why I haven't mentioned this place before is beyond my comprehension but let me say my husband and I have frequented this restaurant for years and it just gets better and better. Saturday mornings at Red Apple has been one of our favorite dates for quite some time. Plan to come to have your hunger satisfied in a big way,... More 

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We LOVE this place. They have the best breakfast and lunch selections & service around. If you order two eggs, you receive four (at least all the times we've been there). Service is wonderful and owners are almost always on site.

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food has always been great here. It does get crowded on holiday's or special occasions. Place is not that big but we have eaten here about 9 times and every time the food was great.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Beware - they serve a lot of good quality food at very good prices. Hard to decide which dish to choose. Alpine was excellent. When they say two eggs, that actually means 4 eggs which our server explained. Next time will try the signature dish when we have more time. It takes 30 minutes so come prepared.

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Additional Information about Red Apple Pancake House & Restaurant

Address: 414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
Phone Number: 630-871-2911
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Carol Stream
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Carol Stream
  • Phone Number: 630-871-2911
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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