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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House

1615 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2107
847-724-0220
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Ranked #9 of 131 Restaurants in Glenview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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CHARLESTON, SC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This local landmark is worth the wait. When we arrived the place was packed, but the staff has it it under control. We were seated in no time. The restaurant is loud and because of the crowd it always seems busy. The staff was very friendly and the service was quick. The menu is majority breakfast items, prices seem a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

One of the best brunch places I have been to, and I am from the South, where we love our brunch! It's not fancy, it's not eclectic or "cool", but the food is really good. The portions are huge. Every omelette comes with a side of pancakes. Its big enough to share between two hungry people. Their banana pancakes were... More

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Glenview, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you are willing to spend good amount of time on Sunday waiting, have trouble parking, wait in crowed entry …then go to Walker Bros. The food is solid, mostly breakfast items and decent size portions. Coffee, for breakfast place, should be much better. The prices are higher than many other local places, but not totally out of line. The... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were on a family trip and read that they had a good gluten-free menu, so we decided to go there for breakfast/brunch on Sunday morning around 11:00 am. The place was packed, We finally found a parking spot and went in. When we went in there were people standing in line and we stood in line for about 20... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place continues to pack them in and I just don't get the attraction. The service is indifferent, the food is mediocre, the prices are high. I've been there often enough over the years--always dragged there by others--to note that you never see the same host/hostess twice. And servers turn over almost as fast. I think there is a message... More

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Niles, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went here with another couple after church on Sunday. A long line with an approximately 25 min. wait. No advance reservations are taken. Just try to enjoy the wait in line. The place is decorated nicely. It is quite crowded and noisy. People been coming here for years because of the food. A large menu consisting mostly of breakfast... More

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Skokie, Illinois, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a good meal whether breakfast items/lunch or dinner. I usually treat myself to a German pancake with the fruit and am never disappointed. Hard to find fault with Walker Brothers no matter what you order.

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Ohio
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231 reviews 231 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Walker Brothers is a very popular place for breakfast in Glenview. They make very good food and have very good service, but their prices are a bit high for what you get.

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Near Durango, CO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Everything is delicious. Kona coffee is the best. All quality ingredients used. German pancakes are delicious! Apple pancake too

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Cleveland, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have been to over 10 different original pancake houses around the country always ordering the one and the only "Apple Pancake!" This is how I rate this restaurant. Here in Glenview I have determined that it is second to only the original original pancake house in Portland OR. It was huge and delicious with lots of apples and cinnamon... More

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