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Gail's Carriage Inn Pancake

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1145 Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60016
(847) 758-9407
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Long time neighborhood restaurant with good food

We went after an early school presentation for a late breakfast and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food was tasty and the portions were substantial. You might consider looking at some of the specials as they do have some interesting ones and they do seem to change... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Ordered the spuds signature dish What A Ham for $8.59. This is hashbrowns encased with diced ham, green peppers, onions, mushrooms, and American Cheese with scrambled eggs. A dish to die for. Service was good and they had ample parking. Noticed many customers were regulars who were called by name. A very friendly place. Son ordered the apple pancake ($12.99).... More 

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Thank Cocobean-north
Woodruff, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Stopped by this morning for quick breakfast and what a plesent surprise this place was. The food was great and the service was awsome!

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Thank Jeff T
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Gail's used to be located in Mount Prospect, but according to their website, they are now located in Des Plaines in an entirely different building. The restaurant is actually located in Des Plaines on Elmurst Rd. (Rt. 83) and is just north of Algonquin Rd. The food is good, the portions are great, the staff is friendly. You wouldn't want... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went after an early school presentation for a late breakfast and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food was tasty and the portions were substantial. You might consider looking at some of the specials as they do have some interesting ones and they do seem to change. There were five of us, along with two... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Des Plaines, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The worst part of this place is the limited hours. The best is the cinnamon apple pancake. Bring friends because you are going to have a lot of leftovers if you don't. It is HUGE. Granted it does take longer than ham and eggs, but it is worth the wait. You can sip orange juice or tea while you are... More 

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Thank Connie314159
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We visited Gail's Carriage House Inn for breakfast this morning. We have been there about 25 times in the past 6 years. It is a smallish restaurant and is very dated. Gail waits on tables and manages the kitchen during breakfast. That is good and bad, as she is super nice but can get distracted and unable to get back... More 

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Thank Matt_from_Chicago
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Over the last 10 years, our family has eaten here (and in the original Mount Prospect location) intermittently - sometimes good, sometimes so-so. I ate a late breakfast here the other day and my food was tasty and not that expensive - $7.55 for the stuffed French toast special, with 2 eggs, 2 bacon, and 2 sausage. While the waitress... More 

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Thank Dedgehog
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A co-worker and I stopped at Gail's while in town. Great value, great food. I had the stuffed French toast breakfast special, with eggs, bacon, and sausage. Everything was excellent. I will certainly be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Wide variety of choices for breakfast or lunch. Not overpriced, decent serving sizes, and friendly staff. Nice neighborhood place.

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1 Thank Scott S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Found this place last year on our girls weekend out and went again this year. Still as great. The staff is the best. large portions served hot and pretty quick. Both times (Sunday morning) they were very busy, but never rushed you to clear the table. Will be back next year. Keep up the good work.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1145 Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60016
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: (847) 758-9407
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?