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Butterfield's Pancake House & Restaurant

4195 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2129
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Northbrook, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Things were not off to a good start when despite an almost empty restaurant, the hostess sat us next to the kitchen and one of the only other occupied tables. My husband ordered decaf and I ordered regular. The waitress gave us both decaf and was put out when we called the error to her attention. When our order arrived... More 

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Northbrook, IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our favorite family breakfast place on rare occasions when we have time in the morning and feel like relaxing without cooking/cleaning. Pancakes, crepes, omelets, sandwiches, hash browns, you name it. Each gets his favorite meal, plus there is freshly squeezed orange juice, and unlimited coffee available. Great for kids' birthday breakfast, too! Very friendly service.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

God knows why I went beck here since I didn't like it the last time..but a family member wanted to go....the Pancakes look good...smell good...but NO TASTE... I have a feeling they use the batter that you add nothing but water to it...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great food, great service, owner checked in with us multiple times. The fresh squeezed orange juice is a staple, judging by the number of orange themed items. The pancakes were a little thick for my taste, but it was really very good. Good value as well.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I preface this review with the statement that I have had breakfast there many times. We went there for a Mother's day breakfast 5/11/14, we expected a wait and were told 30-40 minutes, we were seated in 28 minutes. The place was really hopping, I don't know if I can find fault with the server, but he took nearly 8... More 

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We visited on a Monday mid-morning so it was not very crowded. Omlettes and other breakfast items were tasty and prepared well! Excellent service. Seems to be in the moderate price range for a breakfast venue. I would visit again.

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Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This restaurant came highly recommended by a trusted friend. We came around noon and there was a short wait. It is a large restaurant with a big menu but the food was just so-so. My husband had to send his eggs back because they were overcooked and the waitress was so busy it was hard to get coffee refills. Very... More 

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buffalo grove
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I love this restaurant. They make breakfast quesadillas, my favorite. The food (freshly squeezed OJ), the ambiance (they play my 50's-60's oldies), the decor and the service are perfect. Prices are very reasonable. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The food was good and the portions were perfect. Was disappointed on how they handled the bill. We suggested that they take our orders by jerseys numbers as it will make things easier for the wait staff. Unfortunately, they got confused and didn't know how to separate the bills. Ended with one large bill which we had to figure who... More 

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297 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I have never had anything but average food and service at this restaurant, but I know others who absolutely LOVE it! My advice would be to check the menu online to see if the selections and prices appeal to you and then give it a try. You might be one of the lucky ones who finds it to be five-star... More 

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Additional Information about Butterfield's Pancake House & Restaurant

Address: 4195 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2129
Phone Number: 847-205-2588
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
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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