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The Original Pancake House

7700 Wisconsin Ave, Ste D, Bethesda, MD 20814-6504
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Ranked #13 of 300 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Everything you could possibly want and more. My son had carrot cake pancakes and they looked delicious. What i appreciated was that they were VERY clear about the use of their peanut oil. For those of us with allergies it is a consideration that is much appreciated.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Met two friends on a Thursday morning for breakfast. They stayed at the hyatt hotel which is an easy walk. Our breakfasts were good but nothing to make this place different from any other. To be clear, this is a pancake house and all of us had eggs. So this review does not reflect on their specialty. What was surprising... More

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Rochester, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great food but crowded with no place to wait, on cold day had to stand in courtyard. Fairly clean, wait-staff seemed very friendly.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Me and my husband have finally visited this restaurant and loved it! The food is really good and the service was pretty good too. We both got breakfast there so that's all we can comment on, but we both think it's way better than IHOP. It may have been a little more expensive then IHOP but I think it was... More

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Came here after spotting it on Wisconsin Ave. and since I love pancakes, I had to come in and try it. The list of pancakes, waffles and French toast are endless. There's also a large variety of eggs and omelets. Beware when you select your food though. Every single dish has the calorie listed next to it, so if you... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We ate here on our last morning in the area (a Thursday). We were seated quickly and service was prompt and very friendly. They have a huge selection of pancakes - my husband had the carrot cake pancakes, which were delicious and I had the eggs benedict - another winner! The value was wonderful. Other reviews say it can be... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had breakfast there on a Saturday and had to wait about 15 mins for a table. Seems to be a popular place with locals. The entire menu looked delicious, had some crepes that were very good, did not care too much for the potato pancakes.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The best thing is that they accomodate breakfast eaters at anytime. They have a breakfast and lunch menu. The food use to be a lot better, it is now mediocre, at best. However, it is better than Internation's House of Pancakes. They do have a pretty decent German apple pancake, but takes awhile to be made. Try the egg white... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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160 reviews 160 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you've ever been to an "Original Pancake House" you'd know it's all kinds of delicious. All of your typical breakfast offerings with about 30 different types of pancakes/crepes/waffles to top it off. Some of the best breakfast in town and the portions are huge..... It's always packed on the weekends, which just shows it's delish... be prepared to wait.... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

First time diner here, and it will be my last. Food was OK - nothing special and the omelets were huge if potion size is your driver. It was crowded on this Sunday morning, but they should be prepared for that. Customers sat for a long time waiting for their food. Service staff was just so so. And my biggest... More

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Additional Information about The Original Pancake House

Address: 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Ste D, Bethesda, MD 20814-6504
Phone Number: 301-986-0285
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American

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