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Pj's Pancake House

154 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-1353
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Ranked #40 of 170 Restaurants in Princeton
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Cuisines: Armenian, Continental
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We've been here a few times. We liked it the first time - the kids loved peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes. But we have been increasingly disappointed since the first visit. Our daughter was the last hold out and kept wanting to give it one more try. After the recent visit, even she is done and says she never wants... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Good (not great) pancakes, great atmosphere, perfect location. A landmark. We sat outside and had a lovely breakfast.

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Cincinnati, OH
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place is clearly resting on its laurels. Admittedly, the food is good, but IHOP can produce equally good pancakes with friendlier service. Our waiter wasn't friendly nor helpful. He seemed quite put off when he stopped by our table, asked for our order, and we informed him we hadn't figured out our order yet. It was downhill from there.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The pancakes were very good ! The service was on point! The staff were very friendly! Highly recommend !

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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Although the lines outside this establishment are long, that is more a testament to the limited number of breakfast options in Princeton than to the quality of the food. We visited on two separate occasions and both times found it less than impressive. On our last weekend visit, we ended up getting a bite to eat at a deli and... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

All the students eat here, so check it out if you're coming for a visit. There's a long line in the morning, but if you're up for it — you can eat here for dinner, too!

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Hollywood, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Well, not really. I rarely eat pancakes. When I do, I HAVE TO HAVE REAL Maple syrup, otherwise I don't eat pancakes. For an extra 2 bucks and change I got my maple syrup! If you are going to eat just plain pancakes then go to IHOP. Here, you need to order the sampler, three large fluffy pancakes made in... More

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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133 reviews 133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Been to Princeton a ton of times, but never went to PJ's, so I decided to give it a try. There is usually a line in front, but thankfully there was not one when I went because the meal I had wasn't worth it. The inside of PJ's is kind of small, so now I understand why there is always... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Long line but it moves quickly. Fast and great service. Great food, NOT JUST PANCAKES. **After breakfast, take a walk around the campus, it's beautiful.**

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This eatery has been around for many years. On weekends, people line up outside for breakfast. The food is two steps down from mediocre. There's a special $10.00 breakfast consisting of eggs, pancakes,bacon, sausage and home fries. Sounds good but it's barely edible.

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