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The Original Pancake House

3310 West Central Avenue, Toledo, OH
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Ranked #47 of 629 Restaurants in Toledo
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast at the Original Pancake house after getting off an early train while waiting for our car rental place to open. They allowed us to store our luggage temporarily while we ate. We had the corned beef hash and western omelets. Both of the omelets and the pancakes were excellent. After eating we called the car rental... More

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PHILADELPHIA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great little place. The atmosphere is relaxed and happy. The restaurant is bright and clean. Bathrooms are clean and well stocked. The staff was most friendly and quick. Best of all, the food is good. We had crepes, waffles, eggs and a huge pancake. It was a super breakfast.

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Toledo, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My High School Friend Jim Cowan and his lovely wife Rebecca own and operate this great family restaurant. The pancakes are fantastic, but it's so much more than that! All kinds of mix-ups scrambled together, great sandwiches, and the biggest and best German Pancakes you have ever seen! The omelettes are folded or baked and fantastic with whatever add ins... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Be prepared to go HUNGRY -- or willing to share. The portions are huge, but everything is amazing, from the pancakes to the oatmeal to the omelettes to the pigs in a blanket (lol) -- you can't go wrong. Buy a mug for a souvenir on your way out :)

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Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a terrible experience recently. We eat here often and food is generally delicious. The crepe was doughy, the bacon came out nearly burned. We sent bacon back and new order came out cold. Sent that back and it came back rubbery after microwaving. Eeeeeeewwww! Owner had a huge attitude about this. She failed to give husband golden buckeye... More

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Great lakes
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Its a hard choice I don't know which one is better. Uncle john pancake house or original. I say try them both. They are both great and have great pancakes and waffles. They are only a stone throw apart.

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Toledo, Ohio
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226 reviews 226 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We dine at this restaurant infrequently and usually find everything done well. While the food was up to the normal standards, the service was lacking. We had four visits from the server: drink order; food order; food delivery; check delivery. The restaurant is known for its pancakes and I requested real maple syrup to go with mine. I was fine... More

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It has been newly renovated and is very bright and clean. The german pancake is awesome! It's a great place to meet up with family and friends for a good breakfast. Staff was very friendly!

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Toledo, Ohio
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146 reviews 146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We have been to this restaurant 3 times since I started reviewing. Only once was the service good. This last time, the service was almost non-existent until a few minutes before we received our check - as if that could make up for the bad service throughout the meal. The hash looked like it was from a can. I ordered... More

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Columbus, OH
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

It's kind of strange how I "re-discovered' this restaurant. My husband and I moved from Toledo, OH in 1990. Over the years I, for some reason, thought this restaurant had closed and forgot about it. Recently we traveled to Chicago and I found this chain in Chicago and HAD TO GO THERE to get an APPLE PANCAKE! (At the same... More

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Address: 3310 West Central Avenue, Toledo, OH
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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