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Original Pancake House

9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-0555
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Ranked #29 of 1,749 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had the chance to try out this fine, long standing restaurant. I can say I was not disappointed in the least bit. The service was wonderful and I was treated with a smile. Since this was my 1st time here, I didn't know what to expect. But the food and hospitality made up for any doubts I may have had.... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This review is for the service and logistics at Original Pancake House in Cincy, NOT the food or the dining experience. Unfortunately, we never got a chance to actually try the food or spend any time there. We visited family recently, and wanted to get some Sunday brunch. Seeing the good reviews, and craving some yummy breakfast, seemed like a... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My wife and I tend to get set in our ways once we find something we enjoy. We eat at this resturaunt every single time we come to Cincinnati! We are never dissapointed! This most recent visit, I had the pumpkin pancakes and they were delicious! For the uninitiated, when you arrive, if there is a line...get in it. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere and great service. It is a busy place but for good reason. If you do go make sure you get a order of bacon. So thick, it was delicious. Crepes was also very good.

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London, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Took our crew to Original Pancake House for breakfast before a recent Kings Island Trip. This was our first visit. The restaurant is bright and clean and nicely decorated. We were greeted on the spot and tables were moved together to accommodate our group. The breakfast menu is extensive with lots of specialties, and portions are good sized. Choose from... More 

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Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Second review. Liked this visit much better. The pancakes have a nice yeasty flavor from the sourdough starter. The Dutch Baby Fruit Bowl was a treat.

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West Chester, Ohio
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

They have a great variety of breakfast and lunch selections. I believe that breakfast is served all day. A side order of the "loaded" potatoes is a meal by itself. Omelets, pancakes, waffles are all great. The only problem with the Original Pancake House is that now that I've had their strawberry crepes, I never order anything different. I can't... More 

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Southern US
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134 reviews 134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The Good: very tasty, lots of choices, unusual dishes, large portions, great service, good value, TRY THE BACON The Bad: crowded at breakfast, just ok decor, not much health food wise. We have eaten here 5 times. This is a super little chain with a couple of locations in Cincy. The service here is really excellent. There are lots of... More 

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the west
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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

We had to wait a bit to get a table but all in all it was worth it. The service was very good. And the food was even better. Our favorites were the pecan waffles and the energizer pancakes with fresh strawberries. Don't forget the whipped cream topping; it's perfect.

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Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Average because between First Watch and Bob Evans the bar for breakfast chains is reasonably high. A fine place to get some breakfast.

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Additional Information about Original Pancake House

Address: 9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone Number: (513) 745-0555
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Family Fare

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