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Original Pancake House

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9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-0555
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Today
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"They Did it Again!!!"

Made it down to Cincinnati for the weekend again and had to go for breakfast to The Original Pancake House. Last time I was there I was "blown away" by the service and tastiness of the meals. This time was not disappointing in the least. This long standing tradition in the area is worth your time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Michael F
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Wooster, Ohio
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Wooster, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Made it down to Cincinnati for the weekend again and had to go for breakfast to The Original Pancake House. Last time I was there I was "blown away" by the service and tastiness of the meals. This time was not disappointing in the least. This long standing tradition in the area is worth your time and the drive to... More 

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Lexington, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have frequented the Original Pancake House in Charlotte, NC many times. I was very excited to find one in Ohio. The wait time was not bad at all. Restaurant was clean and staff was great. I will be going back again soon. The dutch baby and strawberry pancakes are AMAZING!!

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West Chester, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My grandson, 9 years old, calls this "The world's best restaurant". That is because he can get fresh fruit and bacon there. Most restaurants don't have fruit, except for a fruit cup, on the menu. We have never had bad service or food that wasn't served at the right temperature. Always fast, and the coffee is great.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stopped this morning after driving by and seeing it yesterday. I stopped at 11:30 AM and the traffic was brisk while I was there, but not over crowded. the server was very attentive and I had a cup of coffee within a couple of minutes. I ordered the ham and cheese omelet with mushrooms and it came with a... More 

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Curtice, Ohio
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237 reviews 237 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was very good and we were easily seated with a party of five on a Saturday morning at 8:30am. It was apparent that the crowd was arriving as we were leaving so my best advice is to get there early! The place isn't very big and it's popularity is pretty obvious. Three Pigs in a Blanket, omlets, and... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 745-0555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Family Fare
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?