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“Wonderful!” 5 of 5 stars
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Nick's Original House of Pancakes
3030 Lohr Cir, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-5914
734-622-6425
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Ranked #144 of 517 Restaurants in Ann Arbor
Cuisines: American
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Greenwood, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Ate here twice, both times for breakfast. First time with a large group on Saturday morning, but the service was factastic. Second time with a smaller group on Monday morning. Same awesome service and wonderful breakfast!

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Food is mediocre but service is horrendous!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

The first time we ate here, there were 3 people in the restaurant and it took 35 minutes to get our food. My poached egg was hard and everything else was cold. Waitress never checked back with us after she brought us our order. Ok...everyone has an off day so the 2nd time we attempted to eat there, waitress took our order when we were the only ones in the restaurant (eggs and bacon and toast). Three more small parties came in and we noticed they were getting their food when they had come in/ ordered after us. The waitress would look in our direction but never came back to our table. After about 40 minutes, we were getting upset. No one had come back to our table. We saw the cooks looking at us and they were whispering to each other (they had seen us when we first came in, since we were the first customers of the day). So we got up and as we started to leave, we heard one of the cooks say to the other one "they're pissed...they're leaving!" We will never, ever go back to this place. Obviously, the waitress forgot to put in our order then rather than just letting us know, avoided us. The cooks appeared to be taking bets as to how soon we would realize that we were not getting our food and leave. That's what they get for hiring immature "kids" as cooks and waitstaff.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Ann Arbor
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best Home-Style Breakfast in Ann Arbor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Nick is part of the extended Greek family that own a number of low-key coney islands, coffee shops, and breakfast diners in Washtenaw county. Each one is a gem onto itself for good food at reasonable prices. Nick is the youngest of this clan, and his breakfast/lunch restaurant is the bee's knees for breakfast in Ann Arbor. Great omelettes, skillets, and fantastically simple and irresistible sandwiches. The specials are anything but run-of-the-mill and you won't find them anywhere. The coffee is NEVER stale, the service is always good, and even when you hit this place at peak hours, they never rush your order or rush you out. The waitstaff know the menu and can help guide you among the many options available.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Hidden gem of A2”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

Great breakfast spot! No other place to go in Ann Arbor. Quality meats and cheeses, make the omeletes to die for. Amazing varietys of pancakes and French toast, poppy seed blueberry pancakes, fat Elvis, monte cristo. Just amazing food. If you eat anywhere else your missing out

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Columbus, OH
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153 reviews 153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“In the Nick of time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Boy were we hungry! We had been to Nick's once before with our friends from Michigan and thought we would give it another go without them. It's Memorial Day and several eateries are closed-except Nick's. I ordered the seasonal carrot cake pancakes with a side of hashbrowns. My partner ordered chicken and waffles. The pancakes were breakfast and dessert rolled into one. Yum! The C & W's were average from what I was told.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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