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“IHOP....breakfast...lunch..late night...” 3 of 5 stars
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IHOP
9490 Blake Ln, Fairfax, VA 22031-1157
(703) 277-1022
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Ranked #87 of 377 Restaurants in Fairfax
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating
Fairfax, Virginia
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102 reviews
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“IHOP....breakfast...lunch..late night...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

What can I say? Everyone knows IHOP for breakfast especially for pancakes...I don't like pancakes so I have eggs...sandwich or omelet or over easy..always ask for crisp hash browns and light toast.

Visited January 2013
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Washington DC
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“Reliable and good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

IHOP seems to always be busy. It's not hard to see why. This cheerful chain restaurant delivers good food at decent prices and is a good place to take the family. Pancakes are the trademark dish and worth getting, but there are lots of other dishes as well, including fluffy crepes with lingoberry butter. IHOP also serves good lunches and dinners. It's simple, uncomplicated good food that you dont' have to dress up for. We enjoy this restaurant for breakfast --those crepes are very good--and have also had good lunches here. Wait staff are well trained, prompt and friendly and the restaurant is always clean.

Visited November 2012
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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“IHOP is IHOP”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

This is your standard, run-of-the-mill IHOP. I know what to expect & I almost always get it. I usually come to this particular one on Sunday afternoon. There seem to be no wait during that time, as I've yet to be not seated immediately. My personal favorites are garden suffed crepes, grilled chicken ceasar salad, and omlettes. The latter is usually made with pancake batter and I ask 'em not to add it as I, ironically, hate pancakes. :) Don't bother ordering steaks there, can't cook 'em properly. Also, I have to consistently send my beak potato soup back to have cheddar and sour cream added to it. They specifically describe it like that in the menu, but never bring it out loaded.
And yes, the atmosphere is mostly old people and young families with screaming babies. I usually ask for a spot away from people, but then you risk to be ignored by wait staff and not have your drinks refilled.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Corrales, New Mexico
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“Pancakes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

What more can I say? You can't screw up pancakes. One comment however is that the prices are now through the roof. If you don't mind paying a lot of money for a 'cake', then have fun!

Visited February 2012
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Northern Virginia
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“A Typical IHOP”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Predictable cuisine, with tired interior decor, screaming children and bored staff.

Visited December 2011
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