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The Original Pancake House

26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
+1 949-643-8591
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (45 reviews)
“dutch baby” (16 reviews)
“omelet” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast a few weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised. My omelette was perfect the kids loved The pancakes and our server Alejandro was an awesome worker. Kudos to the staff and kitchen.

Thank Misterfp
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Has been here forever and the Food & Staff are Exceptional ....get there early if you dont want to wait but even waiting its worth it.....Strawberry Waffles....Coconut Pancakes MMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmm

Thank dpbear
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I am a pancake lover. This restaurant is clean and had a makeover since we were here last. Service was excellent. We came early and a week day, so no waiting and got seated right away. Waitress was nice and efficient. I ordered pancakes with...More

Thank likesc0mf0rt
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

My favorite spot for breakfast with the wife or the whole family. Have never had a bad meal or experience here or at any Other locationd

Thank Wes S
Reviewed March 11, 2018

kMy daughter and I tripped over this restaurant after helping her move cross-country for a new job. When I saw sourdough french toast on the menu, I had to try it. Very glad I did; it was excellent. I wish I lived nearby...I want to...More

Thank Gilbert S
Reviewed January 25, 2018

When you visit The Original Pancake House you'd better be ready to eat - a lot! The size of most breakfasts on the menu are easy to split between 2 people (or one very hungry person). Of course, the best part is that the range...More

Thank CoastalPicRick
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The crowds speak for themselves! Expect a wait on the weekends despite the large dining room but you will be happy you stayed! Extensive menu of all your breakfast favorites! Delicious!

Thank wildcatmama2
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Can coast down the hill to this popular breakfast eatery. I always do the waffles since there is no Waffle House on the west coast. Good, efficient service. There is always a wait but the tables turn fast so it's usually about 15 to 20...More

Thank Hoverbutton74
Reviewed December 22, 2017

great food and service, only remember , the plates are huge, better prepare to share, otherwise you will waste a lot of good food.

1  Thank egerardo
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Anytime we are in Orange County, we must visit this venue at least once! The veggie omelette is so tasty; however, the killer item on the menu is the Apple pancake! Decadence that is worth the wait! Yes, we have one locally; however, my husband...More

Thank Lee P
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August 8, 2015|
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Response from monapr | Reviewed this property |
The wait is terrible. If we have a large party, we have sent one person down early to put our name in. Otherwise, we just plan to read while waiting. All the best.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-643-8591
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