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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House-Arlington Hts

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825 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1417
(847) 392-6600
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting up with my Son for a Sunday Breakfast, a Meat Lovers Baked omelette with their specialty pancakes, was The highlight of my day, wait time for a table was under 20 minutes, the service was great, food-delicious!

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Thank Krasnik
Carmichael, California
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We driving around looking for a place to eat breakfast and came upon this place. The wait wasn't long and went fast as the windows are very pretty and many things to look at. The inside of the resturant is decorated is very nice and fun to look at. The servers are busy but take time to get acquiainted with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of our fav breakfast place. I love the breakfast options and their hash browns are so good. Today we am having Western with Cheese Omellete and Cherry Crepes. Every month they have different monthly specials😀

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Thank Cilla F
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While we do go to WB occasionally for breakfast as a family, we often go here for breakfast fare at dinner time. The grandkids prefer pancakes anyway. In the evening, WB is not crowded, so you avoid the normal wait elsewhere. WB (intentionally) does not have internet and orange juice is served in an unappealing water glass, but the food... More 

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Thank hammerlrh
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The food is terrific which is why the demand for this place is off the charts. If you see a long line, do not panic - the place does a great job of quick turnover.

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Thank Dean W
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Every time I visit Chiacgo, I ask my daughter when are we going to Walker Bros. It is simply the best breakfast you can have. I ordered the 7 pieces of bacon breakfast, with their Habanero hash browns. Everything on their menu is great from their fresh squeezed orange juice to their fantastic waffles, I promise you will not leave... More 

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Palm Springs, CA.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had breakfast here 4 times during our stay in Chiacgo. Service is fast and breakfast is great. Tried something different each day. Now on Sunday, yes, there was a line out the door. Took about 20 mins to get in, but they do move fast to accommodate guests. Our severs were all nice and pleasant . Pancakes , omletes... More 

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Thank cakesbyroman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Walker Bros. Is in the class of Portillos and Lou Malnatis. When the kids come home you have to go. Everything at Walker Bros. Is really good. Real cream real butter the best sausages and bacon. I have never had the apple pancake, but for 30+ years my family members rave about it. Not cheap but worth every penny.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Service was slow on a weekday. Good was delicious. We had bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes and orange juice. Loved the orange juice.

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Thank K R
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

If you want an excellent selection of breakfast foods, this is a very good place to go. And, you haven't lived until you've had their Apple Pancake (which is big enough to feed you for 3 days). The service is always good. For some reason, I feel the service and the freshness of the food is actually better when it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1417
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: (847) 392-6600

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