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5243 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5315
+1 205-991-4871
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife work up and was craving breakfast foods. So we loaded up the four kids and went to IHOP. Service was bad. They forgot one child's drink. After reminding them once, it still took another reminding to get the drink. My food was about a 4 of 10. The sweet tea I ordered was undrinkable.

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Thank Ieatoutabunch
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Also, the tortilla my daughter ordered was missing a third, but she made it work. No manager apology, even with two things wrong. BAD FORM! Even though he did discount 10%. Totally unacceptable! However, My Colorado omlette was great as was my wife's spinach omelet. We love IHOP, but not this location!

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Thank Ricky D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

My first visit here was on a weeknight at five minutes til midnight.I thought.they were open 24 hours all week instead of just on the weekends.I was wrong but instead of being turned away I was seated and told that the manager said they would serve me and my meal was on the house.I was grateful and very impressed.I have... More 

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Thank quisats
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Eggs cooked perfectly. Very fluffy, firm, but not dry. Lots of meat! Excellent!! Hard to always have perfect pancakes. If griddle is too hot they get done on the outsides, but not on the inside. Likewise if the batter is too thick. The pancakes were good, but not perfect, as they sometimes are. Overall a good meal!

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Thank Ricky D
West Blocton, Alabama
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

My husband and I went to this IHOP on Saturday morning August 13, it was not crowded at all. After being seated it took out waitress 10 minutes to take our drink order, and then after ordering our food, it was over 45 minutes before we got part of our food. My husband was nearly finish with part of his... More 

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Thank DMcCrary35184
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

My dad and myself walk in tell them party of 2. The lady tells me 15/20 min wait. 20 min roll by and the 15 other people that were waiting before me was still waiting. Empty tables EVERYWHERE, they finally give an excuse of only having 2 cooks. The manager COULD have been present to offer gift cards to come... More 

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Thank Bryan A
Georgia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

my husband and I have always wanted to check out IHOP. We finally got to on this trip. He was in the mood for breakfast Which he don't normally eat. He ordered a platter and strawberry & creme crepes. He loved those. I had the double BLT. It was delicious. I love blt's but I don't get them very often.... More 

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Thank cindy b
Enterprise, Alabama
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

The food was ok, I did not enjoy my lunch at all. The dressing was terrible, I had to remind the waitress that garlic bread came with my order....she was busy talking about her cookout she was going to have the next day. I'm not going back to this establishment. The bathroom was filthy.

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Thank Wilma B
Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Always enjoy eating at IHOP. It's the only place I can get crepes. Closest one to me in central PA is over 100 miles away

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Thank dnnyedy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Bad organization, understaffed, slow. Chain should fire managers and replace them with staff that knows how tiring a restaurant.

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Thank Kenneth T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5243 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5315
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-991-4871

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