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Millbrae Pancake House

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$$ - $$$
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1301 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-1410
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An omelette, to me is not a wrap with a long piece of bacon and half an avocado ON TOP. And charged "$2 extra" for a few banana slices on TOP of pancakes vs INSIDE.

Thank cal48boy
Reading, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just down from our hotel Le Quinta. Stopped in on way to airport for small snack. Well - snack is not possible. Meals are large and taste soo good. And it was busy too. Massive choice, big portions, low price. I had California omelette which came with hash browns and two pancakes as a side. Others had the sandwiches with... More 

Thank Steve D
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live right across from the Millbrae Pancake House and I go here a lot. Took my friend to lunch there Friday. Although the place was busy service was good and very friendly. Food was excellent. Excellent omelets and sandwiches.

Thank Brian S
St Louis
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although there are not to many other choices in the area, this restaurant was a fairly good option. A large choice of food options with large quantities at reasonable prices. I would recommend this restaurant for a good American type meal. Restaurant is a bit old and dark but the service is good.

Thank Thewondererca
El Dorado Hills, CA
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235 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a breakfast joint. Done very well with good food and fast service. The staff has been there quite a while. The restaurant itself for over 40 years. The decor is dated, but the place is clean. Very good breakfast.

Thank BEN P
Millbrae, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Sorry, but the service was not great, the corned beef hash was TERRIBLE, the rest of our breakfast was OK at best. I just don't understand this place. It has a great atmosphere, and many long-time customers come here, long history, etc. But the times I have come here over the years, it just does not impress me (food, service,... More 

Thank Guy Y
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Millbrae pancake house lived up to the reviews and then some. The fast and experienced waitstaff made the experience fabulous. Don't expect new and fancy, but do expect old-school satisfaction.

Thank Mark W
Victoria, Canada
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337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Huge tasty a filling breakfasts. Friendly and attentive staff. Good coffee Worth a try whether you live in the area or off the SFO airport.

Thank dennisjoanna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Great breakfast meals at great prices! The service was quick, professional, and friendly! Overall a great value! One of my favorite places to visit whenever I'm in the Bay Area. Thanks!

Thank Ken C
Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Had breakfast here before flew home to Ireland from San Francisco. It was busy so i had to wait about 20 minutes for a seat which was not too bad. The service is not great but the food is and i was very happy with it. I would definitly recommend this place.

Thank Centre p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-1410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: 650-589-2080

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