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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House - Highland Park

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620 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-3226
+1 847-432-0660
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
“dutch baby” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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620 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-3226
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here multiple times. It's more of a breakfast restaurant. They have the best pancakes I've ever eaten, fresh squeezed orange juice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

the food there is very good, but without exception, you'd better not be in a hurry, they are not fast getting you seated, and not fast getting your food!

Thank barrybS4755SL
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a delightful breakfast at Walker Brothers. Your reviewer ordered blueberry pancakes that were delivered hot and fluffy. All four members of our party thoroughly enjoyed Walker Brothers.

Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the 10 minute wait. Unrushed attentive service, delicious food. Once order was placed, food came quickly.

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Husband and I went for breakfast. Great food, friendly, and fast service. We left full of their famous pancakes and sides. The line was long but moved fast. I would definitely return. Hope to find their locations expand to Wisconsin. The only downside was the...More

Thank Simone C
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

It's always busy here. It's a great place with good food. The chocolate pancakes and the potato pancakes are great. Come here.

Thank Zach S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The best apple pancake in the world. You won't be sorry. Omelette are good too...been around forever.

Thank Steve E
Reviewed February 4, 2017

We always bring visitors to our favorite pancake place. Highlights include the spectacular apple pancake (we usually have to bring home leftovers), the Dutch baby, the Swedish pancakes with lingonberries, and the dollar pancakes. On our last visit, the two-year-old in our group liked the...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Unique apple pancake. If you like apples cinnamon and brown sugar you will be in for a treat. Other entrees are good too but I get an apple pancake as often as my waists will allow.

Thank Marty L
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Eggs, crepes, pancakes and even sandwiches are excellent. Very good service - never have a problem with the servers.

Thank Defconsult
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-3226
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-432-0660
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