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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Rockford about once a month and usually go to eat. I had seen an advertisement for Johnny Pamcakes so we decided to try it. Large menu and a very popular place! We both got breakfast and it was great! The staff were...friendly and service was excellent. We will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed June 15, 2021

We stopped here while in town. We both had a good breakfast, reasonably priced! We'd definitely return here next time in town! Fluffy omelettes, good hash browns, and Swedish pancakes

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

The food was great and so was the service. I had a fluffy ham n cheese omelette. My family had pancakes that were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Awesome fish with various ways to have the fish prepared. The service was friendly and quick. There was a variety of choices to have with the fish dinner.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

Stopped at Johnny Pancakes at 10:15 am on Friday. Both the parking lot and the restaurant were nearly full, I happily got the last parking place and a place at the counter for a late breakfast. The server was prompt and very pleasant, she guided...me on my choices!! I ordered eggs Benedict, my personal favorite, it was the very best. Highly recommend Johnny Pancakes, but warning you that you might have a long wait.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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JohnnyPamcakes, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate it and are happy to hear that you enjoyed!

Reviewed June 24, 2019

I love Johnny Pamcakes! We come here almost every Sunday for brunch. The service is friendly and welcoming, the food is delicious! I order the Breakfast Croissant.

Date of visit: June 2019
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JohnnyPamcakes, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed May 31, 2019

Not them I'm telling anyone what to do, of course but I *am* strongly suggesting you take the short trip off of the highway and eat at Johnny Pamcakes. We arrived just before noon today (Friday) and were informed there was a 10 minute wait...as it was PACKED in there. Long line formed behind us, too. There are two benches where you can sit while awaiting your name being called and our names came up in less than five minutes. So far, so good... It gets better. We were walked through the dining room into a (two steps down) dining area in a nice sunny space, in to the corner booth which was rather roomy. The server was there in seconds (Brenda) followed by a gentleman (Manuel) with a pot of coffee. Orders take, coffee poured. Cups of ice water suddenly appeared and they were not "bleachy" as far too many places can be. Food was served in record time and everything was fresh, made to order and DELICIOUS. Service was friendly throughput despite the hectic pace. My husband and I are VERY happy that we took a chance and tried Johnny Pamcakes as we are on this route regularly with our travels and have found a great new place to stop at and enjoy!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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JohnnyPamcakes, General Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate it and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

About the only restaurant I choose in Rockford. Consistently good American style food. Cod special on Friday.

Date of visit: May 2019
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JohnnyPamcakes, Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2019

Thank you, we truly appreciate your business and your review.

Reviewed April 14, 2019

My daughter found this place using tripadvisor as we were driving past Rockford and needed somewhere to stop for dinner. It was a bit further off the freeway than I had hoped for and we passed some other good options along the way. When we...arrived on a Friday night the parking lot was packed, but we were pleasantly surprised that there was only a 5 minute wait. All of the servers were so smiley that it made you smile back. The food was great and even with a full restaurant was quick. I certainly understood why it was full. On top of that our bill was very reasonable. Definitely worth the extra few minutes drive off the freeway.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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JohnnyPamcakes, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your review, we truly appreciate it! We are glad to hear that you found us and enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed January 31, 2019

Eat in often for breakfast. Love their fluffy omelettes and don't forget the huge swedish pancakes that are delicious. Can also get carryout anytime.

Date of visit: November 2018
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JohnnyPamcakes, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Pamcakes, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you for your review DSwen3, we truly appreciate it!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Johnny Pamcakes

Yes, Johnny Pamcakes offers takeout services.

Johnny Pamcakes is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5