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Walker Bros Original Pancake House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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OVEN-BAKED OMELETTES​
All Omelettes are served w/ three buttermilk pancakes. please allow 20 minutes for egg white preparation
10.95
Egg white omelette +1.00
Santa Fe
Onions, cilantro, tomatoes & jalapeno peppers. Filled w/ habanero cheese & served w/ homemade salsa
10.95
Egg white omelette +1.00
Western w/ Cheese
Minced ham w/ green & red bell peppers, onions & your choice of cheddar or swiss cheese
10.95
Egg white omelette +1.00
Mediterranean
Gourmet feta cheese, spinach, tomatoes, onions, oregano & kalamata olives
10.95
Egg white omelette +1.00
Fresh Vegetarian w/ Cheese
Broccoli, onions, tomatoes & mushrooms w/ your choice of cheddar or swiss cheese
10.75
Egg white omelette +1.00
Bacon or Sausage w/ Cheese
Bits of our crisp bacon or patty sausage w/ your choice of cheddar or swiss cheese
9.95
Egg white omelette +1.00
Mushroom
Sauteed fresh mushrooms w/ a warm mushroom sauce on the side
10.50
Egg white omelette +1.00
Classic Spinach w/ Cheese
Fresh spinach, cheddar or swiss cheese & mushroom sauce on the side
9.50
Egg white omelette +1.00
Choose a Cheese
Made w/ your favorite mild cheddar or top-grade swiss cheese
0.75
Egg white omelette +1.00
Homemade Salsa
EGG-CELLENT EGGS​
Two eggs cooked to order served w/ three buttermilk pancakes
12.50
A Bacon Lover's Bacon & Eggs
Seven crisp slices of our special recipe thick bacon w/ three eggs
8.50
Bacon & Basted Eggs
Four crisp strips of our special recipe thick bacon
8.50
Sausage & Basted Eggs
Made from our private recipe choose two patties or four links
8.50
Ham & Basted Eggs
A thick slice of our custom smoked, hickory ham
8.50
Turkey Sausage Links & Basted Eggs
A healthy, delicious, lean breakfast sausage w/ zero trans fat
9.50
Corned Beef Hash & Basted Eggs
Zesty corned beef blended together w/ freshly ground idaho potatoes & onions
8.50
Canadian Bacon & Basted Eggs
Three thick slices of our custom recipe Canadian bacon
AND MORE EGGS​
10.95
Venicia Benedict
Poached eggs w/ spinach, mushrooms & bits of bacon on a toasted English muffin w/ hollandaise sauce & a garnish of pico de gallo. served w/ three buttermilk pancakes or fresh fruit
10.75
Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs & canadian bacon on a toasted English muffin w/ hollandaise sauce. served w/ three buttermilk pancakes or fresh fruit
8.50
Minced Ham & Eggs
A trio of scrambled eggs w/ our diced ham. Served w/ three buttermilk pancakes
8.75
With three eggs & a large juice of your choice +10.25
The Continental
Two eggs any style w/ hash browns, three buttermilk pancakes & a regular-sized juice of your choice
6.50
Two by Four
a pair of fresh grade AA eggs, cooked as you like ‘em, w/ four buttermilk pancakes
7.95
Healthy Start Medley
Two​ egg whites scrambled, a small fresh fruit medley & a side of wheat germ granola pancakes
8.50
Canadian Bacon & Basted Eggs
Three thick slices of our custom recipe Canadian bacon
PANCAKE SPECIALTIES​
9.95
Topped w/ French vanilla ice cream +1.95
Apple Pancake
An original pancake house tradition! Filled w/ fresh apples & complimented w/ a sinkiang cinnamon & sugar glaze
9.95
Frozen Apple Pancake
From our freezer to yours
9.50
Danish Garden
An oven-baked delight filled w/ broccoli, onions, tomatoes & mushrooms. Topped w/ havarti cheese
10.95
German Pancake
A thin & delicate, plate-filling oven-baked pancake dusted w/ powdered sugar & served w/ lemon on the side. Our lightest pancake treat!
8.50
With fresh strawberries & bananas +3.25
The Dutch Baby
A​ smaller version of the German pancake w/ all the tradition, dusted w/ powdered sugar & served w/ lemon on the side. perfectly sized for smaller appetites
CLASSIC PANCAKES​
6.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Buttermilk
Simple is best! Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Blueberry
A stack of six w/ blueberries in the batter & blueberry compote on the side & dusted w/ powdered sugar. Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Banana
The aroma & flavor of fresh banana bread, topped w/ tangerine Suzette sauce, a dusting of powdered sugar & whipped butter
7.95
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Georgia Pecan
Loads of luscious pecans inside & out, topped w/ a dusting of powdered sugar. Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Bacon
Crispy bits of our bacon in the batter. Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Potato Pancakes
Jumbo Idahos freshly ground & transformed into crisp, lacy treats. served w/ applesauce or sour cream
7.25
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Gluten Free Pancakes
Gluten​ free, wheat free & peanut free, light & fluffy pancakes. Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.95
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Swedish
Authentic lacy delicacies served w/ imported Swedish lingonberries & whipped butter
7.95
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
49Er's Flapjacks
Three large, chewey-gooey, thin pancakes served w/ whipped butter & syrup
Full order 7.50
Half order 4.50
½ Orders of pancakes +1.00
Chocolate Chippies
Rich bittersweet chips in the batter, dusted w/ powdered sugar & topped w/ thick whipped cream
WALKER BROS. ORIGINALS​
4.75
One egg patty
One egg links
Sausage patty
Sausage links
Bacon for egg +0.50
Sausage +0.50
The Grand Treat
A special treat for our grand customers” grandparents & grandchildren. Three buttermilk pancakes & your choice of one egg or sausage (patty or links) w/ a candy bar. Seniors & kids only, please
7.25
Three Little Pigs in a Blanket
Our special-recipe sausages rolled in light, fluffy pancakes & dusted w/ powdered sugar
9.95
Lox Platter
Fresh smoked salmon (nova) w/ a toasted bagel & cream cheese, served w/ thinly sliced tomatoes, onions, cucumbers & capers
7.50
French Toast
Light & fluffy French toast grilled until golden brown & dusted w/ powdered sugar. served w/ strawberry preserves upon request
7.95
Challah French Toast
Our special thick-sliced French toast made w/ freshly baked egg bread, grilled until golden brown. garnished w/ fresh strawberries & a light dusting of powdered sugar
8.50
Crispy-Crunchy French Toast
Our delicious French toast dipped in crispy corn flakes & grilled to perfection. topped w/ sliced bananas, whipped cream & dusted w/ powdered sugar
CREPE CREATIONS​
8.95
French
A sweet crepe rolled w/ fresh strawberries topped w/ tangerine Suzette sauce, strawberries & a light dusting of powdered sugar
8.25
Cherry Kijafa
A danish favorite filled w/ tart cherries simmered in kijafa wine & dusted w/ powdered sugar
8.50
Spinach
Spinach blended w/ aged cheddar cheese & onions & topped w/ hollandaise sauce. Served w/ three crisp potato pancakes
7.50
Chocolate
A classic flavor combination...satin-smooth Belgian chocolate w/ thick whipped cream on top. garnished w/ fresh strawberries
9.25
Chipotle Chicken
A flavorful blend of sauteed chicken breast, bermuda onions, mushrooms, red & green bell peppers in a spicy chipotle sauce. Served w/ three crisp potato pancakes
7.50
Banana
Sliced bananas in sweetened sour cream topped w/ apricot puree & a light dusting of powdered sugar
BELGIAN WAFFLES​
8.95
Fresh Strawberry
Fresh berries topped w/ whipped cream or ice cream & dusted w/ powdered sugar. Served w/ strawberry syrup
8.50
Toasted Pecan
Crunchy​ nuts mixed inside & on top w/ a dusting of powdered sugar, whipped butter & syrup
6.95
Pure Belgian
A delicate waffle served w/ whipped butter & syrup
7.95
Blueberry
Delicious blueberries in the batter topped w/ a dusting of powdered sugar, whipped butter & compote on the side
8.50
Crisp Bacon
Our special recipe bacon, crisp & flavorful, mixed throughout the batter. Served w/ whipped butter & syrup
SALAD & SANDWICH​
Our extended menu is available at our Arlington H.T.S., highland park, Lake Zurich & Lincoln shire locations
Salad Bowl
Served w/ a toasted bialy & your choice of dressing: citrus vinaigrette, bleu cheese, ranch, caesar, 1000 island & balsamic vinaigrette
9.95
Chicken Caesar
California romaine & iceberg lettuce tossed w/ caesar dressing, spanish black olives, sweet red onions & croutons & topped w/ seasoned grilled chicken, eggs & freshly grated parmesan cheese
9.50
Fresh Strawberry Pecan
Fresh strawberries, glazed pecans, hand cut romaine & iceberg lettuce, crumbled bleu cheese & sweet red onions tossed w/ bleu cheese dressing
10.50
Walker's Chopped Salad
Hand-cut california romaine & iceberg lettuce tossed w/ a seasoned grilled chicken breast, crispy bacon, crumbled bleu cheese, sweet red onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, asparagus, eggs & corn tortilla chips in a citrus vinaigrette dressing
4.95
Tossed Salad
Our smaller salad served w/ eggs, cucumbers, red onions & croutons
6.95
Soup & Salad
Enjoy a bowl of our homemade soup of the day & our tossed salad
SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches are served w/ your choice of grilled potatoes or a bowl of soup
8.50
Grilled potatoes
A bowl of soup
Chicken Teriyaki
A grilled, tender, marinated chicken breast topped w/ a sprinkle of parmesan cheese. Served on a toasted challah roll w/ romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes & onion
7.95
Grilled potatoes
A bowl of soup
Tuna Salad Sandwich
Albacore white tuna salad served on a toasted challah roll w/ romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes, onion & a kosher dill spear
8.75
Grilled potatoes
A bowl of soup
B.L.T. With Smoked Turkey
Freshly grilled slices of our thick bacon, thinly sliced smoked turkey, tomato, romaine lettuce & mayonnaise on toasted multi-grain bread
7.75
Grilled potatoes
A bowl of soup
The W.B Grilled Cheese w/ Bacon
Slices​ of our crisp bacon & sliced tomatoes between melted cheddar & swiss cheese on multi-grain bread
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have visited Walker Bros. for breakfast every time I have visited the Chicago area for more than 20 years. This time I was going to miss this delicious treat, so thinking out of the box I went there for dinner. Who doesn't love breakfast for...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I accompanied my father on a breakfast date, while visiting him over the Fourth of July holiday. He speaks so highly of this place. I told him that I'd visited this location about 15 years ago, but I was not as impressed with the food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank vema a
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Walker Bros was my Dad’s favorite. So happy to finally be able to introduce my husband to this amazing place!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

this place opens at 6:30am mid week and were we pleasantly surprised. The decor is gorgous woodwork and stained glass and shiny brass. Friendly service and the food wonderful. I had the crab cake benedict and it was one of the best I've ever ate!...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank shanandy98
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Heard good things about this place for years, but I finally had time to stop in on my way through. The line to wait was a bit long, but the food and service were so worth the wait. First off, the pancakes are out of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SBurk89
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Of course the pancakes are delicious! The eggs are too. I don't know why you'd come here for health food, but they do have egg whites and oatmeal if you must. The service was great! Efficient and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank HiDee S
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We loved this place. Wish we discovered it sooner. Great pancakes, great egg dishes. Huge hit with everyone in the family. You can get some dishes outrageously sweet and high in calories or you can get egg whites or oatmeal with fruit. Your choice. So...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank suzyd43
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Fully-light pancakes smothered in butter; drizzled with warm syrup is the BEST I've ever eaten. I usually PREFER waffles to pancakes, but not here. Gotta have a STACK of perfectly-prepared pancakes.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Ok — let me say right up front this place is utterly sinful. Calories, butter and sugar are consumed in proportions that make nutritionists quake in their boots . That said — Walker Brothers is fantastic . Before they die every person on earth should...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pes33
Reviewed March 26, 2019

We went in for brunch on a weekday before going to a matinee movie. As always the food quality was good: I ordered 2 eggs easy over, toast and ham. However, the plate was so boring looking, I wish they would have put a few...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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