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Happy Jack Pancake House

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin latte delicious. Seating appropriate for distance and restaurant very clean. Waitress friendly. Definitely a place to stop at. Near hotels in the area so within walking distance.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I picked the Happy Jack Pancake House based on Trip Advisor reviews and the fact we saw they had an outside area. When we arrived we were told the outside area was not being serviced directly BUT we could get carryout and...still eat outside. This is what we decided to do. The staff could not have been more helpful. We were given ice water as requested. Our meals were delivered to us outside and everything was in containers to keep the food warm. The breakfast was so tasty. I had an egg white vegetable omelet and a side of two sweet potato pancakes. Both were scrumptious. In fact, the omelet was one of the best I have had at a restaurant. The pancakes were a treat. My husband got an omelet with meat and loved it. He also enjoyed his blueberry pancakes. This meal out was perfect for our needs since we did not want to eat inside a restaurant and it turned out even better when the food was so good. Thanks to the staff!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a great breakfast place in OCMD, try Happy Jacks. Great menu, pancakes, waffles, eggs, and much more. Pancakes were fantastic and the blueberry ones were filled with fresh blueberries. And the portion sizes were really large. Had a nice cuppa coffee and even...went back the next day for another one it was that good. Nice little place, food was fantastic, a little pricey but worth it! Wait staff was good and checked in often to see how we were doing. They really care about their customers.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I visited Happy Jack's our first morning in Ocean City and were very impressed. The staff were very friendly and courteous, the food was very good and reasonably priced. We enjoyed it so much we went back again later in the week....Pancakes were awesome, the egg white & pesto omelette was amazing. Will absolutely visit again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 16, 2020

Ate outdoors here on a Sunday morning so was expecting a wait. It was only about 20 minutes and all other guests were doing best to be socially distant. All staff was masked during our visit. The Pigs in Blanket & Chipped Beef were both...good.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 14, 2020

went on a saturday morning, there was a wait but not long and it was to be expected for breakfast. food was amazing, service was great, and social distancing was being enforced. will definitely return

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

Great food, special coffee Blend roasted for them, great bacon, and pancake syrups - maple, butter pecan, strawberry. Service was very good and staff so friendly I felt like I was at someone’s home. I wish they had more locations.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

My husband and I visit Ocean city a few times a year. Breakfast is our main event. We love diners, pancake houses etc. Our bill is usually between $15-$25 and helpings are usually more than I can eat. My experience and Happy Jack was the...opposite and insulting for the $27 bill we recieved for 2 people receiving what looked like kids meals. If you put my husband eggs on a serving spoon it wouldn't be full not to mention they were chopped up like confetti. I had 2 very small very flat pancakes and 2 dried out brown and serve 50 cent coin sized turkey sausage with 2 eggs that look like 1 for nearly $10 and cranberry sugar water for $3. We got more satisfaction out of the boardwalk fries we went for right after leaving happy Jack's. My experience the trip before at Denny's was more enjoying and I'm far from a Denny's fan. Never will I return and not sure how they receive so many positive reviews. Lastly...its time for some new dishes. I suggest saucers if you are going to serve adults as children. We went to a diner on way home. I got pancakes and eggs and couldn't finish it. Look what we paid and enjoyed itMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 22, 2020

Visited Happy Jack's during the off season and were welcomed by a friendly server who offered value saving suggestions from the menu and her own recommendations. Coffee was regularly refilled and our party of 5 was shocked at how quickly our food came out from...the kitchen (and the server let us do separate checks!)! Our pancake loving group experimented with regular, salted caramel and pecan pancakes - all got thumbs up! The variety of syrups (maple, strawberry, blueberry, butter pecan) on the table gave even a plain pancake some pep. Maryland eggs were yummy and stacked with fresh crab and again, a variety of hot sauces available. A definite return visit is planned when our group visits next January!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

Ate here twice in a weekend, so it is good BUT there was two things that were far below standard... The good - the meatlovers omelette is bursting with goodies... it is a well made breakfast - they let you have pancakes with it and...that is a great idea!!! the pancakes are awesome... so omelettes and pancakes... good to really good. The bad - the potatoes are clearly from a bag in the freezer. They are devoid of any taste or freshness.... however the worst part was on day two I wanted to try the sausage gravy - it was and looked disgusting! It comes out and looks like a bad science experiment - it is a lifeless grayish blob... no taste what so ever.... GROSS!!!! So to be fair if you want pancakes this is your place - if you want to get too far off the pancake menu - BEWARE!!!!! Service was really good and the prices are not too bad for a shore point!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Tnbusdrv1
June 26, 2016|
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Response from debee54 | Reviewed this property |
I asked the hostess as we entered, and she had a separate sheet that she gave me. Brought a GF pancake syrup as well. It looked like most of their pancakes could be made using the GF flour.
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Mona C
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why would you go to seacrets??! overpriced,overrated,terrible food & service! Arrogant staff! Bouncers think they’re god! Treat you with utmost disrespect!!
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