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Original Pancake House

33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
+1 248-642-5775
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Detroit institution for breakfast or brunch, is very good but expensive. Their sausage patties and bacon are don't miss- and best ordered 1/2 and half by solo customer s. All egg preparations including omlettes are very good prepared always with real butter. A request...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joel B
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have gone for breakfast many times. He always orders buckwheat pancakes. They came fermented. Took awhile for waitress to come back so we could tell her. When she came we told her they were spoiled. She apologized and hurried off to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dio400
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to wait....let me give you some insight into wait times. Before 8 AM it 15-20 min, from 8-10 AM it can vary but about 30 min, and after 11:30 AM forget about quick bite to eat, it’s a 45 min wait. If it’s...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Zafar39525
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This place is a fun trip for a breakfast/brunch outing with friends or family. Certainly a neat vibe for kids. Lots of unique "old world" menu items like their big apple crisp thing and their oven baked omelettes. Blueberry pancakes are some of my favorite...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Connor A
Reviewed March 10, 2018

I just came from having pancakes and I had a very sub par experience. Sausages were cold, eggs lukewarm, server Kelli had a weird attitude and she let me know or corrected me when I mentioned what I thought she said. Kelli, never correct the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank jdenson5612
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

My fiance raved about how good The Original House of Pancakes in Birmingham was. I didn't have the same sentiments. My omelet was disgusting and it was overcooked. I don't have a desire to go back. But the wait staff was really nice.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank SistaNun
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Long Waits, Sub par food. This place just isn't what it used to be. Hostess was terrible. I wont be back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DanielM855
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on Sunday afternoon. I was surprised the wait wasn't too long given the time we went. There are a good number of gluten free options. Great service and food. Tables are very close together though.

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank Linnea B
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Best breakfast place in town. Unique and delectable! The lines are long on the weekends so arrive early

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank serendipitydelhi
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

When we moved into the area, everyone raves about this place but it is ok at best. If you like baked omelets then you may like it. A lot of the dishes are just to sweet. Will not return even though it is only 5...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-642-5775
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