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The Original Pancake House

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549 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-5379
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mirabel, Canada
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Hmmm... I'm still trying to figure out how this place can be rated #1 restaurant in Eden Prairie... I mean the food is good, sure, but it's far from spectacular... anybody can make eggs waffles and pancakes that tastes just as good... Thank god they have an APP for smartphones so you can "virtually" wait in line from home before... More 

Thank Philippe A
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

This is a family favorite! Great pancakes, but also great souffle omelettes too. It's always crowded on weekends, but you can be seated quickly during the week. The waitstaff is friendly and the food is consistently good. They have a nice side room that is good for large groups.

Thank KateN347
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65 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

This place has some delicious breakfast food! It's always paced, so expect a wait, but my lord is their food good (and the kitchen has always been quick with orders). They offer every kind of pancake I enjoy, from thin amd fruit filled, to rich and creamy, to chocolatey and fluffy. Their breakfast meats are salty, but which ones aren't?,... More 

Thank Foodies0520
Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Always a line of people waiting to get in but the time that you wait only builds anticipation of the best breakfast in town and the line moves along quickly. Ambiance is simple, not a place to bring the boss but definitely kid friendly. Come early and avoid the rush. Prices are moderate and the portions big and the food... More 

Thank Leonard S
Chatan, Japan
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stopped in for breakfast and it was all good! If you're in the area and want breakfast this is the place to go.

Thank Kurt I
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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602 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The food was nothing spectacular but the server was attentive and it is a good place to go with children. I wouldn't suggest getting more than one plate and splitting it.

Thank Rachel C
Hayward, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great food. Friendly wait staff. Very long wait, but what do you expect for a very popular place to eat! We will revisit again.

Thank ADM20132013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

It does not get better than this!! It's well with the wait on Sunday morning! Hash browns are to die for and the pancakes are mouth watering!! My kids and I call it our favorite place for breakfast!!

Thank Shawn G
Evansville, Indiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Wonderful food. Extra thick cut bacon was great. Specialty pancakes. My favorite is the strawberry pancakes with homemade strawberry syrup. Yum!!

Thank Teresa R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We really like this restaurant, very good food and ample portions. Also, nice decor and great staff.

Thank John P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $12
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 549 Prairie Center Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-5379
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eden Prairie
  • Phone Number: 19522249440
A Twin Cities tradition for over 30 years. Everything in the restaurant is made from scratch daily. Great place for family breakfast, business meetings, or a quick brunch!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?