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Original Pancake House

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3501 W 70th St, Edina, MN 55435-4217
+1 952-920-4444
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to the Original Pancake House (OPH) several times over many years, and we have never been disappointed. The breakfasts are always served hot, and taste great. The staff have always been friendly, and keep your coffee cup full. I highly recommend OPH!

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Thank Diswiz
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food portions are BIG,....HASH BROWNS are hand made style. ... Breakfast is the strong point of this restaruant....Souffle, style omelets, ingredients are above the average..... Cups need a cup WARMER, in the kitchen..... They are ceramic cups, by the time the tea/coffee arrives the drink is luke/cold....... my opinion :-) Weekends, you will see long waits, people do wait the... More 

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Thank Michael S
Edina, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Origninal Pancake House is an Edina institution. It has been around for a long time and has a loyal following. Obviously it has an extensive selection of pancakes and waffles, but it also has omlettes and eggs any way you can imagine with the traditional and not so traditional sides (would you like some ribs with those eggs?). The... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in MN and spent the almost 21 years living in MN, but tried my first OPH, when I lived in Chicago many years ago. But was pleasantly surprise to find the home here in MN. The list of great items is as long as the menu, but my personal favorite is the home made corn beef hash,... More 

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Thank Micha3l_K
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant advertises CALL AHEAD SEATING: (different from CALL FOR RESERVATIONS). Meaning: 'we can't hold any one particular table for you, but we CAN get you IN LINE ahead of WALK-INS. Good. Oh, and by the way, WE DO NOT TAKE PHONE CALLS FOR CALL AHEAD SEATING. Yes, you heard that correctly! Only if you have a SMART-PHONE, and send... More 

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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to OPH in Edina several times and the experience has been quite consistent: Great food, good service, and long wait times if you come on a Sunday morning! All of the breakfast items I have tried are delicious; the pancakes and the omelets are among my faves. My wife is allergic to gluten so the many gluten... More 

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Thank Jesse T
Port Washington, United States
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I have to say I am not that easily surprised. But this was a very wonderful place to eat...I had the mixed berry waffle with hand made whipped cream. Excellent experience and made just right. Coffee and even the bacon are a wonderful surprise. I will be going back for more.

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Thank Garyr S
Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing!!! The has browns are to die over. But the wait on a weekend morning is for the birds. I wish they were open for dinner because I could eat pancakes all day!

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Thank LReneeAA
Carver, Minnesota
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Nancy was very happy with her four egg Mediterranean Omelet with Kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, onion, and feta cheese. I was pleased with my hash browns and eggs. They describe their hash browns as, “Roesti Swiss style hash browns – thick hash browns, crispy on the outside, light and buttery inside, with a hint of onion.” That description was... More 

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Thank Unity-Eagle-68
Moorhead, Minnesota
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for a mid morning breakfast on a Sunday. He wait was about 30 minutes but the food is worth it. The service was terrific and was fun to watch. All of the staff worked together like a well oiled machine. Kudos to them and the management. A++++ The food, my wife had a ham... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3501 W 70th St, Edina, MN 55435-4217
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Edina
  • Phone Number: +1 952-920-4444

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