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Original Pancake House

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3501 W 70th St, Edina, MN 55435-4217
+1 952-920-4444
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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Edina, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The breakfast menu is varied and wonderful. They use to serve excellent coffee but that has been replaced with weak tasting brew. A breakfast place needs good coffee. Luckily there is a Caribou nearby and I suggest bringing your own coffee

Thank Lynn K
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The long wait is worth it if you're craving a really good gf waffle or pancake. Use no wait app to put in your name ahead of your arrival. Try to eat breakfast here whenever we are in town.

Thank Molly P
Savage, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Omelettes, pancakes, hash browns. been coming here for years and am never disappointed. Weekend breakfast is very busy.

Thank rlrybak
Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't read a bad review for one minute on this page. This place is A-Mazing. I am a huge breakfast lover. This is my number 1 breakfast place to go to. Yes, it is always busy, but then you know it's great! The wait is worth it. They have gluten free French toast, pancakes and waffles. Staff is always friendly... More 

Thank Kim H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for many years and I LOVE this place! I come with family, friends, as a breakfast date, etc. The food is delicious, only problem is what to choose! If you eat bacon get bacon. Seriously just do it! Also their hot chocolate is great for kids or kids at heart. The wait can be 20 to... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 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!

Thank Diswiz
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 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 

Thank Michael S
Edina, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

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 

Thank jccknapp
Makati, Philippines
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 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 

Thank Micha3l_K
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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?