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Original Pancake House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

FRUITS AND CEREALS​
Regular $6.25
Half 4.25
Fresh Berry Bowl
Seasonal fresh berries served with cream and sugar
Regular $6.95
Half $4.75
Fresh Fruit Bowl
Fresh melons, pineapple, strawberries, banana
$2.95
Sliced Bananas
With cream and sugar
Large $6.95
Small $4.85
Yogurt and Granola
With fresh fruit
$3.95
Old Fashioned Oatmeal or Cream of Wheat
$2.75
Assorted Dry Cereal
SOUFFLE OMELETTES​
Our omelettes are 4 eggs baked fluffy and served with 3 buttermilk pancakes, or toast, or an available substitute for an extra charge. Choice of cheddar, swisserella, American, pepper jack, or goat cheese.
$7.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Plain Omelette
$8.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Cheese Omelette
$9.50
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Ham and Cheese
$9.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Sausage and Cheese
$9.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Turkey Sausage and Cheese
$9.50
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Bacon Omelette
$10.25
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Bacon and Cheese
Best bacon omelette in town. Our special thick-cut bacon chopped into a fluffy cheese omelette
$10.25
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Western omelette
Also known as the Denver. Diced ham with green peppers, red peppers, onions, and choice of cheese
$9.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Egg $+1.50
Egg whites $+1.50
Sante Fea Zesty Omelette
With a medley of onions, tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, cilantro and pepper jack cheese. Served with salsa
EGGS AND MORE​
Served with 3 buttermilk pancakes or toast or an available substitute for an extra charge.
$8.75
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Thick-Sliced Bacon and Two Eggs
Three slices of our very special thick-sliced bacon and two eggs. No one else has bacon like this
$7.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Breakfast Sausage and Two Eggs
All natural pork sausage patties or links
$7.95
Sausage patties
Sausage links
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Turkey Sausage and Two Eggs
All natural turkey patties or links
$8.25
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Hickory Smoked Ham Steak and Two Eggs
$8.25
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Canadian Bacon and Two Eggs
$9.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Corned Beef Hash and Two Eggs
Our own recipe corned beef hash, made everyday
$10.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Steak and Eggs
A 5 oz top sirloin served to order. A-1 steak sauce by request
$9.25
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Hash Browns and Eggs
Our famous generous portion of roesti swiss style hash browns - thick hash browns, crispy on the outside, light and buttery inside, with a hint of onion
$8.95
3 Buttermilk pancakes
3 Toast
Substitute
Fried Egg Sandwich
Fried egg, ham and cheese grilled on your choice of bread, with fruit
CREPES AND FRENCH TOAST​
Regular $7.25
Short order $5.25
Cherry Kijafa Crepes
Cherries simmered in kijafa wine sauce and rolled into three delicate crepes
Regular $9.25
Short order $6.95
Fresh Strawberry Crepes
Three tender crepes filled and topped with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar, served with whipped cream and strawberry syrup
Regular $7.25
Short order $5.25
Apple Crepes
Our own rich filling of apples, cinnamon, pecans and sour cream filled inside three crepes
Regular $7.25
Short order $5.25
Sourdough French Toast
Homemade sourdough bread dipped in egg batter and grilled to perfection. Strawberry preserves by request
Regular $7.25
Short order $5.25
Cinnamon French Toast
Homemade cinnamon bread dipped in egg batter. topped with Sinkiang cinnamon and sugar
WAFFLES​
$6.45
Whole Wheat Waffle
$6.95
Pecan Waffle
Made with toasted georgia pecans
$6.45
Apple Waffle
Fresh apples and cinnamon sugar, served with apple cinnamon syrup
$6.45
Granola Waffle
All natural granola
$6.45
Blueberry Waffle
With​ blueberry syrup
$6.45
Bacon Waffle
Our own bacon bits in our waffle batter
$6.45
Coconut Waffle
Toasted coconut, served with tropical syrup
HOUSE SPECIALTIES​
$10.25
Whipped cream $+1.25
Ice cream $+1.25
Apple Pancake
An original pancake house tradition! Filled with fresh granny smith apples and complemented with a sinkiang cinnamon and sugar glaze
$9.75
Eggs “Maxie”
Toasted English muffin topped with two sausage patties, poached eggs, and our own sherry mushroom sauce, with three homemade potato pancakes
$9.75
Turkey sausage
Eggs Benedict
Toasted​ English muffin topped with canadian bacon, poached eggs and our own homemade hollandaise. served with three homemade potato pancakes
$8.95
Eggs Florentine
Veggie benedict with poached eggs, cooked spinach, and hollandaise on a toasted muffin, with three homemade potato pancakes
$9.25
Dutch Baby German Pancake
Our most famous creation. Oven-baked until golden brown and served with whipped butter, lemons, powdered sugar, and hot maple syrup. Please ask your server for a current cook time
$9.95
Garden Dutch Pancake
Our dutch baby pancake loaded with broccoli, onions, tomatoes, and mushrooms, topped with swisserella. Served with sour cream or salsa by request
$8.95
Chorizo sausage $+1.50
Huevos Rancheros
Our take on this southwestern classic. Two eggs done to order on corn tortillas topped with our own ranchero sauce, sour cream and guacamole by request
$9.75
Fresh Berry Waffle
A golden brown waffle topped with a generous portion of fresh seasonal berries and our own fresh whipped cream. Served with a berry syrup
PANCAKES​
Gluten free batter is available at no charge for most of our pancakes.
Regular $7.75
Short stack $5.75
49Er Flapjacks
Three of our famous san francisco flapjacks. Thin, huge, and chewy-gooey
Regular $6.75
Short stack $4.75
Blueberry Pancakes
Served with maple and blueberry syrup
Regular $7.25
Short stack $5.25
Pecan Pancakes
Loaded with toasted pecans inside and on top
Regular $6.75
Short stack $4.75
Banana Pancakes
Banana sliced into our buttermilk batter, served with tropical syrup
Regular $7.25
Short stack $5.10
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Our chocolate buttermilk batter with chocolate chips and served with fresh whipped cream
Regular $6.95
Short stack $4.85
Pecans $+1.50
Pumpkin Pancakes
Like pumpkin pie with syrup! Served with whipped cream
Regular $6.75
Short order $4.75
Granola Pancakes
All natural granola inside and on top
Regular $6.75
Short stack $4.75
Coconut Pancakes
Toasted coconut inside and on top, with tropical syrup
Regular $6.95
Short stack $4.85
Three Little Pigs in Blanket
Three​ link sausages rolled in buttermilk pancakes
MEATS​
$4.15
Thick-Sliced Bacon
Three pieces cut and cured just for our restaurants
Breakfast Sausage
All natural patties (2) or links (4) 3.95
$5.95
Corned Beef Hash
The oph recipe made from scratch every morning in our kitchen
$3.95
Canadian Bacon (4)
$3.95
Ham Steak
Hickory smoked
$3.95
Turkey Sausage
Patties (2) or links (4)
SIDE ORDERS​
$4.75
Cheese $+1.00
Hash Browns
We serve them roesti swiss style- crispy on the outside, soft and butlery on the inside with a hint of onion
$1.65
One Egg
Any style
$2.95
Two Eggs
Any style
$2.50
Homemade Toast
With preserves egg white, nine-grain wheat, sourdough, pumpernickel, or cinnamon swirl
$2.50
English Muffin
With preserves
$1.95
Homemade Muffin
Bran and other varieties
$1.25
Whipped Cream
Whipped fresh every morning
$1.00
Homemade Salsa
Our own recipe
$1.25
Lingonberries
Imported from Sweden
$1.00
Cinnamon Apple Sauce
JUICE AND BEVERAGES​
Large $3.75
Small $2.75
Fresh Orange Juice or Grapefruit Juice
Hand-squeezed every morning
Large $2.25
Small $1.50
Apple, Cranberry or Tomato Juice
$2.35
Coffee
Our own blend, our pride, our joy
$2.45
Hot Chocolate
With our whipped cream
$1.95
Hot Tea
Black, green, or herbal
$2.25
Soft Drink
Coca cola, diet coke, cherry coke, sprite, barq's, mello yello, or fanta
$2.25
Minute Maid Lemonade
$2.25
Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
$2.75
Raspberry Lemonade or Iced Tea
Large $1.95
Small $1.50
Milk or Chocolate Milk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been a fan but my family loves it so went on a recent visit and it was just fine. A big selection of food and everything was tasty. Service was just okay, we had a big group and refills weren't plentiful. Overall...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hapcity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! We were blown away by the friendly and polite staff at this retaurant. There were people everywhere waiting for tables and we were certain our wait would be over 30 minutes. The host said it might be 30-40 minutes, but we didn't really feel...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to a very full parking lot on a Sunday morning and almost left because we didn't want to wait very long. We decided to give it a try and although there were a lot of people ahead of us, we made it to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jeffswmn
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Original Pancake House is hands down the best breakfast place on earth. It's crazy to think something this good can come from a chain but if I can eat here no matter where I am in the Twin Cities, then that's a good thing. Nothing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank manmountain13
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We have never been to this restaurant before, so while on vacation we decided to try and are glad we did! My husband had a waffle, bacon and hashbrowns. Way more food than we expected. I had hash and eggs which came with pancakes. My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mandy M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

My wife and I went early on a Sunday while visiting Minneapolis, and we were promptly greeted and seated by a friendly hostess. Our server was prompt, professional, and friendly. We both opted for omelets with pancakes for the side. The omelets were fluffy and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarkInIndy
Reviewed September 24, 2018

For me it is always a good sign when there are people waiting to be seated. It was no different here, we had about a 10-15 minute wait to be seated. When we were seated the server was great, getting coffee, water and juice. Food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cap49464
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

If you have never experienced the Original Pancake House expect a long wait! They do not take reservations but they have the nowait app. Go to nowait.com and down load it! They have more than just every kind of pancake. The wait is exciting!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife & I loved everything we had, she had the waffle with berries & I had the gluten free cakes, both were so light & fluffy & to top it off the whip cream made it even better. Our waitress was also extremely sweet...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 590nathanc
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This is my go-to spot for business breakfasts. I always arrive 20min early to get a table before the meeting starts. The food is fantastic and they serve huge portions. I highly recommend the eggs benedict and pancakes.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
You can call about 30 minutes ahead of your arrival and they will put you on a waiting list or use the the "Nowait" cell phone App which works quite well. But no true resevations of the usual type made over a day ahead of... More
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