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The Original Pancake House

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782 E Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401-3747
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The is a down home diner (large space ) with a very comfortable feeling. It almost feels like you took a step back in time .... The food is great and the servers are quick and kind. Be prepared to be full when you leave , the portion and the food quality is too tough not to fill up on.... More 

Thank csolton
Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located next to the Phoenix Inn along Franklin Blvd., this long-time Eugene institution is a winner. Friendly service and hearty breakfast meals that can't be beat make this place a winner. Omelets or pancakes, you can't go wrong here.

Thank Thunderbird12
Turlock, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was not disappointed. Bacon waffle was light and fluffy, lots of fresh bacon bits; corned beef and potato pancakes were wonderful.

Thank TurlockTraveler2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

If you have more than 2 in your party it might be a little bit of a wait, but it is definitely worth it! Best French toast ever!! Very nice and cute environment on the inside too. Great servers as well :)

Thank Holly L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

It's worth getting up EXTRA EARLY on a weekend, if it means getting a table at this little gem that serves PERFECTLY prepared breakfast fare (BEST BACON EVER!) in a homey, impeccably clean, sunny, and homey restaurant. This classic venue is staffed by lovely, helpful, knowledgeable, and service-oriented staff. WHAT A PLEASURE to rediscover this again after many years!

Thank Angela B
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Tried this place on our last morning while visiting Oregon and wish we would of eaten here every morning we were there! As you can see in the picture the food was served hot and fresh and delicious. It was a very busy morning so it took a bit to get our food but the service and coffee were excellent... More 

Thank Terri F
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I probably have eaten here 40 times in the last year. Can't beat the friendly service. Large bacon cooked the way you like, I like crispy. I love scrambled eggs, theirs are fluffy and when I have 2 eggs it looks like 3. 49ers pancakes fill the large plate. It's all good.

Thank bbqmaster69
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Great service, fresh and tasty big portions. Have been to several locations and so far this has been the best. Cream and jelly are served in individual small pitcher and ramekins not in sealed plastic containers. Enjoyed the ham and Tillamook omelette.

Thank denitrip
Creston, Iowa
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Visiting from Iowa and NY and we had a great brunch with relatives who live in Eugene and chose the place. Will return next time we are in Oregon for sure. Excellent service as well.

Thank JCCarp
Jamaica, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

There's always a wait but it's worth it. I highly recommend the pumpkin pancakes, the Danish Kijafa cherry crepe, corned beef hash, vegetarian omelette and "the apple pancake".

Thank Ksmile2001

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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 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 782 E Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: 15413437523

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