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Original Pancake House

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4685 North Portland Road N.E, Salem, OR 97305
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kiev, Ukraine
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After all of the places that I've eaten in Europe, ... this is STILL my favorite. Maybe it's Americana, ... maybe it's the great memories with family, but it always hits a home run. We love the Swedish pancakes with Lingon berries and a side of their excellent ham. Top it off with their freshly, squeezed orange juice that has... More 

Thank TravelingLittleBird
Northern California
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183 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waffles and peaches or strawberries or blueberries are super. We ask for our waffles extra crispy to hold up to the great whipped cream. Crepes are a treat with the fruit too. An order of bacon is thick and four big slices, enough to share. Tons of choices on the menu. This is our favorite breakfast place in the whole... More 

Thank UncleDuck
Spring, Texas
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363 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Huge servings delivered by a very friendly servers. Good spot with better flavors and quality than the normal chain breakfast spots.

Thank Ron R
Keizer, Oregon
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

All breakfast, only, breakfast all day! They have Dutch Babys! Bacon Waffles, Fresh Strawberries and whipped Cream! All delicious and fresh. Love their new baked omelets so light and fluffy. But go with a big appetite or be prepared to take a lot home with you. Oh and their biscuits? HUGE and Delicious!!!

Thank GadgetsGirl
Vallejo, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

What a treat to eat here. I really enjoy this place. It’s down home cooking and reasonably priced. The pancakes were fluffy, yummy and the bacon was thick and juicy. The portions were just right. The wait staff was friendly and polite. This seemed like a place where everyone knew everyone. Comfortable atmosphere and very welcoming.

Thank casabear
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I KNOW PEOPLE ARE GOING TO SCREAM AT ME...BUT THIS IS NOT A GREAT PLACE TO EAT. Over priced...pancakes are good...but everything is served on separate plates...no room at the table..very noisy...over rated there are many better places in Salem or Keizer to have breakfast. McNary restaurant at the golf club has a great breakfast, delicious for less money. Mommie... More 

Thank Islandtraveler2307
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Took my mom here for lunch today as this is a favorite of ours. Everything on the menu is made from scratch and is wonderful. Food is always hot and fresh and above all the folks here are the nicest folks you ever met. We eat here often and always have a great experiance.

Thank Terry P
Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Had breakfast with elderly family members. Ordered Ham Steak & scrambled eggs, (that is what i got!) for $10.95 on a big white plate. Nothing else...no fruit, no parsley, toast was on side plate(would have looked better if that was at least that was with the rest of the meal)

Thank Carrie G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Clean restaurant (including restrooms). The servers are clean, very attentive and informative. A short wait for seating, but worth the wait. Our group had a variety of meals which all looked and tasted great. Overall a pleasant experience Really good food, nice portions, really good service.

Thank Laurie S
Salem, Oregon
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I used to give this place five stars but I can't any longer. Everything is ala carte. If you literally only want pancakes cool but why does any other chain do it for super cheap. Not trying to compare the food but come on make a combination plate and charge the regular over priced ticket you normally charge? The drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4685 North Portland Road N.E, Salem, OR 97305
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 503-393-9124

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