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Original Pancake House

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16460 W Bluemound Rd, Stop 1, Brookfield, WI 53005-5908
+1 262-797-0800
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a pretty consistent Original Pancake House. If you have never been- make the trek. Just be prepared for super long lines on the weekends- in excess of 1 hour. Once you get a seat the service is pretty quick. The portion sizes are monsterous and the coffee is endless. You will have left overs for days! Great breakfast... More 

Thank Sarah S
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Great breakfast menu with virtually all classic breakfast items well represented. Signature dish is the apple pancake that is terrific, but for which I would recommend bringing a side of insulin! ;-)

Thank Dale H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Visited with my wife and 5 kids ages 11 months to 8 years. Server was HOSP1 according to my receipt. She was really sweet! Terrific place for kids. Packed to the gills, but lots of conversations and people didn't seem to notice much kiddie noise. In fact, folks seemed to smile at our kids. Server very prompt and helpful with... More 

Thank PABryce
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Family of 5, early Sunday morning. We used a Trip Advisor reviewer's suggestion and called ahead 30 minutes before getting to the Original Pancake House. We still had a wait, but only about 10 minutes. By the time we left the wait looked to be close to forever. Most of our food (pancakes, eggs, hash, potatoes) was very good and... More 

1 Thank Desert_Sunrise
Blairsville, Georgia
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158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

We took our nieces to breakfast here this morning. Had not been at this chain since we lived in Boynton Beach, FL 15 years ago. Nothing has changed. Excellent food. The omelet was so big I shared with my daughter. Gluten free pancakes were delicious. We coached our nephew-in-law how to handle the Dutch baby. Very busy so be prepared... More 

Thank jazzgran
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Worth the wait; if there's under a 2 hour wait to get in, STAY! WAIT! Best pancakes in Wisconsin! Amazing staff, amazing food! Their scramblers are also delicious, and their orange juice is fresh! Love the OPH!

Thank eww311
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 15, 2015

great food but very loud. There is usually a long wait but they let you call in 30 minutes in advance and get on the list.

Thank Nancy J
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2015

I have never had anything which is not great there - reminds me of a favorite place we go in Fish Creek, WI. It doesn't reak of chain bu is more like a resort town one of a kind. Nice atmosphere. Good service. Not necessarily weight friendly. Plain crepes with powdered sugar are very good.

Thank KatieMilwaukee
Hartland, Wisconsin
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Everyone raves about the pancakes (which are excellent), but you really must also order a side of bacon! Cooked to perfection, it is an excellent way to round out a fabulous breakfast!

Thank Marie S
Tucson, Arizona
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Can't beat this place for breakfast or lunch. Any time I'm in Brookfield, I enjoy Original Pancake House. Great potato pancakes! The Crepe Monte is fantastic! Diverse and delicious menu, including gluten-free options. Service is always friendly and efficient, and the place, despite the hundreds of people who pass through each day, is well maintained, clean, and pleasant. Expect long... More 

1 Thank JWGArizona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, 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 - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16460 W Bluemound Rd, Stop 1, Brookfield, WI 53005-5908
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Brookfield
  • Phone Number: +1 262-797-0800

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