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Original Pancake House

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9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-0555
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a MUST EAT place! It was recommended by my brother who lives nearby, and when he talked about it he drooled. I can see why. There was a bit of a wait, it was a Sunday around 10:30AM, about 20 minutes, worth it. The food is amazing; pancakes, waffles, and the service was great. You just got to... More 

Thank snakespol
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you are ready to go off your diet for a really good reason, this is the place to wait for! The breakfast delights are too numerous to mention. The service was great and coffee excellent. My two sons and I enjoyed three different meals and we cleaned our plates.

Thank Barry S
Louisville, Kentucky
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing and in large portions! The coffee was good and strong unlike most breakfast joints. I got the chorizo omelette, they bake them in the oven so it is fluffy like soufflé. The bacon is thick and very good. I also got the pecan pancakes that were very fluffy and came with a lemon syrup. My brother had... More 

Thank Logan s
Cincinnati, Ohio
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225 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely love the food here. Especially the omelets and french toast. The cinnamon french toast is the best I've had. Vee, our server, was great. Very attentive and friendly. They have a new "hold your place" in line app option for getting a table, but if what the owner said in the reply to someone else's complaint about it, this... More 

Thank nursesar
Long Island, NY
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Please allow me to start by saying, I have and do still travel a great deal across the Country and World. That being said, I ordered, eggs over easy, Sausage, and three buttermilk pancakes along with a cup of coffee. First, coffee taste like water asked for a second cup same thing, so I changed to tea. Second, food comes... More 

Thank Anthony_Michael_phd
OPH_pancakes, Owner at Original Pancake House, responded to this review

Hello, We are sorry to learn that you are not a fan of the cuisine we serve. We never want a customer’s anticipation to be met with disappointment so we do apologize that the pancakes did not do the trick for you and the eggs had not been served to your desired preference. We can assure you that all components... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Real food with great taste. Had bacon , eggs and pancakes that tasted the best ! The OJ was out of this world, fresh squeezed full body and just the right amount of sweetness.. The bacon is thick and full of flavor. Fluffy pancakes that made the meal !

Thank an311gilmore
Lexington, Kentucky
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Went to the Pancake House Sunday morning. I thought to call first to check on the wait and was glad I did. This restaurant takes call ahead seating and uses the No Wait app. We checked in and were seated immediately even though there was a half hour wait. Our server "Vee" was extremely attentive and patient as we explored... More 

Thank pb2823
Murphys, California
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This is a Restaurant chain that is consistent in its food taste and quality. Basically a Breakfast place that is very busy and you may have to wait for seating but it is worth it.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Visited over the weekend with my wife. We had to wait for the table; line was out the door. Let's just say it was worth the wait. Staff is very friendly and caring. Food was excellent; we couldn't help our self not to order way too much food. We'll definitely visit this place at least few times a month.

Thank Mark G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Took along some friends to eat brunch, and they had a great experience. They couldn't believe the amount of food they received. The four egg omelette sure absolutely huge, plus they come with three pancakes. One of my friends order the apple pancake and we were all amazed at the size. Great tasting food all around, even my kids love... More 

Thank Brian W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 745-0555

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