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Original Pancake House

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9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5311
+1 513-745-0555
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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Lawrenceville, GA
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They have about the best French toast for restaurant. The portion are large. So, consider sharing. This is not a fast restaurant, so expect to wait, but the coffee is good, so you get few extra refills.

Thank TWags52
Beavercreek, Ohio
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name implies they serve pancakes. This is a very popular place so there is usually a line and a bit of a wait. You are able to use an app to check in ahead of time to reduce your wait time. The service was speedy and very polite. The pancakes were excellent! I also liked the handcrafted coffee... More 

Thank Andrew M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my family's favorite breakfast spot. The line can be a little long on weekends but it's worth the wait.

Thank jburbrink
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Here for breakfast with a friend, the extent of the menu is significant, the price of the food is reasonable, the atmosphere is cheerful with both crowds and individuals it comes highly recommended

Thank Lowell B
new york city
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

After being told it was a 15 min wait We waited over 1 hour to be seated- with a 3 yr old and 1 yr old. preference is overwhelmingly given to people and parties who book online. The staff doesn't know how to handle patrons and I would not come back.

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

Hello, We apologize about your negative experience while dining with us. We understand your frustration and encourage you to send an email to info@ophmontgomery.com if you would like to further discuss your visit. We hope you give us a second chance so we can show you all we have to offer. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Still waiting in line with two children after almost one hour. They let people checkin online and cut ahead of you. Mismanaged and irresponsible! Send people away if he are going to have to wait an hour with kids! Terrible!

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

Hello, We are truly sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you while visiting The Original Pancake House. We would like to discuss this with you in further detail and ask that you please send an email to info@ophmontgomery.com with the day/time of your visit. We hope you give us a second chance so we can give you that... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Strawberry pancakes to die for and nice crisp thick bacon. Friendly waitress helped when ordering to give me 1/2 order of each and it was still a lot of food.

Thank Pam V
Cincinnati, Ohio
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I ordered a couple of eggs and asked for accompanying hash browns, expecting perhaps half a cup nestled next to my eggs. The order arrived, heaped on a platter perhaps 5 inches by 10 inches and topped with melted cheese. It could have served as an entrée! Piping hot, flavored with onions and green peppers, it was exquisite. I struggled... More 

Thank dewpilot
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice little pancake house. Everyone was nice and friendly, and the food was very good and served at a decent price. Coffee was delicious and everything came out just exactly how it was ordered. Nice little restaurant.

Thank Ohcp190
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Visiting with family and our granddaughters recommended this for breakfast. Mid week, mid morning and we had about a 15 minute wait for the table. Well worth the wait and a meal enjoyed by all, Service was great. I had the crepe blintzes which were delicious - not too sweet and prepared just right. We love breakfast places and as... More 

Thank Flashphan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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 45242-5311
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-745-0555

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