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“Great foots consistently!”

Original Pancake House
Ranked #32 of 9,548 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
Naperville, Illinois
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great foots consistently!”
Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

My family was introduced to the original Pancake House in Oregon & this franchise does not disappoint! Go on a weekday morning & you’ll get a table right away! Go on a weekend morning & the line will be out the door! The tables are against each other & their is even a community table..but that just adds to the fun! The baked apple pancake is amazing, as well as the Dutch Baby & if you’ve never had one you’re in for a treat. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu..but don't miss the bacon here!! This is our favorite place for breakfast...wherever we travel!

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Surrey
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

We were staying at the talbott hotel and did not want to eat in their overpriced restaurant. This place was far far far better! The food was great, I had strawberry waffles and it was delicious. Also the portions were large, I saw and omelette go by that I could have enjoyed for breakfast and lunch. Highly recommend.

Visited February 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

The food here was really good!! However, the service was not that great. They were not very friendly and I felt like we waited long for every thing; drinks, food, the check, etc. If you can get past the service, it's definitely worth the food!

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast...48 year customer.”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

We used to travel on our bike from Hyde Park in the early days of
our marriage. Now its all we can do to find a parking place. The breakfasts here are delicious, generous, and varied. Omelets...amazing...ApplePancake....amazing....Oatmeal...OrangeJuice,fresh...Coffee...delicious.A neighborhood magnet for the entire world. Come & enjoy!!!!!

Visited November 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Pancake House ever!”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This really is the Original pancake house---has been around forever. The food is high quality, definitely above the norm. Expect long lines on weekends!

Visited January 2013
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