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The Pancake House

1000 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021
+1 619-442-8947
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
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“brie” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
1000 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I went to The Pancake House Restaurant in El Cajon for dinner last night and had a wonderful meal. We had the Fish & Chips Dinner Plate. The Cod Fish was cooked with a very crispy and super tasty crust. Inside the...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 6 July 2017

First off, The Pancake House is NOT part of The ORIGINAL Pancake House chain. It's actually a well established restaurant at 1000 N. 2nd St. that serves up some pretty tasty comfort food to east county San Diego locals. We're not talking fancy here... just...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My wife and I went to the Pancake House Restaurant in El Cajon a couple of days ago, and enjoyed a very good breakfast . Lauri our server was very nice, and was enjoyable to talk with as she did everything she could to please...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My wife and I went to The Pancake House in Bostonia to enjoy a very tasty and huge dinner. Brie our server was so pleasant and funny as she hustled around the restaurant handling everyone needs. Brie is an AWESOME Server ! My wife had...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not only was the food delicious with a wide assortment of entrees, but the meals were reasonably priced. Plenty of food and moderate/low prices.

Thank 770travelflower
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I went to The Pancake House on 2nd street in El Cajon, Ca, to have dinner and had another good experience. Brie our server was the most awesome waitress ever ! Her bubbly personality and big smile on her face while she...More

Thank grandslamhomer
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Old fashioned diner with great character and huge breakfast plates. Daily specials and an extensive menu.

1  Thank ckingston3
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This may not be the "IHOP" - and it certainly shouldn't be - it's a locally owned business that has been here for many many years . Our family has been coming here for great breakfast ( they do serve other breakfast food ) ....More

1  Thank rle300
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The food is mediocre, the service was terrible, and our plastic water glass and fork were dirty. Gross! The waitress insisted on where we were to sit, though there were many places to choose from. Then she hovered over us so that she would get...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I've eaten here about 6 times. They have average coffee shop food. Service is mediocre at best. Not a friendly welcoming restaurant for a neighborhood coffee shop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-8947
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