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Original Pancake House

#1,572 of 8,046 Restaurants in Chicago
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe
1517 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615-3039
+1 773-285-1400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
15 Feb 2018
“Great food!”
7 Jan 2017
“They deserved this review”
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American, Cafe
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1517 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615-3039
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I love this restaurant! It is only open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch but they have an extensive menu of options. Different types of pancakes, waffles, and omelettes makes each visit unique. If you don’t eat red meat they have chicken sausage. Want a southern...More

Thank 762lydian
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I come here often... not overwhelmingly but enough to write a review. They are always crowed with a line out of the door but the staff handles this with ease. They have a 90% minority staff from those providing wait numbers, payment, servers, busers, the...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The menu here goes on for miles! We had a delicious breakfast one Sunsay morning--getting in just ahead of the crowd! Wait staff was pleasant and attentive, and the coffee kept coming? We'll be back next time!

Thank WJReynolds
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This restaurant is excellent and rivals any breakfast restaurant! Are you a vegan...no problem. You can get a hearty vegan breakfast here!

Thank 762lydian
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I love the Apple Pancake and have eaten at many Original Pancake Houses. This is one that really knows how to make it. Don't miss it.

Thank BruceRH965
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I ordered the bacon Belgian waffles and they were so so good so much bacon on them the waffles were light and buttery the bacon was smoked maple I also ordered a omelet in this thing is the biggest comment I ever seen in my...More

Thank Corey H
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The Pancake House offers great pancakes, waffles and omelettes. Being vegan we stick to the pancakes (ok a little stretch). The variety of preparations is tasty and fun.

Thank asti439797
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Even with the move from its original location, they are still great.I am a waffle, crepe and coffee person. Even though others had large meals, small meals are also great.

Thank OfficerGrandma
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were there a couple of times without the kids, but i am positive they would have enjoyed themselves as well. The place has great atmosphere, very courteous and speedy service and great food. The pancakes are delicious (we had the Dutch and banana pancakes)...More

Thank Gangrinal
Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

Cool part of town. Located in the Gold Coast area of Chicago. I am surprised there are not more reviews because the place gets packed and they have their regulars and first timers trying to get some really good pancakes. They have both indoor and...More

Thank TravelFoot10
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1517 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615-3039
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-285-1400
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