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Gail's Carriage Inn Pancake

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American, Diner
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1145 Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-5608
+1 847-758-9407
06:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No trip to visit the family in mount protect is complete without stopping here for breakfast. I get the pancakes, but there are no bad choices.

Thank Fritz M
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294 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

While in the area for a convention we spotted this little diner for brunch. We had a table of 6 waited approximately 30 minutes once seated we were served in a timely manner. Coffee was refilled without asking, food was served hot, huge breakfast menu and very busy with the locals. I ordered an Italian frittata and it was quite... More 

Thank FastGirl39
Normal, Illinois
Level Contributor
60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We hit this place up for something quick to drink. Tea/coffee was good, fairly straight forward, and easy. A little pricey for the two drinks ($6.00), but they were fast and efficient. Good, solid recommend.

1 Thank sbrovens
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Finding this place was an accidental. We're on our way to our hotel & we're looking for a breakfast place that are not franchised. So we asked Siri a breakfast place & happened this place is closer. I was hesitant at first because of the name. So hubby tried to check first & he said looks clean inside & tons... More 

Thank Cherryberrypretty
Orland Park, Illinois
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

had breakfast here with the family. food is great huge varied menu service great staff very friendly and attentive

Thank janet m
Des Plaines, Illinois
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90 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Good food and fast service, make's this spot a winner. Very large menu with great soups but, the steaks are something to try.

Thank dicksayad
Des Plaines, Illinois
Level Contributor
62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is only for people who are hungry started my day with a great breakfast call "all in" this ended up being the only meal of the day

Thank Alice D
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Home cooked food. Large portions. Although you can find healthy options, this is really a place where you can eat delicious waffle creations, egg combinations and lunchtime specials. Dependable place to eat breakfast or lunch.

Thank Olayla1
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Average coffee shop restaurant. The omelet inside the hash browns is a specialty of the place, but there's a reason you don't see it elsewhere.

Thank zbicyclist
West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
503 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Four of us had lunch here as we all liked what we had. The Honeyberry salad was especially good. The spinach and feta omelette was ordered made with just 2 eggs and was a perfect size, also served with fresh fruit that was both ripe and tasty. It's a nice restaurant and we will return.

Thank sue o

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016-5608
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-758-9407

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