We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Original Pancake House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American
2229 Swallow Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1629
+1 412-279-1442
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“meat meals” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2229 Swallow Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1629
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (46)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It's surprising as to how your perception of a establishments and change just based on the service. We have been at this restaurant three to four times in the past year and have always enjoyed it. Today the service was incredibly hurried and inattentive and...More

Thank plowe12000
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My first trip to this “pancake house” and I wasn’t in the mood for breakfast. Fortunately it was after 11am and lunch was in order as well. My husband had been raving about the sweet breakfast items from an earlier visit and couldn’t wait to...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Decided to stop in for breakfast. Wanted some quiet time and good food. Was not disappointed. Breakfast was excellent. Ordered pancakes, eggs, bacon, and homefries...and i took some home. Got to sit by a window in a quiet corner....was so good I returned already. Good...More

Thank DebbieA45
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our visit here was truly accidental. Hubby and I were planning breakfast at the restaurant next door; however, it was closed due to remodeling. I can honestly say that we were happy to had our meal here. Our server was friendly and helpful in answering...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Stopped in for breakfast with friends that we hadn't seen in a while. I noticed they had a "waffle sandwich" on the menu that sort of intrigued me. I asked the waitress if I could change it up a little...to a French Toast sandwich. Ohhhh...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Usually top notch, this visit was a couple notches less due to my meal choice the Southwest Crepes being a little lean on the menu-mentioned "diced ham and sausage". No sausage at all and the diced ham might have been a tablespoonful between two crepes....More

Thank NeoFoody
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We've been here many times and are never disappointed. Crepes are very good. Pancakes are amazing. Fruit salad has been good. I am a corned beef hash fan and it is good. Great with kids. Might be a wait. This is just a breakfast go...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food and service are good, but prices are high, for breakfast food. My husband said that the sausage he ordered was particularly good. I had Canadian bacon, and it was ok, but not great.

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was great. Sarah, our server was very nice. Food served quickly. Atmosphere too was very nice. I had a blitnz breakfast. Usually very small but these 2 filled the plate. Wide variety of options on menu including gluten free options.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We always have an AMAZING meal here! A Pittsburgh staple! I have been there with friends, the hubby and family! Great food, low prices and great staff! This is a place that you can get a GREAT meal, fill up and it won't drain your...More

Thank bobbiec67
Nearby HotelsSee all 75 hotels in Pittsburgh
SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Mt. Lebanon
151 reviews
2.75 km away
Motel 6 Pittsburgh
46 reviews
3.12 km away
Extended Stay America - Pittsburgh - Carnegie
117 reviews
3.14 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh-Green Tree
1,246 reviews
3.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Dukes Rib house and grill
19 reviews
1.01 km away
Gab & Eat
64 reviews
1.09 km away
Rocky's Lounge
38 reviews
1.08 km away
99 Bottles
17 reviews
1.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Riley's Pour House
11 reviews
2.14 km away
The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon
17 reviews
4.28 km away
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
9 reviews
2.00 km away
Apis Mead & Winery
5 reviews
2.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Original Pancake House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2229 Swallow Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-279-1442
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing