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The Original Pancake House

21215 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1241
+1 305-933-1966
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (43 reviews)
“dutch baby” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21215 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1241
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had breakfast twice and it was very good. Very polite staff. Don't miss the strawberry crapes ! Will come back p.s forgot my credit card, got it next day with no issues

Thank mitk00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love visiting this restaurant when I am in town. So nice to be able to get a delicious gluten free breakfast....I am usually forced to eat eggs all the time, but here I can get pancakes and waffles. I was a bit disappointed with...More

Thank Jefamy
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Sorry, but for breakfast food and pancakes , 10 minutes in the other direction (south on Biscayne on 163rd) is IHOP. Food there is much better and less expensive and the wait staff is SO friendly.

Thank MG-lyfestyle
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

They make great fluffy omelettes here and great pancakes. The service here was exceptional. They couldn't be more friendly and helpful.

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It gets a little busy on Sunday mornings, but the food is more than worth the wait - the service is great and the pancakes are to die for. Positive experience.

Thank kittenfaye
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for the great review, kittenfaye! We hope to see you every Sunday!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

GF pancakes, waffles, benedict, french toast, but no GF toast? That's what the server told us. We went twice. The first day, the service was spot-on; the second day, we had to inquire about our food and remind our server for refills, drinks, etc. It...More

Thank Tommyk96
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it, as we are always looking for ways to improve our service...Our goal is to be the best! Thanks again!

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The service at the Naples location is lousy, so we thought we'd try the one in Aventura. The server was friendly, but the manager lacked communication skills and common sense. I was trying to stay as low carb as possible, so I ordered the steak...More

Thank Aimee R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy having breakfast at this place when we come to Aventura, great Belgium waffles and even simple eggs/bacon always delicious. But we noticed the place needs urgent renovation! Hope the owners wake up.

Thank Kiki Z
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you, Kiki, for the review! We are pleased to know you enjoy our service. We will pass your feedback to Corporate, as we are always looking for ways to improve.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Well, my husband and I really like this chain and were excited to see one so close to our hotel. We weren't impressed in the way this location carried the brand's reputation. We did like the service and the way management handled our "hairy" situation...TWICE,...More

Thank Kellwill04
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Reception was nice, even though the space can get small with the people waiting. Food was good and large portioned but service was disappointing. My family was visiting from abroad and they are not fluent in English and this was the first time we had...More

Thank AnaCAlmeida1
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Maudelene J
6 January 2017|
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Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
About $7- 13. Very reasonable. And they have a Seniors menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21215 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180-1241
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Aventura
  • Phone Number: +1 305-933-1966
The Original Pancake House was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1953 by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Drawing upon their many years of experience in the culinary field, and their extensive working knowledge of authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes they were able to offer without compromise this unique and original menu which has gained national acclaim. Our recipes demand only the very finest of ingredients, such as 93 score butter, pure 36% whipping cream, fresh grade AA eggs, hard wheat unbleached flour, and our own recipe sourdough starter. Welcome to our house, we’re serving up the Next Best Thing to Breakfast in Bed!
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