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Mother's Pancake House

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2290 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4224
+1 630-264-2526
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Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every holiday we come back to Illinois we make it a point to indulge in breakfast/brunch at Mother's. Our favorite items: potato pancakes, cinnamon roll french toast, grilled chicken avocado eggs benedict. However everything on our table was excellent and portion sizes so large you can barely eat half of what you are served! Service - fast and proficient. Very... More 

Thank LeahJacksonville
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I have spent the past three years traveling to Aurora University where our son attends and plays football. We enjoy spending time together and usually grab a bite after the game or before we head back home. Since we wanted breakfast, we wanted somewhere other than IHOP, because that's what we usually do or we drive over... More 

Thank Lisa N
Saint Charles, Illinois
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Busy Sunday morning. Crowded restaurant. Fast friendly staff did a great job of turning over tables. I enjoyed the Mexican omelet. My son really like his Swedish pancakes. Nice breakfast place.

Thank Ken C
Ottawa, Illinois
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196 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a restaurant we've been to on several occasions and always for breakfast. It's that restaurant that is part of your go-to repertoire and although it was never the best, it was always satisfying. This trip proved a bitter disappointment. Nothing we ordered was tasty, from the hot tea to what seemed to be chicken broth being passed of... More 

Thank blackfootcamp
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a great place , it a place that dont get a lot of recognition and it's really a great place the food is always nice and fresh and the staff is really friendly

Thank Byron P
Chicago IL
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107 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

My daughter and I visited Mother's yesterday for lunch. It was approximately 1:30pm when we entered the restaurant as we like to wait until the business people have had their time. We usually figure they are on a time table and we are not so why further stress the servers. Service was fast and friendly. My daughter ordered the pasta... More 

Thank blondewithabrain
Aurora, Illinois
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

We decided to try Mother's for dinner now that they are open until 8:00 PM. We have always been satisfied with the breakfast or lunch service but dinner still needs a little work. The food was fine but they were out of some items which had apparently sold out during the day, particularly the soups. We would go back again... More 

Thank Roger C
Beloit, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We met at Mother's with family from out of town for our Thanksgiving Dinner. The food tasted just like home made and service was great as well. We couldn't have done any better at home!

1 Thank Kathymoa
Oswego, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

I have been to Mother's Pancake House several times for breakfast. Really excellent omelettes and pancakes. Good prices! Friendly staff. Quick service. Large parking area.

1 Thank Lynnie357
Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Fresh Papa Nicholas coffee, homemade soups, delicious breakfast and sandwiches. Hasna and staff will make you feel at home with family.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4224
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-264-2526

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