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Mother's Pancake House

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2290 West Galena Boulevard, Aurora, IL 60506
+1 630-264-2526
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Elgin, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food at affordable prices. Waitresses are very nice. Been there a few times and thought I'd rate it.

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Thank John J
Chicagoland
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367 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great breakfast place we happened to drive by and decided to eat at. Great selection of crepes, pancakes, omelettes and ALL at a decent price. Coffee was good and staff very competent. Definitely would go there again.

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Thank PROF_CONSULTANT
Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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 

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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 

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Thank Lisa N
Saint Charles, Illinois
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109 reviews
77 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.

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Thank Ken C
Ottawa, Illinois
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198 reviews
136 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 

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Thank blackfootcamp
Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
55 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

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Thank Byron P
Chicago IL
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114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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 

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Thank blondewithabrain
Aurora, Illinois
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146 reviews
93 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 

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Thank Roger C
Beloit, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
12 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 West Galena Boulevard, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-264-2526

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