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Original Pancake House

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1700 W Parmer Ln, Ste 650, Austin, TX 78727-4634
+1 512-873-7200
09:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always take my Dad out for a special breakfast for his birthday. (He's 89 this year!) We have a go to place that's a national chain. However it's loud and crowded and a 45 minute drive. So... We came here about 9:00 am. Quiet, not particularly crowded, but we weren't the only ones there either. We were seated quickly... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very casual atmosphere, kind of a small town feel. Seating is quick early, a little longer wait as the morning goes. fresh food, huge omelettes, full platter of pancakes. Servers very attentive.

Thank marc b
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132 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We forgot how big the portions were on the specialty pancakes and ordered an apple pancake an omelette with pancakes and side bacon for two people. Next time we will split the apple pancake and order two eggs and bacon on the side. We had food for at least 2 meals.

Thank Bill78727
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Ordered eggs with sausage patties and pecan pancakes. Pancakes were good but the sausage was terrible! It was greatly overcooked and hard as a rock. I could not finish them. Service is with a smile from overworked servers. 45 minutes waiting while seeing empty tables. Doesn't seem to be much coordination between the staff. Long waits for drinks refills and... More 

Thank Roger W
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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236 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We met friends and family here for breakfast on the day after Thanksgiving. The place was packed, but the early birds among us managed to secure a table for 8. The service was not overly quick, but did not take an unreasonable amount of time and everyone was happy with choices. I had the Dutch Baby Pancake and it was... More 

Thank Striggs
Pflugerville, Texas
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172 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Was here with a group for a breakfast "party" for a friend. Had reserved some tables so they were ready for us. The wait staff was very efficient and the food actually came out faster than expected, especially since it was a large group. The servings are extremely large, too much I thought for what a person should eat at... More 

Thank luv2travelMAP
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We went in on a Sunday morning, had a short wait. Service was prompt and friendly. The food - Dutch Baby, and Meat Lover skillet - was tasty and well prepared. Portions were generous. We will go again.

Thank Gary M
Austin, Texas
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

This original Pancake House is the worst compare to its sisters restaurant in Dallas area. The management and the owner is not treat my family as other customers. we don't think this place is a kids friendly restaurant. The food is not warm when i came out, and all the silver wares are so dirty, glass still has previous lip... More 

Thank theBuyerGuys
Austin, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

You may have to wait on the weekends, but it is well worth it. They offer a multitude of gluten free pancakes and even some sugar free options!!! You will be happy to being your family and friends here any time! Plus- fresh squeezed OJ and good coffee. It is a win win for everyone (even those who don't want... More 

Thank Cynthia B
Mineral Wells, Texas
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

The food was great , our waitress was friendly, fast and never had us waiting for a thing. She was great !! I got an omelet which was huge but so yummy!! Not sure what my future daughter in law got but she let me try it and on my goodness is was sweet & delish ! I will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 W Parmer Ln, Ste 650, Austin, TX 78727-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-873-7200

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