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The Original Pancake House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews pancakes dutch baby ham potatoes salad breakfast food sunday after church maple syrup worth the wait take home great place for breakfast local favorite minute wait fast service the wait staff puffs cream
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Been here several times. I love the baked egg dish. The bacon is my favorite...it's crispy and tasty🥓. The servings are huge! We usually have food left over to take home. Never had a bad meal. Be prepared to wait for awhile on the weekends,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jacalyn S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We visited this restaurant 3 times during our visit in Champaign, and whilst everything was fantastic, i was really disappointed in the coffee! They also only offered full fat cream with my coffee, which was just a bit too much! Other than that, food great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heleena W
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

2 eggs and 4 pieces of bacon cost $9.95, that’s ridiculous. I can buy 2 dozen eggs and a pound of bacon for that price. The food was nothing to rave about and the waitress didn’t bring our water until after we got our meal....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BethS253
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We Go There usually on Sunday after church there's always a line but it's well worth it biscuits and gravy are good they do a fine job with their eggs their omelets are really good and their bacon is oh my yum yum yum

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

One of the "signature" places for breakfast dining in Champaign. The Omelettes are gargantuan and include their tasty pancakes. The menu offers practically everything "under the sun" for breakfast at a very reasonable price. Due to its popularity, you may have a wait time, but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 76michaelc
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We went for a late lunch on a Saturday with a group of 2 (teen and mom). There was about a 5-10 minute wait which was accurate provided to use before we had to wait. The menu is very extensive. I chose and omelette (with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Zlch0c
Reviewed 1 June 2018

My wife, eldest daughter, son-in-law and stopped in here after a very sad weekend. My wife's dad had just passed, and we had just had the memorial service. So, we were feeling a bit shattered. Our waitress was just wonderful, and the comfort food was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brian J
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is a local favorite with incredible breakfast menu. Usually a wait to get in. That is a good sign! The omelets are very good. Good service and expect lots of food!

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Each time I'm in Champaign I try to eat at the Original Pancake House for their German Apple Pancake. While it has changed over the years, it is still something amazing. It takes extra time but is worth the wait. Baked and puffed and full...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank ziggy47
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The restaurant was already full by 6:45, so I was really happy that my friend and I were able to get a table so quickly. It took awhile for the waitress to get to us, but we were in no rush so that was fine....More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Response from changnma | Reviewed this property |
If you have a group and ask in advanced the staff has set up tables and chairs for me. This past Friday morning I request a table for 12 at 8:00 am and they took care of me.
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