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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House - Highland Park

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620 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-3226
+1 847-432-0660
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07:00 - 21:30
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Highland Park, Illinois
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best apple pancake in the world. You won't be sorry. Omelette are good too...been around forever.

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Thank Steve E
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always bring visitors to our favorite pancake place. Highlights include the spectacular apple pancake (we usually have to bring home leftovers), the Dutch baby, the Swedish pancakes with lingonberries, and the dollar pancakes. On our last visit, the two-year-old in our group liked the dollar pancakes so much because they felt soft--she kept rubbing them on her cheeks. :)

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Thank Fran S
Glencoe, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Unique apple pancake. If you like apples cinnamon and brown sugar you will be in for a treat. Other entrees are good too but I get an apple pancake as often as my waists will allow.

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Thank Marty L
Highland Park, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Eggs, crepes, pancakes and even sandwiches are excellent. Very good service - never have a problem with the servers.

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Thank Defconsult
Northampton, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I am usually quite critical of pancakes that I get at restaurants, as I can't seem to ever find the perfect blend of taste, texture, and fluffiness. However, at my recent visit to Walker Bros. in Highland Park, I discovered some of the best pancakes I have ever tried out at a restaurant. I highly recommend it! Nice atmosphere, reasonable... More 

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Thank The-Count-of-Tuscany
Chicago, Illinois
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1,286 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We have been coming to the three North Shore Walker Brothers for years. Love the pancakes. Love the omelettes. Right now, you can get a gift card with a $20 bonus amount for buying $100. If you happen to get eggs, rather than the buttermilk pancakes, you can pay .95 and get terrific potato pancakes as a side dish instead.

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Thank chitownsam
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This food is great. I really love the Apple and Potato Pancakes. Tye hashbrowns at also good. There are a lot of different options here. It is also good for dinner.

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Thank Maxwell G
Deerfield, Illinois
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119 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

What can you say but this change started the Sunday breakfast craze on the north shore and are still packed on sundays and most days. Love this place for pancakes.

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Thank jps819
New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been eating in this restaurant (in it's first location) for 55 years. I have always had the best food. The pancakes are not gooey or too sweet. Everything they serve is top quality. The eggs and omlettes are also very tasty

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Thank georgannh2016
Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great location in Highland Park. My husband and I ate there on a recent visit. The menu offers a variety of standard brunch options including specialty pancakes & French toast along with a good number of sandwiches and salads to choose from. I had the lox platter - a generous portion of smoked salmon cream cheese servef with a fresh,... More 

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Thank MaynGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-3226
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-432-0660

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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?