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Elly's Pancake House

5050 N Cumberland Ave, Norridge, IL 60706-2903
+1 708-453-4500
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“omelette” (8 reviews)
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5050 N Cumberland Ave, Norridge, IL 60706-2903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About twenty friends met at Elly's Pancake House in Norridge. We had called prior, so the tables were put together and ready for us. Our server was very efficient and attentive. It seemed as though everyone ordered different things from the menu which we considered...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the food that we got at this restaurant. Both days we went we didn’t get what we ordered but it was close enough and very tasty. The 2nd day the manager reimbursed us for one of our omelettes, which was...More

Thank jesscrusen
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Was in the area on business and heard from a co-worker I should check this place out. Biscuits & Gravy was sooo good. Perhaps, too good. Needed a nap afterward.

Thank ADluvsDD
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Located between Foster Ave. & Lawrence Ave. on the west side of Cumberland Ave., this Elly's Pancake House is set in a strip mall. There is plenty of parking and access in to and out of the parking lot is not that difficult. There were...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

What do you say to fast service, hot food, flavorful bites, and a clean restaurant? Nothing, you don’t talk with your mouthful. Great spot I would be a regular if I lived here.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is a nice breakfast spot, known for their apple pan-cake. It takes approx 40 min to bake this “cake”. It is filled with tons of fresh app,es, baked in a cast iron pan, with a delicious caramelized coating. It actually has very little in...More

Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 20 October 2017

There were about 18 of us and we decided on Elly's. Everyone ordered different items, though one favorite seemed to be waffles. Besides a waffle, we had a tuna melt. It came with soup, so we chose the split pea soup, but to take home....More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service, fairly typical diner food. Only lost a star because $2 extra for real maple syrup is a bit much.

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Screwed up 3 out of 3 entrees. Did not get a water refill in 50 minutes. Had to hunt down coffee refill. What else is there to say.

Thank D R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for a good restaurant for breakfast or brunch this is a good choice. Located inside of a shopping plaza, so it have enough parking. The food was good enough to fill up the restaurant about 930-10am. The food was good, hot, quick,...More

Thank KingLoco247
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
Elly's Pancake House does not serve cappucino at the Cumberland Ave. location in Norridge, BUT, they do serve it at the one at Milwaukee Ave. & Foster Ave., as that store has a full coffee bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5050 N Cumberland Ave, Norridge, IL 60706-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Norridge
  • Phone Number: +1 708-453-4500
  • E-mail
Reinventing the classic American pancake house and family owned since 1997. Serving breakfast for lunch and lunch for breakfast! Elly’s specializes in homemade quality brunch food, speciality coffee, juices and more. We source only quality ingredients from local purveyors, and prepare daily baked goods, sauces, dressings and soups from scratch. Our locations expand beyond the Chicagoland area to to Phoenix and Kansas City.
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