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Elly's Pancake House

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$$ - $$$
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5050 N Cumberland Ave, Norridge, IL 60706-2903
+1 708-453-4500
06:00 - 16:00
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131 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cute place. It is also very clean and inviting. Plates on the wall are beautiful. Pancakes are delish. Daughter had a skillet and it was enough for two grown adults.

Thank Pattie S
Norridge, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast all day long or lunch or dinner ant time. The food is very good and you get plenty. The wait staff is average.

Thank Leonard F
Formby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my first trip to the USA with a group of friends who had been to Chicago previously and they took me to Elly's on the first morning and the food and service was fantastic. We ended up returning most mornings of our trip trying out different items off the breakfast menu but always including the amazing pancake stacks. Definitely... More 

Thank DarrenSJ
Norridge, Illinois
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170 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here 15-20 times since they first opened. The food is not terrible but certainly not great in my opinion. My issue is that the breakfast is somewhat pricey and the portions have shrunk...... So I'm going to numerous other places in the vicinity for far better omlette's and pancakes.

Thank Bill L
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We're regulars here! They have freshly made orange juice, green juices and smoothies. I love their avocado bacon omelette, corned beef hash, thin French toast. My husband likes their minced eggs and ham as well as whatever fancy pancake special they're offering. Very child friendly. We're here at 7:30am so we don't deal with crowds😀

Thank denieguev
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were a Sunday morning party of 14 on the weekend before Christmas and.....not a problem! We were seated at one (long) table, our breakfast selections were served in a timely manner, and every one of us enjoyed what we had. I had eggs and sausage and two pancakes, and everything was delicious. Most of us had some variation of... More 

Thank midwest52016
Chicago, Illinois
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2,752 reviews
2,138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

A group of about 15 of us went to Elly's Pancake House in Norridge to meet for a pre-Christmas breakfast. The staff was very accommodating, as we were able to sit together, even though it was one of those busy pre-Christmas shopping days. Everyone found the food to their liking. I ordered a tuna melt with coleslaw and it was... More 

Thank Allen21096
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Before we went downtown Chicago to check in at the hotel, we stopped by Ellis for breakfast. The staff was so friendly and the food was excellent and abundant!

Thank Angela B
Dover, Delaware
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Attending a conference from out of town and did not want to eat at the hotel, Found this location, Sounded good. They opened at 6:00 AM, which was good (since we were still on East Coast time, we were hungry) I am just going to put it out there..... The pancakes were terrible. Just awful. They were dry, crumbly and... More 

Thank Pip1128
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find somewhere decent and not super expensive to eat breakfast at before attending a conference. We took a cab to Elly's. It was a great choice! Good prices and comes with tons of food! The ham for breakfast was very lean and flavorful! Pancakes were thick and sweet! We are glad we used trip advisor to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
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
They're only open for breakfast and lunch

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