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Billy's Pancake House

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440 W Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60067-2363
+1 847-358-0600
06:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do you want a giant, delicious, filling meat lovers skillet? Look no further! Simply the best around. I think I have only gotten something else on 1 occasion. You should check it out!

Thank Pat A
Franklin, North Carolina
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Wonderful breakfast. Service fabulous and place is quaint. Very few places in South Carolina can even compare to my fabulous breakfast. Two yummy pancakes, two eggs(done perfectly as ordered) sausage and fruit. And of course, never ending coffee!!

Thank mountainlaker
Huntley, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

While our breakfast and the waitress we had at this restaurant were both quite good, I have never been so annoyed by "UP CHARGES" in my entire life. There are additional fees for everything you could possibly ask for when ordering breakfast. This goes well beyond typical at most places. Our server was actually embarrassed that we were upset &... More 

Thank DBS19
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A full range breakfast menu (lunch and early dinner, too). Personable hosts and staff, consistently good breakfasts.

Thank Palatinetravels
Chicago, Illinois
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on Saturday. My daughter ordered a 1/2 lb. burger well done. It was cooked properly and still very juicy. I enjoyed a grilled cheese with bacon and tomato sandwich. I was able to substitute fruit for the fries, and the fruit was very fresh compared to other places. The restaurant is very clean, and so is... More 

Thank Chicago_Gayle
Palatine, Illinois
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152 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great for breakfast, servers are very friendly, breakfast comes lightning quick. Quick with the coffee refills. Not the cheapest place, but on par with most other places in the area. Great omelets. Our go to breakfast place.

Thank Mike W
Palatine, Illinois
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We have dined here on occasions and enjoyed good breakfast items. Nice little place to take the kids for lunch

Thank Bill E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Billy's is a great place for breakfast or lunch. I love how all the ingredients they use are fresh. They also provide an abundant array of fresh fruit with breakfast. From omelets to pancakes, it's a great place to go.

Thank Ann V
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43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Food was typical breakfast diner food. Lots and lots of food. The kids pancakes are HUGE, more than an adult would eat. It would have been nice to know this in advance as we would have ordered one plate for the kids to share. Additionally, we were not told that it was an additionally charge for chocolate chips on the... More 

Thank winemyst
Chicago, Illinois
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2,480 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I think Billy's is what you would expect for a pancake house. They have a large selection of waffles, French toast, crepes and pancakes, so you should find something that you like. I did think that the choices for lunch were a little slim. I had a taste for a tuna melt, but it was nowhere to be found on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, 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: 440 W Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60067-2363
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-358-0600

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