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Original Pancake House

20273 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236-1767
+1 313-884-4144
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“omelette” (16 reviews)
“dutch baby” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20273 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236-1767
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Good food and good service. Eggs are questionable (powdered eggs equivalent). Omelettes were good despite the absence of spinach ordered. Good for a quick breakfast.

Thank Msdortch
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The original pancake house has the best pancakes ever! I have been to several breakfast establishments and the pancakes do not compare to the original pancake house. There is a wait sometimes especially on the weekend but it's so worth it. On my last visit...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Cozy, warm feeling sitting in this place. Their omelettes are huge, delicious and did i mention HUGE!

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The food is always tasty; well made dishes using quality ingredients--no shortcuts. You can tell in the flavor and texture of the pancakes, the crepes, etc. The crepes are the best on the east side. Comfort food for breakfast or have breakfast for dinner!! You...More

Thank MSH2017
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time and found it really good. I had 49er flapjacks which were great. My wife had the apple pancake which was huge and delicious. It does take extra time to cook but it is well worth the wait. Omelettes are...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Best place out of any to have breakfast. Has been for years. Great service, great food. Wonderful operation that never ceases to amaze me. Pure excellence, how a restaurant should be run. How food should be prepared!

Thank carolreno
Reviewed 16 October 2017

One of my all-time favorite restaurants. I can honestly say that I would recommend ANYTHING on the menu. Some of my favorites - The Big Apple, The Big German, The Dutch Baby, 49er Flapjacks, any of the Crepes, The Mushroom Omelet, and I can't forget...More

Thank chefjoey52
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is thee place that is tried and true breakfast originals. Every time. Been here since I was a kid and I just re-visited. The lines aren't as long as I remember but the food has stayed great. The omelets are baked and fluffy and...More

Thank anjbee
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Has been the same for years. Great Buttermilk pancakes. Try the German pancakes. There is usually a wait, but it goes fast. Service is always excellent.

Thank RDL1025
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Original Pancake House since 1969. The fact that it's STILL opened and crowded with lines out the door says everything you need to know but I have to rave about my breakfast yesterday with two friends. I ordered the...More

Thank Melanie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20273 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236-1767
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grosse Pointe
  • Phone Number: +1 313-884-4144
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