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The Original Pancake House

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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3310 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606-1404
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning, and it was bustling and friendly. Despite the time of day, the service was good, and the food came out quickly. The portion sizes were great, and they have good egg+bacon+pancake combos if you want pancakes but don't want to discount protein.

Thank Michelle J
Tallahassee, Florida
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place needs to be in my hometown so I can eat the German pancake everyday!!! The food was delicious and the portions were huge. I highly recommend this place for breakfast!

Thank Debbie T
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have been here several time before and after the remodel. Love this place. The proportions are perfect. Old school restaurant with high quality. We woke up yesterday at 6am and drove 30 minutes for their pumpkin pancakes. The server was extremely friendly (sorry, didn't know your name). The pancakes were excellent, served with a homemade whipped cream (on the... More 

Thank Francesca K
Sylvania, Ohio
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111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I like this place for a casual lunch or breakfast with family or friends. Portions are large, quality is ok. Attentive service. Very affordable.

Thank fbernaerts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The Baked Dutch Apple Pancake is 4 pound of deliciousness!!! It is so good, and filling, and worth the wait to allow it to bake. Highly recommend it.

Thank Mrmartyawe
Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It is after all a pancake house. I liked the food I liked the service I liked it all but the coffee. Granted we were there in the early afternoon,a late night before, we decided to have a bit of breakfast. I did love the Dutch baby, and the bacon was good. But again I say...all but the coffee

Thank Richard T
Heredia, Costa Rica
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Huge omelettes (4 eggs) filled up with anything you want. Good pancakes and great waffles. This place gives breakfasts a new dimension. It is a locals favorite as it was packed the day we arrived and on a later normal day. The ambient is nice and people are friendly. Good place, good good. Enjoy!

Thank gjtrips
Toledo, Ohio, United States
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The Original Pancake House has been around for quite awhile and continues to impress me and have great quality breakfast/brunch food! Their German Pancake is soooo good I have attempted to replicate at home. I still haven't mastered but will keep trying. Their Apple Pancake is decadent and their omelette is a unique take on an old time favorite. I... More 

Thank Lisa C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast anywhere. We have lived in Chattanooga, TN now for 25 years and over the years we have traveled back to Toledo to visit family. We have wonderful memories of going to the Original Pancake House as children. I specifically remember the joy I had eating the Belgian waffles with fresh strawberries and a scoop of ice cream on... More 

Thank Melifluffy
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Evidently in Toledo there is a rivalry between The Original Pancake House and Uncle John's Pancakes. We went to The original Pancake House and were so impressed that we never even went to Uncle John's. They have some breakfast items I've never run across before. The Dutch Garden was my first day choice, an excellent mixture of vegetables and eggs... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3310 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?