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Original Pancake House

9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5311
+1 513-745-0555
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (44 reviews)
“blintzes” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To start with there is no reason to wait 30 minutes on a Saturday when half the tables are empty. Obviously they are not paying for a staff that will show up. Having said that you will wait at the other one because ALL the...More

Thank plevin2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast or lunch.I had the pancakes with strawberries.Very good.Service is very good and the place is clean.Tends to be pretty busy.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I found this place through Trip Advisor. It made me feel young as I observed the clientele who, I am sure, escaped from a nearby nursing home. It was crowded and the service was s l o w. I had the pancakes with high expectations....More

Thank EyeGuy2
OPH_pancakes, Owner at Original Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello, We are disappointed to hear that the food we served you didn’t quite hit the spot! I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the menu items that were served to you. All of our dishes are prepared with nothing but fresh...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We live in Florida but try to squeeze in one visit when we visit family in Cincinnati. We happened to be in town for a Wedding and we were able to meet our Neice and her two little ones at the Pancake house. We didn't...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We come here fairly often for great food and service. I love the strawberry pancakes with fresh strawberries. Their specialty is the apple pancake which Iike but have difficulty eating so much sweets. Service is always exceptional but restaurant a little more pricey than other...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The biggest omellettes I have ever seen! And tasty sauces and go-withs to accompany them! Wonderful pancakes and some creative dishes which make this pancake house stand out above the rest. Extremely busy on Sunday mornings. Have never had a bad meal there. Good value...More

Thank Elena K
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This location is authentic old-time breakfast. The pancakes are fluffy, slightly sweet, and delicious. Service is great and prices are good. One of my standby favorites!

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The hotel my husband and I stayed at had a good breakfast so we only chose to eat breakfast out once on our short trip to Cincinnati and this is the restaurant we chose. I was not disappointed! There are a lot of options but...More

Thank 06Katie_Stewart26
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Everything & anything you could think of for breakfast! I had the mandarin crepes that were so yummy!

Thank leabird1
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We were visiting from Maryland and family in Cincinnati recommended this place for breakfast. Service, location + atmosphere average. Food I was totally impressed day 1 with my cinnamon almond french toast and was trying to figure out how to make them at home. Family...More

1  Thank Ronnell S
OPH_pancakes, Owner at Original Pancake House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello, We are extremely shocked to learn of your most recent experience and really wish it was brought to our attention at the time this had occurred. We kindly ask that you send an email to info@ophmontgomery.com with the day and time of your visit....More

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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
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9977 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5311
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-745-0555
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