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Mother's Pancake House

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2290 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4224
+1 630-264-2526
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

fast friendly service lovely restaurant that wont strain your budget. I love the omelettes ! and I plan on going there again soon for lunch as i noticed several of my favorites on the menu

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Thank David H
Aurora, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite breakfast place. The best in Aurora. Great food and wonderful service from a very friendly staff and owner. It's what a local restaurant should be. Hihly recommend

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1 Thank Jerry R
Aurora, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Normally we like this place and have gone often. Food is good; staff is friendly. Today I went up to pay the owner in cash, with a slightly damaged $20 bill that I had just gotten from my bank cash machine. She refused to take it. She wanted to know if I had another. "I can't give that to my... More 

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Thank LibraryLady_12
Aurora, Illinois
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the Fox Valley or Aurora area and are craving a great breakfast or a good wholesome stick to the ribs meal, then try out the Mother's Pancake House in the West end of Aurora! (Galena, just East of Orchard) Mother's has fast friendly service, a neighborhood feel and an extensive menu! Every once in a while... More 

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1 Thank TravelSnob4all
Elgin, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Good food at affordable prices. Waitresses are very nice. Been there a few times and thought I'd rate it.

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1 Thank John J
Chicagoland
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368 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great breakfast place we happened to drive by and decided to eat at. Great selection of crepes, pancakes, omelettes and ALL at a decent price. Coffee was good and staff very competent. Definitely would go there again.

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1 Thank PROF_CONSULTANT
Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Every holiday we come back to Illinois we make it a point to indulge in breakfast/brunch at Mother's. Our favorite items: potato pancakes, cinnamon roll french toast, grilled chicken avocado eggs benedict. However everything on our table was excellent and portion sizes so large you can barely eat half of what you are served! Service - fast and proficient. Very... More 

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1 Thank LeahJacksonville
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I have spent the past three years traveling to Aurora University where our son attends and plays football. We enjoy spending time together and usually grab a bite after the game or before we head back home. Since we wanted breakfast, we wanted somewhere other than IHOP, because that's what we usually do or we drive over... More 

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Thank Lisa N
Saint Charles, Illinois
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Busy Sunday morning. Crowded restaurant. Fast friendly staff did a great job of turning over tables. I enjoyed the Mexican omelet. My son really like his Swedish pancakes. Nice breakfast place.

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Thank Ken C
Ottawa, Illinois
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199 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is a restaurant we've been to on several occasions and always for breakfast. It's that restaurant that is part of your go-to repertoire and although it was never the best, it was always satisfying. This trip proved a bitter disappointment. Nothing we ordered was tasty, from the hot tea to what seemed to be chicken broth being passed of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 W Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506-4224
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-264-2526

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