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Red Apple Pancake House & Cafe of Palatine

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2121 Plum Grove Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7260
+1 847-925-8048
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06:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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Palatine, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is friendly and prompt. The food is good. It's a local diner owned and run by the family. Nice option for breakfast.

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Thank cheryltrzupek
Rolling Meadows
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

They're open for breakfast and lunch. We've been there for both and never been disappointed!! I highly recommend the Potato Pancakes!! But, the menu is big and it can be hard to make choices. They have something for everyone!!

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Thank Phyllis P
Palatine, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Wonderful breakfast, brunch and lunch. This is our favorite place for breakfast. I love the cherry heaven crepes.

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Thank nah902
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We often frequent the red apple after church, the line is never long and the food is great and plentiful!!! They treat our kids great!!!

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Thank Rebecca S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

If you have only one day to have breakfast in the Palatine and Schaumburg area Make it Red Apple Always good food And frequently awesome specials Like the Nutella Pancakes Or the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Nice people Good place to enjoy with friends

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Thank Sam P
Palatine, Il, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

good food, wonderful service at a good price. A very nice well maintained restaurant with a very friendly staff.

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1 Thank Andrew A
Covington, Louisiana
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Their Pumpkin Pancakes were once a Fall Seasonal special but since they are SO awesome the pumpkin pancakes are a regular item. I also had the lemongrass ricotta pancakes. They make amazing skillets too.

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1 Thank nancadd
Palatine, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Like all of the other breakfast places in the area, it has the typical selections of food. The portions are generous, the prices are typical and the service is good. There is just nothing special that jumps out. If you want to go somewhere for a nice breakfast, this is certainly a viable option.

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1 Thank Anthony P
Chicago
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I lived within 2 miles of this place for 15 years and discovered it last year. What can I say, from the front, it looks closed…get into the parking lot (in rear) and the restaurant itself and it is hoping. I have only ever been for breakfast during the weekend…pretty standard breakfast place with the phone book sized menu. They... More 

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Thank Tundraclown
Palatine
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is a solid choice for breakfast. And their skillets are the way to go, especially the Meat Lovers skillet. Add a side of pancakes and I am in breakfast heaven. My friend gets the Slim Sarah. She says it is fine but basic. It must taste pretty good because she orders it every time we go. I recommend this... More 

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Thank terpwanabe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 Plum Grove Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7260
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-925-8048
Description
conveniently located, excellent food, comfortable restaurant

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?