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The Original Pancake House

7700 Wisconsin Ave, Ste D, Bethesda, MD 20814-3578
+1 301-986-0285
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (66 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7700 Wisconsin Ave, Ste D, Bethesda, MD 20814-3578
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11 - 20 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 July 2017

The OPH continues to be the most reliable, high-quality place for breakfast in the Bethesda-Rockville area. Omelets are very generous, the bacon and ham are outstanding, and the orange juice is fresh-squeezed. Very reasonable prices. The wait on the weekends is very long unless you...More

Thank Gottahavemorecowbell
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Light, bright restaurant that we really enjoyed for Fathers' Day brunch. Sat outside on the spacious patio. My eggs were perfectly scrambled. Rye toast was thick cut, and they were accommodating to substitute turkey sausage links for pork sausage. Portions were so generous I couldn't...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here twice, once when it was super busy on a Sunday morning and the other on an early Monday morning when we were their only customers. Both times we were treated kindly, efficiently, and in a timely manner. The portion sizes are...More

Thank kbills
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is similar to eating at I-HOP. Menu has similar items. The food was good and ample and the service OK. If you like I-HOP you should like this place.

Thank brideforlife
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We walked to the Original Pancake House from the Metro Center. The place was packed and we get why. Excellent service, reasonable prices and great food. The silver dollar pancakes (of course) were outstanding -light and tasty. My eggs and bacon were really good too...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I've always enjoyed these Original Pancake Houses (in Roseville, CA, Cincinnati, OH and Bethesda), but the food quality is not what it used to be. The sausage patties I had on a breakfast sandwich did not taste good and the texture was just weird -...More

Thank Betty U
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Expansive breakfast and lunch menu. Great pancakes and really fluffy omelettes. Long lines should be expected during weekend brunch periods. Great staff who keep your coffee cups filled.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The Iowa Original Pancake House has fabulous pancakes, waffles, omelettes, crepes, bacon and sausage. They squeeze fresh oranges and grapefruit. Their coffee is robust. I had a waffle that was light, crisp and delicious and a perfect over-easy egg and my husband had an outstanding...More

2  Thank Mildred B
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This regional chain is one of my go-tos for a quick standard American breakfast. The omelettes are gigantic. They say three eggs, but it looks like half a dozen. They are also prepared in an oven, so they take longer than expected. The pancakes are...More

1  Thank absentspace
Reviewed 9 November 2016

OK, this is a pancake house and you know from the start what to expect: buttery and delicious. Pancakes were good and waffles superb, but we also tried something fancier like the "house speciality" and we had a less than exciting experience (dish was heavy...More

Thank Ast838
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Ste D, Bethesda, MD 20814-3578
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-986-0285
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