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Original Pancake House

8601 SW 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97219-4034
+1 503-246-9007
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dutch baby” (25 reviews)
“pancakes” (75 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8601 SW 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97219-4034
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

Big portions! Fast Service and the BEST Dutch Baby pancake. It is almost always crowded so bring your Sunday paper and be prepared for a wait. Breakfast or brunch. There is a community table if you come alone.

Thank TnEShlaes
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Love this place and have visited for years. The pancakes and crepes are flavorful and tender (favorites are the coconut pancakes with loads of toasted coconut, the French crepes with strawberry compote topped with orange tropical syrup and the enormous warm apple pancake). What sets...More

Thank CESloan470
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We always visit the Original Pancake Houses in Washington so it was quite familiar to us. Staff was friendly.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been to several other Original Pancake Houses and was really looking forward to eating at the "original" Original Pancake House. I liked the dated decor and the use of the small space. I was prepared for their "no credit cards" policy and brought...More

Thank DivingOver60
Reviewed January 31, 2016

A Portland tradition since the 1950s, it's charming & a bit retro, but not always in a good way. They accept no reservations, debit, or credit cards. A for-profit ATM is on-site, but who wants to pay exorbitant fees? Unbelievable that management expects people to...More

Thank glinda1
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We went here for breakfast with Portland friends - the meal was really nice - massive portions BUT the whole place is just plain grotty. Needs a good spring clean then at least a 4 star rating.

Thank nickjoel1990
Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

It's a chain and we are in 2015 yet they do not accept credit cards shall I say tax avoidance? The food, people have referred to this as home cooking, if that is the case I am truly sorry for them. To much baking soda,...More

Thank arwrtawel
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Happy molten apples on carb delivery platform. Actually left some on the plate... Like going back in time, cash only, big milk dispensers, staff fun and attentive.

Thank Stew R
Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

One of our stops when in Portland. It's all about the food. Hubby had his favorite pancakes - basic with maple syrup which he reported were great. I love the Lingonberry syrup and lacy Swedish (I think) pancakes, but on this occasion it was omelet...More

Thank NVBetsy
Reviewed December 4, 2015

this place is very spendy for the food you get,we ordered pancakes and they were cold,some of the food was good and hot but not the pancakes plus the sausage links were burned complained but was ignored,won't visit again

Thank bigbruce53
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March 11, 2017|
Response from OregonDuck09 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not.
March 11, 2017|
Response from Kristin L | Reviewed this property |
No they don't...cash only!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8601 SW 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97219-4034
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-246-9007
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