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Original Pancake House

) #510 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ American
3906 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-3724
+1 858-565-1740
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“dutch baby” (9 reviews)
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3906 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-3724
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Original Pancake House for brunch and it was very busy, and put in our names for seats. Non the less we were called very quickly and our waitress was prompt to come and take our order. Coffee and drinks were served...More

Thank 919sunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The selection is AMAZING! My husband and daughters had pancakes and I had the corned beef hash with potato pancakes. My family raved about their pancakes, bacon and ham. My meal was good except the potato pancakes were "mehhh". Fresh orange juice, attentive service, and...More

Thank Monyee K
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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

When in Rome we MUST go to this place due to the litany of choices. We were blown away last time so the family made a point to go and gain weight. If you do not know, this place is so good that there will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Been here often and is one of my favorites. Whether it is the giant apple pancake that I recommend you split with someone, eggs Benedict or the corned beef hash I had today with a pancake on the side. Everything including the service which is...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you like pancakes then I guess this is the spot. I thought I would get a similar pancake to the main menu ones but no. I got a simple bacon and egg plate with pancakes and I felt like I just got some simple...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Don't get this confused with IHOP this is on a whole other level of breakfast. It has a older ambiance feel to it, it's been there a long time so what more could you expect?! It does close early at 3pm, if you are in...More

Thank Cookie E
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

How often do you get both ? Really great place, we both agreed the pancakes were the best we've ever had. I had the spinach omelette with hollandaise and it was the size of a small frisbee and it was Light and delicious. The only...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Best pancakes in San Diego, Continues to maintain an high standard and service is always of a high standard, Forget about RIchards Pancake House, a gimmicky tourist trap.

Thank jondavi
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

OHP is the San Diego institution. Located in an unassuming strip mall you wouldn't guess that they have the best pancakes around. Try the German pancakes or the forty-niner flapjacks. No reservations so if you're going on a weekend go early.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Have been here many times but this my first review. Ordered the eggs Benedict w/pancakes and side of bacon because it's the best bacon anywhere, wife ordered a bowl of oatmeal which she said was good and had good consistency and of course her one...More

Thank SoCalSydney1362
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3906 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111-3724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-565-1740
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If you've never tried The Original Pancake House®, you're long over-due. And if you're already a regular, then you know what we're talking about. Come by and experience the flavor, the atmosphere, the attention to quality and service, and the ultimate breakfast favorite for San Diegans for nearly 30 years!
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