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“Delicious food.”

Original Pancake House
Ranked #263 of 4,850 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Food was great. Waiters were friendly. Portions were huge and reasonably priced. Only set back was we had to wait before we could be seated.

Thank SaipanG
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

I have grown up eating at The Original Pancake House in Michigan, so when in Portland, Oregon I had to stop and try the original Original Pancake House. It was absolutely excellent! The food is delicious, it is presented beautifully, and is brought to the table nice and hot. They use REAL whipped cream and the coffee is strong and wonderful. My favorites are the Big Apple Pancake, the 49er Flapjacks, the Fresh Strawberry Crepes, and the Dutch Baby. This is a great place!

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Thank chefjoey52
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

We pretty much order the same thing every time we go here.
Their apple pancake is something everyone should try at least once.
Any time we have guests in town, we take them their and make them have the apple pancake.

If possible try to go on a week day when they are open. Not as busy and quieter. Weekends there usually is a waiting line for a table. If you don't mind eating with strangers request the community table and you may get seated quicker than waiting for a private table.

Also be aware the place is very noisy when they are full.
We checked the sound level this morning and it was around 90db!

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Thank GeorgeTheDriver
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I am biased because I grew up a few miles away and came here often. A true original though and nothing's not good and quality. A real one time house. Incredibly well trained cheery staff. Apple pancake is the famous dish, and but the Spanish omelette has been my favorite. Everything fresh with quality ingredients. A 20 minute drive from downtown.

Thank jishenker
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

First off, this place has charm. It hasn't changed since the 50's, down to the pink aprons for the waitresses.

So the downsides: Cash only. No soda. There's an ATM in the lobby, and they make a point to note that they receive none of the ATM fee. ($2-$3 per transaction).

The pros: This place has some of the best bacon I have ever tasted. There's delicious pancakes, quick service, and a charming ambiance. The pancakes are soft, fluffy, and a little sweet. Very tasty.

Go slow and savor the experience.

Thank Sarah M
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