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Original Pancake House

) #44 of 58 Restaurants in Los Altos €€ - €€€
420 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-3631
+1 650-559-9197
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
25 Jul 2016
“Genuine old school - super crisp bacon and amazing Dutch baby pancake!”
17 May 2016
“Used to be the Best”
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PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
420 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-3631
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were nine people on a Tuesday morning. Having been there before, I knew that the portions were extremely generous, so we decided to get only five pancake orders for the seven adults to split. There was some discussion as to whether the Dutch baby...More

Thank Kira K
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

When it first opened, service, food, and quality were all top notch. Though the crowds have not diminished, service definitely had. It's not uncommon to wait 10 minutes for coffee on a mid-week morning. Slow on refills too. Several times, ingredients in omelettes have been...More

Thank Ready2Go935
Reviewed 16 November 2015

It's like walking into 1959. Bare bones basic ambiance with 1950 service and dining selection. Forget about counting calories or watching gluten and sugar. Tip: leave the food guilt at the door and just enjoy it for what it is. This is how our parents...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Again I went there, this time I had two co-workers with me and was the best breakfast from San Jose to Palo Alto. Try the omelet with bacon!

1  Thank Mar F
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Bacon waffles are wonderful (especially with a side of peanut butter), and the bacon in general is great. Everything else is standard American breakfast food.

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed 3 June 2015

While out in Mountain View, CA for work, I had a hankering for blueberry pancakes and headed out to the Original Pancake House. The staff was very friendly and served up a great plate of pancakes. The coffee was good but the pancakes were very...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

I like a good breakfast place that offer efficient service good food. This place offered all. My bf and I both ordered bacon and eggs which come with pancakes. I was surprised when we ordered and the server said which pancakes would you like. We...More

Thank WanderlustSal
Reviewed 20 June 2013

I live within a couple of miles and knew of this place but had never eaten there until today, when I took house guests there for breakfast. The service was way under par--The waiter handed me two menus, instead of handing a menu to each...More

Thank Googleland
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Great place to eat!!! Wide variety on the menu and lots of pancake choices! Lots of seating, so the wait was minimal. We stumbled in by searching the internet, but it was obvously popular with the locals.

Thank Wes F
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Decided to take the kids to Original Pancake House in Los Altos. We've got to say, we won’t be going back soon. Upon arrival we were greeted by the hostess (I mean NOT greeted) probably the owner manager, she was more engrossed in her catalogs...More

Thank robo44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022-3631
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-559-9197
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