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The Original Pancake House

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2851 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1425
+1 954-564-8881
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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219 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pancake review was overwhelming - but to my delight most of the choices offer 1/2 portions. Amen. I ordered 6 tiny pancakes with eggs and shared some bacon with a friend. Everything was delicious. Good service. And it was pretty crowded so bring something to keep yourself and the kids occupied while you wait.

Thank ColoradoSunshine55
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was good, and the establishment was clean. I wouldn't say that it was any better than most pancake places I've ate it, but there was nothing wrong with the food.

Thank Jason and Salin... V
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And if you are going to carbo load and put a lot on your belly, please splurge with the maple syrup! Get the real thing and they got it.

Thank Lewis C
Atlanta, Georgia
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513 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate recently at this location and it's one of the best in their entire chain. The flapjacks were cooked perfectly and served with whipped butter. The applewood smoked bacon was very tasty The service was absolutely top notch with timely refills of drinks and anything else I needed.

Thank ddmullis
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit here. Clean and friendly. BIG portions. We always order to much food. But it was cooked perfectly. Our server was great. Go early if you go on a weekend.

Thank Stacey D
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Ft lauderdale is known for many things but the food isn't really one of them. The original pancake house is larger than most Diners but the staff manages to treat everyone like a local. It was arguably one of the better meals I had in the area!

Thank prodigy978
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this place on a Sunday morning around 8am. Our server was Mel, nicest lady ever. We were quickly served coffee and our order taken. We ordered the eggs Benedict w. steak and the eggs Benedict w. Canadian bacon. The eggs were perfectly poached, Hollandaise sauce was delish, the steak was requested to be cooked medium and it was... More 

Thank So_FloWonderWoman77
Naperville, Illinois
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

When you take for granted good things in life, some things happens that gives you the right perspective. The visit to the original pancake house was one such incident. When I asked the server on what was good - she had practically no suggestions - maybe she too was thinking that " everything is so bad buddy , you are... More 

Thank Sandeep0672
Roselle, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Coffee is wonderful. Amazing potatoe pancakes. Eggs with cheddar fluffy and buttery. Best breakfast ever. Quick service.wonderful staff.

Thank Lisa W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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421 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

After more than 40-years of eating out more than eating at home, I fancy myself as a pretty good judge of restaurants. I only agreed to try this place because I was craving pancakes and they offer gluten-free pancakes. As it turned out, we were both blown away with the quality of food for a average-looking "pancake house". Our server,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2851 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306-1425
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-564-8881

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?