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Johnny Pamcakes

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3700 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108
+1 815-229-7415
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Longview, Washington
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After a short wait we ordered our meals...most generous so we could hardly make a dent...pancakes were favorites as well as eggs. Wonderful breakfast place. Then tour the motorcycles next door.....good looking bike clothes.

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Thank Kay B
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The one on East State! It's good place to eat/mostly good service. The but is you have to wait and there's absolutely no room to wait! You get squished between the eating bar and the doors going in and out for a at least 30 minutes. It's a nice hometown restaurant all the locals and good prices. Never disappoints.

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Thank sddeberry
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

During our last visit to Rockford,we went to Johnny Pamcakes twice.The first time my brother and my husband had the beef tips and I had the meatloaf. Their dinners were excellent. the meat loaf was very good and the mashed potqtoes were light and fluffy, if a bit over-gravied for my taste. The second time, breakfast, was nirvana! Fabulous Swedish... More 

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Thank Margaret G
Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite Family restaurants in Rockford, IL! The service is always great and those who bus the tables and pour the coffee are, no pun intended, Johnny on the spot! They almost always never let my coffee cup run dry without replenishing it! The food is always fresh and well prepared! The staff is friendly and... More 

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Thank Mickhale1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A good to for last minute family dinner! Service is excellent and food is always hot. I would avoid going during a Sunday morning because the wait can be excessive!

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Thank cdbruno09
Belvidere, Illinois
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I recommend this place for a nice meal at a reasonable price. The biggest problem is getting into the place, especially like a Sunday morning. They fill up fast. If you can get in though you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Ron T
Blaine, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I highly recommend this place as a must to have a great breakfast at!!! The omelets are huge!!! Ate there three days straight and could not finish it once. ( maybe the Swedish pancakes I had with it was a reason? I highly recommend them too.)

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Thank Steve F
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We arrived to find the place seemingly packed. However, we watched a table get up and staff cleared the table before the people even got to the door. We were seated with very little wait. Our waitress was awesome, going out of her way to satisfy a hungry 9 year old with very specific wants for his pancakes. She also... More 

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Thank Tim P
Rockford, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Great breakfast menu! The pancakes are a specialty. It is always busy but wait time is not excessive.

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Thank joellena592
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Weekend breakfasts tend to be crowded, but they do a good job of seating people. Swedish and regular pancakes, full lunch and dinner menu.

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Thank Teri D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-229-7415

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