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Emily's Pancake House

488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
+1 847-336-7700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They were friendly and the food was good. Cost was reasonable. I would return if we go back to this area.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Always a great meal on the way to the Metra in Waukegan. I love the soups. My wife loves the breakfast. Service is ALWAYS attentive and friendly. You will not be disappointed!

Thank GeographyMaster
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years. The breakfasts were always tasty and the service was always prompt. Regretfully things have gone down hill a bit. The interior is getting worn and the prices are too high for a family restaurant. It's still got acceptable...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great breakfast and lunch menu with a few signature touches: Try the fried red-skin potatoes instead of the usual hash browns. Ask them to add some grilled onions too. Order the mini waffles instead of the usual pancakes. Be sure to order the excellent Arabia...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The best at what they do......breakfast. ..omelets, french toast or a traditional eggs toast and bacon. I have tried ago of them and they ate so good. Breakfast or brunch you can't go wrong.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went to this breakfast place before golf on a Saturday morning. Service was very friendly. Lots of choices. I had a sausage and cheese omelette, which tasted good and potatoes. Good food to start my day off, decent price. Lots of room so there shouldn't...More

Thank Swiss_Zirks
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Food was great. And service was too. Will come back when we are in town again. Pancakes were good and fluffy and I had the California breakfast wrap. Very good and fresh. Saw that they had crepes. Will have to try on my next visit....More

Thank jacksfromcali
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a breakfast/lunch place conveniently located on Green Bay Road in Waukegan. Their staff are super nice and accommodating. Coffee is good, waffles delicious, omelet too. Portions are very ample. Good sized place so we didn't have to wait. We will return.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

You will not be able to finish breakfast or lunch. The servers are pros (except Eloy still needs to learn the menu!!) and the food is exceptionally tasty.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Family-friendly restaurant..... typical menu... 2 eggs = 3, etc. Prices continue to rise like every place else.

Thank Kathy B
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Questions & Answers
Young G
19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from oaktoncc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is pricey for a breakfast compared to other restaurants in the area. But they do have interesting specials that change frequently and huge omelettes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-336-7700
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