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Original Pancake House

1430 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1838
+1 574-232-3220
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
“apple pancakes” (16 reviews)
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1430 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1838
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been to other OPHs and so we expected this to be the same. To start off, the menus were a little different. The pancakes were much bigger than normal. The coffee cups were not mugs, but more like tea cups. Also, the decor...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This was an awesome place for breakfast. My advice - go early- the lines can be long. The service is great and prompt. The bacon, egg, and cheese omelet the hash browns was fantastic. My daughter had the basic eggs and bacon which she usually...More

Thank jktmrose
Reviewed 21 March 2018

WE all enjoyed the pancakes and french toast. Thought the coffee was excellent. They were short staffed but did a good job keeping up with the crowd.

Thank Janekws
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. We've visited most of the breakfast restaurants in town and this is my go to! Never fails. The pancakes melt in your mouth (made from scratch), the omelets are full of yummy melted cheese, and the coffee...More

1  Thank steph_marie28
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been going to Pancake House on North Ironwood in South Bend for decades and always enjoy the great coffee that has not changed; it is the endless cup. It has great flavor and is not wimpy in flavor. Usually enjoy a fluffy REAL omelet...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was in need of having a bit before going to my appointment. I stumbled upon The Original Pancake House and have to say it definitely lives up to its name p Original. The food was abundance and I felt as if I was eating...More

Thank Tinarinnaroo
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Pancakes are a type of whole wheat, not fluffy and syrup is watery. Don't get the potato pancakes. Not traditionally German. No flavor.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The bacon was very hard to chew. The scrambled eggs were too soft, and the french toast was not even done. The service was very bad, I waited a long time for my coffee. I have been to other Original Pancake restaurants that were much...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Labor day breakfast with my daughter, the place is teeming with hunger holidayers Your coffee cup does NOT get empty-always a refill. the Blue berry pancakes are divine, choked full of the bluest berries with powdered sugar sprinkle..all at GREAT prices

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I will start may sad review by saying we had not been there in about 8 months after we both had omelettes and became sick for 2 days. Well today I pressured my wife to go back. Bad me. 1. Her pancakes were cold and...More

Thank Allan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-232-3220
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