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Original Pancake House

1430 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1838
+1 574-232-3220
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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1430 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635-1838
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I wish they would open a restaurant in Columbus Ohio! Their baked apple pancakes are the best breakfast food ever. It does take a little longer to bake so we always call ours in before we go, luckily we have family in South Bend and...More

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My wife asked me where I wanted to eat on Father's Day. My number 1 choice was the Original Pancake House. The reason for that is that I enjoy seeing the various breakfast options that are available. Lots of them are huge! My Eggs Benedict...More

Thank Rdlaidig
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a one night visit so I could pick up my daughter from a camp at Notre Dame. I checked the reviews and decided to stop by to see how it was. For starters got the smallest glass of water I'd ever...More

Thank Jason D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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