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Happy Jack Pancake House

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2504 N Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-3436
+1 410-289-7377
07:00 - 13:00
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Hadley, NY
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had breakfast here on Monday April 24th. Sweet potato pancakes with praline syrup is my new favorite theing! Our waitress Cathy was welcoming and efficient. Breakfast was fast and the pancakes are HUGE. The Manager, Jake is super friendly and fun. Good breakfast and a decent price!

Thank mearth1961
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal & staff !!! Clean & fast service, Thank You to Jake & Kathy. If they don't have it on their breakfast menu you don't need it !!!

Thank Jim J
Level Contributor
32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has always has been my favorite breakfast spot in OC. Great service, yummy food. I would highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer C
Lansdowne, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was absolutely packed and the parking lot was full, however we were seated in 2-3 minutes. Our Server was Brittany and she gave us 5 star service. She told us our food would be out very fast however we did not expect less than 5 minutes. We also did not expect customized service. I really wanted Starbucks and... More 

Thank AprilJonestv
York, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to eat at Happy Jack's every time I'm in Ocean City. Being off season, the wait was minimal (about 15 minutes), and the breakfast, as usual, was fantastic. I had the blueberry Belgian waffle, and it was perfect! My husband had cinnamon bun pancakes and said they were probably the best pancakes he'd ever had in his life.... More 

Thank koonsce
Dundalk, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything here made up for bad service at hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful...treat you like family. Couldn't believe how fast the food arrived. Gonna be a favorite place for breakfast.

Thank Michelle K
Franklinville, New Jersey
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wait wasn't too bad on a busy, off season weekend for a late breakfast. Service was very quick. Food wasn't really cooked to our liking (waffle was super thick and underdone, waitress said it was normal for area) and well done bacon was regular. Coffee was yummy. Other meals were fine. Would go again. Would not recommend Belgian waffles for... More 

Thank Millerdes
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was in one of the books at the hotel and we decided to visit it. It was not crowded and we were seated quickly. We ordered and our food came out in about five minutes. This makes me think that the food was sitting somewhere and they just heated it up. This turned me off completely and I... More 

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PANCAKEMAN1, Manager at Happy Jack Pancake House, responded to this review

We are extremely lucky to have a great, FAST kitchen staff that cooks everything to order! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good wait staff, fairly crowded restaurant because it's so popular. Go early or expect a long wait. Breakfast foods are top notch. Love the omelettes-- they are chock full of toppings. Pancakes are good as well.

Thank lkuta13
Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The food was cold and the grits were terrible. The service staff was friendly, but it doesn't make up for the food.

Thank Tootietweet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2504 N Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-3436
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-7377
An Ocean City breakfast tradition for over 50 years! Featuring over 14 varieties of pancakes, omelettes, egg combinations and more! We pride ourselves on great service and fast breakfast, stop by today!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?