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Original Pancake House

33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
+1 248-642-5775
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (59 reviews)
“dutch baby” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel everywhere, I must say there is nothing this great for Breakfast food. The selection is Amazing. I grew up in macomb County and moved away 15 years ago. This is a must stop, can't find any Breakfast Restaurants this Great everywhere. I always...More

Thank NashYankee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here pretty regularly and I can't remember the last time I left without being completely satisfied with the service and the food. In fact this place truly delivers on the breakfast fare. Nothing fancy, but great variety and solid quality. I can't think...More

Thank BertilleBun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is normally a long line. The good news is that it is there because this place is awesome and it goes pretty fast. Pancakes with apples were awesome. Excellent service

Thank Joey48009
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It is so worth the wait in line for the best! Loved my Sante Fe Omelet, complete with jalapeño cheese! My Dad devoured his blueberry pancakes and sausage! Our friend loved her veggie omelet and piled on the yummy salsa. We all left very very...More

Thank spanishteach910
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Eggs come out but no pancakes. Then I sent the eggs back I now have pancakes no eggs. Told my pancakes were stolen. Food is good but management should be fired. Then my wife sent her food back so we could eat together 30 minutes...More

Thank HJVcitor
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at these restaurants for many years than I can remember. Always a treat, not last night. The four of us met there to enjoy a breakfast dinner and we were sadly disappointed. Our son and I had omelettes that were semi...More

Thank GrandpaFrank43
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have been coming to this location for the big apple supreme for 25+ years. I've come here with my parents and now bring my kids here. One of these is plenty for 2 eaters. Ask for the cinnamon ice cream on the side. My...More

Thank lcjn12
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great food and people. There will be a wait but it is worth the time and effort. The Sana Fe omelet was very good and very generous. I could not finish but loved every bite, and of course the pancakes.

Thank Skimo11
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Prepare to wait if you go at a popular time and incomplete parties will not be seated so don't pull any shenanigans on the martinet hostess! I always order either the Big German or the Big Apple and I always weigh a pound heavier when...More

Thank lindz3
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

These were the best pancakes I've ever had. Not sure how pancake batter would vary much between restaurants but they hit the nail on the head. Must be very popular because there is a wait to get seated.

Thank Wayne G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33703 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009-0913
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-642-5775
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