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“good lunch and breakfast place”

The Original Pancake House
Ranked #3 of 86 Restaurants in Aliso Viejo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have always had terrific omelets here, but today something was lacking. It was fluffy as usual but lacked something. We ordered the Denver which had very little ham and mostly peppers. All the food that went by our table looked great.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

My family loves going to this breakfast place as a nice treat on the weekends. It's always a very good experience dining here. This restaurant recently renovated the interior so it's a more updated look now. This place gets pretty crowded over the weekends with at least 30-45 minutes wait during the peak time 8-12pm. If you plan to dine here, come here before 8am to get seater if not immediately at least it's a shorter wait. Their Swedish pancakes are the best there is and there's plenty of it (3 plate-size thin pancakes).Their crepes are delicious here including their waffles. Good hot chocolate too! They also serve gluten-free pancakes for those of you who have sensitivity to gluten. Because the menu is breakfast only, things get served pretty fast. You can find yourselves in and out of here within the hour if you have a small crowd. This is also a nice alternative to the usual lunch places on the weekdays as the crowd tends to thin out during lunch time as they near closing time at 2pm.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great omelets, fabulous pancakes, coffee just so so. Newly redecorated very nice.my only complaint is the very long wait as this place is crowded all day every day. The wait time is usually 30 to 40 minutes. They also close at 2pm .

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The breakfast here is awesome! Everything from French toast, eggs, potatoes, Dutch baby pancakes and fresh squeeze orange juice. There is always a wait to get in, so be prepared, but it's totally worth the wait. Service is fast and courtesy. You have to try it!

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you love breakfast especially pancakes this is the place to go!
I had the pumpkin pancakes and they were over the top good!
Go, taste, and see for yourself. Your tummy will thank you for it!

Thank LINDA J
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