The Original Pancake House is a chain of family-owned restaurants. The chain has approximately 100 franchise locations. Its restaurants signature dishes include apple pancake, corned beef hash and vegetarian omelet. The chain s restaurants offer continental crepe rolled with sour cream and served with tropical syrup. Its restaurants additionally provide banana, bacon and potato pancakes. The chain s restaurants serve coffee, hot chocolate and tea. The Original Pancake House was founded in the city of Portland in Oregon in 1953.