Posted: 11/9/2010Provided by Citysearch -
I love the food at the Original Pancake House- but it's not a short trip to get it. Make sure if you plan to eat here that you have at least an hour to devote to your meal, and err on the side of longer rather than shorter. The food really is good- the cherry kijafa crepes are my favorite, though the potato pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes, sourdough pancakes, and blueberry pancakes are all definitely appealing. Ordering juice is almost not worth it, though- the glasses are small, expensive, and no refills. I find their specialty coffees to be worth the price, though their hot chocolate is clearly made from a mix (often quite silty). The italian sodas are good. Service here is extremely slow. Even when the dining room is only half full, it's not uncommon to wait ten to fifteen minutes before your order is taken, then another twenty for your food, and it's somewhat on you to flag down someone for your check. Very infrequent check-ins by the waitstaff if any. The food really is worth the wait, in my opinion, so if you have the time, definitely check it out. But make sure you really do have the time.