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Russell Z.



If disabled, stay away. Manager would not let an 87 year old advanced Parkinson’s patron (who was tested Covid-negative day earlier) wait for her table inside the warm restaurant. The Manager said she can wait outside in the cold… or sit in her warm car to wait. Extremely POOR customer service demonstrating extreme lack of care for their patrons, let alone those that are disabled.


Excellent as usual. We have been enjoying this place for over 40 yrs ever since our kids were little ,my last visit was with our grandkids. Food quality & service is very consistent. During busy time the lines are long to get in. That has never stopped us ‘coz it moves fast . Staff is always very efficient & courteous. 👍👍👍

Christen R.


Heavenly French Toast & Bacon from the gods...

You can always tell if a restaurant has great food by the amount of people waiting outside in line to dine inside. Any serving of pancakes or french toast you order, be prepared to take some home with you as the portions are HUGE! And don't forget to add bacon, EVERYBODY loves their bacon!



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Best breakfast ever!

This place is a few blocks away from me, and I'm not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing... I want to go there everyday! They have the yummiest chocolate chip pancakes, strawberry & ice cream waffles, and their Big German Pancake is huge but sooo delicious... I've been there 4 times (just moved into the neighborhood a month ago) and have not had a bad experience yet...



Great Food

Don't go on Saturdays and Sundays if you are hungry because you will have to wait. I love their pancakes and omelettes..they usually fill me up for the entire day! Friendly Staff...



The Best Breakfast!

This restaurant has been my favorite place for out of the ordinary breakfast experiences. French Crepes, The Big Apple, etc. Homemade whipped cream & the bacon is AWESOME!!!



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Outstanding - but be prepared to stand and wait for a table

One of the best breakfasts I've every had. Be sure to order the large apple pancake - consider sharing it with someone - it is GIANT


Phone: (313) 884-4144

Address: 20273 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236


More Info

General Info
The Original Pancake House was founded in Portland, Ore., in 1953 with a goal to offer authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes. Today, the family-owned restaurant chain operates more than 100 franchises. Its signature items include apple pancakes, the Dutch Baby, fresh vegetable omeletes, corned beef hash, strawberry waffles, Kijafa cherry crepes and Tahitian maiden s dream crepes. The Original Pancake House also offers side dishes, meat, waffles, cereals, fruit, juices, beverages and a variety of egg specialties. The restaurant chain prepares crepes by rolling them with sour cream tempered with orange liqueur and by using a special tropical syrup topping made from a blend of citrus fruits. It offers buttermilk, potato, bacon, Swedish and Hawaiian pancakes. The Original Pancake House maintains a location in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.
Extra Phones

Phone: (313) 884-6804

Fax: (313) 884-5479

Payment method
visa, master card, all major credit cards, discover, amex, cash
Price Range
Grosse Pointe
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Good For Family: Yes

Good for Kids: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Family Style, American, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch

Alcohol: None

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: No

Price Range : Average

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