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Red Apple Pancake House & Restaurant

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414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
+1 630-871-2911
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06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We chose a Saturday morning to have breakfast at the Red Apple, and the long wait was well worth it! Friendly service and so many delicious possibilities on the menu it was difficult to choose. I had eggs Benedict with asparagus, spinach, mushrooms and Canadian bacon with a side order of fruit (exceptional fruit -- blueberries, strawberries, melon cut up... More 

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Thank Cindy C
DuPage County, Illinois
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Red Apple rings all the bells a great breakfast place should ring. Lots of menu options, great tasting food, generous portions, fast service, good coffee and personable, quick service in a clean place. It is a local favorite, for all of the above reasons.

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Thank 633sailor
Carol Stream, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Bacon Waffles. The food is amazing and portions are large! The waitresses are on top of their game, coffee is delish and did I mention bacon waffles? Bacon cooked into the waffle and bacon on the side.... OMG! I want a bacon waffle now, I could eat bacon waffles anytime

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Thank 40ozSublime420
Carol Stream, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

There are a lot of entries to choose from and none of which will disappoint you. The food and service is outstanding.

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Thank sdb1225
Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We as a family have been going to Red Apple Pancake House in Carol Stream for years. Gus and his staff are always helpful,kind & always greet us with a smile. We normally go on Sunday mornings before 9:30am to beat the crowd. Oh yes, the word is out about Red Apple, a lot of great food and priced reasonably... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We met friends and family here and they easily accommodated 6-8 people - there were groups larger than ours that were also accommodated. It was very busy but they still managed good service with a smile. *Great menu. *Fast service. *Good food. *Large portions. *Friendly staff. *Accommodating. ~Would definitely eat here again and recommend to others!

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Thank ADKhin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We eat at Red Apple about twice monthly. It's a popular breakfast restaurant and lines are super long on weekends. All the meals are good but I particularly like the crepes.

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Thank Joanne D
Winfield, Illinois
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had not been to this restaurant in ten years. Its exactly the same. The food is fine, the prices good, the service good. If you order two eggs, they bring you 4! This is a casual, family experience that has been the same for MANY years.

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Thank Margie F
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have never had an issue here. They are always busy but there are able to seat you quick and don't rush you. Large portions but very good!

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Thank Jamie H
Moline, United States
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent - Accurate - Delicious! The service is always friendly and top notch! My waitress was 100% accurate!

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Thank Rick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Carol Stream
  • Phone Number: +1 630-871-2911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?