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The Original Pancake House

1909 W Springfield Ave, Ste B, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61821-3068
+1 217-352-8866
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (56 reviews)
“dutch baby” (11 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1909 W Springfield Ave, Ste B, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61821-3068
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals love this place, but I'm thinking it's more of a tradition than quality of the food. There were 3 of us on a Sunday at 1 p..m. took an hour to get a table which I've heard is average for Sunday. Our total bill...More

Thank jodyt821
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have had many great meals here over the years! Highlights are the apple pancake, dutch baby, and potato pancakes. Service is always top notch, too!

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here hoping for a decent breakfast and we got it. Let me warn you the portions are plentiful. Many folks were sharing their breakfasts. We had a dish with scrambled eggs, potatoes and a half order of biscuits and gravy. The potatoes were...More

Thank Grazewellmyfriend
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I visit family in Champaign several times a year and eat here at least once every trip. They offer a variety of pancakes and omelettes and some healthy breakfast options as well. This is a very popular restaurant, so be prepared to wait, especially on...More

Thank Lee Ann W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The breakfast here was average. You won't regret stopping, but there are better breakfast options. The place is packed at breakfast time. Locals and U of I students bring their parents a lot. The service is kind of slow.

Thank Nick_BMI
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast eat here when we can!!! Sunday after church or during the week always been good.....

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Original Pancake House on a road trip. Great choice! Thank you TA! Food was excellent and the service was great. Super nice people who included my coffee to go. Highly recommended.

Thank Jay Y
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast place on earth. They are very family friendly and smart with kids. Ie: Hot dishes are never served over kids heads. The food is the best I have had for american style pancakes and egg dishes. Two adults can easily...More

Thank Carolyn Z
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We all met there as family and they said a 20 minute wait we waited 35 minutes There is no kids meal options which isn't good I wouldn't seek out to go here again!

Thank DNE7611
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Great Brunch option and good service, a most visit even on a short stay! You can add extras to any menu item for not much cost and make everyone there want what you're having!

Thank Fraiser J
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27 May 2017|
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Response from changnma | Reviewed this property |
If you have a group and ask in advanced the staff has set up tables and chairs for me. This past Friday morning I request a table for 12 at 8:00 am and they took care of me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 W Springfield Ave, Ste B, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61821-3068
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-352-8866
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