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Walker Bros. Original Pancake House

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1615 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2107
+1 847-724-0220
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06:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 21:30
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is always great. My family has been here multiple times and it never disappoints. We are native Chicagoans, Walker Bros. Is The place for breakfast, brunch, lunch.

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Thank Mary K
Indiana
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200 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I visited early on a Sunday morning. The interior looked more like a fine steak house with the oak tables, nice trimwork and more subdued lighting. I ordered coffee, a glass of milk, and an omelet which was served with 3 pancakes. I usually eat a large breakfast, but I just couldn't finish it all. The omelet was huge with... More 

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Thank Ordeal_seeker
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh My!! You must try their Dutch pancake, so big and filling, yet light ad fluffy!! The hash browns should be illegal they were so good!

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Thank Azizi P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best pancake house on the North Shore. Their flapjacks are fantastic. Their bacon is crispy and thick but not greasy. Pigs in a blanket are also very good. I don't eat their egg dishes but from the steady flow of eggs Benedict from the kitchen it must be a favorite. Coffee is good but not great. Service is outstanding... More 

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Thank Stu H
Glenview, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is s great breakfast or brunch place for sure. But wait til your kids realize they are having breakfast for dinner! Always a hit with our friends and family 😁

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Thank Jane P
Glenview, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Walker Brothers for many years and am always satisfied with the great taste of their German Pnacake!!

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Thank Richard M M
Glenview, Illinois, USA
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Apple pancake is soooo good. Usually I take 1/2 home for later! Another great pick is the wheat pancakes, Canadian Bacon and fresh OJ.

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Thank JohnC7531
Lindenhurst, IL
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get the Dutch baby or German pancake!! I've been going here since I was a kid and love it every time. Perfect local breakfast place.

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Thank blspirit
Glenview, Illinois, Usa
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Always serves good breakfast, waiters always very nice. My only complaint is that soda is served in a can. I like my soda with breakfast but prefer fountain soda. Something about serving soda in a can makes me want to go elsewhere.

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Thank Deborah H
New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went to have breakfast on Sunday at 11am. There was a long line of about 50 people ahead of us. The line moved very quickly and we were seated within 20 minutes. Service was quick once we sat down. We ordered the western omelet with pancakes, the Baby Dutch and freshly squeezed orange juice. Everything was cooked perfectly and... More 

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Thank Ramadama

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
  • Phone Number: +1 847-724-0220

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?