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Happy Jack Pancake House

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2504 N Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-3436
+1 410-289-7377
07:00 - 13:00
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New Jersey
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here based on ratings. The staff was friendly and nice but the food was average at best. The pancakes fasted like they were not correctly mixed. They were flour tasting. The breakfast potatoes has no taste. The cup of coffee is large and burnt tasting. The food is served quickly but I would have rather waited another minute or... More 

Thank 1clifford
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a 3 min walk with my friends for breakfast at hungry jacks. They opened at 7am -- so we went there for 7 am ---so we could go do our early morning boardwalk walk-- 4 miles r/t -- the restaurant is very nicely decorated. They have tables that look like old treadle sewing machines legs and it's quite Country... More 

Thank Becky123q
South Amboy, New Jersey
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247 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to try some place different for breakfast. So after reviewing brochures we collected and decided on Happy Jacks. We met the hostess and we're told about 15 min wait. Really not that bad,since it was nice weather out. Once we got called we noticed very busy inside, but the staff handled very well. My husband and I started... More 

Thank Dianna M
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time here. We were here in off peak season in May...Mother's Day Sunday. There was a small 10 minute wait. We were seated and promptly waited on. Our server was very friendly. The good came out in no time and was very good. Sort of wish the breakfast potatoes had some seasoning or onions but still... More 

Thank Michelle L
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were wandering about and I was getting cranky due to lack of coffee and pancakes in my morning. It can sometimes be tough to find a non- chain restaurant open in the morning, but we saw the OPEN sign at Happy Jacks and drove on in. As I said, I was cranky, but that only lasted a few seconds... More 

Thank Scott S
Hadley, NY
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here on Monday April 24th. Sweet potato pancakes with praline syrup is my new favorite theing! Our waitress Cathy was welcoming and efficient. Breakfast was fast and the pancakes are HUGE. The Manager, Jake is super friendly and fun. Good breakfast and a decent price!

Thank mearth1961
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal & staff !!! Clean & fast service, Thank You to Jake & Kathy. If they don't have it on their breakfast menu you don't need it !!!

Thank Jim J
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This has always has been my favorite breakfast spot in OC. Great service, yummy food. I would highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer C
Lansdowne, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was absolutely packed and the parking lot was full, however we were seated in 2-3 minutes. Our Server was Brittany and she gave us 5 star service. She told us our food would be out very fast however we did not expect less than 5 minutes. We also did not expect customized service. I really wanted Starbucks and... More 

Thank AprilJonestv
York, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I try to eat at Happy Jack's every time I'm in Ocean City. Being off season, the wait was minimal (about 15 minutes), and the breakfast, as usual, was fantastic. I had the blueberry Belgian waffle, and it was perfect! My husband had cinnamon bun pancakes and said they were probably the best pancakes he'd ever had in his life.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2504 N Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-3436
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-7377
An Ocean City breakfast tradition for over 50 years! Featuring over 14 varieties of pancakes, omelettes, egg combinations and more! We pride ourselves on great service and fast breakfast, stop by today!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?