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Red Apple Pancake House & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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414 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2417
+1 630-871-2911
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank ADKhin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Joanne D
Winfield, Illinois
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Margie F
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Jamie H
Moline, United States
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Rick C
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82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Excellent food with good service, some times it has long lines to get in but usually the wait is not bad.Lots of food.

Thank wildlifeship
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Out-of-towners just visiting for the day looking for a sit down breakfast. First off, it was very very busy when we walked in. The Parking lot was full and we were scared there'd be a wait. As soon as we walked in we were immediately sat (group of 5) in a giant booth, which was very comfortable. The service was... More 

Thank paige m
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were traveling through and stumbled across this gem. Affordable, great service, huge portions and hands down the most delicious breakfast I've ever had!!! They have limited hours so head here for breakfast or lunch! don't miss out!!!

Thank Kristen J
Carol Stream, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is some tasty breakfast in a nice atmosphere. Plenty of food for your money, you can't beat the samplers.

Thank G C
Las Vegas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Loved this little gem. Only open for breakfast and lunch, however I only ate breakfast there twice while visiting family. Portions are huge! Won't go away hungry. Having ordered standard sausage and eggs was offered either fruit or hash browns and also choice of toast or pancakes. No little side order of pancakes here. Seperate plate of pancakes dusted with... More 

Thank chicagogirl013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?