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Original Pancake House

4685 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305-1662
+1 503-393-9124
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options
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4685 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305-1662
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to have a full breakfast. Every one of our party of five had a different course and the place met with approval from everyone. I was faced with the tempting choice between Eggs Benedict and Corned Beef Hash, opting for...More

Thank TheRemf
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Used to be great.great food great service..past 3 times very disappointed.. gravy too salty.. hash browns swimming in grease..creap was greasy...they remade the creap well but put the chicken fry steak on different plate gravy on top.... hash browns cold..

Thank SsgD
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Huge menu with a bajillion different kinds of pancakes. We tried the 'special recipe' sausage links and they were very good. Also had basic, buttermilk pancakes and they were very light and flavorful. All-around good experience. We were there Saturday before the eclipse and there...More

Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We drove across town for this breakfast and it did not disappoint. My local friend brought us and he was right. There are bacon pancakes! And a large choice of other lovely tastes.

Thank JaymieOK
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

When I came in it took 5 minutes for someone to acknowledge me. The wait staff was attentive. The food was very good.

Thank dawgman4449
Reviewed 6 July 2017

An extensive menu of tasty offerings makes this a very popular spot for breakfast or an early lunch. More than just pancakes. My personal favorite is the Tahitian Maidens Dream followed by Cherry Kihafa Crepes. Indulge!

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very busy restaurant so be prepared to wait at least 15 minutes for a table. They have excellent pancakes and crepes. Most pancake platters do not come with eggs and I was shocked to see that they charge $3.50 to add only one egg! I...More

Thank USN_Seabee_Wife
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were cruising up the Interstate and felt like lunch. We randomly took a detour to Salem, and on instruction from our GPS happened on this place. Clearly a well presented place with wonderful staff. Lots of choice on the menu too.... We had a...More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I have eating apple pancakes for 52 years. All the Oregon locations have been good in Salem, Eugene @ Portland.

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Consistent, and perfect every time. The bacon is thick-sliced, and cooked to order. I always get extra crispy. Pancakes are light and fluffy, waffles are always to my liking. Ask for the Russian toast! Potatoes and crisp, like mom used to make. The place is...More

Thank mikeygene
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4685 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305-1662
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-393-9124
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