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Original Pancake House

Certificate of Excellence
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16460 W Bluemound Rd, Stop 1, Brookfield, WI 53005-5908
+1 262-797-0800
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted something special for breakfast and the Original Pancake House delivered. My husband ordered the Western Omelet with Pancakes and I ordered Eggs with Bacon. The omelet was huge and the pancakes were delicious but it's the syrup that makes them sooo good. Eggs are eggs but the thick cut bacon was the best part of my breakfast (I... More 

Thank Stephanie P
Farmington, Michigan
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit as from another state! Fabulous bacon and great Senior rates ! In an old converted home with pleasant setting ! Excellent and friendly service ! Even asked if we wanted a cup of coffee to go ! Definite repeat !!

Thank MaryCat64
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food is consistently good. Always a wait, even during the week. Fast, friendly service. Always leave full.

Thank Advisor0821
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one of the best breakfast places in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The food is unique and great! The only problem is the long line during the weekend.

Thank Ken H
Delafield, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I can't even count the number of times I've driven past this place and thought "We've got to try that some time", but man am I kicking myself for not doing it sooner! Staff was extremely friendly, food was excellent and service was quick. Prices may seem a touch higher than average, but you'll get a lot of food for... More 

Thank jguzlecki
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Simply outstanding. Great menu, only exceeded by great tasting food. Excellent service. Very good coffee. Busy on weekend, but well worth the wait. Ample free parking.

Thank richardj100
Menomonee Falls
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love the food here and the menu has a nice variety of choices. The quantities are so generous. You might want to avoid the busiest times over the brunch hour or you'll have a long wait. But another indication of how good it is! If you have to wait, it's worth it!

Thank shellyannesser
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent omelets, excellent pancakes and waffles. Great coffee, great service. Be prepared to wait on busy days. It's worth the wait.

Thank P.J. M
Sussex, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food is average/good but the downside is the noise. You can barely hear yourself think in this place. I have tried it three times now and it is the same every time. Doubt I will go back again as I prefer a relaxed place to eat and this place is just too noisy and too rushed for my tastes. If... More 

Thank sue7757
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was a decent breakfast, not the best I've ever had but solid. I had the apple pancake, which is a highlighted item on the menu. It was good, but more of a bread pudding consistency than a pancake. The other people I was with also enjoyed their meals, eggs benedict, hashbrowns, bacon etc. We waited 35 minutes for a... More 

Thank AKRoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16460 W Bluemound Rd, Stop 1, Brookfield, WI 53005-5908
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Brookfield
  • Phone Number: +1 262-797-0800

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