The Original Pancake House
Englewood, CO 80111
The Original Pancake House isn't your average chain restaurant: It's been family-owned (with that family now into its third generation) since 1953. In that time, it's won a James Beard award for outstanding regional restaurant, and racked up minor kudos and baubles everywhere it goes. Every kitchen makes its own batters and its own sauces, working off recipes that demand better-quality ingredients than you'd find in some Michelin galleys. Although the line of people waiting for tables can be long, this breakfast is always worth the wait.
For a wonderful family breakfast or brunch, my vote goes to the Original Pancake House. Get there early or sit and have a cup of coffee with a "well worth the wait" in mind. Price is about average to a little above, but the portions are often huge enough to share for two. Best fresh squeezed orange juice with all the pulp and thick-cut smoky bacon and home fries you can't seem to... More >>
For a wonderful family breakfast or brunch, my vote goes to the Original Pancake House. Get there early or sit and have a cup of coffee with a "well worth the wait" in mind. Price is about average to a little above, but the portions are often huge enough to share for two. Best fresh squeezed orange juice with all the pulp and thick-cut smoky bacon and home fries you can't seem to get enough of. They offer a delicious variety of dishes that everyone is familiar with like French Toast, Belgium waffles and of course pancakes. Or try their more unique choices like their giant Apple Pancake, airy crepes or giant fluffy omelets. If you're in the mood for light, I love ordering eggs with a side of sliced tomatoes.
Tips from foursquare
Extra thick bacon is a must
The bacon is fantastic!
Bacon that would make a vegan turn his back on the cause.
Always get the liter of orange juice. It is worth every cent! It's like a magical genie is squeezing the oranges of the Greek gods directly into your agape mouth filling you with vibrant energy!
Bring something to read just in case the waiting list is long. This place rocks and crowds form.
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