The Original Pancake House

The Original Pancake House is a chain of pancake houses across the United States. The first Original Pancake House was opened in 1953 in Portland, Oregon by Erma Hueneke and Les Highet. Restaurants are known for their breakfast foods. Their signature dishes are Dutch Baby, Apple Pancake and omelets. Nowadays, there are over one hundred of this franchises throughout the United States. The Original Pancake House was named as one of the top ten best in America by famous chef and Critic James Beard.

So, if you are looking for a good place to eat breakfast, go to The Original Pancake House. It is typical breakfast restaurant with many locations across the Unites States. Their breakfasts  are delicious because they are made-from-scratch and only from fresh ingredients. Every day homemade fare is whipped up from fresh squeezed juices to batters made on the premises. Also the atmosphere in the restaurant is very homey, comfortable and sunny.

The best time to go to the restaurant if you are in a hurry is early afternoon. If you want to go in the morning, getting in can take a while as the Original Pancake House is a very popular place to eat.

The Original Pancake House is known for its variety of different pancakes. The list of pancakes is quite long and everyone can find something good to enjoy. Speciality pancakes, for example bacon pancakes, chocolate chip, Apple Pancakes, Georgia pecan and other are known as delicious pancakes. In addition to pancakes, other dishes are served. You can order some waffles or eggs. The restaurant offers also crepes, blintzes and Dutch Baby- one of the best specialities. Crepes are usually served with various sauces with liqueurs and with addition of tropical syrup. Try out Cherry Kijafa Blintzes, Crapes or Pancakes. There are also pecan pancakes or waffles. Actually there is quite a bit crossover between pancakes and waffles, and you can choose your favorite flavor.

The Restaurant specializes in pancakes, but that’s not all you can find in the menu. The restaurant is also very known for their omelettes and they offer a variety of other meat and egg dishes. Omelettes are huge served with thick and meaty. Other known meal is Eggs Michael and Eggs Benedict. The second one is served with sausage patty and sherry mushroom sauce.

If you want something delicious and fresh to drink, order fresh-squeezed juice. It is really nutritious and tasty.

The Original Pancake House is worth visiting for anyone looking for a tasty breakfast or just for a snack. See you there!

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