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The Original Pancake House

26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
+1 949-643-8591
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (43 reviews)
“dutch baby” (16 reviews)
“omelet” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Having lived in Tennessee my whole life, I know what great breakfast food is supposed to taste like. That said, this place has above average breakfast food for the State in general. Of course, the only places you can get great biscuits in this country...More

Thank Whitechris1
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few original Pancakes houses in Orange County! The place is very clean and busy specialty on Sunday morning! You probably will waiting about 25-30 minutes or so before you be seated . My wife & I been here few times...More

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Being rather new to the Mission Viejo area, we happened upon this breakfast joint in nearby Aliso Viejo. Wow, what a find!! Surprisingly busy on a late Thursday morning, but it was as schools were letting out for the summer, graduations, etc. so understandable. We...More

Thank hugs4u
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Sunday over Memorial weekend was our last meal before some relatives flew out so we had Sunday brunch at this really good pancake house. The serving sizes were decent though the omellettes were huge and the price was really reasonable. Everybody was pleased and we...More

Thank leok647
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This place serves a breakfast menu -- and ONLY a breakfast menu. But oh what a menu it is!! Eggs in all shapes and styles are available, including great omelets and perfectly prepared poached, fried or basted form. There are perhaps 10 different types of...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Always reliable with extremely quick service. We love the various selections for eggs, crepes and omelettes. Everything is cooked to perfection and in and out quickly if the weekday. Weekends can get very busy, but worth the wait.

Thank travelernottourist
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very wide selection of pancakes & waffles & other breakfast items. Everything is very fresh. It's a little noisy & you may have to wait for a table, but it's worth the wait. You can't get a bad meal. Coffee is good, too. So is...More

Thank van m
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is by far our favorite place for breakfast! The food is excellent, they have the best pancakes ever, and the service is excellent and always friendly, as well. They offer a large variety of other food choices with the fluffiest omelettes I've ever seen....More

Thank sandwins
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This place always has a long wait so be prepared. Pumpkin pancakes are amazing! You'll feel like you're eating pumpkin pie.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My last day in Laguna Niguel, so I had a yen for blueberry pancakes. No worries, this restaurant was 2.8 miles from where I was staying. I arrived and ordered my favorites, the blueberry pancakes. They arrived hot and perfect to the taste. The restaurant...More

Thank Burton K
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9 August 2015|
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Response from monapr | Reviewed this property |
The wait is terrible. If we have a large party, we have sent one person down early to put our name in. Otherwise, we just plan to read while waiting. All the best.
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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: 26951 Moulton Pkwy, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3634
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-643-8591
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