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Emily's Pancake House

488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
+1 847-336-7700
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
“omelet” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2018

The food is great and lots of it. The sevice is great. This is the best place we went to eat while in waukegan. The place was clean.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank leartruck
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The food was just okay. We had to have our eggs sent back to be cooked properly. They were not just runny, they were undercooked. The french toast smelled odd. The waitresses were friendly, but a little laxidasical.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We spent the night in Waukegan in order to attend a show at the Genesee Theater, and spent the night at the Ramada a few blocks south of Emily's. While I already had this place on my radar, just for confirmation I asked for a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DMartin216
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a goto that’s close to home! Yummy food & excellent customer service. Recommend 100%

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Me60085
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I use to live in Waukegan and I loved all the food from Emily's Pancake house they have a very good selection, I was very pleased with there service, very friendly staff. I fell in love with the Greek skillet was the very best! Their...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank JAilport
Reviewed 22 January 2018

They were friendly and the food was good. Cost was reasonable. I would return if we go back to this area.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Heather B
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Always a great meal on the way to the Metra in Waukegan. I love the soups. My wife loves the breakfast. Service is ALWAYS attentive and friendly. You will not be disappointed!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank GeographyMaster
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years. The breakfasts were always tasty and the service was always prompt. Regretfully things have gone down hill a bit. The interior is getting worn and the prices are too high for a family restaurant. It's still got acceptable...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank David J
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great breakfast and lunch menu with a few signature touches: Try the fried red-skin potatoes instead of the usual hash browns. Ask them to add some grilled onions too. Order the mini waffles instead of the usual pancakes. Be sure to order the excellent Arabia...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank illinoistravelere
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The best at what they do......breakfast. ..omelets, french toast or a traditional eggs toast and bacon. I have tried ago of them and they ate so good. Breakfast or brunch you can't go wrong.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Elizabeth M
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Young G
20 March 2017|
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Response from oaktoncc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is pricey for a breakfast compared to other restaurants in the area. But they do have interesting specials that change frequently and huge omelettes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 N Green Bay Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085-3149
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-336-7700
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