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The Original Pancake House

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7395 Lee Hwy, Ste M, Falls Church, VA 22042-1724
+1 703-698-6292
07:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were totally impressed with this place. The restaurant is very bright and so CLEAN. The wait staff is friendly and very accommodating. Nothing that we asked for was a problem. The menu is extensive and the value is good. We are out of towners and if in this area again we will be sure to revisit.

Thank 227foodpro
Niagara Falls, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were glad this restaurant was open on Dec 17, 2016, we were caught in a freezing rain storm. We were served by Aster, who was very friendly,knowledgeable and the service was great. The pancakes were great. My husband could not finish his breakfast, which was a western omelette.

Thank Cathe M
Tyler, Texas
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I was disappointed. I've been to this same restaurant in Dallas and it was fab. This was kind of run down. My food tasted strange. Can't put my finger on it but everything just had a weird wang to it. The best thing was the bacon. I had pancakes, eggs and hashbrowns which are basic but it was just off.

Thank Julie T
McLean, Virginia
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Always delicious breakfast food. Intended to have lunch (salad or sandwich) but was lured by their mini-omelette and piping hot pancakes. Wish they didn't close at 3 pm!

Thank Marilyn F
Milton, Delaware
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118 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The service was great and the food was very good... I really enjoyed the pancakes with bacon. We had a slight mishap with a spilled drink and the wait staff was right there to assist with cleanup. I was impressed with the service given how busy the restaurant was.

Thank derrtraveler19968
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I consistently get good food at this Original Pancake House. They also have fresh squeezed orange juice, which can be hard to find. The waffles are always done very well and the bacon is nice and crispy -- just the way I like it. Service is pleasant, polite, and attentive. Great restaurant!

Thank JenniElaine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The service is fast and the employees are fantastic! The food (including gf pancakes) is delicious! Recommend to any and everyone!

Thank Cecelia G
Morgantown, West Virginia
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286 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Food here is good, there are some unique menu items that take fun approaches to classic breakfast items. Prices are a dollar or two more than I'd expect on some of the most random things (coffee rarely costs more than soft drinks?). Nothing that would keep me from eating here. I had the eggs benedict and it was really good,... More 

Thank eightwednesday
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Took my boys there for breakfast. Strawberry waffle was a hit. Omelet was huge and my 12 year old could only finish half and noticed that most people ciuld only eat a quarter to half. I was happily suprise to have to gluten free pancakes. We'll be back.

Thank Swilde6
Columbus, Ohio
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The prices were higher than what I'm use to paying for breakfast. Most of us spent $12-15. Kids were $5-$8, not counting drinks. The food was pretty good, but nothing outstanding.

Thank dkg826

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7395 Lee Hwy, Ste M, Falls Church, VA 22042-1724
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-698-6292

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