50 Years of IHOP’s Pancake Success

IHOP acronym for INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF PANCAKES, is an American multinational restaurant that specializes in breakfast meals. This restaurant opened in 1958 and founded by Jerry Lapin, Al Lapin and Albert Kallis. The first location was in Toluca Lake Los Angeles California.

As of today, there are 1,841 branches worldwide. This all-day breakfast restaurant chain has continuously increased their sales output despite the pandemic, although some of its locations had to close.

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and IHOP is surely a place to be when it comes to sumptuous and delightful meals. It also gives us complete satisfaction and is truly worthy of every dollar spent. Here are a few all time favorites you should never miss.


This 790 calories breakfast would definitely give you a good way to start your day. Packed with two slices of brioche topped with roasted turkey, scrambled eggs, tomato, white cheddar sauce and avocado. This meal may seem simple yet one of the best sellers of IHOP worldwide.


This sandwich is an astounding 690 calories. It comprises of grilled chicken breast, avocado, buttermilk ranch and lettuce. What makes this sandwich unique is that you can add on and bring in the turkey bacon to get a mouthful experience in the morning. Definitely best paired with brewed coffee or a hot chocolate drink.


Everyone who has been to IHOP should try this! This classic, all time favorite buttermilk pancake is served not one nor two but FIVE large pancakes in one plate including a choice of IHOP’S list of syrups available. The usual favorites are the strawberry, blueberry and butter pecan syrup.


This one is definitely one of my favorites because I consider it as the complete package. It comes with two sunny side eggs, hickory smoked bacon, two pork sausages and two classic buttermilk pancakes. So if you’re looking for a complete meal during sunrise, this is the one for you!


Somehow similar to Breakfast Sampler. This breakfast consists of two eggs (your preference), two hash browns and two pancakes. It surely is a complete deal to start a good day before going to work. I always love such combinations just to experience a little bit of everything.


This meal will blow you away. In terms of protein and calories, surely, your six pack abs will be gone in an instant! Made out of steak, hash browns, onions, green peppers mushrooms, tomatoes, cheddar cheese and an in house salsa perfectly made for your indulgence. This dish will surely be remembered and repetitively ordered by a lot if not all customers.

IHOP is considered an iconic restaurant in the United States and it will always be an option for anyone who loves a good breakfast.


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