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    (amount raised for local efforts)

  • Welcome to the Elmer’s Family

    Founded in 1960 by Walt and Dorothy Elmer under its original name, Elmer’s Colonial Pancake House, our values have always been to provide quality food ingredients, gracious service and the clean surroundings that make you feel at home. Walt, Dorothy and their three sons worked hard to bring home-style cooking to those of us lucky enough to live in the Northwest! Elmer’s Restaurants began with breakfast… and rumor has it that Walt Elmer kept the original pancake batter recipe locked in his safe. Even as the menu changed over the years, we still use Walt’s original... read more

    Children’s Cancer Association

    In 2011, Elmer’s Restaurants joined the Children’s Cancer Association Hearts of Joy campaign. We were inspired by the work the CCA does to support and embrace local families with seriously ill children. The Hearts of Joy campaign is supported at our 10 Portland-area restaurants as well as in Albany and Corvallis beginning in January and ending on Valentine’s Day. Through the generosity of our Guests and team members, along with our company match, we have raised $81,961 for the CCA in the last 3 years. Please join us for the 2014 campaign - January 11, 2014 thru F... read more

    It’s Fun to Give and Receive

    Give the gift of a full tummy. With our extensive menu featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner... everyone leaves happy! With each $25 Elmer's gift card purchase, you'll receive a bonus $5 certificate- just for being so nice! Stop by your local Elmer's today to purchase an Elmer's gift card. Click here for our holiday hours!

    Severe Craving Alert

    Our foodcast is still showing a very high chance of German Pancakes this weekend! Moments of mouth-watering cravings may ensue. Your choice of Northwest triple-berry, strawberry or maple-caramel apple dusted with powdered sugar. Or try our Classic German Pancake served with lemon wedges, whipped butter and powdered sugar.