The first IHOP—the dream of founders Al and Jerry Lapin—opened in 1958 in Toluca Lake, California, and was originally dubbed the International House of Pancakes. Since then, rapid expansion has led to myriad milestones across the company's colorful history, from introducing its modern IHOP acronym in 1973 to its 1,000th restaurant opening in Layton, Utah, in 2001.
Today, the company stands strong with around 1,500 locations across North and Central America, each one an enthusiastic dispenser of pancakes, french toast, and tables constructed entirely out of bacon. Though IHOP is known as a bastion of breakfast, it also stays open during the day and into the evening, delivering lunch and dinner as well.
Typically, the only time a public bar is lit like a cozy living room is when patrons bring chandeliers with them. But at Jake's City Grille's Plymouth location, homey lamps illuminate a wooden bar, which competes with the elegance of the fireplace inside Eden Prairie?s dining room. Red umbrellas, meanwhile, keep the sun in check on Maplewood?s outdoor patio. Each location cultivates its own one-of-a-kind ambience, such as the warmly lit interior of Eagan?s space and the rustic feel of Gull Lake?s confines. These finely tuned atmospheres create a welcoming place to enjoy seared Ahi tuna, marinated chicken breast sandwiches, and cowboy ribeye steaks so fresh they still have the lasso on them.
Sit back with a burger and fries at Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill, a relaxed spot serving American cuisine.
Score low-fat and gluten-free eats at Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill.
A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal.
Bring your whole brood to Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill, where families can dig in to tasty and kid-friendly fare together.
Cheers to the weekend! Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill is serving up the fun!
Stay connected at no cost thanks to Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill's wifi.
Dine out in the open during Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill's summer season when patio tables are available for use.
Heading over after work? Make sure to call ahead to reserve your table since crowds tend to pack Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill on weeknights.
Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead.
You can fill up on Maplewood 5-8 Tavern and Grill's delicious fare without spending an arm and a leg — in fact, typical meals there run under $15.
In 1934, Don Gulden opened a tavern next to a golf course. Over the next 40 years, this tavern saw a forced relocation, several name changes, and even a disastrous fire. Yet the undaunted Gulden's always reopened and forged on, buoyed by the reputation of its mixed drinks and much-discussed holiday parties. Long after Mr. Gulden sold the building in 1974, it fell into the hands of Mike and Brenda Gengler, who paid tribute to its creator by renaming it Gulden's Restaurant & Bar.
In keeping with the spirit of the original, the new and improved Gulden's still hosts special dinners for holidays such as Mother's Day and Thanksgiving. A downstairs banquet hall offers catering for special events and a private place for the building's ghosts to convene at night, but it's the restaurant's everyday menu that continues to attract regulars. Chefs grill tender sirloin steaks, slow-cook hickory pork ribs, bake lasagna from scratch, and coat frog legs in crunchy beer batter, so there's truly something to satisfy everyone.
Whether you're in the mood for a New York Strip or a juicy tenderloin, you'll find plenty to like at Maplewood's Outback Steakhouse.
Outback Steakhouse also offers dishes without gluten, so that every stomach can find something to satisfy.
Enjoy a drink with your dinner — Outback Steakhouse has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more.
Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Outback Steakhouse.
When the weather is nice, hurry to Outback Steakhouse to grab a spot on the patio.
Outback Steakhouse is a prime location to dine with a group.
The restaurant's noise level can be somewhat straining on the vocal cords, so intimate get-togethers may be best enjoyed elsewhere.
The dress code at Outback Steakhouse is as relaxed as the ambience, so wear whatever suits you.
Getting your food to go is also an option.
The menu at Outback Steakhouse is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30.