IHOP offers 59-cent pancakes to celebrate anniversary

Waitresses Gretchen Boren (L) and Michelle Enright wait on customers at an IHOP restaurant July 16, 2007 in Elgin, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Waitresses Gretchen Boren (L) and Michelle Enright wait on customers at an IHOP restaurant July 16, 2007 in Elgin, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Breakfast lovers take note: The International House of Pancakes, better known as IHOP, is celebrating its 59th anniversary Tuesday with 59-cent pancakes.

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From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., participating restaurants nationwide will be offering short stacks for 59 cents. Participation varies by location, and the deal is limited to one purchase per person.

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📸SCREENSHOT! Celebrate our 59th Anniversary on 7/18 with 59¢ pancakes! 7AM-7PM. Dine-in. Participation varies. 1 per person

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Buttermilk pancakes are among the most popular things on IHOP’s menu, according to the restaurant chain.

The first IHOP was opened in 1958 in Toluca Lake, California, a suburb of Los Angeles.

As of June 2016, there were nearly 1,700 IHOP restaurants in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and a slew of foreign locales.

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