The IHOP family restaurant chain has been serving a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections for nearly 50 years. Offering 14 types of pancakes as well as omelettes, breakfast specialties, burgers, sandwiches, salads, chicken and steaks, IHOP's diverse menu appeals to people of all ages. IHOP restaurants are franchised and operated by Glendale, California-based International House of Pancakes, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IHOP Corp. As of September 30, 2007, the end of IHOP Corp.'s third quarter, there were 1,328 IHOP restaurants in 49 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and Mexico. This site will provide you with restaurant news and copycat recipes for IHOP




IHOP Colorado Omelette

This is a great meaty omelette from International House of Pancakes which contains bacon, sausage, shredded beef, ham, onions, green peppers and cheddar cheese. You can use deli meats to make this dish at home with simple ingredients and limited cooking skills.

4 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup bacon, cooked and diced
1/4 cup ham, cooked and diced
1/4 cup sausage links, cooked and sliced
1/4 cup deli roast beef, diced
1/4 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup green pepper, diced
1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/8 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons butter

  1. In a skillet melt butter. Add onions and pepper.
  2. Cook until soft.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add eggs, water and salt.
  4. Beat and stir well.
  5. Spray the skillet with non stick cooking spray.
  6. Pour in egg mixture.
  7. Add onions, peppers, tomatoes and all the meats and 1/2 cup of cheese.
  8. Fold the omelet in half and top with more cheese.

Serve with salsa and or sour cream with a little diced green onion.