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There are three ways to enjoy pancakes at IHOP in October.

From Oct. 3-31, the national restaurant chain will offer special Pumpkin Pancakes, made with real pumpkin and spices and garnished with whipped topping. The specialty pancakes are available a la carte or in a combo, for $4.99.

Don't like pumpkin? IHOP also is offering all-you-can-eat buttermilk pancakes throughout October. They are served three at a time until guests are satisfied.

Finally, kids can get The Count Spatula Scary Face Pancake, an oversized buttermilk pancake with a whipped topping mouth, strawberry nose, and candies and cookies for decorating in October.

On. Oct. 28, IHOP will give away a free Scary Face Pancake to children 12 and under. The offer is good from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (one per child). So you don't forget the free deal, sign up for a free wakeup call at