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The Waffle Shop

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364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
+1 814-237-9741
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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State College, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Almost overload, but all good. I shy away from waffles or french toast, but go for eggs, omelets, hash browns, bacon...you get the picture, oh, and there is toast with most meals. Endless coffee refills and excellent, attentive service round things out. Reasonably priced too. Just be careful what time/day you go--lines can be out the back entrance.

Thank Tamarack97
State College, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You always know what to expect - the best breakfast items you will find in town. Great bacon, hash browns, pancakes, eggs - everything!

Thank deb10pink
Lexington, Kentucky
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a nice breakfast here. I think this is an "institution" in State College. It is a very busy place. It is only open for breakfast and lunch. There is usually a wait for a table. Sometimes the wait is longer than others but the line moves fairly fast. The food is good and the service is fast and... More 

Thank mwardgamma1
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love this place. Always a great breakfast. Cash only though. Fresh squeezed OJ, love it. Good service. They really need to offer real maple syrup though. Even if they charge extra for it. I always go to the Atherton St. location.

Thank DuBoisMoe
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best breakfast in State College. The food always arrives fast and hot. The staff and always very friendly and helpful.

Thank kkars2014
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choices, great taste and great value. CASH ONLY! Gets very crowded. Stick to the ones on Atherton as original owner and better food.

Thank Amy S
Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waffle shop cannot be exceeded in the quality and the attention to all the little things that make it the BEST breakfast restaurant. The orange juice is the best, bacon cooked perfectly, and home fries can't be beat. they pay attention to every detail... love this place.

Thank pack4321
Brighton, Michigan
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811 reviews
546 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waffle Shop still doesn't disappoint after all of these years. If you want a quick, very good, good-size portion, reasonably-priced breakfast, then you can't beat the Waffle Shop. On a summer Sunday morning, there was still a little bit of a wait to be seated, but turnover here is pretty quick. The food options were all good and tasty,... More 

Thank Matt S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meals. We were using it mainly for breakfast as they don't serve Halal Food. Atmosphere is great and the staff is very friendly. it's also reachae from wherever you're in State College.

Thank AlHammadi
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great and food, so delicious. What more could a person want than a good cup of coffee and fabulous pancakes! The diner atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Our server recommended the banana pancakes, which I thoroughly enjoyed. If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely return.

Thank JKTravelMom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-9741

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?