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The Waffle Shop

364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
+1 814-237-9741
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“waffles” (99 reviews)
“home fries” (44 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

N. Atherton St. location - Want to get breakfast? Then go to the waffle shop in State College! The chef there really knows how to prepare what's on the menu! Everything comes out as you order it and in a very timely manner. Price is...More

Thank Beachsunandsand14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As an alumni of Penn State, the Waffle Shop is an iconic restaurant. One of my favorites. Breakfasts are all good. I recommend the Vegtable Soup, too.

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Waffle Shop never disappoints. In particular we all loved the apple wood smoked bacon, yum! Service is always fast and friendly, thanks to the staff for their efficiency and kindness.

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to the Waffle Shop every Saturday for decades, not just years. The food, wait staff, and cleanliness of this restaurant have been consistently superior. You can get breakfast or lunch items any time the restaurant is open. Truly, The Waffle Shop is...More

Thank 88ACE432
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good food and good service in a pleasant atmosphere. The wait people are very well trained and pleasant.

Thank CharlotteB9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was downtown on a Saturday morning. I was debating between here and the Corner Room. I made the wrong choice. The front of the restaurant seems rather crowded and un-inviting. I was on my own for this trip. I was told I could sit...More

Thank dmmckee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was right on campus which was nice. Felt a little expensive though. Street parking. Cash only. Feel of a local IHOP.

Thank Dana Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the model against which I judge every breakfast restaurant I visit. The owners have 3 locations in State College, and they're ALL extremely well-run, with good, consistently high-quality food. There is usually a line, which is testament to how well they do everything...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

More than just waffles! BLTs and sandwiches, really good LARGE salads. Not at all fancy. Clean place and quick service for breakfast or lunch. Fresh fruit was delicious, and non-carb options were plentiful on the menu. Waffles, of course, were tasty, too.

Thank MaraDarling
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast in town! The waffle shop is without a doubt the best place in State College to get a great breakfast it a very, very, very reasonable price. But more importantly the food is consistently great, the eggs are always done perfectly, the pancakes...More

Thank gordonwblood
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Response from Raymond T | Reviewed this property |
Prices are very reasonable considering the quality and quantity of food. For under 10 bucks you leave well satisfied !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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