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Funk 'n Waffles

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727 S. Crouse Ave Suite # 8, Syracuse, NY 13210
(315)477-9700
Website
Today
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Holy God

Holy mother of god, these waffles. I don't even know if I can call them waffles. It's like, imagine the most decadent waffle experience you could possibly imagine--this place is going to beat that dream. You want a nutella ice cream brownie waffle? You gonna get that. You wanna fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Cicero, New York
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84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Diego
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have never before seen such a selection of waffles! This place is easy to miss, as it is in the basement of the building it occupies. We were in Syracuse for a visit to the University and someone mentioned that one of their business graduates started this restaurant. So, we had to find it! Amazing concept and huge variety... More 

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Cicero, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Holy mother of god, these waffles. I don't even know if I can call them waffles. It's like, imagine the most decadent waffle experience you could possibly imagine--this place is going to beat that dream. You want a nutella ice cream brownie waffle? You gonna get that. You wanna fried chicken waffle? You gonna get that too. You want brie... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were here in connection with an accepted students reception at SU. Obviously, my wife and I are not the customary clientele. Even past 60 I remain fine with dives where I appreciate the atmosphere and food, but this was not that type of place. The music was loud, and undistinguished more than funky, and the atmosphere more worn down... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place was on the syracuse university campus, so we came here after the billy joel concert. It looks like a hole in the wall, but it was such a fun atmosphere. There was live music and lots of cool art on the walls. The food wasnt anything special, but the place itself was why we came.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A great unique place to eat the food was very good and came out quick and it was a nice chill place to relax a must stop when on the Syracuse University hill The waffle combinations are endless

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Syracuse, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Oh boy, the new downtown location was a bad experience at brunch time on a recent Saturday. Truly a hot mess and horrible experience all the way around. The only thing keeping me from giving it one star was a decent ambiance, very good coffee, and ok food. Things started out rocky with a long wait in line culminating in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The waffles were very good. taste and presentation on point. The service was excellent I would recommend all to stop in for a funkin n waffle.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Recently went to a Syracuse game and stayed the night. When we woke up did a search for breakfast places, Denny's an here showed up. Plugged it into gps and off we went. It's down an alley and then down some stairs to a basement so I can see why Guy picked this for his show. The food didn't disappoint... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love the food and the service. The fact that the owner is one funky cat and a Bootsy Collins fan makes it even better. A local institution indeed and thankfully expanding to a 2nd location. Great guys great food and great service - where else would you want to go? Exactly - go here NOW

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Been waiting for 30 minutes now, restaurant isn't busy. Doesn't matter how the food is, too frustrated by the wait. Hoping the experience gets better...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 727 S. Crouse Ave Suite # 8, Syracuse, NY 13210
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: (315)477-9700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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