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Funk 'n Waffles

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727 S. Crouse Ave Suite # 8, Syracuse, NY 13210
(315)477-9700
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 39
    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
Wafflepalooza

Don't be fooled by the "dive" nature of the place. The place has a cool vibe and the waffles were extraordinary. I had the Jive Turkey - a waffle made from stuffing topped with mashed potatoes, turkey and gravy with a side of cranberry sauce. Outstanding. I will definitely be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Nicholas A
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Chicago, Illinois
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I will never go back to the South to eat chicken and waffles, after my experience at Funk n Waffles! Call it a Dive, call it a restaurant, call it what you want, just don't call me late for dinner! Especially if they are serving up some of that moist, tender buttermilk grass fed chicken!! Chicken wings taste so good,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Don't be fooled by the "dive" nature of the place. The place has a cool vibe and the waffles were extraordinary. I had the Jive Turkey - a waffle made from stuffing topped with mashed potatoes, turkey and gravy with a side of cranberry sauce. Outstanding. I will definitely be back.

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San Diego
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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
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165 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Funk 'n Waffles

Address: 727 S. Crouse Ave Suite # 8, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone Number: (315)477-9700
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

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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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