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The Waffle Shop

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364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
+1 814-237-9741
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quick, friendly service, extensive breakfast menu and they also serve lunch. The food is always good and coffee refills are free.

Thank karenr54
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

If going for breakfast on a Sunday get there early. This is the quintessential breakfast place in State College. Good waffles and pancakes, excellent omelets and potatoes. Cash or Local Check only, ATM available in the lobby.

Thank Eric P
Rochester, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to visit my son at Penn State and to be able to take him to a great breakfast on Easter morning. The staff was friendly, funny, wore their Easter Bunny hats, and made the morning a success.

Thank PennStateParent
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in at the recommendation of the Hilton Garden Inn front desk. Good breakfast before getting on the road. Nice wait staff. Bring cash - no credit cards accepted. Worth the visit.

Newport, Tennessee
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want breakfast this is definitely the place to go. The waffles are amazing and it would be a feat to finish them all. The service was excellent and the restaurant is extremely clean. All the items are equally as good whether it's eggs and omelets or pancakes and get ready to be stuffed with the large portions. The... More 

Thank luvs2shoot
State College, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Original Waffle Shops on N. Atherton and West College! The food is always amazing, the staff is professional, quick, friendly and appear to be happy to be part of these wonderful restaurants! The restaurants are clean, the bathrooms easily accessible, the service is impressive! I would definitely recommend these restaurants to all , I can guarantee you'll... More 

1 Thank MPGriff
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummmmmmmm! Large variety of beautifully prepared breakfasts. Comfy booths and tables. Great service. Large space. Great prices too!

Thank SusieMomG3
Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place if you are looking for a good breakfast or lunch. Even though there may be a line, they are really quick with their service. And the food is very good.

Thank Carol F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at the Waffle Shop too many times to count. I have never had food that was not hot and delicious. I wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant to locals and visitors to State College, PA.

1 Thank 167connieb
Lemont, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waffle Shop has pretty standard breakfast fare, which all tends to be fine. Even so, the wait times, especially on weekends, tend to be extremely long. Also, it is cash only.

Thank Jonathan K

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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
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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?