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The Waffle Shop

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364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
+1 814-237-9741
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“waffles” (117 reviews)
“home fries” (36 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
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Reviewed yesterday

At first, you will think this is the Waffle House chain, but it is not. Its local and the best breakfast around! Also serves lunch. Great food, lots of choices. Would have given it a 5, except they don't take credit cards. So be sure...More

Thank Joy P
Reviewed yesterday

When visiting my son up at state college this was always a must. They truly have THE BEST breakfasts of all time. You have to get some fresh squeezed orange juice. I have had their western omelet and buttermilk pancakes are the best I have...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed yesterday

A State College staple, loved by residents and visitors alike. Great breakfast specials, and the best grilled cheese on rye ever. Love this place.

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast at the Waffle Shop while visiting Penn State. I ordered a strawberry waffle and he had pancakes. I joked that the Waffle was bigger than my face, and it was delicious. It is great food for an excellent price....More

Thank twilkinson855
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I dine here every Thursday morning. Bailey is our server most of the time. She is attentive, friendly, knowledgeable and knows all our names and what we like. The place is always busy and the food is consistently good with a great...More

Thank LazyMan111111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfasts are always among my very favorites and hugely plentiful. The wait staff are friendly and efficient. My biggest surprise came last week when I was able to use a credit card. This was one of the few restaurants remaining in this country that...More

Thank Videogreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of locals as well as out of towners.....service is fast and friendly but you are not rushed ever! Good menu for breakfast and lunch and they now take credit cards!

Thank F P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I worked withing walking distance so I would go there once or twice a month. I always had great service and the food was always really good and came out really fast. If there's a downside, it's parking. Since it's downtown, you either have to...More

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

The Waffle Shop is a great breakfast spot in the heart of all of the Penn State energy. There is often a wait, but if you're looking for a deliscious breakfast and a side of PSU spirit, this is the place to go. This establishment...More

Thank pamato1023
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Great waffles !! Lots of bacon !!!!! The only problem is the line!! Does it ever end !! Don't worry it's worth it !

Thank James F
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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, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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