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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” (120 reviews)
“home fries” (36 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For breakfast on a football weekend you can’t beat the waffle shop. Line gets long but moves quickly. Good service and full menu. Waffles worth the wait. Cash only but has ATM

Thank FranLutz
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are unsure of whether the Waffle Shop is a great place for breakfast in State College, just show up and view the line of people standing around the corner waiting to get in the door. It is a bustling place and the staff...More

Thank michael y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and I was worried it wouldn’t be as great as my first visit. My waffle was delicious smothered in fresh strawberries and cream. I am very particular about my coffee and once again it didn’t disappoint. If you get a...More

Thank donnaf288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With 2 locations on West College Ave and North Atherton Street (The one downtown is not owned by the original owner and I cannot speak for it) the Waffle Shop has been the go-to place for breakfast since the early 70's. They have all of...More

Thank jstachowski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, service and you leave fully satisfied! Clean, comfortable atmosphere with a short wait time.

Thank barbaraann112016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Waffle Shop is a State College staple, with a load of great foods, including but not limited to waffles. EXTREMELY busy on home game weekends, graduation, parents weekends, etc., so be ready for long lines, but they do turn over quickly. Used to be...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether on West College Ave or North Atherton--this is the place for breakfast. The waffles are great but don't miss the fresh-squeezed orange juice or the incredible bacon!!

Thank pgatfumc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time at this Waffle Shop, but last spring I ate twice at the one on Atherton and, both of those times, had the very best eggs Florentine I have ever tasted. They were absolutely perfect, worthy of Masterchef. I was really...More

Thank LoveToTravelWhenICan
Reviewed August 19, 2018

They ONLY take cash. They do have an ATM machine on property. They have great fresh squeezed OJ. Any breakfast favorite of yours will be found here. I like their hash browns, bacon and omelets. The only fault is they don't have real maple syrup....More

Thank nautinittany
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Had the usual breakfast pancakes and eggs w coffee....was above average and staff was friendly and quick, don’t think it would be that way during the weekend. The meal was right at $15 then w tip it is too much for me.. I travel all...More

Thank M Brent T
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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
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, 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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