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The Waffle Shop

364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
+1 814-237-9741
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“waffles” (96 reviews)
“home fries” (41 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
364 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4748
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited morning of NSO. It was not busy (we wondered if it was open??). Service was fast and our waitress was a pleasant spunky. However the pancakes were not good. Have eaten here previously within the last months and had no complaints. Will cross fingers...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't let the line put you off the food is worth the wait. Great quality and price. My only tip is to ask for the home fries to be extra crispy otherwise they come out a little soft.

Thank charliemmm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service, excellent food quality at very reasonable prices. Clearly heads and shoulders above other breakfast venues in State College.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always consistent, always good. This is tbe place to go for breakfast or lunch. Great for couples and for famlies.

Thank dazer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best breakfast place in State College. The food are always consistent, services are friendly, price is right. Recommend give it a try, you'll love it.

Thank Lining T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is really good. I tried the waffles and they were yummy. The water had funny taste to it and their butter tasted like it was left exposed in the refrigerator. The prices were fair enough though.

Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly eat here because the food is consistently tasty. There is almost always a line out the door, but the efficient service ensures the wait is never as long as it looks. The only drawback is remembering to bring cash or have to pay...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in my college days, I frequented the Waffle Shop on many, many mornings for breakfast. My daughter & I decided to go there for lunch last week, and wow! We both ordered the Avocado BLT (one on white, one on wheat) and they were...More

Thank yazkazoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here several times. There is always a line out the door and around the corner of the building. (Tip: 2-person parties seem to get inside quicker.) The 2-person tables are a little small, considering how much stuff is placed on them, but that's...More

Thank MitukaAufaey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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How are the prices?
3 December 2016|
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail