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Waffle Frolic

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146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY
+1 607-319-0999
09:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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New York
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another YUGE place with students but for a person with more refined taste may like Purity find the place a bit overrated. Waffles are actually kind of soggy--granted we had the bacon and egg waffle but even my daughters carmel sauce waffle was not crisp as I think a waffle should be. Extra points for decent cappucinos. Points off for... More 

Thank Knohanz
Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ended up here for our first breakfast in Ithaca. Didn't get too daring: just got waffles with maple syrup, which is kind of like going to a 31-flavors ice cream place and asking for vanilla. But the waffle was good. Service is a bit bare-bones: you order at the counter and seat yourself, then wait for your name to be... More 

Thank kevinwparker
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had breakfast here 2 days in a row...and it was delicious. Freshly made waffles with an abundance of toppings, one better than the other. Our group had waffles with fresh fruit of the day, chicken and waffles, the Elvis, with peanut butter and fried bananas, fried eggs and bacon on waffle. Fun, friendly vibe, abundant seating up and down.... More 

Thank pengwn
Youngstown, New York
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Late morning, thought we'd get some breakfast so we stopped in to Waffle Frolic. They had a savory waffle on special that we both had and it was absolutely delicious.

Thank Peg4157
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269 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The staff members are super friendly. The waffle was a huge disappointment as it was not crunchy at all. It was like soft bread which is not how waffles should be!

Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Well, if I lived in Ithaca I would probably be here everyday for at least one meal. Breakfast was great and the unique menu with college/trendy atmospere makes for an enjoyable bite.

Thank Jeremiah B
Farmington, New York
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great waffles, good ice cream! They also offer coffee and smoothies. Vegan and gluten free options. Fast service. Good people watching seats up top.

Thank Allison U
Palo Alto, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Fantastic waffles with all kinds of toppings. The gluten-free ones are excellent! We also loved the other kinds. Highly recommend!

Thank Diana D
Toronto, Canada
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869 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is quite a busy place! Many are attracted to this place! We can choose a certain waffle or we can be creative in what we want on our waffle. We had the choice for a sweet-kind of waffle or a salty-kind of waffle. It took us time to choose what we wanted. There were too many choices. My wife... More 

Thank Robby G C
Newport, Rhode Island
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Who knew waffles could be so much fun...especially in the middle of all the seriousness that is an Ivy Collegetown. You get any type of waffle your little heart desires....sweet, savory...you name it! With the freshest ingredients on your plate all overlooking the Ithaca Commons.

Thank GeorgesPitard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-0999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?