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August 24, 2015

National Waffle Day: Four Philly-area spots to indulge in delicious waffles

Mmm. Waffles.

Monday is National Waffle Day – a day to appreciate the breakfast favorite that has become a meal for any time of day. From ice cream to fried chicken to fruit, there's no wrong topping to accompany a waffle.

Check out these local spots to grab your next golden-brown bite.


Chicken and Waffles
Jones in Center City adds a savory and Southern twist to the typical breakfast staple. (Jones Restaurant/Facebook)

The menu at Jones, located at 700 Chestnut St., is the epitome of comfort food, especially with its fried chicken and waffles. These waffles are topped with gravy and served with a fried chicken breast and thigh.


Red Velvet Waffles

Supper restaurant is known for its breakfast scene, including its famous red velvet waffles. (Supper/Facebook)

Supper on South Street is known for its red velvet waffles for brunch. This sweet treat is made with cream cheese mousse and toasted pecans, bourbon and cherries. If you prefer a more savory dish, Supper also serves duck and waffles. This plate includes a crispy duck leg with a pecan and sage waffle, served with cabbage and maple bourbon. 

Soy Cafe

Soy Cafe's waffle-dots are gluten-free and vegan. (Soy Cafe/Facebook)

Soy Cafe on North Second Street in Northern Liberties puts a unique, healthy twist on waffles with its waffle-dots. This dish, perfect for brunch, is vegan, gluten-free and made-to-order. Plus, it looks cool.

Chhaya Cafe

Chhaya Cafe

Dessert for breakfast? Yes, please. (Chhaya Cafe/Facebook)

Some like it sweet and some like it savory. At Chhaya Cafe on East Passyunk Avenue, you can have both. On your waffles that is. For the savory, try sausage gravy waffles topped with a fried egg or a pile of cornbread veggie chili waffles. For the sweet, the pecan waffle (above) will fill your craving.

Where is your favorite place for waffles? Tell us in the comments below.