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Iron Roost

36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1766
+1 518-309-3535
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“waffles” (133 reviews)
“bananas foster” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1766
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Enjoyed a Sunday morning breakfast after the Saratoga races on Saturday. Food was absolutely delicious. Place is cute and the service is good. Best waffle ever! Generous portions.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our breakfast. This place is cozy. You order your food then find a table. Usually very busy. I started with the cinnamon bun coffee.....very delicious My wife and I shared the fried egg and the vegan waffle with mixed berries....More

Thank Tileman1213
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and family love this restaurant. Great atmosphere and the coffee and breakfast are always as good as the previous visit. I highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank hartmsc
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with my 4 yr old based on the reviews; while looking for a new place to eat. Per the “poor” reviews the seating/ordering process is kind of odd. You wait to be seated, then get up, while guarding your seats, order; then wait...More

Thank scottdkyle
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I had been anticipating this visit for a while and I am so glad we came here for breakfast today. You walk in and grab a menu and order from the counter. After that, you get a table number and pick your table. They bring...More

Thank Von1287
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were happy to try this out, as we got there on the later dies (almost 2 pm when they close for the day). We quickly placed our order at the counter, and it was brought speedily to us at our outside table. The specials...More

Thank bluesmama11
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We AirBnB-ed our house for our nights in Ballston Spa. In the sign in/comment book in the home we were renting, the Iron Roost was mentioned in several of the comments as a not to miss place. So of course we had to try it.....More

Thank FBH611
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Very unique breakfast spot/cafe. Delicious coffee and fantastic food. Friendly hostess and servers. Bathrooms were spotless, very nicely decorated.

Thank GwendolynBres
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Selections are terrific and service is fast and friendly. The waffle scone is crispy, warm and moist.

Thank Regina B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This place is busy, the wait was about 30 minutes. If you are in a hurry leverage the outdoor seating or the counter. The food is worth the wait I loved it but we did eat at counter to save time the parking is tough...More

Thank Damian S
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2018|
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Response from IronRoost | Property representative |
Yes, our entire GF menu (lots of options and variety) is available on our website! Thank you :) Reminder to let us know of any food allergies or preferences when placing your order with us so that we can alert our kitchen.
14 April 2018|
Response from IronRoost | Property representative |
Hello! We have an entire menu of gluten free options. Nearly all of our regular menu items can be made GF with our GF waffle. We also have salads, yogurt parfaits, and a buddha bowls for non-waffle options. Feel free to... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from IronRoost | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have coloring books and crayons for kids, as well as some small toys and games (located on our bookshelf in the back of the restaurant). We don't have a specific kids menu, but we recommend the Waffle Sticks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1766
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: +1 518-309-3535
  • E-mail
Here at Iron Roost, we dare to be different. Our specialty is gourmet waffles, but it really is so much more!! Kind service, a cozy atmosphere, and some of the best darn coffee you'll ever sip on. We are passionate about what we do, and take pride in the quality and uniqueness of our product. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients to create dishes that will fill your belly and warm your heart. We hope you enjoy your experience as much as we did creating it. Thank you. Long live the waffle!
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