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Waffle Frolic

146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
+1 607-319-0999
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“waffles” (85 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty waffles with dozens of permutations of toppings and styles from sweet to savory. We had one with Nutella and Strawberries, and one Raspberry Cheesecake style. Both were very tasty. Expect to wait a while during peak times but worth it.

Thank Rob_Madison_NJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the gluten free waffles here. I had mine with the gf chicken and my son had his with Nutella. My husband ventured off and had the hangover. The waffles were delicious as was the chicken! The texture was crisp and just perfect! Highly...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Really enjoyed this place. Went on a Sunday morning and it was obviously a local favorite from the size of the crowd. We ordered two of the small size waffles and it was a lot of food. The waffles are light and fresh and made...More

Thank Monroe M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Light and fluffy waffles available vegan and/or gluten free with all sorts of toppings. I felt like the oldest person who had been in the place in awhile but it's great for a snack or even a meal.

Thank Lumpyspacequeen
Reviewed 22 July 2017

On a recent trip to Ithaca I stopped by the Waffle Frolic to try out their gluten free waffles. Soon as I entered I knew I was in a fun restaurant. They offer a tasty variety of options and we all enjoyed our meals very...More

Thank KellyMaster
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My daughter and I enjoyed Waffle Frolic on a recent weekend get-away to Ithaca. Located in Ithaca Commons, it's a nice cross between a coffee house, and order-at-the-counter breakfast spot. We had Mr. Popular (fresh fruit, whipped cream and nutella on a waffle) and Chicken...More

Thank megrarian57
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This place is funky. I thought it was going to be a regular breakfast restaurant. It is a cross between a coffee house, fast food joint, bookstore and self serve breakfast place. The food was pretty good with so many sweet and savory waffle choices....More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My wife and I ate here three times during a five-day visit to Ithaca. Everything was good. I particularly liked the raspberry cheesecake waffle, which was a special of the day and included the standard buttermilk waffle topped with cream cheese and raspberry compote. My...More

Thank BSchug
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This place is listed in the top places to eat. We were at Cornell visiting so tried out as many local restaurant we could. This is close to a large public parking so thats easy. We asked for the sizes and seeing what we did,...More

Thank hipposcuba
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I didn't expect this place to be as good as it was! It was pretty delicious. We got the florentine waffle and the artichoke and red pepper grilled cheese sandwich to start, both of which were very good - I would recommend more hollandaise on...More

Thank Sara R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 14850-5542
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-0999
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This place is fantastic. You have to check out their web site. Everyone who goes to Ithaca and has a sweet tooth should go to the Waffle Frolic!
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