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Waffle Frolic

146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
+1 607-319-0999
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“waffles” (77 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
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Reviews (93)
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11 - 20 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have fallen in love with their Turkey Chili on a cornbread waffle. It's the perfect lunch on a cold day.

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

They had wonderful options from nutella strawberry waffles to caramel apple waffles. The wait can be a bit long.

Thank Jade Marie C
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to grab a coffee and was surprised to see a huge line and the cashier just standing at the register. I joined the queue and waited for him to ask to take someone's order - but it never happened. Behind him are about...More

Thank Shlil
Reviewed 11 November 2016

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...More

Thank Knohanz
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:...More

Thank kevinwparker
Reviewed 7 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...More

Thank pengwn
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
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
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 jeremiahb213
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Kids, 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 14850-5542
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-0999
  • E-mail
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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