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Waffle Stop Grill

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904 Rainbow Dr, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-6553
+1 319-277-1729
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have eaten here several times and I really enjoy the friendliness and excellent service. The food is typical breakfast/brunch food--eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, waffles, etc.--but all of it is very well-prepared. Portions are generous (maybe too generous, especially the Panther plates!) for the money. It is an old fashioned diner you go when you want a comfort food breakfast/brunch... More 

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Thank Bandguy
Waterloo, Iowa
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

First time stopping at the Waffle Stop for breakfast. I think they only do breakfast & lunch. For $9 I got bacon, 2 eggs, hash-browns and toast plus a full size waffle. Everything was very good except, surprisingly, my waffle which was ordinary. Thought they would probably do a Belgium style waffle because of the name but they don't. Still... More 

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Thank DennisRD
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Our retired church members meet monthly for brunch. I try a variety of breakfasts. This month I tried their bacon and cheese omelet and it was light and fluffy. I would say it was the best I've ever had. This is a known mom and pop restaurant. The waitress that serves us is amazing. There are usually 16-24 of us... More 

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Thank Luv2travelido
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Waffle Stop has the best breakfast around! Waffles are delicious! Family friendly and great small diner atmosphere! Support local businesses and try the Waffle Stop!

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Thank Melissa E
Jacksonville, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Taste like a waffle , just like an old diner in this place. Fast served friendly waitress. The French toast was good. The biscuts and gravy was decent. Only bad call was strawberries on the waffle , it was out of a jar no fresh fruit here. At least served in a cup so we didn't have to scrape it... More 

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Thank jazzypelican1618
Johnston, Iowa
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173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

We stopped here on our way through town. Service was good, and the portions were huge. The pancakes were pretty good, but nothing outstanding. Its a step above stopping at McDonald's for breakfast, but not quite as good as I wanted it to be.

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Thank HIltonMagic
Waterloo, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Lack of options is all I can come up with for why people think the Waffle Stop is good. The service was acceptable, the food was ok at best, but they got my wife's order wrong, and they give generous portions.

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Thank electech2015
Napa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Our family enjoyed an amazing breakfast-brunch the day after Christmas. We had an omelette, French toast, sides of bacon, and two Panther plates. Everything tasted great and the service was personalized and fast. We will definitely return!!

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Thank hawk4sea
Davenport, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

It has been years since I visited this little restaurant in Cedar Falls. Located just south southeast of downtown Cedar Falls, the Waffle Stop provides great American-style breakfast and lunch options in a unique setting. We sat at a booth just east of the counter with stools and were promptly greeted with waters and offered coffee to go with breakfast.... More 

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Thank 703K_H
Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

A group of 10 of us were in town for the Luke Bryan concert this past weekend. Rather than eating breakfast at a chain like Panera, we chose this local breakfast nook, per the recommendation of a couple friends and the internet at large. Be aware that they have limited space, and likely cannot accommodate a group of more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Rainbow Dr, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-6553
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-277-1729

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