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Iron Roost

36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
+1 518-309-3535
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“waffles” (106 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great breakfast/brunch place. Service is top notch and the food is wafflrific. It has a nice vibe inside and the patio seating was comfortable on a July morning.

Thank cpurdye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a unique and delicious breakfast spot in a darling little town! Many items come on or made with a waffle and they have gluten free options. Portions are large and shareable. Bananas foster is fabulous and veggie something super yummy! Decor is fabulous too!

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Certainly Good - But It's Mostly About the Hype. Solid, sometimes imaginative entrees. Have to trade off things like 'seating comfort.'

Thank goodboring
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The food, the atmosphere, the staff all make you feel good just being here. I noticed the first time I went, that after I ate, how good I felt after the meal. The quality of the locally sourced food, and inventive recipes used create unexpected,...More

Thank webDev98
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great atmosphere! Great food! Owner very friendly along with the rest of the staff. Very unique interior old exposed brick walls...just a great venue!

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I have been here a few times, and the food is delicious! Fantastic waffles and there are many variations to please just about anybody. They also offer really good specialty coffee's and teas. There is generally a wait when we have gone...More

Thank IK720
Reviewed 3 May 2017

They do a lot with waffles but generally everything is good. The coffee and tea is excellent too. very busy on weekend mornings.

Thank Teddyo94
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding is an understatement! The ambiance is perfection, the food couldn't be any better, and the service is like no other. Was in town for my daughters crew races and found this little spot as we were looking for a mix of bother breakfast and...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Charming place for breakfast. Lots of choices to satisfy your pallette. Savory and sweet waffles served up alone or as sandwiches. Wonderful coffee and desserts also. Venue is small but it all seems to generally work out. Small tables in quaint seating areas. Outside patio...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What a great place for breakfast and lunch! On FrontStreet in Ballson Spa. The layout is so comfortable and always nice music playing, etc...And, the food is great! Staff is always very friendly and they have a great system down...a little different but nice. If...More

Thank Walt G
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: +1 518-309-3535
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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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