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The best waffle in every state

To celebrate National Waffle Day on August 24, we’re calling attention to the best waffle in every state according to Yelp. Whether it’s sweet or savory, smothered in gravy or syrup, we’re taking a moment to celebrate this fluffy, versatile treat.  

Though many states are currently in their reopening phases, the below shops are either open for dine-in or offering limited delivery, takeout, or curbside service as of August 14, 2020. 

Waffie (Baltimore, MD)

Alabama: Yo’ Mama’s (Birmingham)

Alaska: Waffle Rush (Anchorage)

Arizona: Genbu Waffles (Mesa)

Arkansas: Oscar’s Cafe (Eureka Springs)

California: The Hidden Kitchen (Cambria)

Colorado: City O’ City (Denver)

Connecticut: BrickBox (Stratford)

District of Columbia: Unconventional Diner (Washington DC)

Delaware: Egg (Rehoboth)

Florida: Puffles (Hollywood)

Georgia: Atlanta Breakfast Club (Atlanta)

SuperChefs (Louisville, KY)

Hawaii: Waffle and Berry (Honolulu)

Idaho: Waffles n’ More (Lewiston)

Illinois: Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe (Chicago)

Indiana: His Place Eatery (Indianapolis)

Iowa: Eggs & Jam (West Des Moines)

Kansas: BAMBU (Kansas City)

Kentucky: SuperChefs (Louisville)

Louisiana: Toast (New Orleans)

Maine: Eaux (Portland)

Maryland: Waffie (Baltimore)

Lucky’s Cafe (Cleveland, OH)

Massachusetts: Curio Coffee and Wine (Cambridge)

Michigan: The Mason Jar Cafe (Benton Harbor)

Minnesota: Birchwood Cafe (Minneapolis)

Mississippi: Sugar’s Place (Jackson)

Missouri: Grace Meat + Three (St.Louis)

Montana: The Sassy Biscuit (Billings)

Nebraska: Early Bird (Omaha)

Nevada: Mama Bird (Las Vegas)

New Hampshire: The Friendly Toast (Portsmouth)

New Jersey: JJ’s Diner (Pleasantville)

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe (Chicago, IL)

New Mexico: Frank’s Famous Chicken and Waffles (Albuquerque)

New York: Iron Roost (Ballston Spa)

North Carolina: Sunny Point Café (Asheville)

North Dakota: Copper Dog (Mandan)

Ohio: Lucky’s Cafe (Cleveland)

Oklahoma: Waffle Champion (Oklahoma City)

Oregon: Screen Door (Portland)

The Breakfast Klub (Houston, TX)

Pennsylvania: Winkel (Philadelphia)

Rhode Island: The Rhody Hen Cafe (Pawtucket)

South Carolina: Page’s Okra Grill (Mount Pleasant)

South Dakota: Tally’s Silver Spoon (Rapid City)

Tennessee: Nadeen’s Hermitage Haven (Hermitage)

Texas: The Breakfast Klub (Houston)

Utah: Pig & a Jelly Jar Ogden (Ogden)

Vermont: Sneakers Bistro (Winooski)

Sunny Point Café (Asheville, NC)

Virginia: Brewer’s Waffles (Richmond)

Washington: Red Elm Cafe (Tacoma)

West Virginia: Kelley Farm Kitchen (Harpers Ferry)

Wisconsin: SweetDiner (Milwaukee)

Wyoming: Staci Ann’s Cafe (Green River)

Methodology: This is a list of the best places to grab a waffle in every state according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “waffle,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “waffle” between January 1, 2019 through July 21, 2020. If a chain appeared on the list more than once, we only included the highest rated location. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of  August 12, 2020.