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Aug 27, 2010 09:27 AM

Traditional Waffles in the Bay Area

I'm looking for a restaurant that serves a great traditional waffle - NOT a belgian waffle - and really good coffee to go with it. Any ideas would be most appreciated. Thanks!

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  1. Ole's Waffles Shop in Alameda is the only traditional waffle that comes to mind. Not real maple syrup nor great coffee but a good waffle.

    Ole's Waffle Shop
    1507 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501

    1. I have a traditional buttermilk waffle every Sunday at Home Plate on Lombard between Steiner and Pierce.

      Home Plate
      2274 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123

      1. It's been a while since i've had one, but Water Street Bistro in Petaluma made a very nice old-fashioned waffle that i reported on a few years ago.

        Water Street Bistro
        100 Petaluma Blvd N Ste 106, Petaluma, CA 94952

        1. It's been a while since I've been there but the waffles at It's Tops (1801 Market St) were very good.

          1. In Oakland, Mama's makes a great traditional waffle, with or without pecans. The waffles at Brown Sugar Kitchen are also very good -- a bit of cornmeal in them but otherwise traditional. And the House of Chicken and Waffles serves a traditional waffle without chicken if you so desire.

            Brown Sugar Kitchen
            2534 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA 94607