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Waffles?

Is there a good place in the cities to go and get good waffles? Or cheap waffles at least.

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  1. Cheap with waffles and not half bad, Copper Dome off of Randolph in St. Paul. This was my Sunday place to go for brunch as I went to college at St. Kate's just down the road. They were like $5 or $6 when I went last.

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    Copper Dome Restaurant
    1333 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105

    1. Copper Dome is a neighborhood spot and it's cheap, but too much of the food seems to have come from Sysco. The first (and last) blueberry pancakes I ever had there came with "fruit" dumped on top that exactly resembled canned pie filling.

      This may be in someone's neighborhood and it's probably not cheap, but here is a new option for waffles: http://blogs.mspmag.com/foodiefile/20...

      Haven't tried it -- looking forward to having someone report back!

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      Copper Dome Restaurant
      1333 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105

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      1. re: KTFoley

        The report of that waffle truck has me in an absolute tizzy! Yes, please - anyone seeing it please report back. I may even have to road trip to Marine on St. Croix.

        1. re: Seige

          I saw that truck on Sunday afternoon in Marine...I was wondering what it was, then I see the MSP Mag article. It didn't look like it was actually serving on Sunday, but maybe that will change.

        2. re: KTFoley

          The charm of Copper Dome is definitely not in the food, alas.

          ~TDQ

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          Copper Dome Restaurant
          1333 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105

        3. Barbette has tasty Belgian waffles served with blueberry compote and lemon curd.

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          Barbette
          1600 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

          1. Al's Breakfast, hands down. Bacon waffle, with their fake butter and yummy not-maple syrup. Oh, sweet and salty heaven. Cheap, also, no more than $6.

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            Al's Breakfast
            413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

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            1. re: daniellempls

              +1 for the bacon waffle at Al's. So so good. Except the one time mine was burnt on one side, which I pointed out and it was immediately remade and free.

              But what do you mean by fake butter? While I did know that Al's counter syrup is homemade but not tree-squeezed, I thought the butter was, indeed, cow-squeezed...

              1. re: baronworm

                I believe that the counter "syrup" is called Mapleine ("One 2 oz package makes 24 pints!")... Blech - I go for the *real* stuff at Al's...

              2. re: daniellempls

                Whoo hoo for the Bacon Waffle! One of life's little treats... *sigh*

                BTW, you can ask for Real Maple Syrup for +$1. Why wouldn't you?

              3. Mickey's Diner malt waffles. Seriously.

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                1. re: Grandview

                  +1 on Mickey's waffles, everyone at our table was impressed by those babies.

                2. They make a pretty good waffle at Victory 44 Coffee and Provisions (the coffee shop next door to Victory 44)

                  Their hot food menu is still really limited - rarely more than the waffle and the eggwich. But both are well worth having. (Of course, I can walk there from my house, but if you're looking for waffles, they're pretty darn good!)

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                  Victory 44
                  2203 44th Ave N, Minneapolis, MN

                  1. We need a Waffle House around these parts. ...or I need to get to Kansas City more often.

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                    1. re: s4zando

                      My two experiences with Waffle House have been horrible. I could see this place as a post bar drunken stop, at best. In both cases, the waffles weren't even hotel continental breakfast quality.

                      1. re: BigE

                        Yep. The post bar crowd is definitely the Waffle House market.

                    2. My friend swears by the savory waffles at the Birchwood.