You probably keep a pancake mix in your pantry for any accidental waffle craving. We can’t blame you, after all, the fluffy goodness of a waffle drizzled with maple syrup is a comfort food worthy to be craved every day! But the creation of your own hands is different from a gourmet experience. Our city has so much to offer and for this particular one, we’ll focus on how blessed we are as a nation because a lot of restaurants offer delicious, mouthwatering waffles for breakfast and brunch.
This list is in no particular order. Sit back, munch on a waffle, and read on!
1. The Bowery
The Bowery is known as a place where you can have a good time in the company of friends and great drinks. Its unassuming façade doesn’t give away the fact that the food they serve is one of the best in the city.
It’s also known for serving New York comfort food with flair and what better comfort food than waffles! A part of their brunch specials, this huge Buttermilk waffle with a side of fresh fruits and pure maple syrup will kickstart your day. If you’re the type to eat waffles for lunch, go for their Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles, a critic’s choice on the menu.
What to get: Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles (Php 610)
2. Olivia & Co.
First introduced in Singapore, this restaurant builds on telling the tales of different countries by taste and putting them on a plate. From the flavors of the Mediterranean, to the spices of India, Olivia & Co’s original creations will make a mark on you. Their waffles, just one part of their delicious menu, have flavors from plain, to milo, to the ambitiously wonderful Snorlax Waffle a la mode. It will be your best bet!
What to get: Snorlax Waffle or Krispy Lux Waffle (Php 185)
3. Sunrise Buckets
Like its sunshine-y name, Sunrise Buckets’ breakfast menu will feel almost as if you’re scooping the joy from the rising sun. Bask in their hearty waffle menu, available for adults and kids. Feast your eyes and your stomach as you plan on your head when your next visit to this store would be! Their menu also includes chicken wings, crispy fries, and an array of liquor.
What to get: Bacon, Eggs, and Waffle (Php 315) or their Hot N’ Sticky Maple Chix N’ Waffle (Php 325)
4. Rustic Mornings by Isabelo
Rustic Mornings by Isabelo promises full mornings with is attractive menu that could brighten anyone’s day. Surely even the grouchiest of the grouch would perk up at the mention that Rustic Mornings provide Filipino Favorites, Omelettes, and Pancakes, Waffles, and French toast? Their extensive menu covers breakfast, lunch, dinner and other refreshments too.
Although admittedly a bit on the pricey side, we wouldn’t mind doling out cash for waffles as exceptional as these! Their plate-sized waffles could be served sweet a la mode, or savory with strips of bacon, pieces of chicken, and sandwiches included.
What to get: Get their Waffle Churros (Php 230) and we guarantee you’ll be coming back for more even if you live far away.