Whether it’s for breakfast, brunch or a decadent dessert, it’s hard to beat the scrumptious taste of freshly cooked waffles. From fried chicken and gravy to peanut butter, bacon and bananas, these DFW places take waffles to great heights.
1111 N. Beckley Ave.
Dallas, TX 75203
www.jonathonsoakcliff.com Breakfast meat kabobs with a coffee glaze and pancake-battered sausage links are just a few of the delicious dishes you’ll find on the brunch menu at Jonathon’s. However, this charming Oak Cliff bungalow is also arguably one of the best go-to places in the city to satisfy a chicken and waffles craving. Don’t let the lines spilling out onto the pavement deter you—these tasty Belgium wonders topped with succulent fried chicken and peppered gravy make it all worthwhile. Slather on some warm maple syrup and the dish becomes pure magic. The best part is that you don’t need to wait for brunch to get your chicken and waffle fix—Jonathon’s serves it up all day long.
www.facebook.com/TheWWDenton If you’re hanging out in Denton and feel a waffle craving coming on, you’ll definitely want to check out Rachel Black’s glorious golden waffle sandwiches that she serves from her waffle mobile. There’s everything on the menu from peanut butter, bacon and banana to the ever popular chicken and waffles combo. But you’ll be missing out if you don’t try the Monte Cristo-inspired ham and Swiss with raspberry preserves. The Waffle Wagon can be found most days and evenings at the new Austin St. Truck Stop. Be sure to check the Facebook site for daily specials and additional locations.
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171 N. Denton Tap Road, Suite 600
Coppell, TX 75019
www.zenzerobakery.com Specialty coffees, panini sandwiches and signature sweets are just part of what makes this neighborhood cafe a popular hangout at all hours of the day. But if you haven’t had one of Zenzero’s cowboy waffles, served on the Saturday brunch menu, then you haven’t lived. What sets this fluffy buttermilk waffle apart from the rest is the combination of over-easy eggs, sautéed peppers, peppered bacon and chipotle sour cream. Top it off with maple syrup and it’s pure nirvana.
1811 N. Greenville Ave., Suite 300
Richardson, TX 75081
www.thesweetmix.com This little dessert haven is the perfect place to get your sugar fix on at any time of the day— the only problem you might have is trying to decide which delectable sweet to order. If the variety of crepes, shaved snow fruit bowls, snow cups and ice cream sundaes aren’t enough to send your taste buds into orbit, the Belgium waffle sandwiches will surely do the trick. Waffle combinations range from bananas foster—with bananas, banana pudding, caramel sauce and cinnamon—to red velvet batter waffles filled with cream cheese and chocolate chips. Or if you want to be original, create your own waffle combination with whatever toppings you fancy.
1251 W. Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
www.magnoliacheese.com Part cheese boutique, part cafe— the Magnolia Cheese Company offers an amazing selection of artisan cheeses, charcuterie, as well as a food menu filled with a variety of delectable options. If you like smoked salmon on buckwheat blinis, then you’re going to love Magnolia’s waffles and salmon that’s served during Saturday brunch. The dish features buckwheat waffle wedges with whiskey-cured salmon, dill creme frâiche, preserved lemon and crispy shallots. Be sure to order the poached egg that comes extra; it makes an insanely delicious union.
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