Whether you’re looking for stuffed waffles, healthy waffles or a waffle sandwich, these San Diego restaurants are sure to have a waffle that satisfies your craving!
It’s easy to get your waffle fix at Brian’s 24. This 24-hour diner in Gaslamp recreates the classic waffle and the French croque-monsieur with the Waffle Cristo. Enjoy thinly-sliced ham and cheddar jack cheese between two halves of a bacon waffles topped with powdered sugar and served with a side of extra hot French fries. This all-American diner is taking a French classic and giving them a warm U.S.A twist.
Centered on University Avenue in Hillcrest, Uptown Tavern is the best place to be for some wacky waffles. The Red Velvet Waffle is the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Stuffed with bacon and cheese and topped with fried sweet plantains, bacon, spiced walnuts, a coconut milk reduction, garlic butter and Woodford Reserve maple syrup. Uptown Tavern will be making your cheeks blush with these velvety waffles.
Start your day off right at Backyard Kitchen and Tap in Pacific Beach. You’ve never had Chicken n’ Waffles like this before. This homemade specialty combines free range chicken that has been perfectly fried on top of a cornbread waffle topped with honey butter and pure maple syrup. This classic soul food dish will warm your morning right up.
Duck Dive in Pacific Beach is the ideal location for surfers, beach bums and—waffle enthusiasts. The Pork Belly Waffle Benny is not your average waffle. This house made dish features a dried cranberry infused Belgium style waffle with smoked pork belly and Woodford Reserve bourbon glazed cherries and topped with two over-easy eggs. These waffles will make you want to wake up early in the a.m. and get your waffle fix.
If you’re looking for a more health-conscious choice, look no further than Union Kitchen & Tap. Serving up quality American fare, the Encinitas location offers a Cornbread Waffle topped with fresh seasonal berries, whipped butter and maple syrup; also served with your choice of bacon or sausage. It’s the healthiest waffle you’ll ever try! Enjoy scenic and sunny views of CA HWY 101 while you’re eating up some great grub.