Last Updated on January 15, 2024
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

Waffle House is one of the most famous food chain restaurants in the United States. It has more than 2,100 locations across twenty-five states in America. The majority of these restaurants can be found in the South and they are well known for the tasty waffles that can be served at any time of the day or night.

Some other restaurants similar to this chain, that are open non-stop, would be Denny’s, Krystal, White Castle, and Krispy Kreme. However, Waffle House is famous for its waffles. But there are also other tasty fast food items on their menu, such as burgers and hash browns. Besides these, you can enjoy hot and cold beverages as well.

Waffle House Menu Prices

Item Price

Breakfast Menu (Always Available)

All-Star Special $7.80
All-Star Special with Large Hashbrowns $7.80
Texas Bacon or Sausage, Egg & Cheese Melt with Hashbrowns $6.90
Cheese ‘N Eggs with Bacon, Sausage, or City Ham $7.40
Hashbrown Bowl $7.40
Steak & Eggs $9.00


3 Eggs $4.35
2 Eggs $3.90
1 Egg $3.50
Cheese ‘N Eggs $4.90
Waffle (Single) $3.25
Waffle (Double) $4.30
Pecan Waffle $3.80
Add Chocolate Chips or Peanut Butter Waffle $0.50

Steak & Eggs

T-Bone & Eggs (10 oz.) $10.90
Steak & Eggs (5 oz.) $9.00
Country Ham & Eggs $7.50
Papa Joe’s Pork Chops & Eggs (2 Chops) $8.00
Papa Joe’s Pork Chops & Eggs (3 Chops) $10.20
Grilled Chicken & Eggs (1 Breast) $7.50
Grilled Chicken & Eggs (2 Breast) $9.50

Toddle House Omelets

Ham & Cheese (Omelet) $6.00
Fiesta $6.80
Cheesesteak $6.80
Cheese $5.75
Make It a 3-Egg Omelet $0.80
Hold the Yolks $0.80

Waffle House Sandwiches & Texas Melts

Sausage Egg & Cheese Sandwich $4.00
Sausage Egg & Cheese Texas Melt $5.90
Bacon Egg & Cheese Sandwich $4.00
Bacon Egg & Cheese Texas Melt $4.45

Kid’s Meals

Kid’s Waffle with Bacon or Sausage $4.50
Kid’s 1 Egg Breakfast $4.50

Value Dollar Menu

Grilled Biscuit & Jelly $1.10
Original” Angus Hamburger (Value Dollar Menu) $1.10
Double “Original” Angus Cheeseburger $2.20
Grilled Chicken Biscuit $3.20
Sausage, Egg & Cheese Grits Bowl $3.20
Grilled Sausage or Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit $3.20
Two Grilled Biscuits & Sausage Gravy $3.20
Two Grilled Sausage or Bacon Biscuits $3.20
1 Egg Breakfast & Drink $4.20
Bert’s Chili & 3 Toppings $4.20
Hashbrowns Scattered “All the Way” $5.30
Pecan Waffle & Drink $5.30
Grilled Ham & Cheese with Hashbrowns $5.30


Bacon (3 Slices) $2.90
Bacon (5 Slices) $4.00
Sausage (2 Patties) $2.90
Sausage (3 Patties) $4.00
City Ham $2.95
Country Ham $4.30
Bowl of Grits (Regular) $2.10
Bowl of Grits (Large) $2.70
Bowl of Cheese Grits $2.70

Waffle House Lunch and Dinner

Bacon Angus Cheeseburger Deluxe with Hashbrowns $6.90
Bacon Angus Double Cheeseburger Deluxe with Hashbrowns $8.40
Grilled Bacon Chicken Cheese Deluxe with Hashbrowns $7.70
Texas Bacon Cheesesteak Melt with Hashbrowns $7.80
Texas Bacon Patty Melt with Hashbrowns $7.60
T-Bone Steak Dinner with a Garden Salad, Hashbrowns, and Texas Toast $12.00


All Steaks and Classic Dinners come with a Garden Salad, Hashbrowns, and Texas Toast
T-Bone Steak (10 oz.) $12.00
Sirloin (5 oz.) $9.85

Classic Dinners

Papa Joe’s Pork Chops (2 Chops) $8.90
Papa Joe’s Pork Chops (3 Chops) $10.90
Grilled Chicken (1 Breast) $8.40
Grilled Chicken (2 Breasts) $10.50

Wraps & Sandwiches

Enjoy any sandwich on Texas Toast for an extra $0.30 or wrapped in a Grilled Flour Tortilla for an extra $0.75
Grilled Bacon Chicken Cheese $5.75
Grilled Chicken Sandwich $4.10
Ham & Cheese $4.20
Texas Bacon Lover’s B.L.T. $4.80
Grilled Cheese $2.55

Texas Melts

Texas Bacon Cheesesteak Melt $5.95
Texas Bacon Chicken Melt $6,10
Texas Bacon Patty Melt $5.80
Texas Cheesesteak Melt $4.90
Texas Angus Patty Melt $4.70
Texas Grilled Chicken Melt $4.85
Texas Sausage Melt $4.55

100% Angus Burgers

Double Cheeseburger $5.40
Bacon Cheeseburger $4.90
Cheeseburger $3.90
Hamburger $3.40
Original” Angus Hamburger $1.10


Bert’s Chili (Regular) $3.50
First Topping on Chili $0.75
Additional Topping on Chili $0.60


Garden Salad $3.40
Grilled Chicken Salad $6.20

Kid’s Meals

Kid’s Cheeseburger with Hashbrowns $4.55
Kid’s Grilled Cheese with Hashbrowns $4.55


Southern Pecan or Triple Chocolate (Regular) $2.55
Southern Pecan or Triple Chocolate (Small) $1.55

Hashbrowns Bowls

Available as Smothered, Covered, Chunked, Diced, Peppered, Capped, Topped, or Country
Hashbrowns (Regular) $2.20
Hashbrowns (Large) $2.75
Hashbrowns (Triple) $2.90
Hashbrowns “All the Way” (Regular) $5.30
First Topping $0.80
Additional Topping $0.70


Soft Drinks $2.00
Alice’s Iced Tea $2.00
Alice’s Iced Tea-Monade $2.00
Lemonade $2.00
Orange Juice (Large) $2.00
Orange Juice – To Go (Regular) $2.00
Orange Juice – To Go (Large) $2.60
Ice Cold Milk (Regular) $2.00
Ice Cold Milk (Large) $2.40
Ice Cold Milk – To Go (Regular) $2.00
Ice Cold Milk – To Go (Large) $2.60
Chocolate Milk (Regular) $2.00
Chocolate Milk (Large) $2.50
Hot Chocolate $2.00
Hot Tea $2.00


Classic $2.00
Decaf $2.00
Dark Roast $2.00
Coffee – To Go (Regular) $2.00
Coffee – To Go (Large) $2.65

Brand History

Waffle House is a renowned American restaurant chain, celebrated for its distinct diner-style atmosphere and around-the-clock service.

Known for being open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it has become a staple for various customers, from those seeking late-night meals to early risers in need of a hearty breakfast. This accessibility and constant operation stood behind the success of this food chain restaurant.

In 1955, on Labor Day weekend, the first location of the Waffle House restaurant in Avondale Estates, Georgia was opened. In 1960, after the opening of the fourth restaurant, they decided to distribute the franchise for their idea.

So, at the end of that year, the company had a portfolio of twenty-seven restaurants. Most of the restaurants were still owned by the first two founders.

People going to any of Waffle House restaurants have a wide variety of food items and beverages they can choose from, all of them at affordable prices. The food menu features options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but their main focus is delicious waffles, eggs, and steaks.

For breakfast, you should expect to pay around $7.5, and for lunch or dinner, you should be prepared to spend anywhere between $5.5 and $9.

You might also like our articles about the costs of menu items from Dairy Queen, Dunkin’ Donuts, or Starbucks.

Waffle House also offers salads, grilled biscuits, wraps, delicious breakfast sandwiches, value-dollar food items, hashbrowns, and side dishes on their menu. To enjoy a steak, you will have to pay around $9, while the price of wraps and sandwiches is around $6. The cost of hashbrowns and salads is anywhere between $2.75 and $6.5. There are also kids’ meals available and the prices are around $4.5. For the beverages expect to pay almost $1.90.

Our Review

Waffle House WaffleThe Waffle House price menu is cheaper compared to other similar food chain restaurants, and their value dollar menu is famous for the low prices.

One of the most favorite items on the menu among the customers who stop by to quickly quench their hunger is the $1 cheeseburger. Whenever they have the possibility, the customers praise this restaurant for its affordable price and good food.

The customers are not attracted only by the low prices, but also by the atmosphere of these restaurants. In every one of these Waffle House locations, you can find a jukebox where you can play some music, even now in 2023.

In the beginning, you could only play 45-rpm singles, but later, some other songs were included in the list, that contained the restaurant’s name or was played by singers that had relations with this restaurant such as Bloodhound Gang and Mary Welch Rogers.

These songs are not available for sale out of the food house and the chain reserves the rights to them.

All of the restaurants of this chain have outlets that are equipped with in-house and portable generators. The customer’s safety is extremely important for them and they have a very good disaster management plan.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Waffle House has the top-most rank for disaster response, followed by Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and Lowe’s.

Customers can place orders online through the Waffle House website or the Waffle House mobile app. This allows for easy ordering and the ability to skip the line at the restaurant.

The Waffle House website and app provide a locator for nearby Waffle House restaurants, and in some locations, you can just check the menu and order online for takeout and fast delivery.

Did you know?

Waffle House does not attract its customers just for the best waffles, but for Coffee as well. So much coffee is served in this restaurant chain in a year that it would be enough to fill almost 8 Olympic swimming pools. In cups of coffee, this means about 58 million cups!

Waffle House FAQ

Can you eat pancakes at Waffle House?

Waffle House does not have pancakes on its menu, but you can order waffles.

What kind of sausage does Waffle House use?

According to the Waffle House corporation, this restaurant uses Jimmy Dean sausages.

Does Waffle House use only real eggs?

Of course! This company has contracts with more than a dozen family-operated farms that supply Waffle House restaurants with fresh eggs.

Should you leave a tip at Waffle House?

As with any restaurant, you should leave a tip that is around 20%.

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