5 Places for Freshly Made Waffles
Check out some restaurants and a few mobile vendors in Rhode Island that have creative waffles on their menus.
This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.
Editor’s Note: This post was updated from an earlier post from 2018.
Waffles are the ultimate base for sweet and savory toppings. They are one of the only foods that can stretch all the way from breakfast to lunch and dinner, and even dessert, too. Check out some other places in Rhode Island (in no particular order) that have creative waffles on their menus.
Handcrafted to satisfy sweet and savory cravings, the Burgundian offers Belgian liege-style waffles and locally-roasted coffee from Borealis Coffee. For those people with a sweet tooth, enjoy signature waffles topped with artisanal ingredients, such as the Belgian Dream with Nutella, cookie butter, strawberries, whipped cream and more or the Banana Churro Supreme with cinnamon sugar, dulce de leche caramel sauce, bananas and whipped cream. Feeling something more savory? Go for fried chicken and waffles or In Bacon We Must topped with ricotta, fig spread, bacon and basil.
If you are looking for a low-key spot to enjoy waffles, mozzarella sticks, seasoned fries and fifty-cent wings, D’s Spot is the place for you. Locals head over to D’s specifically for the chicken and waffles.
How to get it: Open daily, noon to midnight.
The details: 447 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket, 401-365-5400, facebook.com/Dsresturant
Looking for a southern-inspired meal? Head over to Bucktown in Providence for fried chicken and waffles with a side of maple syrup. This eatery has housemade fried chicken to guarantee you a fresh and delicious meal while the cozy, lively environment will give you a sense of southern hospitality. Takeout is always available.
How to get it: Bucktown is open Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The details: 471 West Fountain St., Providence, 401-343-0441, bucktownpvd.com
Not only does T’s serve traditional, crispy Belgian waffles topped with butter and powdered sugar, but the menu also features the T’s Rose Window Waffle, which is freshly baked, topped with fresh strawberries and blueberries, peaches, low-fat vanilla Greek-style yogurt and a sprinkle of granola.
The details: 1059 Park Ave., Cranston, 401-946-5900; 5600 Post Rd., East Greenwich, 401-398-7877; 91 Point Judith Rd., Narragansett, 401-284-3981, tsrestaurantri.com
This mobile food vendor serves sweet and savory waffles in many varieties, including a cupcake version, Elvis tribute, Fruity Pebbles and a waffle pizza topped with bacon. The mobile food vendor makes frequent appearances at PVD Food Truck Events, especially Food Truck Fridays at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Waffle kits are also available for pre-order.
How to get it: Follow social media to find out where Poppy’s will be next.