August 24 is National Waffle Day. For some, this will be an excuse to eat breakfast food all day, although if you live in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana, you don’t need an excuse because you’ve realized that breakfast food is the best kind of food ever. Anyway, the holiday is also another excuse for restaurants to give away free food. We’ve found several places online who are giving out free waffles.
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Waffles have been around since the 14th century and the first U.S. patent for a waffle iron was issued on August 24, 1869, National Calendar Day notes. General Electric introduced the first electric waffle iron in 1911.
While you could just as easily celebrate the holiday at home (you can get an inexpensive waffle iron on Amazon for $17.86), for those who want to eat out, here are the places to go. Check back for more!
For those in Washington DC, a trip to B Too is needed. That’s because they are giving away their delicious-looking doffle treats – a mix of a donut and waffle – if you dine-in or order take-out.
Iron Roost in Ballston Spa, New York is giving away a mini-Liege waffles.
Waffles & Widges in Philadelphia is also giving away mini Liege waffles with any order.
National Waffle Day isn’t just for free waffles. Cold Stone Creamery is also giving away waffle cones.
The Choice Hotel chain, which includes Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites, is handing out free waffles to emergency first responders.
Off The Waffle, a chain with two locations in Eugene, Oregon and a third in Portland, Oregon, will give a free waffle to any customer who signs up on their mailing list.
If you sign up for IHOP’s email newsletter, you can get free pancakes. Of course, the other incentive for signing up for IHOP’s newsletter is getting free meals on your birthday. Waffle House is also giving away a free waffle if you sign up for their Regulars Club.
Krusteaz is having a Twitter party Wednesday afternoon, complete with prizes.