Ye Ole Waffle Shop

173 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Traditional American

Customer Reviews (19 reviews)


on Citysearch Apr 05, 2009
I think the "overrated" reviewer must be stuck in a time warp, because places like this barely exist anymore in the advent of chains. If you think it's overpriced, you must eat beans out of a can under a bridge for... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 28, 2009
I went to this establishment because of what I heard on the street. This place thrives on word of mouth, which I would consider "rumors" or "myths" from people who have heard it from others and never actually eaten at... (more)

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on Citysearch Jan 06, 2009
Great traditional diner food in a traditional diner atmosphere. This place isn't necessarily creative or gourmet, but if you're in the mood for fresh coffee and a good breakfast menu, this is the place. Several... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 09, 2008
Ye Olde is one of the first places I take friends and family who come to visit in Chapel Hill. It has a ton of character (always decorated at holidays, employees in impressive costumes at halloween) and unbeatable food... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 24, 2008
This place rocks. Best basic breakfast in town. That said, it could be better in a few ways. The hashbrowns are frozen shredded type, not fresh. The fruit used for waffles and pancakes are canned or frozen. Pepsi, no... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 17, 2008
Love this waffle shop! Never have purchased the waffles, but it's a great breakfast joint. The price is good, the atmosphere is just what you'd want. Feels like a grand ol' ma-and-pa joint. Limited seating.... (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 16, 2007
This place is nothing fancy, but it's perfect for hungry college students who are looking for large portions at reasonable prices. Their cheese grits are fabulous and their waffles and omelettes are light and... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 17, 2007
My wife and I retired in Chapel Hill and we eat heat at this diner frequently. We eat breakfast out nearly every day, so we have a lot to compare it to. Bacon and eggs are excellent, so are the waffles and pancakes. I've... (more)

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on Citysearch Sep 27, 2006
Ye Olde Waffle Shop is a small, cafeteria-style restaurant that specializes in serving breakfast all day long. I am a fan of going in for Sunday brunch, and ordering waffles, hash browns, some fruit and a glass of OJ.... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 05, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>Late-risers and slackers can go their entire lives in Chapel Hill and never see Ye Olde Waffle House open; they are closed most days by 2pm, denying many the chance at eggs and pancakes on call.... (more)
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