A café is an inviting place to try new things, such as fancy espresso drinks or reading in public. Expand your horizons with this Groupon.
- $15 for three Groupons, each good for $10 worth of waffles and waffle sandwiches (a $30 total value)
- See the full menu
Waffles might be their only offering, but Wâfel is anything but a formal restaurant. Instead, it's a counter-service café, serving steamy beverages from its full coffee bar and selling virtually nothing that requires a knife and fork to eat. Instead, each of their waffles are "fold and go"; that is, sandwiched firmly around their ingredients so every selection only requires two hands to devour. The waffle artisans craft sweet and savory sandwiches from traditional Brussels waffles, which are leavened with yeast for a puffier, airier consistency than the standard American waffle. The recipe might be traditional, but what fills these sandwiches is anything but—selections run the gamut from scrambled eggs, bacon, and cheddar to fried chicken and maple syrup to The Elvis, a blend of bacon, peanut butter, banana, and honey. For a more dessert-like treat, try a Liège waffle. This style, also puffed up with yeast, is thicker and doughier than its Brussels brethren, and contains imported Belgian pearl sugar that caramelizes on the waffle iron to form a crispy exterior that contrasts with the soft interior, much like a sunbathing marshmallow Peep. These waffles are delicious on their own, or dipped in a rotating menu of sauces such as apple-cinnamon cream cheese, jam, and––of course––Belgian chocolate.
Tips from Groupon Customers
“Order the sweet potatoe tots and the ham, fried egg and cheese. So yummy :) great service. Definitely returning.”
“Only had breakfast , coffee was excellent..... food was good..... ”
“Love the sweet and savory combination on the turkey club!”
217 North Clinton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60661