All New Orleanians know that you can never go wrong with Chicken and Waffles. This classic New Orleans staple is loved by tourists coming to experience Southern cuisine, as well as locals looking for a mouthwatering breakfast. The beloved fluffy breakfast should be celebrated all day long for National Waffle Day. On August 24, check out these five local places for some of the best waffles around town!
Ma Momma's takes Chicken & Waffles to a whole new level. You can get a Belgian Waffle with Whole Wings or Chicken Strips, choose from exciting waffle flavors including Rum, Pralines & Cream, Banana Nut, Chocolate, Strawberry, and even Rainbow, or stick to the classic and top it with Bourbon Syrup. Since every good breakfast should come with a waffle, Ma Momma's includes mini waffles with all breakfast sandwiches and kids' meals. Multiple Locations, mamommashouse.com.
Southern cuisine is done right at Daisy Mae's. Their fried chicken was created to rival the best fried chicken in the world and pairing them with waffles will not disappoint. Their Chicken & Waffles can be topped with bacon, ham, or sausage, but you can never go wrong with keeping it classic and experiencing the authenticity. Open 24 hours, there's never a wrong time to dine at Daisy Mae's. 920 Poydras St., 504-324-6377, daisymaesdelivery.com.
Full Blast Brunch
Chocolate chips? Pecans? Blueberries? Whipped cream? Fried chicken? Whatever your waffle topping of choice, Full Blast Brunch has got it! Exciting drinks such as Pineapple Mimosas, Screwdriver, Whiskey Mango Blast, and Irish Cream Coffee are the perfect brunch cocktails to pair with your meal. Full Blast is also available for ordering on Grubhub, making it very convenient to devour some waffles without even leaving your home. 139 S. Cortez St., 504-302-2800, fullblastbrunch.com.
It should be no surprise that Waffle House takes pride in serving some of the best waffles. They offer a Classic Waffle, Pecan Waffle, Chocolate Chip Waffle, and Peanut Butter Chip Waffle. In addition to waffles, they serve all of the traditional breakfast staples such as hash browns, bacon, eggs, biscuits, and breakfast sandwiches. Each year, Waffle House serves 124 million waffles, sharing their deliciousness all over the country and making it a favorite for people near and far. Multiple Locations, wafflehouse.com.
Elizabeth's Restaurant stays true to their slogan: "Real Food Done Real Good." They put a twist on classic New Orleans waffles that you won't be able to find just anywhere. Check out their Duck Waffle made with Sweet Potato and Duck Hash on top of a Corn Bread Waffle with Pepper Jelly. Of course, you can always keep it traditional and get a plain waffle with house made whipped cream and strawberries, or get it the NOLA way with fried chicken strips and cane syrup. 601 Gallier St., 504-944-9272, elizabethsrestaurant.com.