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Iron Roost

36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
+1 518-309-3535
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“waffles” (110 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was trying to find a breakfast place that wasn't a greasy diner. The husband, boy and I stopped in for a Sunday breakfast. We were immediately told there was a 45 minute wait. We settled in some upholstered chairs to wait for our text...More

Thank CWBsmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a cute little place but be warned, it fills up fast for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Everything on a waffle. I ordered the BLT and added an egg. I got a waffle with lots of crispy warm bacon, lettuce, tomato and a fried egg....More

Thank Foxl18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A true hidden gem. Lines don't lie - there is a reason that people congregate at a restaurant and after a wonderful brunch at Iron Roost this morning, I get it. After four days in the culinary juggernaut of the area, Saratoga Springs, my wife...More

Thank smvm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined outside for breakfast on a beautiful summer day. Everything looks good on the menu but I would have appreciated less gimmicks in trying to have a waffle of some sort in almost every dish. Nonetheless, my eggs, avocados, salsa dish was very good (served...More

Thank Lefty12345
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great breakfast/brunch place. Service is top notch and the food is wafflrific. It has a nice vibe inside and the patio seating was comfortable on a July morning.

Thank cpurdye
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Such a unique and delicious breakfast spot in a darling little town! Many items come on or made with a waffle and they have gluten free options. Portions are large and shareable. Bananas foster is fabulous and veggie something super yummy! Decor is fabulous too!

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Certainly Good - But It's Mostly About the Hype. Solid, sometimes imaginative entrees. Have to trade off things like 'seating comfort.'

Thank goodboring
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food, the atmosphere, the staff all make you feel good just being here. I noticed the first time I went, that after I ate, how good I felt after the meal. The quality of the locally sourced food, and inventive recipes used create unexpected,...More

Thank webDev98
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great atmosphere! Great food! Owner very friendly along with the rest of the staff. Very unique interior old exposed brick walls...just a great venue!

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I have been here a few times, and the food is delicious! Fantastic waffles and there are many variations to please just about anybody. They also offer really good specialty coffee's and teas. There is generally a wait when we have gone...More

Thank IK720
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17 May 2017|
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Response from IronRoost | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have coloring books and crayons for kids, as well as some small toys and games (located on our bookshelf in the back of the restaurant). We don't have a specific kids menu, but we recommend the Waffle Sticks... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Front St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: +1 518-309-3535
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Here at Iron Roost, we dare to be different. Our specialty is gourmet waffles, but it really is so much more!! Kind service, a cozy atmosphere, and some of the best darn coffee you'll ever sip on. We are passionate about what we do, and take pride in the quality and uniqueness of our product. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients to create dishes that will fill your belly and warm your heart. We hope you enjoy your experience as much as we did creating it. Thank you. Long live the waffle!
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