Maan Coffee 漫咖啡
Here, you’ll find decadent waffles drowning in whipped cream, accompanied by syrup and sausages, and covered in strawberries. Take a seat on the ground floor or take your treats to go; the second floor has a liberal smoking policy.
Daily 9am-midnight. 7 Jiangtai Xilu (opposite Rosedale Hotel), Chaoyang District (8457 3470) 朝阳区将台西路7号 See Directory for more locations.
Although patrons first head here for the crepes, they keep coming back for the Breton-style waffles. Stick to the classic Sugar and Butter, or take the plunge with the Very Snickers: a sinful combination of chocolate, caramel, peanut butter, vanilla ice cream, and just the right amount of whipped cream.
Sun-Thu 9am-midngiht, Fri-Sat 9am-2am. Unit A110, 1/F, Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun Lu, Chaoyang District (5208 6092/93) 朝阳区三里屯路81号那里花园1层A110室
Wild Honey 吉乐瑞
Owned by the Gelare group, Wild Honey offers waffles lovingly made with as many natural ingredients as possible. Munch on tropical waffles covered in fresh fruit, blueberry waffles topped with honey maple syrup, and more.
Daily 10am-9.30pm. Rm 1-19, 1/F, Fortune Mall, 7 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District (6530 9149) 朝阳区东三环中路7号财富购物中心1层1-19室
Known for its authentic and hearty Belgian fare, this restaurant’s delicious waffles (pictured below) and pancakes aim to please. Many Belgian patrons say the waffles are truly a taste of home; no surprise, since it has been said that the waffle iron is originally from Belgium.
Mon-Sat 11.30am-1am. Gongti Beilu (opposite Workers’ Gymnasium North Gate, northwest corner of the intersection with Chunxiu Lu), Dongcheng District (6416 8802) 东城区工体北路春秀路西北角工人体育馆北门对面
Mrs. Shanen’s Bagels 单太太贝谷面包房
Although Mrs. Shanen’s main stay is bagels, little hands will reach out for the cafe’s delicious blueberry pancakes (along with a generous dose of syrup). The adjacent playroom has toys, tiny furniture, and a play kitchen for mini-chefs.
Sun-Thu 7.30am-8pm, Fri-Sat 7.30am-8.30pm. 5 Kaifa Jie (next to Capital Paradise), Xibaixinzhuang, Shunyi District (8046 4301) 顺义区西白辛庄开发街5号（紧邻名都园）