Waffle House has made its mark on Atlanta and the country since it opened its first restaurant in Avondale Estates in 1955. Click through the gallery above to see some notable Waffle House moments from the past 54 years.


You never forget your first Waffle House experience

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What makes a Waffle House good? We asked

Not just waffles: Waffle House also keeps customers singing original tunes

Waffle House Museum offers a trip back in time

Your complete guide to Waffle House hashbrowns

Waffle House menu items pay homage to employees

Waffle House has a record label -- listen to songs like “Waffle Do Wop” here

Timeline: Waffle House didn’t cook up an empire overnight

Waffle House by the numbers


12 things you didn't know about Waffle House

Why Waffle House is the best restaurant in Atlanta

What’s your Waffle House order? Celebs on Super Bowl red carpet answer

Rhythm and hashbrowns: 10 times Waffle House is mentioned in rap songs

Why the government turns to Waffle House when tracking emergencies

An iconic restaurant’s roots are based in Atlanta

Waffle House: Recipe for Southern success is history

Waffle House wows food critic Anthony Bourdain

Waffle House’s design has shoebox shape

Waffle House sits at the heart of SEC football

Joe Rogers profile: The cornerstone of Waffle House

Quiz: What does your Waffle House order say about you?

A brief history of celebrities eating at Waffle House


Photos: Waffle House Museum

Love is in the air at Waffle House


5 things to know about Waffle House

What is the “Waffle House index?”

12 things you didn’t know about Waffle House

Super Bowl 53: What’s your Waffle House order? Celebs on Super Bowl red carpet answer

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1955: The first Waffle House opens in Avondale Estates. The restaurant has since been turned into the Waffle House Museum.
Photo: Waffle House

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