It's been a long haul, but partner John Power says the new Waffle Brothers will open this morning at First Avenue and Washington Street -- and the crew is excited to get those doors open. They were working late on Christmas Day, putting in the finishing touches on the renovated space, which will have the same menu (with slightly different prices) as at the original spot that closed this past spring. See also: Waffle Brothers Is Vacating Its Original Location for a Larger Space
Partners Power and Rod Dupen -- no, they're not brothers -- got their start cooking up waffles on the 16th Street Mall, then opened their first brick-and-mortar at 393 Corona Street. When they closed that location in April, Power said he hoped that the new space -- which is a few hundred feet larger -- would be open by the summer. "It's a win-win for us," he told us then. "We were looking for a new space to up our game."
Fortunately, during the new wait, waffle fans had other options: Waffle Brothers Pub Style, which has a bar as well as waffles, had opened in the fall of 2013 . There's also a Waffle Brothers spot in Boulder.
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And any minute now, Waffle Brothers will be back in business in central Denver. Power is predicting a 7:30 a.m. opening. Fair farning; the phone number -- 303-733-1212 -- isn't working there yet. In the meantime, you can find out more here.