Waffle House 2812 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA30329 The iconic Waffle House chain, now 1,600 restaurants strong, started in Avondale Estates, Georgia, in 1955. Founded by…More Joe Rogers, Sr. and Tom Forkner, the company now has locations in 25 states. This Waffle House is located on Buford Highway, just south of North Druid Hills Road. While famous for its delicious waffles and hash browns, Waffle House also specializes in sandwiches and other diner food. A favorite of both families and night owls – the restaurant is open 24 hours – Waffle House is sure to have something for everyone on its menu.