Waffle House Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 28, 2020

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387 Ratings
Pros
  • "Practically unlimited free food, meal credits deducted off paycheck automatically for each shift worked (only(in 71 reviews)

  • "You can meet new people and make new friends and good customer service(in 69 reviews)

Cons
  • "Managers are worked terribly long hours and days(in 128 reviews)

  • "Upper Management needs to communicate better with Unit Managers(in 70 reviews)

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  1. "I love waffle house."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Columbus, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Great tips, comfortable uniforms, and nice manager.

    Cons

    Long hours, work doubles often, and lpts of standing.

  2. "Unit Manager"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Unit Manager in Augusta, GA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay, hands on position, 3 paid vacations yearly

    Cons

    Long hours, working major holidays


  3. "Good family oriented business"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Unit Manager in Slidell, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Offers good pay for Unit Managers

    Cons

    Long hours at a fast pace it is hard work

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Hard work, low pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Server in Columbia, SC

    I worked at Waffle House full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It can be fun when fast-paced

    Cons

    Long hours. Hard work. Servers have to do their own dishes and wait tables. Low tips

  5. "manager"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Unit Manager 

    I worked at Waffle House full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Manager training program is great

    Cons

    long hours, a lot of work

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  6. "Love it!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Waitress in Mandeville, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good food.. nice people, good atmosphere

    Cons

    long hours, on your feet all day..tired of bacon

  7. "Management"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Unit Manager in Biloxi, MS

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Fast pace Good pay plus bonus Meet lots of people

    Cons

    No home life Have to go in on weekend nights for drawer change/ long hours On call 24/7

  8. "Good opportunity long and exhausting hours"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Unit Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Waffle House full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People, pay, and health benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, unpredictable staff, unsupportive management team

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  9. "Humble beginnings"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Grill Operator 

    I worked at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Competing pay and there was always shifts to work

    Cons

    Long hours and constantly changing management

  10. "Money was amazing but the hours were long . But worth it."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Store General Manager in Kingsport, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It's like a family, paychecks are nice.

    Cons

    Long hours. Staffing issues, working a odd schedule.

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