The “Good Food Fast” restaurant that required cash has finally joined the plastic generation. GA-based Waffle House has been a cash-only business for 50 years but will begin accepting VISA and MasterCard next month. Credit cards will be accepted in the 713 company- owned restaurants in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas. Waffle House system operates more than 1,500 company and franchise restaurants in 25 states. Some franchise restaurants now accept credit cards or have ATMs in the restaurant. The Company expects most franchise owners will also offer the card option.