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The Dining Room

200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
+1 814-865-8590
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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06:45 - 21:00All hours
200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

We enjoyed Sunday Brunch at the Nittany Lion Inn. Great Omelet station, breakfast dishes and desserts. Food was delicious

1  Thank 2loriw63
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We will always come back to the Nittany Lion Inn. Dependable ...you always get good service, friendly faces, warm and inviting atmosphere. We recommend for lunch "the Cuban", and of course their famous lobster bisque. The duck dinner is pretty outstanding as well.

Thank JackGail
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I ordered the Lobster Bisque which is excellant. I also ordered the 35 day dry aged steak. It tasted superb.

Thank Dee5StarAdventure
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Lovely breakfast buffet and reasonably priced menu selections. The atmosphere is charming and upscale; not at all what I expect from a hotel restaurant.

Thank EP014
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We've been regular brunch and dinner buffet diners at the Nittany Lion Inn and have always enjoyed our experience. Unfortunately, the Father's Day brunch was a GREAT disappointment! The normal offerings of fresh breads and rolls was replaced by quartered bagels, the chilled shrimp were...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Great place to stay right on campus, but a big pricey. Good breakfast. Nice room that was clean. A little slow on the check-in because it was busy.

Thank EfficientTraveler
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The staff and facilities at the Nittany Lion Inn are terrific. I have stayed many nights over the last several years, and have noticed ongoing improvements to the property, inside and out.

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed 27 April 2015

what a great place and good food variety in their brunch buffet! Plenty to eat for all - pancakes, waffles, french toast, fresh berries, blueberry compote, strawberry compote, scrambled eggs & mushrooms, hash browns, bacon & sausage. another station had omelets made to order plus...More

1  Thank NanaJ12
Matt T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write such nice comments on our popular Sunday Brunch! We look forward to having you back with us. Thanks, Matt

Reviewed 31 March 2015

The food was surprisingly good for a banquet dinner -- wait staff was professional and did a nice job. There were two other events in the hotel at the same time but you'd never know it which was very nice!

3  Thank CAFLAF107
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Reasonably varied menu so that I had enjoyable meals here... all three meals, for three days straight....

1  Thank Marin C
Matt T, Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2015

Seeing familiar faces is one of our favorite parts of being a restaurant in a hotel. Thank you for spending your meal times with us. Thanks, Matt

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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
yes indeed there is a full array of land and sea items for your dining pleasure including chef carved prime rib! Hop[e you visit us and give it a try! Please note that this is only during selected times and I recommend... More
Eugene C
28 October 2016|
Response from SeanPennState | Property representative |
Yes. There is a five story parking deck right next to The Inn. We validate parking for our hotel guest and for our dining guest.
Eugene C
28 October 2016|
Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
Eugene, Yes there is plenty of parking in the adjacent parking garage. We also offer complimentary valet parking right at the front door. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:45 - 21:00
06:45 - 21:00
06:45 - 21:00
06:45 - 21:00
06:45 - 21:00
06:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-865-8590
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  • This restaurant is at Nittany Lion Inn
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