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PJ Harrigan's Bar and Grill

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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6205
+1 814-235-3009
07:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked up next to the Ramada in, this spacious bar and grill has a very friendly atmosphere. Lots of locals intermixed with travelers. The wait staff is very friendly and efficient. Specials every day and Happy Hour is always fun. Great appetizers and atmosphere. Sarah is very good with attention to her patrons needs. Hot Wings....yes! Tempura Chicken Fingers &... More 

Thank Gary And Linda Y
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148 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What a disappointment. Looked like a decent place to go based on previous reviews. We were here during a non football weekend, so there was no excuse for bad food. The panini is awful. Chicken thigh meat and a beet! Don't go there. The pizza was undercooked, and they counted the toppings on the meat lover. I'm not an... More 

Thank Bill F
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I took my family after a visit to State College. We are always looking for new places to try. Parking was easily accessible to the restaurant, once inside there is plenty of room to eat, tables are not crowded around others. Once seated the staff was right there to take our order. We told them it was our first time... More 

Thank Tom S
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Been here for late lunch many times now over the years, always on the day before a football weekend. The food has been consistently good and service attentive but not intrusive. Reasonably large portions. Parking can be difficult if the surrounding hotels are full.

Thank K H
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Not your typical hotel bar food. Nice Grilled Chicken with what must have been a whole avocado and a mild sauce that you could detect but was not overwhelming. Also had a burger, and pulled pork both good.

Thank C B
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Located inside Ramada Inn makes this an easy spot to go while staying at the Hotel. Had Caesar Salad and flatbread appetizer. Husband had fish sandwich others had nachos (lg portion) and shrimp cocktail. All food was good and what u expect. Fajitas come out sizzling and just wish the onions and green peppers weren't still crunchy. Happy Hour 4-7.... More 

Thank TikiDreams
York, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The menu and the restaurant desperately need an update. Needs a good cleaning and a creative chef but then this is a hotel restaurant. Breakfast buffet is pathetic.

Thank Minitrains
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were here for a reunion, and topped off the night with a snack here. They have good pizza and burgers, and typical pub food. I would recommend it, even if you are not staying at the Ramada.

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

While staying at the Ramada Inn we ate here in the restaurant that is part of the hotel. We were surprised at how good the food was. There are many choices on the menu and our party of 12 all had very good meals. We were also in the bar area one evening and many guests were ordering late night... More 

Thank robin b
Clarendon, Arkansas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Ate here while staying at the hotel. Really great breakfast food, and reasonably priced for a hotel restaurant. Friendly staff, excellent cooks, and clean dining area.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6205
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-235-3009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?