State College, PA Fine Dining - Penn State, Happy Valley
This iconic restaurant has been in business since 1919 and features a trademarked Bonanza™ Sub, a Happy Valley favorite for 50 years. The boast an extensive made-from-scratch menu, full bar and wine list, meeting room and even a drive-up window.
From daily breakfasts to elegantly prepared hors d'oeuvres and dinners, dining at Carnegie Inn & Spa is as spectacular as it is relaxing. Dine in the Library while savoring a favorite cocktail or glass of wine from the Wine Spectator award winning list.
113 E. Main St., Boalsburg PA 16827 - (814) 466-6241 Make a Reservation
Dining at Duffy's gives you a taste of the past. The intimate dining room offers a full fine dining menu, while the tavern is an authentic 19th century pub where it's easy to envision a rowdy crowd gathered around the bar. They are also equipped with banquet and meeting rooms.
A true piece of Americana, dine and enjoy our in-house craft beers in an historic Mill. Experience bold American flavors by exploring our casual pub menu or fine dinning options. 6-7 beers of our craft beers on tap. Brewers Club, Growlers, Outdoor seating, large private functions, catering, Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30-2:00 Dinner Mon-Sat. 5:00-9:00/10:00 "Chalk Board Sunday's 4-8. All CC accepted.
The Penn Stater's restaurant offers sophisticated dining, and classic cuisine with an American flair. This restaurant also offers guests a sumptuous Sunday Brunch and the expansive America's Bounty Buffets on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Read More
2080 Cato Ave.
State College PA 16801
Gigi's is not just a restaurant, it is a destination featuring an atmosphere where old world sophistication meets modern elegance. Our philosophy is simple, the highest quality local and carefully sourced foods paired with an unprecedented dining experience. With a rich and extensive wine list, seasonal martini menu and 14 rotating drafts, Gigi's is a favorite among wine aficionados and beer lovers. Read More
1221 E. College Av
State College PA 16801
Harrison’s Wine Grill – a modern, chef-centric restaurant, located inside the Hilton Garden Inn, is a casual favorite for local foodies. Local chef/owner Harrison Schailey sources locally and seasonally for this globally‑inspired menu from over 25 local farms and purveyors including popular Otto’s microbrews. Service is outstanding and the atmosphere is casual and friendly. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
316 Boal Ave., Boalsburg, PA 16827 - (814) 466-6251
Located in Boalsburg, the restaurant has quickly become the premier dining experience for steak and seafood lovers. Kelly's chefs were trained at America's top culinary schools, and you'll know it when you take your first bite. The menu is creative, but not overly exotic. Shipments of carefully selected fresh beef, seafood and poultry arrive daily. Kelly's is also the only restaurant in the region with a live lobster tank!
Why eat just anywhere when you can dine on top of the world or at least on top of Happy Valley. In Nov. 2008, the Inn reopened at its historic location on top of the mountain between Centre Hall and Pleasant Gap, overlooking beautiful Penns Valley. The breathtaking view, combined with fresh, delicious menu offerings make the Mt. Nittany Inn the perfect choice for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. Read More
The Dining Room features signature American dishes and an award-winning wine list. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on Sundays, the restaurant offers excellent service and formal dining in an elegant atmosphere. The popular Sunday Brunch features waffles, omelets, carved meats and more, and the Friday Seafood Spectacular Buffet is not to be missed. The new menu offers items made from local and seasonal ingredients for the freshest taste, and now includes a variety of vegan-friendly options.
Surrounded by the premiere golf course of Mountain View Country Club, The View Restaurant & Bar is open to the public and great for any occasion. Guests enjoy breathtaking views of Tussey Mountain and Mount Nittany. Open daily for lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy indoor and seasonal outdoor dining. The View also offers the best Sunday Brunch in town and Happy Hour specials with discounts up to 50% off. Call (814) 466-7231 for reservations or visit their website for more information. Like them on Facebook. Read More
Zola's menu changes with the season, promising creative entrees made with the freshest, mostly organic ingredients. The ambiance is classy but not stuffy, especially Friday nights, perfect for date-night, when Zola features jazz and oysters' talk about a mood setter. Hot tip, don't skip dessert, no matter how full you are. Head on over before or after a State Theatre show.
American Ale House & Grill
821 Cricklewood Dr., State College PA 16801 (Map)
101 Mateer Building, Penn State University, University Park PA 16802 (Map)
Harrison's Wine Grill & Catering
1221 E. College Ave., In the Hilton Garden Inn, State College PA 16801 (Map)
Spats Cafe & Speakeasy
142 E. College Ave., State College PA 16801 (Map)
220 E. College Ave., State College PA 16801 (Map)