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621 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-6411
+1 814-946-5115
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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you stop for lunch or dinner I have never had a bad meal. Service was fine. Buffet style salid bar can't be beat. Plenty of off road parking, clean, etc. I would highly recommend this place.

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Thank Bob52014
Phila
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had dinner here when we took our daughter to move in to Penn State Altoona. We asked the staff at the hotel we stayed at , where is good for dinner? They recommended this place. It was very close to where we stayed. Food was very resaonably priced and was delicous. Staff was very friendly. Nice atmosphere and we... More 

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Thank Susan O
Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great food good service steak was excellent. Soups were ok but salad bar and desserts are fantastic.

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Thank Mgharway
Coshocton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were tired and upset when we got to Hoss's after our experience at Marzonie's. Our waitress was very prompt getting our drinks and taking our food orders. When our steaks arrived they were little under cooked. We had both ordered Medium and they were cooked medium rare, but tasted great so we didn't complain. We had eaten at this... More 

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Thank 95vette
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This place was very good in my opinion. Our waitress made sure we had everything we needed. The chefs did a great job on the steaks, bbq and crab cakes that we ordered. I didn't add the bar but it looked like they had a lot of variety. It's not your 5 star restaurant but very good food. I would... More 

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Thank chubee01
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Hoss's offers a nice variety on their buffet and it includes hot soup. You can order from their extensive menu of chicken, beef, and fish or make a meal of the all you can eat salad bar.

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Thank leftmyheart
Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We were VERY disappointed by this restaurant especially after we researched it on the internet. The menu looks good but as the saying goes, looks can be deceiving. You know you should be cautious when you order off the wall before you sit. Food is bland and really not very good. If this was your only choice for a restaurant... More 

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Thank David L
Webster, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Seen several on our trip so decided to stop. Quaint little place, good flavor, lots of salad toppings good soup choices.

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Thank Megan R
Louisville
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This isn't anything fancy, but the soup and salad bar rocked! It's a nice family restaurant. My children ordered the filet mignon and it was good. Service was great!!

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Thank Ada R
Everett, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Back in bad old days there many low grade cafeterias, places where one got a tray & walked through taking each item w/ a separate charge. Hoss' all seem to be a hybrid twixt restaurants as we know them and old cafeteria style eating joints. One must order from the lighted menus. If there are few ahead one certainly feels... More 

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Ian C, online media at Hoss's Steak & Sea House, responded to this review

We're sorry you weren't satisfied with your visit, but we're happy to inform you that our ordering experience will be changing. Many other guests felt the same when they ordered claiming they felt "rushed" and "didn't have enough time to make a decision". We're happy to let you know we have already transitioned 18 of our locations to a table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Cuisine
American, Soups, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-6411
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-946-5115
Description
Hoss’s Steak and Sea House is a family restaurant featuring fresh-cut steaks, seafood, and tender chicken entrees…all cooked to order! Enjoy our fresh and wholesome Soup & Salad Bar with homemade soups, just-baked breads, fresh fruits, delicious desserts, and soft-serve ice cream. We feature a fun menu for kids and offer family-style banquets in our comfortable banquet rooms.

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