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PJ Harrigan's Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16803
+1 814-235-3009
07:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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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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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted with the size of the portions, from the soup to the entrees. The food and service were both good.

Thank Deb S
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here a few times and have always had great service and found the food enjoyable and decently priced. They have great weekday specials on both alcohol and food. Definitely recommend if staying nearby!

Thank RoadTripper29C
York, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My dinner here was fantastic. First, they have a great happy hour between 4 and 7, with substantially reduced prices on drinks and appetizers. I had the tuna melt for dinner which came with Old Bay Chips. The service was excellent and efficient.

Thank Jim W
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My dinner here was fantastic. First, they have a great happy hour between 4 and 7, with substantially reduced prices on drinks and appetizers. The wine list is good - particularly when it is reduced by as much as 50% at happy hour. And, they pour a decent sized glass as well. I also loved the philly cheese steak. Their... More 

Thank Cattravelswell123
Watchung, New Jersey
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144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The service was excellent, the décor in the bar area is very nice and the food at the buffet was very good. The meatloaf tasted like home made and the salad bar selection was very good, especially considering the price was only $7.50. I would definitely eat here again when in the area.

Thank jwolinsky
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great food with large portions. Wait staff was a little slow but then it was later on a Friday night.

Thank Toni T
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

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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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 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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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, 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 16803
  • 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?