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Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant

) #10 of 186 Restaurants in State College $$$$ American, European,
100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
+1 814-234-2424
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, European, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of 4 spent close to 2 weeks in State College for the children's summer camps a PSU. We stayed 5 nights at the Carnegie Inn, a boutique hotel where we had a lovely stay and had a separate TA review. We spent our...More

Thank LaiToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled in the gently rolling hills of central PA, our overnight here was just lovely. Cocktails overlooking the herb garden, a easy walk down to a highly recommended restaurant (in house restaurant closed on Sunday nights). Great seafood- followed by a glass of wine and...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just came home from the chef's table experience at Carnegie, and we are delighted beyond measure. Chef Paul is certainly doing what he loves to do, and if he does something better it must be a miracle. We were served food that was not...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was nothing wrong with the food, it was just ok, not great. My duck was just shy of insipid. My wife's crab cake tasted crabby but no chunks, it was apparently pulverized. Not a bad experience just a non-memorable one.

Thank ibpurpledragon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is hands-down the best restraunt in state college. I find many places here are severaly lacking in service or quality of food. Most places have one but not the other, or are just deficient in both. This place as amazing food and amazing service....More

Thank Michael H
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently enjoyed another wonderful dinner at the Carnegie Inn. We started our dinner in the library where we were treated to an amuse bouche while enjoying our drinks. Dinner in the dining room followed drinks and my husband enjoyed a delicious...More

1  Thank Susan T
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for continuing to dine with us!! we hope to see you many more times!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here for our anniversary and it was the best of the best. We highly recommend and will be back.

Thank traveler4life62
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review!! We hope to see you again in the near future!!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

T'was our 35th wedding anniversary, and my wife decided we should go out for dinner, but not to one of our usual haunts. She booked a reservation on a Monday evening for this restaurant--we had never been there before (expensive and a bit more formal...More

Thank Tamarack97
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure cooking for you! Thank you so much for your kinds words! We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have dined at the Carnegie Inn numerous times in the past year and I am confident in saying that it is the best restaurant that I have ever been too. Paul Kendeffy, the executive chef of this establishment, is extremely talented at what he...More

Thank Joshua S
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for the very kind review! I will pass on all your kind words to the staff! Thank you for your multiple visits and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the Carnegie Inn Restaurant last week for a birthday dinner. We have lived in State College for many years and this was our best dining experience by far! It was so interesting to watch Chef Paul prepare our many plates, and each...More

Thank Martha0419
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

It was such a pleasure cooking for both of you! Cooking for my guests at the chefs table is true joy. I hope to see you in the kitchen again!

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lannehawkins
14 June 2016|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
We encourage business casual to more formal. We do not allow shorts or tank tops.
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Mary Lenore K
22 October 2015|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
We will be closed this year for Thanksgiving so that our staff can celebrate and enjoy with their families. Thank you for your question and we hope you choose the Carnegie Inn and spa in the future.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
American, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
  • Public Transportation: CATA HP Route
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-234-2424
  • E-mail
Description
The Carnegie Inn & Spa is a 20 Room, AAA 4 Diamond Hotel operating a magnificant restaurant within it premise. The restaurant has been selected 7 years in a row as the Best Fine Dining and Most Romantic Dining in the area. Please call, or go to our website to make reservations as we use OpenTable. Where Every Occasion is a Special Occasion!
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