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The Darkhorse Tavern

128 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4708
+1 814-237-0490
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
18 Feb 2017
“Good burgers and wings”
4 Oct 2017
“Still the busy bar I remember from 20 years ago - NO ID NEEDED FOR ME NOW!!!”
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Bar, Pub
128 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4708
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I was looking forward to coming here - after 20 years. The furniture and Floor and layout haven't changed - even the Yeungling Clock is the same - it seemed brighter though - with more fairylights! Tuesday night is Quiz Night - we discovered.

Thank Charleygirl76
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Best wings of all time. Pazzo and Hot are amazing. Wish some place closer to me would beat it. I wish the owner would bottle the sauce and sell it. In 2001-2002, I went to wing night every Monday and Thursday. We got kicked out...More

Thank Matthew Z
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Darkhorse Tavern before a hockey game and were impressed with the food. Our group had the Darkhorse Burger which was tasty, the Black Blue Shroom which was delightful, if sloppy and mess, in a good way. The chicken wings were above average...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to sit and have a nice drink and then grab a bite to eat. Excellent selection of burgers, sandwiches, and wings. Reasonably priced and good service. This is our favorite place to stop in State College.

Thank Tresa O
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I love their wings and their other food is good too. Pazzo is the wing flavor to get if you like spicy garlic. Great place for a drink. Many unique coctails and the beer selection is good. One of my favorite bars in state college.

Thank littlet05
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Expecting a 5 star restaurant? Not here BUT every time I'm in State College it is a must stop place. The food is excellent for a bar - drunken chicken BLT is a good one to start with. The service is great as well. The...More

Thank stpracer
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great place to visit in State College for good old fashion pub food. You have to try their chicken wings with the assortment of sauces and how they prepare it.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 July 2016

You have to go back in the alley to enter. The door that is on College Avenue was locked! Excellent wings & their homemade Pazzo's choice sauce was the best ever!

Thank Woodsylady
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A really nice place to pregame. It does get slightly crowded during happy hour but their $3 Tonto's before midnight are definitely worth it.

Thank nilayshah1994
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Darkhorse Tavern is known for it's wing night (half-priced wings) and live music. There are two bar areas -- seating near the stage or around the side. The Pazzo's choice wing sauce is delicious - give it a try if you like wings with...More

Thank Shawn D
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-4708
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-0490
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