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Duffy's Tavern

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113 E Main St, Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 466-6241
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Overpriced, but pleasant

I had the ahi tuna, which was presented well and smelled heavenly. It was a little salty and overpriced for the dining environment. I've had better in other restaurants in State College. The house pinot grigio was lovely. Was happy to see bison and elk on the menu, especially in a small town... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Sarlabeth1
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State College, Pennsylvania
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State College, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I had the ahi tuna, which was presented well and smelled heavenly. It was a little salty and overpriced for the dining environment. I've had better in other restaurants in State College. The house pinot grigio was lovely. Was happy to see bison and elk on the menu, especially in a small town. We comfortably wore jeans in the casual... More 

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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I was there today and got a bun that had mold on it. It was nice that everyone said they were sorry but they took nothing off my bill. I thought that was rude. The sandwich was good the second time around without the mold.

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harrisburg pa
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155 reviews 155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Its a nice alternative for a small town. Tavern is in the historical part of town and fits right in...a little dark inside, so good for romance not so good for a business lunch. Food was good

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Georgia, USA
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227 restaurant reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There were several out-of-the ordinary choices on the extensive lunch menu, and after considering the elk dish, II chose the Bison pub steak with thyme demi-glace and roasted garlic, accompanied by mashed Yukon potatoes and broccoli. The steak was cooked to order, and the potatoes were particularly good. Service was very good and the atmosphere in this old building made... More 

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Union, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This really had promise! 2 overpriced burgers, it is always better to have less thick in the middle and cover the bun, almost too hard to eat. It became a knife and fork meal. With no offer of drink refills at 250 a pop! Came with a side of coleslaw or potato salad. Or you can pay $1.50 extra for... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Duffy's Tavern is our favorite spot for a romantic dinner or lunch. A historic tavern from long ago, Duffy's boasts cozy ambiance with room after room of fireplaces, stone walls, antiques and soft lighting . It also has an authentic stone barroom that makes you feel as though you are in the Irish countryside. For those who enjoy a more... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The staff was very friendly to a single diner and not overly solicitous. The atmosphere was charming. The menu diverse. Highly recommend.

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Perth, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our outing to Duffy's for dinner. Monday night seems to be discount burger night, but be sure to consider the whole range of food here. The curried crab dip was delicious and the calamari was tasty too. I enjoyed the brisket sliders with sweet potato fries. Service was good, and atmosphere warm and welcoming.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were in State College for the night and wanted a great meal. A cute historic restaurant with lots of charm. We called ahead for reservations and we were seated immediately. Service was okay. We did not know our servers name, no specials were given and we had to ask for water (including refills of it.) We had calamarri as... More 

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Pennsylvania
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Duffy's Tavern is a small town pub which offers a lot of historic charm and atmosphere. Seating areas range from those adjacent to the bar to dining room tables for those looking for a quieter setting. Several gas fireplaces are often lit and the old murals and wood trimmed walls add to the tavern's history. There is also a bright... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 E Main St, Boalsburg, PA 16827
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Boalsburg
  • Phone Number: (814) 466-6241

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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