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Duffy's Tavern

113 E Main St, Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 466-6241
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Boalsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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119 reviews 119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We heard about Duffy's Tavern from friends in the area and decided to give it a try. It is in the town of Boalsburg (not far from State College) and is in a quaint looking neighborhood. The restaurant is in an old Tavern Style house with dining areas in several rooms including a heated enclosed porch area. We arrived around... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have to admit this is a restaurant close to where we live that we tend to forget about when choosing a place to eat. It has probably been a 3-4 years since we were there last and decided to go the other night. I am glad we did! We had a delicious meal! My husband had one of their... More 

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Swanzey, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've eaten at Duffy's Tavern many, many times over decades, and in recent years it had gone WAY downhill. But gave it one more try and it is much better. Wait staff still not well trained, but food was very good -- way better than it had been. Ambience remains great, but could use a bit of a refreshment. Overall,... More 

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Smethport
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere and food. The staff is very attentive. It looks like a real colonial tavern. The village of Boalsburg is very quaint and quiet.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were traveling home from big football weekend at penn state. Traffic was awful so we decided to take a lunch break at duffys. It was great. We sat at the bar and chatted with other patrons. Our lunch was superb. I had the tuna with oriental sides. The best! Husbands lamb was good too. And Rachael our bartender server... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were not familiar with Duffy's but decided to give it a try on a football weekend. All four of us had delicious meals in a old colonial restaurant that was very charming. I had a filet that was recommended by our waitress and it could not have been better. Two at our table had the tuna that they said... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have been going to Duffy's for many years through several owners and had until this visit always enjoyed it and looked forward to returning . We went Friday night and had one of the worst restaurant experiences we have ever had. I don't generally write reviews but it was so awful I feel I must this time. We were... More 

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Shamokin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The restaurant is in an old tavern and has the nice atmosphere and decor you would expect. The service was a bit slow. It seemed they only had one server working but they weren't very crowded. I ordered the jumbo lump crab cakes. It came with rice pilaf but they kindly let me substitute for that. The crab cakes were... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stopped in again as this is our favorite when visiting State College. Enjoy leaving the madness of downtown and this is more sedate. Had a great martini to start. Excellent ham and bean soup. My daughter loved the chicken piccata and my filet mignon was cooked perfectly as requested and was excellent. Great prompt and friendly service.

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Woodward, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The New York strip steak I had last evening at Duffy's was probably the second best steak I ever ate in my life! Not sure if it was due to the fact that it was black angus beef, or due to the special Montreal seasoning or the mushroom ragout, all I know is that it was one good steak! Of... More 

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Additional Information about Duffy's Tavern

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

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