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Captain Loomis Inn - Restaurant and Lounge

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540 Main Street, Clarion, PA 16214
1-814-226-8400
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A nice non-chain option for family

My mom and I really enjoy coming here. Our favorite is the Prime Rib dinner that has been a Friday night special for some time. They'e cook your cut to order, if, like my Mom, you don't like your prime rib rare. The dinner comes with one or two sides, as well. Add a generous carafe of wine, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Silver Spring, MD
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  • Large groups
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Silver Spring, MD
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My mom and I really enjoy coming here. Our favorite is the Prime Rib dinner that has been a Friday night special for some time. They'e cook your cut to order, if, like my Mom, you don't like your prime rib rare. The dinner comes with one or two sides, as well. Add a generous carafe of wine, and you've... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We dined at the Captain Loomis following Clarion University's graduation. We did not have a reservation, but was able to walk in and get a table for 2. The restaurant is located on a charming Main Street, and the building itself is historic and decorated with antiques and/or reproductions. I ordered a drink from their full bar, and it was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is filthy and the food is frozen poor quality prepackaged and prepared by inexperienced staff. The restaurant is located below a squalid group of apartments and is no better. It caters to a bar crowd in back which, if you are a college student then ok but as far as a place to dine respectably without legitimate fear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place has made improvements. After eating there a few years ago I swore I'd never go back. They won me back. The quality of food is excellent for the price. Their prime rib, appetizers and pizza are all great. I'm looking forward to trying more of their meals. Apparently the secret isn't out yet. They don't seem to be... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went new years eve for dinner & drinks. Service was very good. Meals were tasty. My wife had the filet, said it was excellent. I had the crab cakes, they were decent. Brought dessert home since we were stuffed. It was real good, had the bananas foster cheesecake and caramel apple pie. Definitely recommend giving the place a try.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's obvious the new chef knows what she's doing. We're been really impressed with the quality, presentation and above all taste, of everything we've ordered since the re-opening. Service has been very good, too. Keep up the good work!

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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Let me first say if you have kids not the place to go! Took forever to get waited on and then to get our food, was just getting ready to walk out when the waitress finally came to take our order. Although we did have a good laugh when they came and took our menu's before we ever ordered. Was... More 

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Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

The previous post talked about the Bar and having a horrible experience. While I can not speak to that incident since I was not there, I do want to say that this is a restaurant and bar with the bar very separated from the restaurant and are totally different experiences.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I believe Captain Loomis to be an awful establishment with even worse employees. I had a woman strike me in the face in the middle of the bar and every so called "security officer" supposedly didn't see it. I find that hard to believe as she was screaming and making a scene. With that being said I would never take... More 

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Clarion, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here recently and it was awesome. The restaurant seemed open and welcoming and I liked the renovations. Today a friend and I had lunch there. The crab cake sandwich I has was delicious, and our waitress Sydney was a real sweetheart!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 540 Main Street, Clarion, PA 16214
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Clarion
  • Phone Number: 1-814-226-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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