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327 Market St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1703
814-535-1676
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Description: A tiny little place-really a small bar-recommended to us by a local who we...
A tiny little place-really a small bar-recommended to us by a local who we stopped on the street. Best tacos, ice cold draft beer, an way low prices.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Scott and his wife were very friendly

The tacos ..chicken or beef were excellent and enough for 2 people.....gave me 2 tickets to see the Tomahawks jr hockey..Gr8t game

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Whitby, Canada
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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The tacos ..chicken or beef were excellent and enough for 2 people.....gave me 2 tickets to see the Tomahawks jr hockey..Gr8t game

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I walked down from the Holiday Inn to try it out and was more than pleasantly surprised. Great atmosphere and the food was great plentiful. The owner served me and was such a nice guy!!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Attended a hockey game and this place was recommended. It's definitely a "dump", but in a fun way. It's safe, clean and incredibly inexpensive. Everyone seems to love their huge soft (fried?) tacos, but it was just ok to me--as was my hamburger and salad. Very worth checking out and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Hertford, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very small place that doesn't look like much from outside, but interior is bright, clean and welcoming. Waitress/bartender/cook Autumn had her hands full, but managed to keep up with it all and provide friendly service. Went with the recommended tacos (very good), fried ravioli (also good) and wings (good enough, but nothing special). Hoping we get back to try a... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have lived in Johnstown for more than 50 years. The taco's at Scott's by Dam are by far the best in town. They are super size, the shells are very tasty and they are jam packed wth meat & sauce & cheese & lettuce & tomatoes. It is a great stop before a Hockey game!

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Homer City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Scotts has some of the best tacos around. Great small town bar and a good stop before and after a hockey game. If your hungry a large will taco will fill you up with no problem. They are soft shell and hang both sides of the plate.

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Tampa, Florida
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135 reviews 135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a nice neighborhood bar, clean and friendly, in a sleepy downtown. Everything else closed around 7PM. The Holiday Inn suggested Scott's by Dam. The Pirates game was on the big screen and we had a few beers and a taco, a large taco, which they are known for. The large taco was large!!! and good.

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Redington Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cozy little sports bar on the edge of downtown Johnstown, near the War Memorial Coliseum. Cold beer. Friendly service. Have ONLY ordered the tacos here - but it's a family tradition now, when we're visiting from FL. We keep going back because the food is excellent and the prices are LOW. Excellent value here!!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While Johnstown's Thunder in the Valley weekend motorcycle festival was going on, my friends and I decided to stop in this place on a Saturday evening to have a few beers and kill some time before we walked down to the outdoor concert a few blocks away. We had drank at this bar many times before and had always had... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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145 reviews 145 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The tacos aren't tacos in the traditional sense, but still quite good--and huge! Cheeseburger was a bit overcooked but still pretty good for bar food.

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Address: 327 Market St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1703
Phone Number: 814-535-1676
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Johnstown
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 327 Market St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Johnstown
  • Phone Number: 814-535-1676

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

A tiny little place-really a small bar-recommended to us by a local who we stopped on the street. Best tacos, ice cold draft beer, an way low prices.

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