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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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  • 18
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
More to the book than the cover

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Charlie_M_72
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Hertford, North Carolina
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Hertford, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Scott is seriously such a nice person and welcomes you heartily when you walk in the door! I would love to support his business more. I will not go back due to the quality of their bathroom and the glimpse of the dirty kitchen I caught while going into the bathroom. The bathroom is disgusting and out dated. The toilet... More 

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Great place, good atmosphere. food is fantastic, tacos are off the hook. Go with the buffalo chicken taco.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I can't say enough about this place. The food was excellent (tacos of course) and the beer was cold. The owner, Scott, went out of his way to make you feel welcome. Very attentive staff and fairly priced menu. Many of the Tomahawk players came here after the game with their parents to eat and BS about their big win.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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