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Bill Pickle's Tap Room

106 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801
(814) 272-1172
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Ranked #112 of 211 restaurants in State College
Cuisines: Brew Pub
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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33 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Neat looking place.Just popped in for a thirst quencher. Interesting story on Bill Pickle, they even have deep fried pickles. Beer selection was good.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Located behind the Corner Room restaurant on College Ave. this tap house has a good selection of bottled beer and a small selection of tap beer. The sandwiches are Hugh and very good and come with homemade chips (small up charge for fries or onion rings). Average price for sandwich is less than $9.00. Service was very good at the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The bar was beyond crowded and I understand that for arts fest but it was a little displeasing to see people "holding seats" for people who took longer than 45 minutes to arrive or using chairs for art items when people who were trying to sit and eat were unable to. The food was good, burgers and nachos specifically is... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I came on here to talk this place up, but it appears from other comments they might not be consistent. At any rate, I enjoyed my visit there. I liked their cocktail menu and the waitress, Cassy, was very attentive and helpful. I ordered the salmon special which was one of the better meals I had while in State College... More

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We came here on a Wednesday late afternoon just to check the place out. We ordered beer, a slice of pizza and Buffalo Wing Dip. YUCK. The pizza was nothing great. The chicken in the dip tasted like it was microwaved. Nothing great about it. Service was ok--food came slow--took about 30 minutes to get one slice of pizza and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Bouncers were unnecessarily rude and once we got in the bar the bartender openly acknowledged that he was taking a lot time to serve me and then continued to serve others. One to two bartenders for such a high volume of customers is not okay. "Head" bartender was enjoying his night more than making sure the customers enjoy theirs.

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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Went to State College for a Penn State Hockey Game at the new Pegula Ice Arena. Stopped at Bill Pickle's Tap Room for a quick beer and lunch before the game. Good place for a beer and watch sports. Service was good. Just had the tomato basil soup with grilled cheese. above average. I have tried the Corner Room next... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

The place is infested with 50 yr old men trying to relive their college days. every waitress/bartender is very rude and must be begged to serve you. I waited 20 mins and no one would even serve our table

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Coal Township, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We visited Pickles on a lazy non-football weekend. The restaurant and bar had a decent crowd watching the day's early football games on their multiple screens. I was hungry for a good Reuben and I wasn't disappointed. The meat wasn't fatty which can be a nuisance with Reubens. I tried their peanut butter hot wings after initially turning up my... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is a great college town bar. The staff is excellent. They are very personable and friendly. The only thing preventing an excellent is the food. They share a kitchen with the Corner Room in State College, a great place for breakfast but a bust for other meals. After a home football game, this is the place to be.

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