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2105 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
(814) 861-3333
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food not so good service

The server didn`t give me my dinner roll that came with my meal. She dropped the coleslaw and did not replace it. My nephew knocked over his drink, she was kind enough to clean it up. She did not refill it. He had a kids meal with icecream. Guess what? He did not get his ice cream. Other than... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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Harrisburg
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Friendly, good service, good prices, reasonably varied menu. Excellent omelettes. Rairly tasty soups. Convenient location on Business Rte#322 just east of the boro; easy to find, ample parking.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was our 3rd yearly visit. The first time we ate three of our meals there. The service was great and the food was fabulous. The 2nd time last year the food was great, but the service had slowed down. This year we were seated promptly, ordered our food and waited just about an hour for our food. We watched... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

For starters, I'm not a breakfast food person, so maybe I'm a little bias. But oh my goodness, this has to be some of the worst breakfast food I've ever had in my life. And breakfast food is really easy to make... But I guess I need to think of this meal as more of an experience. Because it was... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Really didn't care for their breakfast. Service was slow and the food wasn't that good. Plenty of parking. A good fourth choice I guess if Waffle Shop and Ihop are too crowded but I probably would wait til lunch and go somewhere else.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The server didn`t give me my dinner roll that came with my meal. She dropped the coleslaw and did not replace it. My nephew knocked over his drink, she was kind enough to clean it up. She did not refill it. He had a kids meal with icecream. Guess what? He did not get his ice cream. Other than that... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nothing fancy, good food, resonable prices and awesome sticky buns. Atmosphere is casual the students love the place, as I am sure you will see why.

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MOUNT DORA, FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

On a recent trip to Penn State decided to have breakfast at what used to be a great diner. Had to wait in line for over ten minutes, even though there was no one in front of us and there were empty tables. Service was terrible! The scrambled eggs and the toast were cold. Used to recommend this place, but... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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211 reviews 211 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Nice diner, good service and excellent breakfast. Eggs cooked just as requested, crispy corned beef hash, nice ham steak and well cooked home fries. All in all a good diner breakfast. Nice choice on menu. It was too bad they were out of sticky buns though.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was good, once we were waited on. The waitresses were overwhelmed and the manager did not even help with pouring coffees or seating people. I felt horrible for these women running around. The décor was awful...simple would be better

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Lock Haven
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We bought two cups of coffee, sat at the counter. Coffee was so-so. The price was high-way robbery. 4.25 a cup! Very expensive poor tasting coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2105 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: (814) 861-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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