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All 213 State College Restaurants

Champs Sports Bar & Grill

1611 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-3055
814-234-7700
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Ranked #38 of 213 Restaurants in State College
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

For a sports bar in a college town, Champs is incredibly clean, reasonably quiet, and very family-friendly. Every time I visit my parents in State College, we take the kids in the family out to lunch at Champs. This isn't because the kids are sports fanatics, but because the waiters and waitresses are kind, friendly, and responsive, and the menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

My family & I stopped here after driving all day & checking into the hotel. The waitress was amazing & the food was amazing! The pizza was huge! The food was a little expensive but it was good! It was my birthday & they gave me a free cake & strawberry milkshake & sang me happy birthday! The manager was... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

very crowded- our table was moved twice and we ended up by the door. It was very cold outside so every time someone came in or out there was a cold draft.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This place is huge and was really crowded after a football game. Lots of big screen tv's. Large bar type menu The food was good and the server was friendly and efficient. Good place for a sandwich and drink,but not quiet fine dining. Recommend!

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped at Champ's with the family to catch most of a Penn State football game and grab lunch. Food was decent, nothing bad, nothing spectacular, no complaints. Children's menu was typical and very cheap which was nice. Beer selection was surprisingly large, I think 45 on tap plus bottled beers. Our service was fine for a sports bar atmosphere. This... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I really enjoy Champs. Their food and service is consistently on point. The servers are really kind. I really enjoy the sandwiches here. You MUST TRY THE WINGS. They are the best in State College! The beer selection is great too. I would sit in the main bar area at champs too-tons of televisions playing sports! Prices are great too.... More 

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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went to trivia night on a Tuesday and had a great time. So, we decided to take the party downstairs and shoot some pool. There was a group of 8 of us having fun taking advantage of the cheap nachos deal, etc...when my son's girlfriend found a crescent shaped piece of glass in with the ice in the bottom... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Champs has become a regular stop for me on Penn State football weekends. It's the destination for dinner after the game or lunch before late games. The beer selection is unparallelled in State College and the food is first-rate. My favorite is the "Yacht Club" - a seared tuna sandwich which I have blackened with green olive and artichoke tapenade,... More 

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Pennsylvania, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
448 helpful votes 448 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Dropped in for lunch during Penn State-Northwestern game. The sandwiches are among the best in State College and this is the best place in town to watch a game. Drinks are well priced. We definitely need to go back more often.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you love watching sports and eating good food, this is a must visit while in the area. You truly get great game day atmosphere in the place. The food and service is outstanding. We will continue to eat here now and into the future.

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Additional Information about Champs Sports Bar & Grill

Address: 1611 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-3055
Phone Number: 814-234-7700
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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