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Damon's Grill State College

1031 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
814-237-6300
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Ranked #90 of 211 restaurants in State College
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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- Aug 22, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Barton
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Drink the beer because you will need a few to be able to eat the food. The French onion soup was absolutely horrible and the “wrap”, well let’s say I know why they wanted to wrap it up so you couldn’t see what was in it. Save yourself and just eat the steak. Sometimes an establishment should decide if it... More

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Erie, PA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our very large group (ZFest) was invited to go to Damon's for our meet-n-greet. They provided our group with free hamburgers, hot dogs, and $2.00 beer. They were very friendly and welcoming. We ordered off of the menu as well and the waitress was very busy but she did a very good job. All of the staff at Damon's in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My mother and I went to Damon's next to our hotel. We went late but it was still good! The food was good but I was a bit chilly. It appeared that the AC was on like full blast. Nonetheless, I enjoyed the meal and it was a great time!

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LaGrange, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We've eaten at Damon's several times over the past six months (while visiting PSU), and have always found the staff to be friendly and accommodating. The food is typical of what you will find in any chain restaurant; filling and of average quality. Most recently, we started with the Chili Loaded-Nachos appetizer, which was exactly what you would expect and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I special thanks to manager Greg for helping with a birthday surprise for my husband. He loved it! We had dinner at Damon's Grill State College on a recent trip to visit Penn State University. The service was good and the food was even better. Would definitely dine here again if we should be in the Penn State area. We... More

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NH
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96 reviews 96 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
689 helpful votes 689 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited Damon's as part of a large group, which overtaxed the staff a bit. Some of our orders got mixed up and a few minor goofs resulted, but, all in all, the Damon's servers dealt with the crush fairly well. My companion ordered a steak well done and it was cooked as ordered, but not very flavorful. The sweet... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My kids and I were visiting State College for the Arts Festival and needed a place to eat. My son has a severe food allergy and we had great difficulty finding a place to eat until Damon's. The staff was excellent when it came to his allergy and prepared food for him that was excellent. He loved the ribs! My... More

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Livingston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While Damon’s has restaurants in a few places, the one in State College is all done in a Penn State theme. Photographs of Beaver Stadium and various time periods of Penn State Football adorn the walls. The ribs fall off the bone, the beer is cold, and the burgers are great. Eating in, or picking up the meal for your... More

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SOUTH PASADENA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It was late at night and we were hungry. Service was good and food was average. Other than that there isn't a lot to say. Just average in my opinion. Our server was very pleasant and friendly.

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I had not been to Damon's Mothers Day Buffet for about five years, Prior to going I reviewed the comments on tripadvisor and saw many negative comments. Well we arrived at 12:00 the usaual standing outside to get in atmosphere was gone. We walked right up to the desk and they did not have us on the reservation list. No... More

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