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Rotelli Pizza, Pasta, Perfect

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250 E Calder Way, State College, PA 16801-4729
814-238-8463
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Prices are right, but the food isn't outstanding... Just decent!

I have been here occasionally. What usually stops us from going back is paying for downtown parking. They do not offer any validation that I know of. So while the food prices are good you have to add in parking into your meal cost. The one benefit to the parking problem is it's located just in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
MommaCCC
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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have been here occasionally. What usually stops us from going back is paying for downtown parking. They do not offer any validation that I know of. So while the food prices are good you have to add in parking into your meal cost. The one benefit to the parking problem is it's located just in front of a parking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Rotelli is not a fancy restaurant and the menu, while having a few interesting choices, is pretty typical for a pizza/ pasta place. But we knew that going in and we were just looking for a nice lunch. And that's exactly what we got. Good food at a good price. What I was most impressed with was our server. We... More 

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State College, PA
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Rotelli's dining room is located upstairs with the bar separate and downstairs. (Although the bar does serve food, we have found it noisy.) The food, which is primarily Italian, very tasty. The servers are friendly and efficient. The atmosphere is pleasant with a view of downtown State College from the window booths. In warm weather patio dining over Calder Alley... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I love Rotellis for hockey game viewing! We come here every hockey game. We were just in town and there was a Pens v. Flyers game so we headed over to Rotelli. We got a pasta bowl for $5 (huge bowl of pasta) and were able to select the pasta and sauce combination from a list (chose ziti with vodka... More 

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Seaford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We always eat here at least once during each visit to Penn State... great food and very affordable...!!!!

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State College
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Rotelli's has great food, plain and simple. It's not great in that it ranks among the best meals I've ever had, however I crave there food quite often. I tend not to sway from my usual sausage and peppers Mac and cheese, not because I don't like the other food but because I just love that dish so much. Pizza... More 

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PA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My wife and I went there recently and had a very bad experience. The service was terrible, the waitress could not speak clearly and was not helpful at all, often making us wait for long periods, like for our drinks and for our check. (And the place was not busy.) The entree was mediocre at best. I had a chicken... More 

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Just had a decent lunch at Rotelli while visiting my college daughter. One dish was the chicken parm sub. Huge portion and came with fries. Another plate was the blt wrap.... All gone! And I had the pizza. ( was not a fan as it was extra greasy) Sodas were always fresh and waitress attentive. Give it a try for... More 

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Germantown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant is conveniently located downtown near the university. The meals we had at Rotelli Pizza, Pasta, Perfect were delicious and reasonably priced. The portions were generous, and included a nice salad and yummy garlic rolls. The chicken parm was very tasty and was made with Ricotta cheese as well as mozzarella. Pastas including sides are served with your choice... More 

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Bondsville, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Ordered the luncheon special of soup or salad, slice of pizza and half a sandwich. Pick an Italian Combo which came with only one slice of cold cut. Could not believe it. Pizza was Ok and chowder was tasty. Grandson ordered the Mac-n-Cheese and it satisfied his large appetite and he was very satisfied with it. Service was adequate and... More 

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Additional Information about Rotelli Pizza, Pasta, Perfect

Address: 250 E Calder Way, State College, PA 16801-4729
Phone Number: 814-238-8463
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 250 E Calder Way, State College, PA 16801-4729
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: 814-238-8463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?