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Bill Pickle's Tap Room

American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
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106 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801
(814) 272-1172
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Collegeville, PA
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142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and really enjoyed the open air dining area. The wait staff was extremely friendly, the atmosphere is very laid back, & the menu is the same (or almost) as the Corner Room. Salads were good & reasonably priced.

Thank miscalane
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The French fries and the beer have a good price! It is a good place to go with friends! But sometimes the music is too loud...

Thank Vanessa M
Sterling, Virginia
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441 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Allen Street bar offers inexpensive drinks in a friendly atmosphere. Steps from The Corner Room and the downtown gates of Penn State University, they offer a convenient lace to meet old friends and make new ones. Worth a visit!

Thank mshapiro99
Trumbull, Connecticut
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Up for daughter's new student orientation, took a stroll through State College to find somewhere to eat and have a beer. Lots of choices of beer both draft and bottles, draft beer cold and fresh. Ordered fried pickles and cheesesteak sandwich. Both excellent, hot, and cooked attentively. Also, I was sitting at bar, bartenders quick and very conversational. Overall good... More 

Thank JimBlanchfield
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We had excellent old fashion pub stye food both times we visited Bill Pickle's Tap Room. If you're not much of a drinker, you're tab will be ridiculously reasonable. Its one of the best kept secrets at State College. Of course, if you want to partake in a tasty beverage, they offer specialty drinks each day that for the value... More 

Thank DominatorDom
Naperville, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Nice sports bar. The food was good and the service was very good. My daughter cannot get enough of the fried dill pickles.

Thank Sherri R
JoeShu1, Owner at Bill Pickle's Tap Room, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us at Bill Pickle's Tap Room. I know you have many dining/pub choices and we're happy you chose us! Glad your daughter loved the fried pickles and we look forward to you returning for another good experience. Take care and thanks again, Joe Shuman CEO, Hotel State College & Company joe@hotelstatecollege.com More 

Philadelphia Suburbs
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Bar with bar food in a college town. It is what you would expect. Lots of TVs, reasonable prices with average food. Chairs are uncomfortable and the bathroom could use some attention... oh well.

Thank NA8675309
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We've eaten here on 3 different occasions, only due to the conveniet location. Each time, the service got worse. Our last time, I ordered a salad, while the other 4 in our group got sandwiches. All were served without utensils. Now, that's OK for a sandwich, but a salad? I asked our waiter for some flatware & he said he'd... More 

Thank rbs360
Central PA
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I had a business meeting the other day, and the person wanted to meet at Bill Pickle's Tap Room for lunch. I did not even know the place existed. I met him there, and I was pleased with the rustic surroundings. I was there on a week day. The waitress made a bee line to the table and had our... More 

Thank Flick8675309
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Popped in for a drink yesterday. Love the bar and bartenders were very friendly and after few drinks went to use the bathroom. This bathroom smells very bad. The smell of wee is so bad I had go quick holding my breath. Came back and asked to be cashed out because I knew if I drink more then I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: (814) 272-1172

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