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Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant

100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
+1 814-234-2424
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

The food is simply as good as it gets, the service, superior. The atmosphere and level of attention to each guest is the real magic of the restaurant at the Carnegie House. Love this place!

Thank Brooksjr132
Paulkendo, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2017

On behalf of the entire staff we thanks you for your kind words! we hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed November 25, 2016

Paul is back and so is the 5 star dining experience. This restaurant has been around since @ 2000. Paul helped The Inn become incredibly well known for its fine dining experience. Paul is known for his french flair, although his menu offers a nice...More

2  Thank mikesullivan61
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Speaking for the entire staff we appreciate your fine review and comments. The chef's table has become one of the more sought after tables in the region and the chef and his staff do a great job of delivering that experience. We hope that you...More

Reviewed November 1, 2016

The Inn Hosted an onsite event, breakfast, lunch and a private reception. Elegant and spectacular best describes this event. Every one of the attendees were amazed with the beautiful location and the amazing food. This community is very lucky to have a restaurant and a...More

1  Thank Brooksjr132
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

We appreciate your review and are so happy that your experience not only met your expectations but exceeded them also. We hope that you will visit us again in the future and allow us the opportunity to serve you and your group.

Reviewed October 30, 2016

An absolutely fantastic evening. This is a very elegant restaurant with first class service, great ambiance and excellent food. From the initial seating experience through the dessert, this proved to be a wonderful date night for sure.

Thank R F G
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

For the entire staff, we appreciate your review and comments. We hope that you continue to be our guest at the Carnegie Inn as we hope to improve every aspect of our service and cuisine.

Reviewed October 27, 2016

I must admit that I have been dining in State College for many years but had never even heard of the Carnegie Inn until a colleague invited me to dinner. What a pleasant surprise! We were met at the door and escorted to the library...More

1  Thank LisaM313
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Thank you for your review and comments. We hope that you will continue to dine with us when the opportunity presents itself. We would also enjoy having you stay as an overnight guest if you are able. Our rooms are luxurious and the staff attentive...More

Reviewed September 21, 2016

I can't imagine that our last dinner at the Carnegie Restaurant could be any better than the one before that but Chef Paul continues to surprise. We've eaten there a couple of times in the past few weeks and everything, every time, was done to...More

1  Thank Mary Ann W
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2016

We appreciate you commenting on our fine dining program. Chef Paul along with his staff take great pride in their offerings and are striving to be the best in the region. Hope to see you again at the Carnegie Inn and Spa.

Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting the Carnegie Inn for years. It has always been enjoyable! Tonight, however, we enjoyed our first chefs table with Chef Paul and and sous chef Caleb. Every course was sublime!!!! We will be back!!!! Also, Patrick pared every...More

1  Thank WIDHTDT
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2016

We appreciate your kind words and comments concerning the chef's table at the Carnegie Inn and Spa. This experience is truly unique and one that will be remembered long after the meal is over. Thank you and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed July 1, 2016

Excellent experience, per usual. The food, service and atmosphere was super. Lovely, convenient location with both outside and inside of the Inn so well maintained. Beautiful view of the 17th green of the golf course.More

Thank Peggy S
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2016

Thank you for your review and comments. The graduation at Penn State can be a trying time and we are happy that you were able to enjoy your visit and meal at the Inn. We hope that when you return to State College, you will...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times for business dinners, but this was the first time for a private dinner. My wife's tomato fennel soup was served scalding hot and tasted like spaghetti sauce. The rest of the food was decent, though not up to previous...More

Thank David G
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2016

We apologize for your experience while dining at the Carnegie Inn and Spa. We are taking the appropriate steps to fix these issues and we hope that you will consider another visit to our dining room.

Reviewed June 23, 2016

I almost never review experiences on this site, but I must say, Chef Paul (formerly of Zola Bistro) created one of the best meals of my life and one of the most unforgettable experiences, as well. While Carnegie House has been hit or miss in...More

2  Thank StyloScrap
Don H, General Manager at Carnegie Inn & Spa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Wow!. Great experience. Chef Paul does a phenomenal job with not only the tasting menu but with the regular menu as well. We hope that more people get an opportunity to experience this one of a kind meal in State College. Thank you so much...More

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lannehawkins
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
We encourage business casual to more formal. We do not allow shorts or tank tops.
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Mary Lenore K
October 21, 2015|
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Response from Don H | Property representative |
We will be closed this year for Thanksgiving so that our staff can celebrate and enjoy with their families. Thank you for your question and we hope you choose the Carnegie Inn and spa in the future.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Cricklewood Dr, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College, PA 16803-2100
  • Public Transportation: CATA HP Route
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-234-2424
  • E-mail
Description
The Carnegie Inn & Spa is a 20 Room, AAA 4 Diamond Hotel operating a magnificant restaurant within it premise. The restaurant has been selected 7 years in a row as the Best Fine Dining and Most Romantic Dining in the area. Please call, or go to our website to make reservations as we use OpenTable. Where Every Occasion is a Special Occasion!
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