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State College Diner

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2105 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-7610
+1 814-861-3333
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible19%
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American, Diner
2105 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-7610
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

I've been here several times for breakfast and lunch and everything has been really good. They have a good menu of comfort food. I especially liked their creamed chipped beef on toast. Their prices are reasonable. There's always plenty of parking. The wait staff are...More

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Although I was a student at PSU, I never tried the Diner. On this trip we stopped for lunch, and it took forever to get our food. People were leaving after they ordered because the service was so slow. The food was ok, but not...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The grilled stickies buns are still great. They are a sour dough cinnamon roll but in a rectangular shape. I used to go to the diner when I was in college YEARS ago. The dinner still has the same retro feel.

Thank Lazboh
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Everything was fine, except the air conditioning was not working. The weather outside was not extremely warm, but the restaurant was hot inside. It could have been just bad timing on our part, but rumor had it that the owner didn't want to turn the...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The air conditioning was either was broken or not turned on when we were there so could have been more comfortable. Staff was pleasant. Don't go in if the door is propped open.

Thank BeaPA
Reviewed May 23, 2016

My family went here for a Friday evening dinner and we were well pleased. It was my wife, two sons (two and a half and six months), and I that ate there. We had just missed the dinner rush I suppose (we arrived around 6:30pm),...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I'll give SCD an average because the food wasn't bad and it wasn't very expensive but the service nearly dragged us down to a fair or poor rating. The waitress was alone and unable to cope with the crowd. She was moderately friendly and up...More

Thank Spiegs1968
Reviewed October 29, 2015

We met family for a weekend visit at Penn State and decided to try the State College Diner out before leaving. We knew it would be busy (it’s Sunday in State College,10-18-15). We were prepared to wait. There were 5 of us, plus a high...More

1  Thank cek5309
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We stopped in for a late dinner on Sat 10/24/15. Upon entering there is a sign to please wait to be seated. There were 3 other tables occupied. I stood there several minutes waiting to see an employee. My fiancé parked the car and joined...More

Thank cuptie052371
Reviewed October 13, 2015

If you want to avoid downtown State College traffic, this is a good start. Parking is plentiful, easy and free as it is located in a shopping mall area. The food is very good, and the service is fast. We went on the Sunday of...More

Thank taraandbill
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  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2105 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-7610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-861-3333
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