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Kildare's - CLOSED

538 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5518
+1 814-272-0038
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 22, 2016
“Nice place”
Apr 19, 2016
“Late lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pub, American, Irish, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5518
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11 - 20 of 63 reviews

Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went during Arts fest. This appears to be a rather cheap place to drink so it will be full of younger kids and gets noisy. Basically our meal was ruined by an inept waitress. We waited forever for our appetizer. Getting water was a...More

Thank BerksPADad
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I rarely leave a bad review, but in this case, I'll make an exception. Went in for lunch with my son at 12:30 on a Sunday - we had an hour before we had to be somewhere, and waited 15 mins for the waitress to...More

Thank Vincef69
Reviewed June 22, 2015

We ate dinner at Kildare's and the food was amazing. The wait staff was very prompt to seat us and attend to our large party (8). We got our drinks right away and refills were offered throughout the night. The food came out in a...More

Thank ryancomedy
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Sure, if you have a taste for shepherd's pie or bangers and mashed, you'll find it here, along with an extensive selection of beers, lagers, ales, and stouts. But the menu also offers a varied selection of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees. Service has always...More

Thank heartlesspwg
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Conveniently located around right around the corner from my son's apartment, we went to Kildare's a few times during my one week visit to State College for my son's graduation from Penn State. Location: located at the start of College ave., depending where you are...More

Thank Chefsprive
Reviewed May 9, 2015

The food was good, and there was plenty of it. The atmosphere was nice. We waited in line to get in for ten to fifteen minutes only to find that inside the restaurant was virtually empty. I also had a problem with my soup coming...More

Thank LKLHarrisburg_PA
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Enjoyed the pub chip nachos! Place has a great vibe and they were very accommodating for our family party of 6, even on a Friday Night.

Thank Comish32
Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were recently in State College for a school-age athletic event and decided to visit Kildare's at the end of the weekend before hitting the road home. We were used to the one in West Chester - which last time we visited did an excellent...More

Thank Patrick_from_PA
Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Nice little restaurant in downtown State College. Bar area is great old-style and classic. Bangers and mash was excellent. Fries were out of this world.

Thank PAdives
Reviewed March 6, 2015

Came here for lunch on a Friday afternoon. Menu isn't real big--settled for the roast beef sandwich which was just ok. It came with fries and a pickle. Service was average but it seemed like it took a long time to get our food even...More

Thank EFoxx
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Kildare's, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2015

We are very sorry about the experience you had with us! I have forwarded your review to our management team as well as our Director of Operations so they have been made aware of this. We are sorry both food and service were mediocre -...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $15
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
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: 538 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-5518
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-272-0038
  • E-mail
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