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Kildare's - CLOSED

538 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
+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 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
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Reviewed January 31, 2015

This place was packed but we really didn't think it was all that. The cheese curds were good and the burger was good, but it was all a bit overcooked and struck us more as a chain-style fast food then the type of authentic home...More

Thank Jordan D
Reviewed January 26, 2015

My family loves Irish bars, so when we discovered there was one where our daughter goes to school, it was the first place we went to. The food is good, the beer is great, but the service is lacking. If you are over 21, sit...More

Thank Cindy W
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Kildare's, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2015

Cindy - We are so sorry about the service during your visit! I have forwarded your feedback to our General Manager as well as our Director of Operations to make sure they are aware of where we may have some issues that need to be...More

Reviewed January 4, 2015

Love the Guiness stew. Never had a bad meal from Kildares. I classify it as bar food, but it's not all greasy fried junk. It's a satisfying meal with a stellar atmosphere.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Our son has been trying to get us to try this restaurant and now I wonder what took us so long. My husband enjoyed the black and blue layered beer - Guinness layered on Blue Moon. The Irish nachos were delicious and filling with the...More

Thank Minnie2452
Reviewed September 25, 2014

We go here before or after basketball games. My husband loves the fish and chips and I love the shepherds pie. There is a good beer selection it is the one place around to get Smithwicks on tap. Always a fun and upbeat atmosphere.

Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped in on football weekend. Sam was our server and was fantastic! Always ensuring we had what we needed and never waiting for any item. Everyone enjoyed the food, from the Irish Stew, hamburgers and shepards pie. Guinness was great! An absolute stop here...More

Thank ivytravel
Reviewed September 3, 2014

I really enjoy Kildare's, one my fav restaurants in State College. It's fun, cheap, food is good, waitresses are nice and wear a nice skirt uniform. It attracts a lot of college students, but faculty and older people as well. It gets a bit loud...More

Thank Ilv2travel2013
Reviewed September 1, 2014

Excellent food. Fresh Guinness and a very nice and helpful wait staff. Corned Beef was excellent and Fish Taco's fantastic. Also Beer store on site.

Thank juliamoretti
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were starving when we arrived, but no so when we left. The service was good and the waitress was friendly and helped explain some of the specials. Our order arrived promptly but was lacking in a few of the items that should have been...More

Thank Dana K
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Visited here recently for dinner and had a good time. We were there for an early dinner so we had most of the restaurant to ourselves. Most of Kildare's is decorated in dark wood and shades of green and gives the whole place - dining...More

Thank diva3713
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $15
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-272-0038
  • E-mail
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