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Cracker Barrel

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215 Colonnade Blvd, State College, PA 16803-2668
+1 814-238-3414
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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186 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent meal at this Cracker Barrel today! Normally, I do not take the time to rate chains on Trip Advisor and I don't easy at a lot of chains. However, we were travelling and stopped in for a quick late lunch. The service was excellent! Jason was our server. He was very attentive and quick! The food... More 

Thank pt10000
central pennsylvania
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287 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Vegetable plate, good "home" cooking, grandparents' home: a bit salty, a bit over cooked, a bit of meat. Meatloaf plate good. Grilled fish and chicken acceptable also. Chicken and dumplings, ? Where was the chicken? - refillable drinks- good and pumpkin dessert with a ginger snap - recall good . not particularly expensive and a filling dinner that tasted good... More 

Thank pennstatetraveler
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I was in town visiting my daughter who is a student at PSU and we decided to go there for dinner because we were familiar with the restaurant chain. The service was horrible. .it took at least 15 minutes before our waitress came to even get our drink order. The food was decent but not as good as we've been... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's a laid back country style restaurant. Food was good. The Ham Burger was very good. The staff are helpful and polite. Attached to the restaurant is an 'outpost' store where some unusual candies, souvenirs and interesting toys & gift are offered for sale to visitors.

Thank Alko747
Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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287 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

You can never go wrong at a Cracker Barrel. All food is fresh and cooked to order. The amount of food you get for the money is well worth it. Location here is key, as I walked here from across the street where I'm staying at the Hampton Inn.

Thank heaterguy100
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife, teen daughter & I, stopped in for dinner and spent a few moments in the really unique "Americana" style gift shop, browsing. This is truly an eating/shopping experience! I suggest you check in with the hostess when you first arrive to see how long a table will take and then you will know how long you have to... More 

Thank RaZeLaW
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

We couldn't figure out how our breakfast could be so bad with an attentive server. Eggs, grits, meat all cold- apples, hot.

Thank irishlass951
New Jersey
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2015

It was a cold, snowy night around 7:30 pm when we drove (skidded is probably a better term to use) over to the Cracker Barrel in State College for dinner. It was typical Cracker Barrel, but that was exactly wnat we needed after a long hard day driving and packing up an apartment. I had the Chicken Fried Chicken with... More 

Thank Ellen J
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

It's a Cracker Barrel, it's exactly what you'd expect. The staff is friendly, and the food is good. Make sure you stop in for breakfast after a night out, it's that good home cooked meal you want.

Thank Ashley H
Goshen, OH
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2015

For our party of 10 we were seated very quickly on a Saturday night and had 2 servers take care of us. They were very attentive. Food was hot and as ordered.

Thank Wongs1985

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Colonnade Blvd, State College, PA 16803-2668
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-3414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?