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200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3515
+1 814-865-8580
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Blue/White and Local 8 Burgers, & delicious lobster bisque. We found the bar and table help slow, severed the wrong martini and unfamiliar with explaining menu items. That said, the staff was super friendly. Cozy environment w local PSU influences. We very much enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ReviewNomadette
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for recognizing the great food and great people here at the Inn. We will strive to improve upon your feedback. as well as maintain and improve the things you so kindly appreciated. Your suggestion about parking during our campus closure for...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

After watching PSU football game and a lady lion basketball game we decided to visit Whiskers! Wow outstanding service ( Thank You Amanda!❤️), great wine list, Stella on draft and chef caliber food made our stay at the inn special. They made us feel at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gene F
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you! It is so great to hear our guest appreciate our wine and beverage program, as well recognize the effort our culinary team put into our food. Most thankful for the compliment about Amanda. She is a true professional and great member of our...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Ate both of my dinner meals at Whiskers while at a conference at the hotel. Do yourself a favor and try the Lobster Bisque!!! Best I have tasted in a long time with nice lumps of Lobster. Burgers are great and the hand cut fries...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dennis K
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for the great review. The Inn has been legendary for the Bisque so it nice to hear that we are maintaining that standard.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I really only have the best things that say about this restaurant. Cold beers,delicious burgers, and great service!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mpoly2013
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Three for three! Nice to hear that our new draft beer systems is working well and complimenting our fresh made burgers. Thanks sharing your experience.

Reviewed September 27, 2018

I would characterize the menu and food as upscale bar selection and quality. I elected for the crab cake sandwich and fries. Very good … not great but for a fair price. I saw some of the salad selections and they looked fresh and would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wahoorfg
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for the review and recognizing our strength. The room is small but it has a class few places can duplicate. I feel that the Chefs focus on quality and consistency is critical to our success. We recently made a few changes...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is great spot for adults to have a drink if you do not want to wait in line for the usual college town bars. Very chill spot with a nice crowd. Worth it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank coachee1313
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

I could not say it better. It is a perfect location with the perfect clientele! It is truly an honor to work here at the Inn and over see the Food Beverage but mostly its the guest we take care of that makes it special.

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun and the food was fine. The Thai salad and burgers hit the spot at this fun college adult bar

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judy F
Sean C, Manager at Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Wow! Always a winner. Thank you! We recently made some menu changes so please stop in again and let us know what you think.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is where you go if you want to a large crowd of wrestling fans indulge in some adult beverages and typically lunch style meals, The room is too small so it gets crowded early and quickly. There are also places outside of the bar...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DoctorF409
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I had a quick bite on a Friday night. I had a sandwich and substituted the fries with a salad. I don’t usually go into a bar by myself but I didn’t feel uncomfortable.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank debbyb571
Reviewed June 14, 2018

After a long drive to State College, we checked into the Nittany Lion Inn, and dinner at Whiskers absolutely hit the spot. The menu offers a good range of items. Their burgers are outstanding, and accompanied by french fries, which are uniformly delicious. The Inn...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Popsy K
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March 26, 2016|
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Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
Missybear, please visit our web site at Nittany Lion Inn dot psu dot edu where you will find the most current menu on the Whiskers page. Hope you enjoy your experience! Thomas N./General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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: 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3515
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-865-8580
Come to Whiskers and enjoy a truly warm and inviting experience. Our wonderful menu is influenced by a local farm-to-table experience that features a wide variety of fresh ground burgers, salads, charcuteries, and tasty small plates. Sit at our beautiful wooden bar and enjoy our "Cocktails through the Decades" list featuring popular cocktails from each decade of The Nittany Lion Inn until now. Our bar program also features an expansive selection of Pennsylvania craft brews and a wide array of delicious bourbons and single malts. We also feature the only Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Excellence" wine list in Centre County.Pair all of that with the friendliest staff in town and you are sure to enjoy your time spent at Whiskers!
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