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Otto's Pub and Brewery

2235 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1529
+1 814-867-6886
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“apricot wheat” (34 reviews)
“burger” (114 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2235 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1529
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to PSU, and now my kids do as well. I've spent a lot of time in Happy Valley over the years, so this is not my first rodeo. Based on high reviews and diverse menu, decided to finally give it a try. Showed...More

Thank yazkazoo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is easily the biggest let down ever for me for a number #1 rated trip advisor restaurant. The food was average at best. Actually on a scale of 1 to 10 I’d rate this food a 4. Burgers OK. My wife’s pizza was bad...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Otto's was near our hotel and it was a good find for dinner. Their beers are excellent and we enjoyed order a Chicken Bacon and Brie sandwich with alfalfa sprouts atop and a Steakhouse burger (mushrooms and steak BBQ like sauce). Beer battered fries and...More

Thank RickyD23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of beers brewed in-house. Food that is a step above simple bar food. It's also great spot for a business lunch. Great for a group outing as well.

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting The Penn State campus so went here for dinner. It’s lively, as in, loud, retro-beer themed decor without being too kitschy. Extensive menu, perhaps a little too extensive as the food was good, but not outstanding. A little bit of everything, including...More

Thank frteacher57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we went with a hunger for burgers and beer. They have both and the beer is decent but the food is very average at least the burgers and meatloaf. I would say our service was excellent, but we did come on a weekday at...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Otto’s has sown great beers and the food is good too. I recommend arriving early or eating at the bar if you don’t want to wait. Very family friendly Wish we could have tried the loaded chips but they just ran out before we ordered...More

Thank stephhayden1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my team to dinner on Thursday 7/19/18 on our last night in the area. It felt like the Grande Finale on a firewaorks show ... great place with personality, great food from an ecletic menu, great service both in courtesy & insight. I...More

Thank craiglV4811UB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was having a day. Needed to sit and get a beer and a meal. Stopped in having been here several times before. An Apricot Wheat beer and a Cobb salad. Perfect

Thank Dtravis814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we visit State College we always stop at Ottos - never disappointed- I had the turkey avocado Wrap, and my husband had specialty salad on special with chicken. Super - Foods great, beer is great, drinks are great too - a definite place to...More

Thank 623fran
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Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
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October 18, 2016|
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Response from Ben R | Reviewed this property |
About 30% of businesses might open earlier then what could be posted for these sorts of town events. (mostly ice cream shops, clothing stores, smaller or more privately owned businesses) No One stays open later then whats... More
April 18, 2016|
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Response from mdhmpa | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I doubt it. Not many dog-friendly places in PA.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2235 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1529
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-867-6886
We're nuts about fine beer and fresh, local food. Otto's is fiercely committed to quality. Our beer is handcrafted with the finest ingredients available. Our American bistro cuisine is made with fresh ingredients from local farms, wineries, and bakeries. Our brewery and restaurant are co-located and feature a family-friendly and casual atmosphere. We're located in State College, PA, minutes from Penn State.
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