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Clem's Roadside Bar and Grill

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1405 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6206 (Formerly Clem's Wood-Fired BBQ)
814-238-2333
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Yuck. Just yuck. This had to be the worst dining experience of my life. We traveled to visit family in PA and stopped here for dinner. The staff was unfriendly but the food is what I came to talk about. How does this place stay in business? The food was horrid: overcooked, reheated, and bland. My wife became sick from... More 

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Thank Todd C
state college, pa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The Autoport location closed, I believe, when the Autoport was sold in Dec 2015. Call ahead to make sure they are open. Hopefully this opens again soon as their BBQ is quite tasty.

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Thank randocalrissian
Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

used to be the best BBQ in the entire state and since opened back and mortar restaurant not nearly as good, what is worse is that much of the food tastes like it has been reheated and made well in advance. For certain dishes this is ok but for some it is deadly. very disappointing given how pricey it is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Had the special (breakfast lasagna) it was good but what made our visit extra special was Terri the best waitress ever!! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here!!!!

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Thank Nikkia0718
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been driving for 30 minutes, trying to find the updated location after the Port Matilda closure. The 427 McFarland Road, Tyrone, PA location does not exist. It looks like State College is your best bet when you're in the area!

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Thank musikid5
Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great breakfast. Had a BBQ pulled pork omelet with hashbrowns. Excellent! The server Terri was also excellent!

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Thank AlabamaTraveler61
State College, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We like our ribs, but we like to chew them off the bone, not have them slide right out when you touch them. Guess it depends on what you like but last batch of ribs just too overcooked. Sauce doesn't have flavor much different from in a jar and the coleslaw must have had better days than the one we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The building is a bit run down on the outside but when I saw a Smoker going on the side of the building I had to stop in. The bar/restaurant is dark & gloomy but the barbecue was very good. They serve the meat dry & give you six different sauces. I really enjoyed it & it was very reasonable... More 

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Thank mikea168
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Came here winter 2014. If you like meat and BBQ this is the place to go, although very quiet warm and friendly service with great selection of meats. Good portions sizes and at the time half price on all starters. Just watch the beans as they are hot! Great value for money a shame its thousands of miles away!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Clem's moved inside to the Aeroport dining area. Never cared for the chicken but they were out anyway. We came with friends from out of town who heard about Clem's. My friend and I got a cheeseburger. It was topped with smoke gouda and served with home made potatoe chips. I thought it was very good and not very expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6206 (Formerly Clem's Wood-Fired BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: 814-238-2333

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?