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“Great Sports Bar!”
Review of Al's Tavern

Al's Tavern
Ranked #22 of 169 Restaurants in Altoona
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed August 11, 2013

We have read about Al's and decided to give it a try while on a recent trip to Altoona. Our stromboli's and salads were good and huge! We all left with take out containers. We didn't try the wings but saw a lot of other people ordering them. We'll try them the next time! It would be a great place to go with a bunch of friends and watch a football game or any other sports. Nice to find a local place to hang out and have good food.

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Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Al's, by far, has the best wings in Altoona. From the hot garlic to the honey mustard (my fave), they are great! I love the crispiness and the sauce is amazing. Their other food is great too! Love the seasoned fries.

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Thank Megan S
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

good food in a nice bar/restaurant. had an italian grinder. very good. was presented covered in a salad which i had never seen before. thought i was getting the wrong dinner. a word to the wise. get your sandwich out before it soaks up the special dressing they put on it. im used to philly area grinders which i think are much better, but this was very good considering central pa standards. my wife had a cheesesteak which was good, but again we've been spoiled with philly style. there is plenty of parking across the street.

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Thank biodont
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We found Al's tavern on a trip to Altoona a few years ago for our son's ice hockey tournament. We didn't want to go to the typical chain restaurants, and were looking for where the locals ate. Then we found Al's Tavern.

Al's is unassuming from the outside, but upon walking in you find yourself in a very casual, fun sports bar. There are booths in the bar, and a room in the back with tables if you don't want to be in the bar area. The walls are decorated with old tin signs - and the staff is as friendly as they come.

The food is great - the garlic wings are our favorite. Too many good things to call out - burgers, rueben sandwich, etc..... All great. If you love sports like our family does - there are numerous TVs to watch the game. When the Penguins win the game - you can count on the bartender ringing the victory bell. Fun!

We actually liked it so much that when we went back to Altoona for our daughter's ice hockey tournament - we had to go back to Al's. And this time, we took the whole team and their families! 41 of us in the back room - and Al himself couldn't have been nicer to our kids. The parents loved it and the kids will always remember Al's tavern from their Altoona Mite Tournament.

We only wish we had an Al's tavern in our town!

Lancaster Firebirds Mite Hockey - Lancaster, PA

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Thank Louis C
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

You must go here and enjoy the great food.
My favorite is the AL's Roast Beef sandwich made with Texas toast, piles of delicious roast beef and topped off with cole slaw and homemade fries
A fabulous meal all in one! My children loved Al's speciality Pizza and everyone that works there is so friendly! makes you feel good!
Check it out for yourself It doesn't get any better than this!

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Thank gwennie T
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