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“Unexpected yum”

Penguin Hotel and Bar
Ranked #4 of 6 Restaurants in Stevens
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Penguin Hotel is a classic tavern with a friendly atmosphere that offers your favorite pub handheld sandwiches to our signature dishes that brings our locals back again and again.
Stevens, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Unexpected yum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

This place has AMAZING burgers and sandwiches. The portions are massive, you could easily split the burgers. My only gripes are the size of the place... It's little and always packed. I wish they could expand...

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great burgers in the middle of No Where”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a weekday afternoon. The interior was old but clean and had a nice ambiance. Being there right when it opened there was no wait to be seated and our waitress got our drinks and took our order promptly. The wait for our food was quite long. It seemed that the kitchen was either unprepared or could not handle 10 orders at once since there was 10 of us. Most of us ordered burgers. The burgers were definitely worth the wait. Everyone loved their food and stated that they would go back another time. If you are not from the area the place is a bit hard to find but worth the effort if you want a good burger. If in a hurry for a quick lunch break I would skip this place. If you are in the mood for an excellent burger in a neat out of the way place, definitely try eating here.

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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
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“Hard to find but worth the wait..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is a small, out of the way, local bar with great food. Although it's often used as a good burger and fries stop, the dinners are surprisingly delightful. Expect to wait for a table but you can enjoy the company of friendly folks at the bar while waiting. Avoid weekends if you can, since the place is usually too packed to be comfortable... or as an alternative, show up for dinner early(around 5:30PM) and then hang out for drinks later. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank PennsylvaniYA
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