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Zeno's Pub

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Friendly basement bar

If you love beer, this place has many to try. If you want a place that isn't filled with just 21... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Back to our past

First stop in town was lunch/dinner at Zeno's and it didn't disappoint. It was our old stomping... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2018
Reading, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
9 Jan 2018
“Back to our past”
14 Dec 2016
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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100 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

First stop in town was lunch/dinner at Zeno's and it didn't disappoint. It was our old stomping grounds in 1976-80 and hasn't changed. Got the turkey club and it was good. Maria was bartending and since at the time it was sparce, we got to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Dark and mysterious with a great beer selection.....definitely a pub feeling with an old European look......great place to go for that 'pre-game' drinkMore

Date of experience: December 2016
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JoeShu1, Owner at Zeno's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback during your recent visit to Zeno's Pub. We Appreciate you recognizing our dark and mysterious nature. We work hard to keep the atmosphere "old style" and have a unique clientele that enjoys it. So many folks...More

Reviewed January 25, 2016

Nothing fancy in the subterranean treasure "directly over the center of the earth." But when you want to cozy up with a friend over a drink, go down and see Dave Staab, who commands the bar like a Viking longship.More

Date of experience: December 2015
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JoeShu1, Owner at Zeno's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

Thank you very much for visiting us at Zeno's and sorry its taken awhile to respond. I am new to navigating the Trip Advisor website. I know you have many dining/bar choices and we're happy you chose us! We look forward to you returning for...More

Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Zeno's has a long history of providing a great selection of beers, and putting some uncommon brews on tap. They had a "beer passport" at one time (I lost mine over the years), with a list of round-the-world beers to do, which they'll stamp as...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you love beer, this place has many to try. If you want a place that isn't filled with just 21 year olds, this place is great. If you get claustrophobic, try somewhere else. You can dress up or dress down and fit in. Friendly...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the first bar that I always return to when visiting Penn State. The beer selection is the best in town, with a large number of local craft beers on tap. The bar is in a cellar, which means going downstairs to the basement....More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed July 26, 2014

I can't believe some of the negative reviews of Zenos on this site. This is the bar that taught me as a lowly 21 year old undergraduate in the late 1980s that there's so much more to beer than the cheap crap I had been...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Bob E
Reviewed October 18, 2012

I went here with some friends after my colleagues at work rave about it; it definitely has that sort of eclectic and old feeling about. Along the lines of a dive bar, but very easy-going. When i was there, it was considerably crowded, and pretty...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed May 20, 2012

I went here on a Saturday night with some friends. We were visiting from out of town. There is a $5 cover charge and if you are the designated driver and drinking sodas expect to pay $2 each for them. I am not accustomed to...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank arielmoon
Reviewed September 4, 2011

There are plenty of bars in State COllege. Zenos is not worth your time. The staff act like you are doing them a favor by showing up. They treat you like dirt. Give your business to any other bar.

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