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The Knickerbocker

$$ - $$$American, ,
3957 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-1654
+1 814-942-0770
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“souvlaki” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3957 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-1654
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

first time and just on a whim from other reviews. I never would have gone in without those. A little worn and certainly not a Drivers Diners type of food but it was pretty good. Waitress was warm and friendly. She hesitated when I asked...More

Thank RXMAN2
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went for a late casual dinner and drinks on a Saturday night. Menu was just what we were looking for - casual, good variety. Draft beer menu for me - good choice with good description of each of about 20 on tap. I had...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

While on vacation, and visiting Altoona, we looked for a place for dinner that was out of the ordinary. There were nine of us that chose this establishment for dinner. The Knickerbocker tavern certainly filled the bill. Upon entering through the bar, we were directed...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great neighborhood tavern. Nice atmosphere, unique décor. Large draft beer selection. Good food with friendly service.

Thank suzijohn
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Service was extremely slow, inefficient and waitress was snappy. Nice variety on the menu and food was good with the exception of being really slow and when we got our food the french fries were cold. Will not return.

Thank Benae H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I have traveled extensively in North America and Europe. I seek unique pubs wherever I go, and I have been to some great ones. When comparing beer lists and menus, the Knickerbocker can stand toe-to-toe with any of them. It is that good. The Knick...More

2  Thank NKPBerkshire
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little bar/restaurant. The courtyard is nice during the summer. It's a great place to spend an evening with family or friends. There's a nice selection of food and drinks.

Thank Frbrs70
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

In 2016 we decided to try to avoid, when possible, chain restaurants. Since then we have found many great Gems like the Knickerbocker. We do not drink beer, but they have a crazy large selection to choose from. There is history in Altoona About the...More

Thank skennedy01101
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The place is tired and suffers from deferred maintenance. To get from the parking lot to the front door, you have to walk past the vent fans from the kitchen. Nothing like the smell of grease to whet your appetite. The entry was dirty and...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Our server Julia was the sweetest! Hops grow in the garden and the scene is great! Wish we lived closer.

Thank Missmer V
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14 August 2016|
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Response from Clint S | Reviewed this property |
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm is Happy Hour. Half off draft beers and $2.00 off of most appetizers. Really can't beat it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3957 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-1654
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-942-0770
Possibly named The Kinickerbocker Tavern?
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