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Hoss's Steak & Sea House

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621 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-6411
+1 814-946-5115
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had dinner here when we took our daughter to move in to Penn State Altoona. We asked the staff at the hotel we stayed at , where is good for dinner? They recommended this place. It was very close to where we stayed. Food was very resaonably priced and was delicous. Staff was very friendly. Nice atmosphere and we... More 

Thank Susan O
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great food good service steak was excellent. Soups were ok but salad bar and desserts are fantastic.

Thank Mgharway
Coshocton, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were tired and upset when we got to Hoss's after our experience at Marzonie's. Our waitress was very prompt getting our drinks and taking our food orders. When our steaks arrived they were little under cooked. We had both ordered Medium and they were cooked medium rare, but tasted great so we didn't complain. We had eaten at this... More 

Thank 95vette
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place was very good in my opinion. Our waitress made sure we had everything we needed. The chefs did a great job on the steaks, bbq and crab cakes that we ordered. I didn't add the bar but it looked like they had a lot of variety. It's not your 5 star restaurant but very good food. I would... More 

Thank chubee01
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hoss's offers a nice variety on their buffet and it includes hot soup. You can order from their extensive menu of chicken, beef, and fish or make a meal of the all you can eat salad bar.

Thank leftmyheart
Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were VERY disappointed by this restaurant especially after we researched it on the internet. The menu looks good but as the saying goes, looks can be deceiving. You know you should be cautious when you order off the wall before you sit. Food is bland and really not very good. If this was your only choice for a restaurant... More 

Thank David L
Webster, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Seen several on our trip so decided to stop. Quaint little place, good flavor, lots of salad toppings good soup choices.

Thank Megan R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This isn't anything fancy, but the soup and salad bar rocked! It's a nice family restaurant. My children ordered the filet mignon and it was good. Service was great!!

Thank Ada R
Everett, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Back in bad old days there many low grade cafeterias, places where one got a tray & walked through taking each item w/ a separate charge. Hoss' all seem to be a hybrid twixt restaurants as we know them and old cafeteria style eating joints. One must order from the lighted menus. If there are few ahead one certainly feels... More 

2 Thank jwhisker12
Ian C, online media at Hoss's Steak & Sea House, responded to this review

We're sorry you weren't satisfied with your visit, but we're happy to inform you that our ordering experience will be changing. Many other guests felt the same when they ordered claiming they felt "rushed" and "didn't have enough time to make a decision". We're happy to let you know we have already transitioned 18 of our locations to a table... More 

Cheektowaga, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Nothing special just another buffet food was average service was average. Donna was a waitress. She brought over 3 refills of pop without asking what a waste. Salad bar was picked over, deserts were average, or below. pudding, jello three old cupcakes, ice-cream machine ice-cream in a cooler,

1 Thank 355sheriw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
American, Soups, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602-6411
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-946-5115
Hoss’s Steak and Sea House is a family restaurant featuring fresh-cut steaks, seafood, and tender chicken entrees…all cooked to order! Enjoy our fresh and wholesome Soup & Salad Bar with homemade soups, just-baked breads, fresh fruits, delicious desserts, and soft-serve ice cream. We feature a fun menu for kids and offer family-style banquets in our comfortable banquet rooms.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?