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The Beefeaters Restaurant

27 Congress St, Bradford, PA 16701-2034
+1 814-362-9717
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
10 May 2017
“A fine preservation of a Carnegie Library and conversion to a great restaurant”
19 Apr 2017
“Beef excellent!!”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
27 Congress St, Bradford, PA 16701-2034
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, reasonable prices. Located in a historic library. Soft lights. Quite atmosphere. Food melts in Your mouth

Thank rfield8564
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love Libraries? This restaurant is in one of the original CARNEGIE libraries; absolutely beautiful; gorgeous stained glass windows; quiet; big bar area; upstairs seating; downstairs private room; great food; FAST service

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A great dining experience in Bradford. Located in an historic library, the steakhouse offered a fine-dining menu at reasonable prices. A memorable find in Bradford, Pennsylvania!

Thank Sieglinde E
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Charming building, friendly professional staff and wonderful tasty meal start to finish. Extensive menu and kid friendly.

Thank sylvia l
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great varied menu, the restaurant is known by its Beef, which is amazing. Excellent staff, great wine list, and nice atmosphere made for a wonderful relaxing meal. Within walking distance of the Holiday Inn, and Comfort Inn.

Thank B D
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Historic structure built in 1900 as a Carnegie library; in 1991-93 this building was purchased and renovated into a restaurant and lounge. Most everything inside is original, including doors and knobs. Wonderful ambience. The food is delicious - they specialize in roast beef and you...More

Thank Betsy4904
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place, our renovated old Carnegie library, has been our 'go to' place for many years, and we have been so glad the building was salvaged, and well, turning it into what was a great place to eat. Sadly, the new management/owners, have allowed it...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing supper, great service but man the prime rib was probably the tastiest largest slab of beef I've ever had. Salad was fresh, apple pie fresh as it gets. Bun was the only mediocre part of my meal.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

WE expected more since we've been here before but one friend found plastic in their salad, the food was lukewarm at best and even though our waitress tried to make it up, we didn't even get the salad replaced. The manager never appeared to ask...More

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you love beef, then this is the place to eat. Located in the old Carnage Library in downtown Bradford. I did a to go order of a Beef on Weck (a Buffalo NY and WNY specialty sandwich of sliced beef on a salted and...More

Thank Dougal71
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Does it accommodate gluten free?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Congress St, Bradford, PA 16701-2034
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  McKean County  >  Bradford
  • Phone Number: +1 814-362-9717
  • E-mail
Occupying one of Bradford's most beautiful architectural landmarks, The Beefeaters Restaurant strives always to deliver an exceptional dining experience befitting the legacy and grandeur of the Carnegie Library. We welcome all to savor a fine meal and drinks in a cozy atmosphere preserving the landmark's literary past.
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