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The Dining Room

200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
+1 814-865-8590
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 24 min
06:45 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
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LOCATION
200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great choice of wines and locally sourced foods. The seafood buffet is excellent when they host it. Quality foods, prepared with precision. Service is always great.

Thank Pittsburghparents
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I would travel back to this place just to eat here again. I'm serious when I say that they have a large menu....everything from salmon to biscuits and gravy! And the desserts were delicious...cakes, pies, cannoli, etc.

Thank jimpsonseed3
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went to Friday night dinner and therefore it was seafood buffet night. The buffet is huge and has tons of seafood offerings and even a prime rib carving. I'm personally not partial ot buffets, but my husband and son LOVED it. And would absolutely...More

Thank donnaonlbi
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not large, but covers all the bases of items. Dinner was also very good. Excellent and attentive service.

Thank sjtol
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

...and lukewarm food. First time the Inn has let us down. We have eaten here on numerous occasions and the signature lobster bisque was not hot. The food was very tasty but ... The management was kind and accomadating. We will give the inn another...More

Thank JackGail
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were at Nitnay Lion Inn for a business conference. We met with a couple folks from a supplier for a very pleasant and tasty dinner. Three of the folks had the meatloaf which was judged to be excellent. I had the crab cakes which...More

Thank Sivrup
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We really had a great breakfast here. Best Eggs Benedict I think we ever had, anywhere in the country. They were also super quick in their service. Joe, our waiter , was funny and loads of fun.

Thank MrSilk
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here while on a business trip to Penn State. Lovely atmosphere, if a bit reserved. We were one of only a very few groups there, but since it was midweek I wonder if their primary diners visit on weekends. Meal descriptions were intriguing, but...More

Thank mountainboater
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We ate at this restaurant last night for the first time. We have been desperately searching for a good restaurant at State College since our son is graduating from Penn State this year, and it would be nice to find a place to celebrate after...More

2  Thank masspjm
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Every year I have to eat at The Dining Room. The Lobster Bisque is amazing. I also had a great tasting crab cake.

Thank Dee5StarAdventure
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hersheyfolks
5 March 2017|
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Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
yes indeed there is a full array of land and sea items for your dining pleasure including chef carved prime rib! Hop[e you visit us and give it a try! Please note that this is only during selected times and I recommend... More
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Eugene C
28 October 2016|
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Response from SeanPennState | Property representative |
Yes. There is a five story parking deck right next to The Inn. We validate parking for our hotel guest and for our dining guest.
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Eugene C
28 October 2016|
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Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
Eugene, Yes there is plenty of parking in the adjacent parking garage. We also offer complimentary valet parking right at the front door. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
06:45 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:45 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:45 - 21:00
Thursday
06:45 - 21:00
Friday
06:45 - 21:00
Saturday
06:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803-3598
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-865-8590
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  • This restaurant is at Nittany Lion Inn
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