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Mad Mex

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
+1 814-272-5656
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“burrito” (32 reviews)
“wings” (14 reviews)
“margarita's” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got back to our room late and we were able to go there and they stayed open long enough for us to put our order in. Great staff and the food was spot on. Wings were great!

Thank tjett55
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Came at 5:00 for some tacos. Went to door and were not asked how we were just for IDs. Bouncer was rude and we'll never be going back.

Thank George P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Mad Mex has the best happy hour, the craft beers are half price and they have terrific margarita's! They also have wings at happy hour for a good deal and they were super yummy! The outside dining is nice and the inside is dark...More

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stayed at the Days Inn so having a restaurant attached to the hotel was perfect. Staff was pleasant and food was consistently good! Will visit again!

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This fun, loud, upbeat Mexican spot Downtown is a great PSU staple. The food is good, not great. If you know real Mexican food, you most likely not be wowed, but it's still good. The atmosphere, tasty margaritas, and appetizers all make for a good...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

First of all I love Mexican food. Now that being said: I love this place. The servers, bartenders and food are the best. A great atmosphere and a place that we visit every time we're in State College. We visited there on July 15th for...More

Thank Len S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place! And how can it be so affordable? I brought my 9 year old here for dinner. He ordered off the kids menu (he's a big eater so he usually doesn't) and got a beef taco with lettuce, tomato, rice, & corn,...More

Thank miscalane
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Attached to the Days Inn the location was perfect for us. The food was very good and our server was very helpful.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stopped in for late lunch. Greeted at the door by friendly staff. Attentive waitress who kept up with us very nicely. Great service. Excellent food with generous portions. Great selection with many outside the box offerings. Sinful desserts.

Thank Donald1711
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is plentiful, hot and had some amazing flavor! Not your box Mexican restaurant. The drinks were perfect! My second time eating here, and it did not disappoint! Yum, yum!

Thank catsuephi
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29 June 2015|
Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
I can not answer this but would suggest you call mad mex directly. Good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
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06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-272-5656
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