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Herwig's Austrian Bistro

132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
+1 814-238-0200
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sauerkraut” (24 reviews)
“potato salad” (19 reviews)
“pork” (14 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Austrian, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully prepared authentic Austrian food. Between the three of us we had a variety of items from the menu, and all were delicious. Don't come here without an appetite, the plates were loaded. And I rarely get dessert, but was lured in by the Cinnobacon...More

Thank coyul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Herwigs is an Austrian restaurant with a menu based on Austrian cuisine which is heavy on pork products. I usually get the bratwurst which is big and tastefully spicy. I would get the Wienerschnitzel because that is my favorite Austrian meal, but authentic Wienerschnitzel is...More

Thank olympicbks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place. Not fancy - order at the counter, and they bring food to your table. Not a huge menu, but I wanted to try everything, so plenty of options. Husband had the schnitzel, and kiddo and I had schnitzel sandwiches. All great. The...More

Thank BMan1069
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I like the hog-themed decorations in the restaurant. Most of meal are made of pork. My friend ordered a rosemary pork and he said it tasted like Korean food because the sour cabbage is like kimchi. But it was tasty though! I ordered a mix...More

Thank Tian R
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It certainly scores high for authenticity, but the food wasn't my cup of tea. Owner and staff were very friendly.

Thank aquapong
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have a lot of family that still live in Germany and this food is very authentic. Sometimes you can't pronounce what you want or need it explained to you but the staff is awesome and patient at explaining the menu items and helping you...More

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is not your typical restaurant. First the menu is posted on the wall in handwritten chalk. Second you are not really waited on. The truth is you enter, look at the menu hanging on the wall and then give your order to the cashier/waitress/multi-tasker...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best places in Stare College. Always Fresh. I've never had a bad meal here. Service is unique and charming.

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Herwig's Austrian Bistro is one of my favorite restaurants in State College. The food is tasty and the interior design of the restaurant is unique. Schnitzel is my favorite dish. The potato salad that comes with it is very tasty.

Thank Moojan G
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great, great food. The bacon sweet rolls are just too awesome.!! Funky atmosphere and surly staff...

Thank Art L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
renategoad
What business are you close too
9 February 2017|
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Response from Art L | Reviewed this property |
Herwig's is next to the State Theater on College Ave... across from the Penn State Engineering Building.
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Cynthia K
Hey! I'd love to know their tips for their potato salad! Best potato salad in a restaurant ever!
15 December 2016|
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Response from CONSTANTINE P | Reviewed this property |
I agree. many tasty unique items. Maybe they will tell you. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Austrian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-0200
  • E-mail