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Bars and nightlife in State College

Top bars

Whisky Bar
“Amazing cocktails and small but delicious food menu. Center of Downtown on Beaver Ave.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Great atmosphere, not too big of a place. They make an awesome wood-fired pizza for take-out or dine-in, and there's also a full bar and 6-packs for take-out. The bar isn't a "college bar", just a chill place to enjoy a few drinks with adults.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Located directly above the center of the Earth, Zeno's has been a mainstay of the State College bar scene for years. Great live music and a pretty massive beer menu. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“The original Champs on North Atherton is still a great place to go but the downtown Champs definitely gives it's predecessor a run for the money.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great food and they expanded and included brew area. Large portions and good pricing.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Lively pub in the middle of it all downtown. Relax with friends & a cold beverage, watch the street scene on their outdoor patio. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“800 beers on tap! We can't back that up 100% but there's enough variety to please even the snobbiest of beer snobs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“A different menu every night. Great historic pictures of central PA and Penn State sports legends. Try the prime rib if it's available. ”
  • 10 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Bar
“I don’t know if nightclub is the right descriptor, but you can dance, drink, and inhale e Hookah. They play hip hop and electronic jams.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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Restaurant
“BBQ Restaurant, Local dive bar and motel. Don't let the outside fool you...the only well-made manhattan in State College. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends
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