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Bars and nightlife in University Park, State College

Top bars

Whisky Bar
“Amazing cocktails and small but delicious food menu. Center of Downtown on Beaver Ave.”
  • 21 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. ”
  • 19 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.”
  • 12 locals recommend
“800 beers on tap! We can't back that up 100% but there's enough variety to please even the snobbiest of beer snobs.”
  • 10 locals recommend
“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
“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
American Restaurant
“Excellent downtown location in business since 1926! Features homestyle cooking & a nice view of College Ave.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“A pitcher of Long Island iced tea on a sunny Friday afternoon is just what the doctor ordered. Class? You can catch up on Monday.”
  • 7 locals recommend


“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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  • 1 local recommends