Dining and Local Information

Local Information

The town of State College and the university campus combine to offer a relaxed, college town atmosphere with many shops, restaurants and points of interest. Recreational opportunities abound including fine golf courses, tennis courts, gymnasiums and swimming facilities. For maps and tourism information visit the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau online.


###Downtown Restaurants:

  • India Pavilion (Indian)
  • Cosy Thai Bistro (Thai)
  • Green Bowl (make your own stir fry)
  • Pho 11 (Vietnamese)
  • Brother’s Pizza
  • The Tavern
  • Herwigs (Austrian, not very vegetarian friendly)
  • Pita Cabana (Mediterranean)
  • The Corner Room (American grill)
  • Berkey Creamery (ice cream, on-campus)

###Downtown Coffeeshops: - Webster’s - The Cheese Shop - Saint’s - Panera - Starbucks

###Downtown Bars: - Zeno’s (large beer selection) - Local Whiskey a.k.a. “The Second” (large whiskey selection) - Liberty

###Driveable Restaurants: - Otto’s (popular local brewery/restaurant) - Faccia Luna Pizzeria (wood oven pizzeria/Italina) - The Greek (greek) - The Original Waffle House (breakfast/lunch only) - Meyer Dairy (ice cream)

Walking Route Between Days Inn and Conference Site