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Mad Mex

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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
+1 814-272-5656
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06:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a lunch with about 15 people. The waitresses did a very nice job of getting us all our food when it could have been a logistical nightmare. Well Done. The food was good and the portions were huge. The nachos were the biggest plate of nachos I have seen in a very long time. I had the carnitas... More 

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Thank Brian S
State College, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I enjoy going here the portions are large the service is good. Drinks are also good. Appitizers are really good.

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Thank mamadukesruns
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love the wings and my husband gets a burrito every time we go. Great food, but a little more costly than other places in the area.

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Thank Laura S
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Actually the worst experience in my life. I was Not able to enter since I don't have us id... The guy at the door was extremly inpolite.

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Thank LiktorBalazs
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food is good but not anything to get excited about. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. The best drink they have, at least in my opinion is the Mojito. I love this drink. Made with fresh mint.

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Thank kkars2014
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

One if the best mexican restaurants in state college! I love the steak Californian salad and wings The insane wing is too spicy! I also like the frozen mango margarita!

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Thank Diman T
Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Been to Mad Mex twice. April 2016 after Bruce Springsteen concert for drinks... most recently December 2016 for dinner Too much tequila in the frozen margaritas both visits. You actually see everything separate! Food was okay. Chickpea Chili is where it's at!!!

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Thank mdubee1
Grove City, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Kind of typical Mad Mex but that is a good thing. Mad Mex has a great selection of beer and the food is tough to beat. It is located inside the Days Inn which works well if you had one too many of those beers.

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Thank stpracer
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Attached to Days Inn on S. Pugh Street. Nice patio which we were able to enjoy as the weather was beautiful. A bit pricey, but you do get an adequate amount of food.

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Thank 281martak
Chestertown, Maryland
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Good place to eat if you are staying next door at Days Inn-Penn State. Good bar & good food. Also a bit loud for "older" ears. Otherwise, the food is what one would expect in a Mexican restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 02:00
Monday
06:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 02:00
Friday
06:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?