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American, Diner, Contemporary
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1860 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16801
+1 814-238-1644
00:00 - 23:59
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You always get a ton of food and at a reasonable price. The waitstaff are always friendly and efficient at this one. I have been to Denny's where this was not the case. Probably because Denny's doesn't attract big tippers.

Thank Electraglide2005
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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210 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly and efficient. They all seem to be having fun. The restaurant is reasonably clean. There are always a steady stream of people going in and out. I usually stop in for breakfast and have never been disappointed. Plenty of choices all fairly priced.

Thank Dtravis814
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and service. The staff were all friendly and it being black Friday shopping day that is saying a lot.

Thank Tim E
Reading, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped at a waffle place but line was long so we drove down Atherton and found Denny's. Glad we did. I had pancakes with fresh strawberries. Not the frozen kind like some places. Husband had sticky in pancakes that were also very good. Server was very attentive and friendly. Place was clean. Price was very reasonable.

Thank Chris E
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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210 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have come to this spot several times this last few months. Each time has been early in the morning for breakfast. They are open 24hours and they just do a good job. I have had a few issues that were resolved promptly and with a smile. I keep coming back

Thank Dtravis814
Lakewood, California
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135 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We arrived in town past 10 pm and Denny's is the only place that was open. The place had only 2 employees visible to us (server and cook) and there were about 4 parties waiting. The server was friendly and service was quick. Food was as expected and satisfying.

Thank Andrea63
DuBois, PA, United States
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

It has been a long time since m y wife and I ate at a Denny's restaurant, expecting a mediocre diner experience. Because State College has a surprisingly poor choice of restaurants for a major college town, and we were shopping in the neighborhood, we reluctantly decided to eat at Denny's. We were really surprised. No, it's not an elegant... More 

Thank Bob S
State College, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

My wife and I went there for the current breakfast special, the Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes. They were excellent. The pecans in the pancake were candied making them crunchy which we liked and the drizzle on the top was delicious! We chose the full breakfast and as usual the hash browns were great. We have always had good food at this... More 

Thank RMB634
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59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We were seated promptly - nice waitress who was attentive. Spouse enjoyed and egg white veggie omelet and I had the bacon avocado burger. Both were well cooked. Onion rings were fried a little too long - very crunchy. Otherwise a good meal - clean restaurant.

Thank Minnie2452
State College, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Basic diner, but with good food. Quesadilla burger is very good. Nice menu options and good prices. The wait staff have always been friendly and very fast service regardless of the time of day. It's a go to place.

Thank dogmombmd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Diner, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1860 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16801
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-1644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?