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Herwig's Austrian Bistro

132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
+1 814-238-0200
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“sauerkraut” (25 reviews)
“potato salad” (19 reviews)
“pork” (14 reviews)
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Austrian, European
$$ - $$$
132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in the day, the only major decisions to be made along College Ave. were based upon what pizza place to hit. Things have changed and we were not going to miss the opportunity to visit a restaurant that boasts about being authentic Austrian. They...More

Thank bluejay377
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, the bacon cinnamon buns are worth a try. We noticed that this place can fill up fast. I was sad that I only was able to visit once. I hope to come back and try more from their menu.

Thank breegreenly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love to try "something different" whenever we can, and this place fit the bill. Very friendly folks and delicious food. Not qualified to say how authentic it is, but we thought it was delish! Hubby had Chicken Scnhitzel & I had a platter with...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully prepared authentic Austrian food. Between the three of us we had a variety of items from the menu, and all were delicious. Don't come here without an appetite, the plates were loaded. And I rarely get dessert, but was lured in by the Cinnobacon...More

Thank coyul
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Herwigs is an Austrian restaurant with a menu based on Austrian cuisine which is heavy on pork products. I usually get the bratwurst which is big and tastefully spicy. I would get the Wienerschnitzel because that is my favorite Austrian meal, but authentic Wienerschnitzel is...More

Thank olympicbks
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Loved this place. Not fancy - order at the counter, and they bring food to your table. Not a huge menu, but I wanted to try everything, so plenty of options. Husband had the schnitzel, and kiddo and I had schnitzel sandwiches. All great. The...More

Thank BMan1069
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I like the hog-themed decorations in the restaurant. Most of meal are made of pork. My friend ordered a rosemary pork and he said it tasted like Korean food because the sour cabbage is like kimchi. But it was tasty though! I ordered a mix...More

Thank Tian R
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It certainly scores high for authenticity, but the food wasn't my cup of tea. Owner and staff were very friendly.

Thank aquapong
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have a lot of family that still live in Germany and this food is very authentic. Sometimes you can't pronounce what you want or need it explained to you but the staff is awesome and patient at explaining the menu items and helping you...More

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is not your typical restaurant. First the menu is posted on the wall in handwritten chalk. Second you are not really waited on. The truth is you enter, look at the menu hanging on the wall and then give your order to the cashier/waitress/multi-tasker...More

Thank James S
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2017|
Response from Art L | Reviewed this property |
Herwig's is next to the State Theater on College Ave... across from the Penn State Engineering Building.
Cynthia K
16 December 2016|
Response from CONSTANTINE P | Reviewed this property |
I agree. many tasty unique items. Maybe they will tell you. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-3838
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-0200
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