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Clem's Roadside Bar and Grill - CLOSED

1405 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6210
+1 814-238-2333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“smokey flavor” (2 reviews)
“bbq” (17 reviews)
“meat” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, American
$$ - $$$
1405 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6210
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times. BBQ is one of this things that is very different for everyone. In my opinion, the meat is very good, nice and tender, never dry. The sauce is where everyone differs and it's just personal taste. Is say that...More

Thank hotrod53
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Yuck. Just yuck. This had to be the worst dining experience of my life. We traveled to visit family in PA and stopped here for dinner. The staff was unfriendly but the food is what I came to talk about. How does this place stay...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The Autoport location closed, I believe, when the Autoport was sold in Dec 2015. Call ahead to make sure they are open. Hopefully this opens again soon as their BBQ is quite tasty.

Thank randocalrissian
Reviewed 14 January 2016

used to be the best BBQ in the entire state and since opened back and mortar restaurant not nearly as good, what is worse is that much of the food tastes like it has been reheated and made well in advance. For certain dishes this...More

1  Thank Mia B
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Had the special (breakfast lasagna) it was good but what made our visit extra special was Terri the best waitress ever!! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here!!!!

Thank Nikkia0718
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been driving for 30 minutes, trying to find the updated location after the Port Matilda closure. The 427 McFarland Road, Tyrone, PA location does not exist. It looks like State College is your best bet when you're in the area!

Thank musikid5
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Great breakfast. Had a BBQ pulled pork omelet with hashbrowns. Excellent! The server Terri was also excellent!

Thank AlabamaTraveler61
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We like our ribs, but we like to chew them off the bone, not have them slide right out when you touch them. Guess it depends on what you like but last batch of ribs just too overcooked. Sauce doesn't have flavor much different from...More

1  Thank aurevoir16805
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The building is a bit run down on the outside but when I saw a Smoker going on the side of the building I had to stop in. The bar/restaurant is dark & gloomy but the barbecue was very good. They serve the meat dry...More

Thank mikea168
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Came here winter 2014. If you like meat and BBQ this is the place to go, although very quiet warm and friendly service with great selection of meats. Good portions sizes and at the time half price on all starters. Just watch the beans as...More

2  Thank LRF1983
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-6210 (Formerly Clem's Wood-Fired BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-2333
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