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906 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-2850
+1 814-238-2400
11:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 13:00 - 20:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This place has a wide range of Vegetarian and Vegan food. There is also a different vegetarian and vegan kitchen. The food is also really good.

Thank nilayshah1994
Teaneck, NJ
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

When I was taking a course at Penn State this past summer, I needed a restaurant that could deal with my food allergies. After walking around for over an hour the night before, I was pleasantly surprised to find just the right spot. The Aardvark Kafe is a very unusual restaurant. First of all, you feel as though you are... More 

1 Thank Friendoffish
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Happy to find a place where we ordered all vegan food for takeout. There is also seating in a fun atmosphere of mixed furniture and antiques. Our meals were delicious and generous. So wonderful to have so many vegan choices!

Thank Diane B
State College, Pennsylvania
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277 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Had seen this place and heard good things and went there for lunch recently because of the vegan options. I was having lunch with a co-worker who is vegan. Though I am not vegan, I do like a lot of vegan options and cook vegan dishes occasionally. If you are not vegan don't let this deter you from going to... More 

Thank hollytrea
State College
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I went to the Aardvark Cafe kind of grudgingly because my good friend, the vegan, suggested it for lunch. My feeling about vegan food I've tried has always been "it would taste so much better with some cheese on top." But not here. I was truly surprised. I had the vegan dee'a, a "quesadilla" ( hey, it can't be a... More 

1 Thank Helen D
Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

gluten free, dairy free & vegan options. salads, appetizers, sandwiches &pizza made to order healthy smoothies- little expensive, but i can't get with almond milk anywhere else

Thank cindym123
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Aardvark Cafe is a real find. Not 100% vegan but a respectable variety of vegan offerings prepared in a segregated kitchen area to prevent "cross contamination". Great Vegan Pizza, sandwiches and salads. Love the buffalo tofu bites and you absolutely have to try the sweet cinnamon dough balls for dessert.

Thank TravelAshler
State College, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

It's wonderful to find a restaurant with an extensive vegan menu, and my family and I were excited to try this place out. We liked the kitchsy atmosphere, with the different tables, chairs, cloth napkins, and items for sale throughout the place. The vegan wrap was wonderful. The service was timely. Why do I give it two stars? (1) We... More 

Thank Barbara H
State College
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

State College has a large amount of eating establishments for a town its size, and it must be hard for restaurant owners to find something to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The "Aardvark Kafe" has 3 things going for it - apart from being the first in line alphabetically. They serve vegan and "regular food" and they have an dining... More 

Thank Reiselust1947
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

We arrived at Aardvark Kafe just before 8 pm, not realizing it was just before closing time. That did not matter. The proprietor stayed open just for us, and we truly enjoyed our meals.

Thank Ge0rge229

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 W College Ave, State College, PA 16801-2850
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-238-2400

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