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Hog Father's Old Fashioned Bbq

1669 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1417
+1 814-231-1227
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1669 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1417
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 2 adults/3 kids stopped at Hog Father's after a busy day of travel. The place itself looks unassuming from the outside, but the food was good enough to give 4 stars. I would give 5 but I do find the prices a...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place is a combination of a BBQ restaurant and a bottle shop. The BBQ menu is very interesting. We had brisket, chicken, ribs, and salad. Everyone had nothing but sincere compliments about the service, food, and surprises in the form of chili/noodle samples and...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food was very good and you get a ton of it. The 2 guys working were so nice. They really went out of their way to make sure we were enjoying out meal. From the complimentary chili mac n cheese (which was delicious) to...More

Thank QueenB64
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Best pulled pork I've had since leaving Texas, and Mac and Cheese was incredible too. Service was friendly and extremely accommodating for this traveler in a rush, thanks again!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We got takeout ribs and bbq pork sandwich and it was excellent. The portions were generous. The people who run it are very friendly. They gave us a huge sample of chili mac n cheese while we were waiting. Delicious!

Thank gingerbread5
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Chili good but not crackers available. Server said no one ever ask for them. BBQ sandwich was excellent. Gave us a free desert

Thank L8172JRjeffreyb
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Inside, this place has good food and an efficient, friendly staff who do everything possible to offer you what you want. Little touches like a surprise dessert are added sometimes. Their catering service can't be beaten and they work with clients to be sure that...More

Thank chickncoralee
Reviewed 29 July 2016

My husband and his friends always stop in when they are in the area. They always brag that the food is really good and I missed a great meal. Recently, my husband, I and another couple were in the area and we all went to...More

1  Thank CarmelaPA
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were looking for a quick lunch and decided to try Hog father's. We were a little unsure on the outside (it appeared to be part of a beer store) but were pleased with the cleanliness and seating once we were inside. But, go for...More

Thank AuntieJT
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We stop at Hogfather's occasionally for their enormous take out beer selections but decided to eat their on this trip. Service was awesome. Drinks were prompt and along with the drinks came a complimentary sample of the chili-mac. It's not on their menu, but be...More

Thank spectare
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-1417
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-231-1227
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