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The Potato Patch

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4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122-2399
+1 412-461-0500
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Potato patch was always my favorite attraction at kennywood. It's gone down a bit but still have to get the fries when i go. I think the changes in all the cooking oils everywhere has compensated the taste in lots of places including this one. Portions seem a bit smaller than before ownership change. Price is higher but expected in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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263 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

So, I'll just say it! These fries are not cheap. $6.50 for an order? Maybe I'm old, but this is a lot for fried potatoes. That being said, however, they are REALLY good! I got mine plain this time, but usually I can't resist the cheddar cheese sauce (older and [usually] eating healthier!). Just like I remember from my childhood.... More 

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Thank jahhp
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you have never gone to Kennywood in October your missing out. The staff is so skilled at makeup and costume you would swear you were at a motion picture movie set. The zombies just are the best!

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Thank Slick717
New Stanton
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158 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The potato patch, as a rule I go there first, it's not as good as it was when they first opened it years ago, you can get fries at other places in the park, but there's are, covered with, a variety of options, garlic salt, gravy, cheese, etc. When they first opened the fries where like wages giving them a... More 

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WEST MIFFLIN
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

While you visit Kentwood Park you must stop at the Potato Patch. First of all they are homemade fresh fries. Second you get a lot of them. They are fried just right and a little greasy. You can top them with cheese if you like, it is a little more. But if you like cheese, they don't cheat on that... More 

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a Kennywood tradition and a classic item that they serve hot out of the fryer with many toppings of your choice. You actually watch them take whole potatoes and turn them into some of the best fries around the region. Eat them plain, or with a multitude of toppings like cheese, salts, bacon, etc. One order of these... More 

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Thank JoeFlacco_NJ
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The highschooler that waited on my family was very rude and unhelpful the seating was ridiculously dirty and very hard to find enough seating to fit six people. I am very sad to see the potato patch and Kenny what is the whole going downhill very quickly this park simply no longer cares about its customers!

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Thank Ashley H
Englewood Cliffs, Nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Should be named the Grease Pit or Heart Attack Central. I wouldn't mind if they tasted great but they were just ok. The concrete floor of the area where the tables are to eat is so greasy you could slip and fall if it's raining - they should power wash it on occasion.

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Thank Tom G
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The fries aren't the best, but when they're smothered in cheese with bacon on top, who cares? This is a Kennywood staple and always good.

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Thank KatKealy
Pittsburgh, PA
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64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you love the taste of home made fries with savory toppings and gooey cheese....this place is for you. I have to get my annual fix f Potato Patch fries, and save up my appetite for the generous portions they serve. Yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122-2399
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Mifflin
  • Phone Number: +1 412-461-0500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?