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Mad Mex

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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
+1 814-272-5656
06:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 02:00
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clermont fl
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing wonderful, nothing lousy Food is ok, service is decent. Atmosphere is a plus. Wouldn't rush back

Thank andrewg818
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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96 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had breakfast there for just one day. I was staying at Days Inn Hotel. The food was a little greasy, even compared to American standards. I didn't go there for dinner or lunch, but maybe they have better service then.

Thank M1ch3l3
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lunch with about 15 people. The waitresses did a very nice job of getting us all our food when it could have been a logistical nightmare. Well Done. The food was good and the portions were huge. The nachos were the biggest plate of nachos I have seen in a very long time. I had the carnitas... More 

Thank Brian S
State College, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I enjoy going here the portions are large the service is good. Drinks are also good. Appitizers are really good.

Thank mamadukesruns
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love the wings and my husband gets a burrito every time we go. Great food, but a little more costly than other places in the area.

Thank Laura S
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Actually the worst experience in my life. I was Not able to enter since I don't have us id... The guy at the door was extremly inpolite.

Thank LiktorBalazs
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The food is good but not anything to get excited about. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. The best drink they have, at least in my opinion is the Mojito. I love this drink. Made with fresh mint.

Thank kkars2014
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

One if the best mexican restaurants in state college! I love the steak Californian salad and wings The insane wing is too spicy! I also like the frozen mango margarita!

Thank Diman T
Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Been to Mad Mex twice. April 2016 after Bruce Springsteen concert for drinks... most recently December 2016 for dinner Too much tequila in the frozen margaritas both visits. You actually see everything separate! Food was okay. Chickpea Chili is where it's at!!!

Thank mdubee1
Grove City, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Kind of typical Mad Mex but that is a good thing. Mad Mex has a great selection of beer and the food is tough to beat. It is located inside the Days Inn which works well if you had one too many of those beers.

Thank stpracer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 S Pugh St, State College, PA 16801-4935
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-272-5656

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