2023 Happy Valley Destination Dining Guide

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Allen Street Grill

The perfect bite: Dining gluten-free, vegan, or nut-free? There are delicious choices available!

Love going out to eat but hate navigating menus to find a place that suits everyone’s dietary needs? Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or nut-free, there are plenty of area restaurants that will meet your requirements. If an establishment’s main menu doesn’t list options that meet your needs, it may be worth a phone call. Some restaurants offer alternative menus for those with diet restrictions, but you may have to ask!

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Outdoor Dining in Happy Valley

Who doesn’t love eating outdoors? Whether you are at home on your back porch or on the patio at your favorite restaurant, nothing beats sitting outside in great weather enjoying a good meal. There are so many great restaurants across Happy Valley, and those bites are even better when you can take in all the sites and sounds of nature.


Historic, delicious Hublersburg Inn

A local favorite since 1827, the Hublersburg Inn serves spirited American cuisine in a unique, historic atmosphere. Sourcing many ingredients locally, the Inn offers seasonal menus, creative cocktails, and local craft beer and was voted Best Sunday Brunch and Best Bloody Mary.

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Happy Valley bakeries are sweet on dessert

You may not think you have a sweet tooth—until you see the amazing desserts available in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. A rotating menu of fresh baked goods can be found throughout Happy Valley, but look away now if you’re definitely not interested in sampling a variety of sweet somethings.

Happy Valley Chef

Food trucks and farmers markets: 10 delicious finds

Though Happy Valley offers a magnificent variety of quality brick-and-mortar dining experiences, food trucks and farmer’s markets also have a place in providing quality, locally sourced options. In fact, these options have expanded dramatically over the last few years. With a wide variety of local produce and meats, food trucks and farmers markets provide residents and visitors with outdoor alternatives in Centre County.

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Plan the party & let the region’s chefs cook

What is your party hungry for? These Happy Valley cuisine-art establishments literally cater to their customers’ taste buds—whether that vision is large-scale hoe-down backyard barbecue, a long work lunch or a private sit-down menu tasting.


Best Happy Valley Restaurants for Large Groups

There is no shortage of great bars and restaurants in Happy Valley – but not all of them are equipped to accommodate large groups, dinner parties, or private events. When you’re looking to have a great night out with a big group of friends and family, make sure to plan ahead!

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events