Food & Drink

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Allen Street Grill by Matt Fern

Welcome back, Allen Street Grill

Allen Street Grill reopened on September 22, 2020 after months of thoughtful renovations that embrace the historic charm of the landmark building on the corner of College and Allen.

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In Happy Valley, farm fresh ice cream is always in season

The summer might be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy a scoop or carton of delicious, farm fresh ice cream. In keeping with Happy Valley’s deep agricultural roots, there are plenty of places to cool off (or get your chill on) with this popular frozen treat straight from the farm.

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Spend a day in and around Boalsburg

Boalsburg is a quaint town where history is on full display everywhere you look. Quaint shops, plentiful dining options, and abundant, nearby outdoor recreational opportunities make Boalsburg an ideal destination for individuals and families to spend a day.

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Happy Valley Hotels & Restaurants Showcase Health and Safety Measures

We are proud of our hotels and restaurants in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. As regulated industries, businesses have rushed to adopt and adapt to safe practices designed to protect guests and employees during the pandemic. Hotels and restaurants in Pennsylvania have always adhered to strict cleanliness mandates. Public health agencies and business leaders are working together nationwide to develop even more heightened “New Normal” cleanliness, public safety and health protocols in every industry. Read more about how Happy Valley hotels and restaurants are working to ensure a safe

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The Overlook Grill’s Phased Re-Opening

The Overlook Grill by Harrison’s offers award-winning food and service in a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere with a backdrop of breathtaking views. The Overlook Grill is undergoing a phased re-opening following the government-mandated closures and is currently offering delicious take-out options. While the indoor dining room is closed for now, take-out customers can enjoy bar beverages and gorgeous views at the self-serve outdoor tables. Current hours for restaurant take-out are Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 4pm to 8pm. Find menus and more information at

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Spend a day in and around Millheim, PA

There is plenty to see and do in and around Millheim, PA, a quaint Happy Valley community that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

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International Cuisine in Happy Valley

Happy Valley, in the heart of central Pennsylvania, is home to the Berkey Creamery, Grilled Stickies and Ham Pot Pie at the Centre County Grange Fair...but the valley has a growing menu of authentic international cuisine available. Authentic Mexican, authentic Brazilian, authentic Venezualan, authentic Korean, authentic Chinese, the list goes on. Just pick the cuisine you’re craving or try something new!

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.