Herwig's Austrian Bistro

"Where Bacon is an herb!"

Located in the heart of central Pennsylvania, Herwig's Austrian Bistro is a unique dining experience for anyone looking to sample the tastes of authentic homestyle Austrian cuisine. Since opening its doors for business in January of 2002, Herwig's has gained a reputation for serving only the highest quality food and providing our customers with a truly unique dining experience and Gemütlichkeit.

Voted State College's Best Ethnic Restaurant Eight Years in a row by readers of State College Magazine! scmag

Today's Specials 11-17-13

Open for Brunch 11-3pm


Blunzengroestl (a blood sausage, bacon and potato hash)

Bauernfruehstueck (2 eggs, homemade sausage patties, homemade bread, home fries)

Cinnabaconrolls (our almost famous bacon creation, breakfast/dinner whatever   so tasty)

Kaiserschmarrn (rum soaked raisins or cherries with shredded pancakes)

Speck mit Eier (thick cut local bacon, 2 eggs, Broetchen, home fries)

Let us cure your hangover with BACON

Today's Specials 9-24-13

Suppe: Smokey Paprika with Chorizo, Organic Tomatoes, Veggies


Leberkaese mit Ei (a Bavarian beef/pork sausage loaf grilled and topped with a fried egg)

Kaslaberl (2 lightly pan-fried potato/egg/cheese patties topped with liptauer)

Gefuellter Paprika (a red bell pepper stuffed with ground beef, rice and homegrown herbs)

Herwig's Crab Cake (need I say more)

Fleischnudln' (penne sauteed with spices, caramelized onions, local smoked pork, chicken and bacon)

Marinated 10oz Angus Choice Ribeye!

Special of the Day January 15, 2013

Today's Specials
Soup: Creamy Potato/Bacon/Brie
Features: Gefuellter Paprika (a large red bell pepper stuffed with seasoned ground beef, turkey and rice), Reisfleisch (a baked rice dish with seasoned meats/paprika), Tiroler Groestl (the daily hash), Kaslaberl (2 vegetarian potato/egg/cheese patties, pan-fried and topped with Liptauer cheese) and Tilapia "Muellerin" (Tilapia filets dipped into seasoned flour, pan-fried in brown butter and de-glazed with fresh lemon juice/capers).


  • 132 West College Ave
    State College, PA


  • 814-272-0738
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Opening Hours

Mon-Tues-Wed 11:00am-8pm
Thurs-Fri-Sat 11:00am-9pm

*During the summer we have reduced hours and may close early

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