Nittany Lion Inn has a delicious spring planned

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Nittany Lion Inn, located on campus, is Happy Valley's premier hotel experience where comfort and quality meet Penn State tradition. It features The Dining Room, a fine dining restaurant that turns any meal into a special occasion, and Whiskers, a casual, pub-style eatery. And, as if their signature menus were not delicious enough (that lobster bisque!), their specials like Winesday and PA on the Patio highlight their extensive wine list, imaginative dishes and delicious seasonal foods. Turn a meal into an unforgettable experience at The Nittany Lion Inn.

Taste of the World Wine Dinners

Every other month, The Nittany Lion Inn hosts a Taste of the Wine Dinner. Each dinner features a country or location and their wines, and pairs them with an expertly prepared menu of that region's finest dishes. The dinners are equal parts delicious and educational — diners learn about the wines, where they come from, and how they are made. They are the perfect opportunity for both beginner wine enthusiasts and aficionados.

Join them on March 21 and 22 as they tour through Spain during their next Tastes of the World: A Wine Dinner Series event. The menu will be centered around Spain’s famed wines and cuisine. As always, their Sommelier and Wine Director Sean Caviston, and Chef Kirsch McMaster plan out a perfectly-paired five-course meal complete with an educational program and table-side discussion about the chosen wines and dishes.

Tastes of the World: A Stop in Spain is $95 per guest, and includes tax and gratuity. Reservations are required for this event. Please call The Dining Room at 814-865-8590 for reservations.

PA on the Patio

This summer, you need to be enjoying PA on the Patio at The Nittany Lion Inn! With a curated selection of Pennsylvania micro-brews and chef-inspired grilled tapas featuring the very best in seasonal fruits, vegetables and local meats like bison bratwurst, chicken and brisket grilled to perfection. No reservations needed!

Sunday Brunch at the Dining Room

Sunday brunch at The Dining Room has been a longtime tradition in Happy Valley. The weekend seems even better with their lavish brunch which includes carved meats, waffles, omelets, fresh fruit and much more.


The middle of the week is cause for celebration at Whiskers! Every Wednesday starting at 5 p.m., enjoy the world-class wines that helped The Nittany Lion Inn earn the Wine Spectator “Best Of” Award of Excellence. The award-winning wine is served with delicious food in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.

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