Seafood Martini Cocktail at The Gardens restaurant. Bright and comfortable, The Gardens Restaurant will please everyone in your party. Potato Crusted Salmon entrée at The Gardens restaurant.

Gardens Restaurant will be closed to the public on the evening of Saturday, March 7 for a yearly reservation. Our sister hotel, The Nittany Lion Inn, will be happy to accommodate any reservations.

The Gardens

Make a reservation for The Gardens

Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner in style and comfort at The Gardens—a bright, cheerful restaurant with contemporary style. Our chefs add modern flair to classic recipes, creating dishes that are sure to become your new favorites—from Roasted Corn and Crab Cakes to Potato Crusted Fillet of Salmon to delicious salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Try our America's Bounty Buffet on Friday and Saturday evenings, and enjoy a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne at our award-winning Sunday Brunch Buffet.

With plenty of free parking and our abundant buffets, The Gardens is the perfect meeting place for a business breakfast or luncheon. The Penn Stater’s beautiful, serene setting also makes it an ideal choice for a quiet dinner or social gathering. 


Consider booking your next gathering in the Orchid Room. Accommodating up to 60 people, the Orchid Room affords a private dining area adjacent to Legends Pub, making it ideal for receptions or small dinners, holiday parties, and other social events.  


We’re open every day for your dining pleasure—you don’t have to be our hotel guest to enjoy a delicious meal at The Gardens. Come discover one of State College’s best-kept secrets!


 The Gardens Breakfast Menu

The Gardens Lunch Menu

The Gardens Dinner Menu

America's Bounty Buffet Menu

Sunday Brunch Buffet Menu

The Orchid Room (pdf)

Make a reservation for The Gardens

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Call us at 814-863-5090 for more information.