Eat, Play, Live

Red Horse Tavern aims for home feel

Justin Leiter places a beef brisket on a smoker outside of the Red Horse Tavern in Pleasant Gap in 2012.
Justin Leiter places a beef brisket on a smoker outside of the Red Horse Tavern in Pleasant Gap in 2012. Centre Daily Times, file

Editor’s note: This story is part of the Eat, Play, Live special section.

Q: How long have you been in business?

A: I’ve been in business four and a half years.

Q: What are your top menu items?

A: Our best items are our house-smoked brisket with caramelized onions and horseradish sauce. Also our barbecue shrimp with smoked Gouda polenta.

Q: What’s the atmosphere like?

A: The atmosphere is casual relaxed. The staff does an excellent job of making everyone feel at home.

Q: What’s the best thing about your location?

A: I feel our location is central to State College, Bellefonte, Centre Hall and Zion.

Q: What’s special about the food in Centre County?

A: I feel the food in our area does a great job giving everyone a taste of what you can find elsewhere, especially when there fresh local produce comes around.

Red Horse Tavern

Where: 104 N. Main St., Pleasant Gap

Info: 359-2082, therhtavern.com

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