Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Arooga's a Green Restaurant?

Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar is the first full service Certified Green Restaurant in the state of PA.  We have taken many steps in reducing our carbon footprint and our overall effect on the environment. Some of the many steps we have taken are completely removing styrofoam from all locations, recycling our grease, cardboard, using nontoxic cleaning and chemical products. We installed energy efficient hand-dryers and waterless urinals in the restrooms, and have added an energy management system. Arooga's plans to introduce new steps every year.

Is Arooga's a Franchise?

Arooga's originally opened as an independent restaurant and has grown into several corporate locations. Arooga's has recently won "WANTED: America's Next Top Restaurant Franchise", a contest co-sponsored by Sysco Foods and The Franchise Edge. Out of 245 restaurants that competed nationally, Arooga's was the grand prize winner and has begun the franchising process. More information on owning your own Arooga's is available here!

How Does Arooga's Help with the Local Community & Charities?

Arooga's has it's own in-restaurant Fundraising program called FUNDS FOR FRIENDS, Available Monday and Tuesday. To date Arooga's has donated tens of thousands of dollars to many local schools, charities, and organizations. We donate 15% of sales from every customer you invite back to your organization. There is no upfront costs or selling. For more information please click here to email us.

What National Awards has Arooga's Food Won?

Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar has won 5 out of the 5 times they have attended the National Buffalo Wing Festival which is the largest in the country! 2008-Kangarooga, Creative Spicy 2009-Almost Everything, Creative BBQ, 2010-Hot Habanero, Traditional Hot, and 2011 - Sudden Death.

Does Arooga's have its own vodka?

Yes, Arooga's has partnered with a local Craft Distillery to produce Sagoora Premium vodka. (Arooga's spelled backwards) it is distilled 4 times from grain, charcoal filtered and hand sealed. And boy is it smooth.