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Schwalm's Cleona Restaurant

213 E Penn Ave, Cleona, PA 17042-2429
+1 717-274-9942
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“haddock” (2 reviews)
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213 E Penn Ave, Cleona, PA 17042-2429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There today, Saturday at 2:30pm. Saw many people working, but no team work here, it was as if that is not my job I won’t help. The place was “not” busy, waitress busy talking to all the regulars, that got old quick. Waited on most...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank margie70745
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Family owned and operated. Great home cooked food. Specials everyday. Thursday is chicken pot pie!! All desserts homemade too. Reasonably priced. Locals love this place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank moses4647
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I go here for breakfast a few times a month. It’s always fun to watch the older gentleman sit at the counter and talk about their week and read the paper and the waitresses are always pleasant. This is not a fancy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TTMills33
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Stoped in for breakfast. They have counter and table service. Typical central Pennsylvania home town breakfast joint. This in’s it seams that creamed dried beef in toast was a favorite. Saw few guests eating it. I had the pancakes which were fine. Ninety percent of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 1william5555
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A Cleona tradition, family owned and operated. Excellent food, I highly reccommend the Rueben Sandwich! Long time supporter of local youth baseball. We miss you Fran! -Jim

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Mom2JandO
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A great restaurant with great menu items. The prices are really good and the portions are huge. Plenty of deserts to choose from, tons of pies. Plenty of parking out back. The flat iron steak is great, it's typically what I order. For the money,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wanderer0213
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is your typical small town American café. Regulars are welcomed like family and their preferences are known. The food is delicious but a Tina hug is better than anything on the menu! Must do if I am visiting my friends in the area. I'm...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DtheDawg
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I got the Beef Tips,they were among the offerings on the printed sheet inserted into the menu."Specials of the day" or something.The waitress told me i could not get them medium rare,"just however they are cooked." It was reheated meat and covered in canned gravy,along...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank wilbruce3
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My wife loves the corn pie on every other Wednesdays and I love the baked in butter haddock on Fridays and during Lent Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays - it is served as a large piece or a smaller piece and you get your choice of...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gsina46
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The fish they serve is very good. You usually have to wait 15 to 20 minutes but it's worth the wait. The prices are reasonable and you get plenty to eat.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank kidmurphy
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Scott B
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Marjie F | Reviewed this property |
5am to 8pm Sunday open to 4:30pm.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E Penn Ave, Cleona, PA 17042-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Cleona
  • Phone Number: +1 717-274-9942
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