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P.J. Whelihan's Pub + Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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101 Harrity Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9425
+1 610-377-1819
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was very excited that the parking lot was not packed so our I group of 11 would not have to wait for a table. I was right about that, but we WAITED for everything else. It took over 20 minutes until our server took our drink order. It was another 15 minutes until we started to get our drinks.... More 

Thank Jonnell S
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very busy place but it seems never a long wait. Multi leveled and outdoor seating provide much space. Service is good and food is on target.

Thank smithpatrick2017
Kunkletown , Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over priced for mediocre chain restaurant food. The only deal is half off wing night. Service at the bar was quick. The atmosphere was found and rushed in the bar area.

Thank Richard M
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place , been coming here for over 10 years since before it was PJ whelihans just platzs.love to eat on the patio in warm weather. Their signature beer copper lager is my favorite and you gotta try the cheese steak nachos! Friendly staff great food , great location near Jim Thorpe!

Thank Art C
PJWRestaurantGroup, Public Relations Manager at P.J. Whelihan's Pub + Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much Art!!! So glad to have you on board throughout the years!! We always love to hear feedback and appreciate the spreading of the good word!! Can't wait to see you back in!! #PJsDoesitBetter More 

Lake Placid, New York
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

If you want to experience truly American style pub, than you have to visit PJ Whelihan Pub and Restaurant. Every year I come for work to Lehighton, PJ Whelihan is my place to chill out, eat awesome pub food and see my friends. I always order combo 25 chicken wing (chili sauce) and 25 shrimps (Korean bbq sauce) that i... More 

Thank Dmitry F
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Another business trip dinner. Meal was very tasty and the beer was nice and cold. Friendly staff made for a pleasant evening.

Thank Spankyff
Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went for the prime rib special. PJ's has a very comfortable atmosphere with well trained staff and good food. The prime rib special is not something to be missed. We enjoyed ourselves so much that afterwards we hung out at the bar for drinks and fun.

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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a good lunch or dinner. The staff is always friendly and the good never disappoints. We have been there many times when traveling the turnpike north to Scranton. It is easy off and on. Prices are very reasonable and service is quick.

Thank Kevin C
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

we get in here in the summer when in the Beltsville park area for a place that gets a lot of customers in the right season they can handle it properly always got good service and good food

Thank rwill73438
Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Have been going to platts when Bob and Donna first took over, they had a dream and it worked out, great place, great food, Restaurant has come a long way, very clean in and out, many beers and good drinks, it is funny because it was an old bar in the beginning ,george from philly will always enjoy this special... More 

Thank costaricacouple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Harrity Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9425
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Lehighton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-377-1819
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