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The Wooden Keg Tavern

) #5 of 38 Restaurants in Pottsville $$ - $$$, American, Bar, Pub
112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here the night before and event we were attending, the Yuengling Lager Jogger 5K run. There are 3500 runners that come to town for this, so we were very surprised that many of the things we asked for, they were out of....More

Thank dtchem1
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The bartender, Danielle, was awesome! Great company, great drinks at a reasonable price, nice atmosphere

1  Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had dinner and beers in downstairs, stone walled cellar room. Very interesting history. Good Irish choices but many menu selections beside Irish fare if that is your choosing. Service was good. Restaurant and bar area upstairs was pretty busy when we were there. Lots of...More

1  Thank Lee D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just can't say anything good about this place. Simple was expensive!! Why? Parking can get tricky if it's a good day, i know no one person ever, local or otherwise to say anything good about this place

2  Thank lindawurst
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The service in this bar was excellent. We absolutely loved our waitress who was extremely attentive and funny. Food and drinks were good. We had the quesadillas, chicken wings, and the onion rings. All were delightful (especially the garlic parm wings!!!)

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing to look at from the outside but decent Irish Pub feel on the inside. A bit dark if you are sitting in the back. Cheesesteak and Hot Ham and Cheese were very good and filling. A good place for lunch after taking the tour...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were walking to the food store and almost passed it. I am so glad we stopped in. I had wanted to get something to hold me over until dinner. Ordered the clams and soup which was fabulos. My partner had the soup and calamari....More

1  Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If your in Pottsville you have to go here. Restaurant and bar is upstairs. Make sure to check out the downstairs and tunnels, there's a story about the building. A lot of history. To many good things on the menu to pick just one favorite....More

1  Thank Bunnyds
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It was exactly what we expected. Not great not bad. Pub with good beer selection and menu you expect. We had a good time and our waitress was very good.

Thank bornel
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times now , the pierogies are exquisite, boneless wings are super good , and the appetizer of calamari is a meal in itself , and everything is at a very reasonable price for everything, O-yeah can't forget about all the different...More

1  Thank Johnny K
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What kind of Italian dishes do you have
7 October 2016|
Response from gosteelers81 | Reviewed this property |
Getting married October 3 is this good place to eat for nice lunch
24 September 2016|
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Response from Brendell25 | Reviewed this property |
The food is good, it's more like a bar, though. So, if you're looking for some place for more of a bridal lunch, I would say no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pottsville
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