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The Cafe an American Bistro

1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
+1 570-821-5900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
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11 - 20 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Was looking for a place close to our hotel and found this great Restaurant in a Strip Mall of all places. Had an appetizer of Clams cooked in wine and tomato's, asparagus, mushrooms and herbs. The Veal Saltimbocca was one of the best I've ever...More

Thank Sheila Q
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Food very good and filling. Crab cake and spinach salad, vegetarian lazanga very good. Wait staff attentive, not pushy. Atmosphere has an uppity vibe, low lighting, water glasses, fabric napkins. The best was the desert. Banana fritter was superb. Highly recommend trying it.

Thank posionone
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great quality food, interesting menu with a New York vibe. Reasonable prices with a smart casual atmosphere. My favorite restaurant in the Wyoming Valley!

Thank Mike0567
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Overall, an average place. Not a thing on the plate extra, and nothing surprising. If it says turkey on rye with coleslaw and melted Swiss, that's precisely what you get. Want a sandwich? You're ok. Want an experience? Forget about it. Average =3 stars That...More

Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I recently just went here with my boyfriend, and to be honest from the outside l was kind of skeptical & didn't really expect for it to be that great. When we got inside we got seated right away, there was no wait and it...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I cannot explain why I have not gone to the Cafe for several years. Last weekend we were there with friends and were well rewarded with an excellent meal.Each meal was cooked to perfection and with good side dishes. The service was good and attentive....More

Thank Zahid H
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were on the road, casually dressed, perhaps more casual than appropriate. We were promptly seated and well served. I had one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed. It was a special - blackened swordfish on a merlot reduction, chorizo etouffee as I recall.My...More

Thank oetbyg
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Good location. Very varied menu with full meals, deli, bar, take out beer. Friendly staff. I would go back.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service! Atmosphere is really charming. Menu is awesome for lunch. Very clean. Good parking and easy access.

1  Thank Frances C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The private function area was spacious and everything was ready and waiting when the guests arrived. Staff was very attentive and efficient. The house citrus salad dressing was very good. there was a good selection of food items and all items were very tasty.

Thank odie05408
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Carol D
18 April 2015|
Response from PennyandKatie | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. The lunch menu is posted on line and on a chalk board in the restaurant. They have a party menu - but one of the advantages of being family run is you are dealing directly with the owner/operator. Best to talk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-821-5900
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