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The Meating House

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
+1 570-788-5927
17:00 - 21:00
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Mountaintop, PA
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Meating House Restaurant is done in old wood stained booths and walls. There is a bar area and an eating area. The food was very good and reasonably priced. It has a nice atmosphere.

Thank Coreen S
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Hope to see you again soon!!! More 

Mountain Top, PA
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been to the Meating House several times this year. The menu is interesting and pricey for the area. The food is a varying quality. My fried oyster special this week was very good. However, the veal and shrimp marinara I had last time was not so great. There were very few shrimp and the veal had been overcooked and... More 

Thank nikjil
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Wait times on the weekend at most restaurants are longer than usual . We do get very busy on Fridays and Saturdays as you stated! Being a family run independent, we do try to maintain excellent quality food and service. I'm not sure what you had because we don't have... More 

1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived with no reservations. Uderstand that there was a wait. Not a problem. We waited for about 15 minutes to be seated and the owner was asking what we wanted to drink before we even had a chance to take our coats off and sit down and look at the menu. We said we weren't ready yet and I guess... More 

Thank Stephanie L
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Anything you choose is amazing. I am a Crab Mornay girl and they make it the BEST. It is a quaint family run restaurant with excellent service and food. A must try

Thank ckay221
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you realize that we are a family run independent restaurant that takes pride in our food quality, service, and atmosphere. Thanks again!!! More 

Drums, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited this restaurant last month for the first time and was surprised how the inside was and close the tables are. Atmosphere is country and does have a nice charm to it but I was a little claustrophobic with no windows or views. We ordered the scallops and they were very salty and small portions.

Thank trurizkt2016
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am not sure where you sat as we have more than adequate spacing between seats; but our windows are high so you cannot look out, sorry.This helps create our "cozy" atmosphere which is stated in numerous previous reviews. In addition, your small portion of scallops must have been off our EARLY BIRD menu... More 

Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Been to this restaurant many times with our son/daughter in law. Atmosphere is great, service is great and food very very good. The staff makes you feel like family. It's a great place for holiday dinners. We have gone here many, many times.

Thank rosemarie h
Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

One of the Best Restaurants in a 50 Mile Raduis!! Great Food!! Great Steaks, Great Burgers!! Great Service!!! Very accommodating Staff!! Great place for a Night Out!!!

Thank Radi9507
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Our service family appreciates positive reviews in response to their hard work.Thanks for your business, hope to see you again soon. More 

Middletown, NJ
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Nice restaurant with a cozy older style country decor. Went on a Thursday night with a party of four. Considering the restaurant was pretty empty the service could have been so much better and was terribly slow. We had appetizers clams casino (excellent), french onion soup and stuffed mushrooms all very good. The NY strip was very good as well.... More 

Thank IsleMon_Bob
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are a family business that takes pride in everything we do. We make all of our menu items to order so some things take time to prepare. You enjoyed your Appetizers so , at times, this increases your wait and service times . We thank you for your business and hope to see... More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I went here just a few days ago with a friend for dinner. I was not impressed with anything. The food was ok for the price we paid. The atmosphere is so old and outdated, depressing. I wish I could say the service was good but it wasn't either. I'll never be coming back to eat here again. The owner... More 

Thank maude249
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Unfortunately reviewers such as yourself do not help help independent operators. Our restaurant's slogan "A unique steakhouse with old world charm and comfort " might have led you what to expect!!! We are not a "cookie cutter" modern feel type of operation. Look at other reviewers that see, feel, and understand our atmosphere as... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The best atmosphere. The food is great and the service is phenomenal. My husband and I love to have dinner at the bar because the atmosphere is amazing.

Thank Tia M
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback but also, more importantly, thanks for your business! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Drums
  • Phone Number: +1 570-788-5927

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?