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Backdraft Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Pizza
1256 Hamlin Hwy, Route 590, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-9365
+1 570-698-6200
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
1256 Hamlin Hwy, Route 590, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-9365
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Loved it my drinks were perfect and the food was timely and delicious. French onion soup, wings, pizza. All fantastic. Staff is very friendly, John makes a hell of a drink

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 29 December 2017

very rude people both patrons and workers.went in to get some food locals walking in and out in two's and three's smelling of weed and who nose what else is going on in this place..I just left never go beck there again..seems all of pa...More

Thank alphamale21
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Typical bar food but amazing staff and awesome bartenders. Fun bands. Outdoor deck with large fire pit. It's our go to hang out when we are hanging at the Hideout. My only wish is they'd play music. No one puts money in the jukebox so...More

Thank EG509
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I used to play in a band there quite often but the music on the house PA was louder than the band! Food was always good. Kind of a quirky mix of locals and NYC expats. Also, the pizza was excellent.

Thank SanchoPanzer
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We like backdraft food and drinks. We eat in, but it can be a bit loud for us. We mostly do take out. There food is excellent. Very friendly place.

Thank booknanny
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate at backdrraft a few months ago for the first time on a Friday evening. We sat on the far right side of the restaurant as you walk in the door. We ordered just appetizers and drinks. The waitress was good...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I came in with my family twice in the past week, once for drinks and once for lunch. The atmosphere is very nice, very clean, with beautiful wood paneling, nice chairs, great attention to detail for the decor. There are many tvs to watch, and...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is obviously a place that locals go to relax. We were there on a Sunday night for dinner and the bar itself was filled with them. Seating was quick for a large party (nine) and our waitress was very polite and took the orders...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Visited Backdraft recently with my family. The menu is standard bar food - sandwiches, wings, etc... Between us, we had boneless wings, chicken fingers, and cheeseburger and a cheesesteak. Service was very slow, but there was plenty to keep us entertained in the meantime. The...More

Thank travelfan23
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Good food. great specials, pizza, wings ect. live bands on weekends and some nights. service is a slow. and some just bad customer service.

Thank BrownSugar11572
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Sue K
13 September 2016|
Response from Lee G | Property representative |
Oddly enough, we received a phone call from someone on Sunday claiming the EXACT same circumstances you stated in your review. They claimed over the phone that while the place was empty, it was way too loud and boisterous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1256 Hamlin Hwy, Route 590, Lake Ariel, PA 18436-9365
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Lake Ariel
  • Phone Number: +1 570-698-6200
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