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The Cafe an American Bistro

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American, Contemporary
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1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
+1 570-821-5900
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon 10:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I had a Caesar salad and a crab cake sandwich. Salad was very ordinary. Croutons were store bought not homemade as indicated on the menu. Crab sandwich was good served with ruffles potato chips. I would rather if had fruit or a healthy alternative.

Thank Traveler7221
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at The Cafe today. We both ordered specials...I had tuna salad with melted cheese on chiabatta bread. My husband had salad with grilled salmon. We were there on a Friday afternoon at around 2 pm so it was not crowded and the service was fast. Although you order, pick your drink from the cooler,... More 

Thank Catherine J
Bucks County, PA
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was looking for a break from chain eateries and pizza-talian restaurants heavy on pasta. THE CAFE is in an unassuming business strip on SR 315. Inside the decor is sophisticated, more bistro than suburb. I arrived just before 5 PM as they were setting up for dinner. Lighted candles and linens on the tables. The menu is extensive and... More 

Thank e3ceprise
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing as usual, excellent seafood bisque, calamari done to perfection sea bass was terrific. No room for dessert, but I've had them before and they're always delicious.

Thank Peg W
Harveys Lake, PA
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We came for the stone crabs, but keep coming back. A few days a week, in season, The Cafe will offer fresh, well cared for Florida stone crabs (call for availability, a tough find in Wilkes-Barre). We have been back several times and have been seated promptly. The staff is cordial and the service has been quite good, in a... More 

Thank drstan58
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner and service. We had plans for a movie and were a little rushed. Staff made sure we got out in a reasonable time. The only reason I gave 4 stars was the crab claw appetizer. Ordered a 1/2 pound of stone crab claws with amounted to 1 claw! I would have liked to have a scale. Otherwise, great... More 

Thank Edchelle5
Twinsburg, Ohio
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Our family, (some local some not), got together in Wilkes Barre and chose this resturaunt for a private party dinner. They were very polite and the private room was big enough to comfortably sit 14 for dinner. The service was nice and attentive and the food was really good and the portions were more than enough. I would recommend this... More 

Thank Traveljava57
Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 had. My sister had the Scallops and Shrimp in Champagne Risotto. We both took leftovers... More 

Thank Sheila Q
Hagerstown, Maryland
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146 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

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
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?