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The Meating House

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10 Freedom Road, Drums, PA 18222
570-788-5927
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant Surprise

We dined at the area adjacent to the bar with drinks and a very good pub menu for dinner. Wait staff was friendly and attentive, ambiance was old-timer and rustic, and the food and drinks were delicious. One of us had seafood and the other had a pot pie, both served with crisp salads. Very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
Nan5049
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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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English first
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We dined at the area adjacent to the bar with drinks and a very good pub menu for dinner. Wait staff was friendly and attentive, ambiance was old-timer and rustic, and the food and drinks were delicious. One of us had seafood and the other had a pot pie, both served with crisp salads. Very good experience overall.

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Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This was my third time here & every time it has gotten better. As soon as you walk up to this restaurant, you know it is something special. From the beautifully planted flowers & ferns to the antique bike & wooden rocking chairs, no detail was spared. Then you walk into this cozy, old fashioned, exquisitely decorated country home. We... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice menu and food was good, well presented. Nice portions and even the salad that comes with the entrees was a nice mix of greens. The only reason I did not give this a 4 or even 5 star rating is that the wait staff were not up to par. They offered happy hour domestic drafts, so we all ordered... More 

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The food was good, nothing special. The atmosphere was unpleasant, feels like you flashed back to the 80's. This is not the 100% the restaurant's fault but when I was there the place was filled with loud-mouths. Feels more a fast food chain than a fine dining experience with everybody listening in to what you are saying and staring at... More 

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Drums, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent. In the bar area only, they have small plates which are perfect sized for dinner especially if you would like to try one of their fabulous appetizers. Also, while meat is there specialty, there are plenty of disk selective as well.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If you are looking for a special place to eat in the Hazelton area then the Meating House is it. There are a number of chain restaurants nearby that you should pass by. The Meating House is a quaint, family owned establishment with tons of character and wonderful food. I had a delicious swordfish steak that couldn't have been prepared... More 

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This restaurant has a warm, cozy country atmosphere. The food is excellent especially the steaks and seafood. The menu has a variety of selections to satisfy everyone's tastes. The staff is experienced, courteous, warm and friendly. They go out of their way to ensure that you are having an enjoyable dining experience. This is a family owned restaurant and they... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I come here a few times a year. I have never had anything I didn't like. And they do steaks Pittsburgh style!!!! The balsamic dressing and dried blue cheese it yummy! This is a family establishment and I must day they do it well! They are always so nice to us even though we are not "regulars"... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I came here for dinner as my parents live in drums and they told me that every time my Aunt comes into town she eats at this establishment. The décor was kind of nice so I was excited. There was 4 of us and here is what we ordered: Lamp Chops Prime Rib Some Chicken dish Filet We ordered the... More 

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Utica, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Cozy, comfortable; I want to say classy English Pub style with gourmet food. Staff is very friendly and loquacious. Feel free to ask any questions, everyone is happy to help or just chat. Thoroughly all around enjoyable experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Freedom Road, Drums, PA 18222
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Drums
  • Phone Number: 570-788-5927

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?