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252 N Wyoming St, Hazleton, PA 18201-5578
+1 570-454-0853
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Family Owned & Operated Since 1946 the Ovalon Bar & Grill is Hazleton's...
Family Owned & Operated Since 1946 the Ovalon Bar & Grill is Hazleton's longest standing fine dining restaurant. Today the Ovalon is a Italian fine dining tradition, and stands as the roots of the Scalleat Hospitality Group's three restaurants Our chefs feature Italian Classics -- as well as contemporary offerings - in our wide-ranging entree selections. For those that enjoy a lighter fare, a sandwich or a small plate at our smoke free bar is an excellent option. Families can sit and appreciate a relaxing meal with their children, who can order from the children's menu. We also have a full menu available for takeout.
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Good for:
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

This was very good, the eggplant was great will return before I return to Cali. The staff was very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Ron B
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was very good, the eggplant was great will return before I return to Cali. The staff was very friendly.

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Kent
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Nice little Italian restaurant. Our server was great at changing menu options for us. We got exactly what we wanted with out having to pay a lot more. Veal marsala was excellent!

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Breinigsville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went here for New Year's Eve dinner with the family. My filet alla greek, which was ordered medium well, came out medium rare. I sent it back once and the waitress didn't even check to see if it was better. I wanted to send it back again, but never had the opportunity. We also ordered steaks for take out... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We just dined at the Ovalon on Saturday night as we were spending the night in Hazleton. It was a big disappointment. The restaurant looks charming, but our server completely forgot about us, more than once, and none of the other wait staff seemed to notice, e ven though they were busy serving everyone around us. The food was really... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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280 reviews 280 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Drove 600 miles today on the way to New Hampshire and stopped at the Residence Inn in Hazleton. They have a list of recommended local restaurants and the night receptionist suggested Ovalon. Reviews also looked good so we gave it a try. It is a charming "old neighborhood" bar and grill reminding me of places in Chicago many years ago.... More 

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Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place has been around forever, and once you try it you will see why. Nice Atmosphere and very good Service. Why you come back, and back, and back is for the Food. If you want "Homemade" Italian at its best, then this is the Place for you. You will not be disappointed. Try any of the Pasta dishes and... More 

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Pennsylvania
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98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not only can you get the best bar food, Italian food or American fare but it's a friendly atmosphere! Celebrate your special day here or just come for martinis & conversation. Bring the kids or just that special someone. This place has everything. Prices range from $8 for a great homemade sandwich to $35 for a filet (best steak around!)... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Whether your choice is from the small plate menu or the dinner menu, you won't be disappointed. Also, one of the best bartenders you'll find anywhere.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Amazing food!!!staff was very friendly!!!was a great experience MUST visit!!! Words cannot describe the aromatics and flavoring, it's simply the best, I've had food all over the country, and this is by far the greatest...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I were on a trip to the Pocono's and happened to drive through Hazelton on the way up. We were hungry and decided to use TripAdvisor to find a place that was rated well. We found the place easily enough but were not sure if the establishment was open. I had to go up to the door... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 N Wyoming St, Hazleton, PA 18201-5578
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Hazleton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-454-0853

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Family Owned & Operated Since 1946 the Ovalon Bar & Grill is Hazleton's longest standing fine dining restaurant. Today the Ovalon is a Italian fine dining tradition, and stands as the roots of the Scalleat Hospitality Group's three restaurants Our chefs feature Italian Classics -- as well as contemporary offerings - in our wide-ranging entree selections. For those that enjoy a lighter fare, a sandwich or a small plate at our smoke free bar is an excellent option. Families can sit and appreciate a relaxing meal with their children, who can order from the children's menu. We also have a full menu available for takeout.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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