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Balch's

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586 Route 6 And 209, Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-7911
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Consistently good food

Early bird specials are great, but the regular menu is very good as well. The tortilla chips served in a basket to everyone free of charge come with amazing cheddar spread (it has what appears to be a horseradish zip to it but much better than store-bought cheddar/horseradish spread). French... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
J B
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Wallkill
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Wallkill
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Early bird specials are great, but the regular menu is very good as well. The tortilla chips served in a basket to everyone free of charge come with amazing cheddar spread (it has what appears to be a horseradish zip to it but much better than store-bought cheddar/horseradish spread). French onion soup was delicious ($5.95). The potato pancakes (a special... More 

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Thank J B
Milford, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was easy to understand and clearly explained by the server. The food was served hot, well prepared and with a good cadence to make the meal enjoyable. Overall a good experience and at good price.

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Thank John M
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Love this restaurant. We stop frequently just to take soup home. It is the best soup you will ever have. All of the food is fantastic and have never been disappointed.

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Thank ShoesShoesShoes
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

This place actually wasn't bad it just wasn't something to write home about. It was clean and decent wait staff but the food was like food that you would cook at home. I am not picky at all, however if I can cook it at home then why am i paying you to make it to taste the same. I... More 

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Thank Roger l
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Love their haddock &, Manhattan clam chowder best, altho folks I took there enjoyed other dishes they ordered. Priced reasonably. Have early bird dinners Mon - Thurs. Can have a glass of wine or beer too, if you choose. First time I ever had the garlic mashed potatoes was here - outrageous! I'm there at least twice a month.

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Thank Zilli07
Milford, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Great restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining tables available. Plenty of room for the whole family! Menu is varied with great portion sizes! There's something for everyone at this place!

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Thank LIZD924
Milford, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Fresh Seafood and great prices, really enjoy the chips with horseradish cheese instead of the old bread basket. Wonderful Grouper sandwich for lunch, and love the Balches Banging Shrimp!

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Thank Dawn-Anne F
Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

In our area, some of the best food is served in simple ,casual surroundings. Belch's specializes in fresh and fried fish. It does a really nice job in presenting delicious dishes you will enjoy.We sampled their special Octoberfest menu available during October. The Sauerbraten was delicious.. Service is prompt. We will go back.

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Thank DavidHemlock
Milford, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We waited a very short time for seating, as we needed a table for eight people, but the waitress was very accommodating. All the food that was ordered was delicious, right down to the dessert. The servings were very nice in size! The overall atmosphere was family oriented. I specifically like the fact that it was a cozy place to... More 

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Thank Rosalinda V
Milford, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

While I am not overly impressed with the prices the Wait staff and owners make up for it ten fold.. Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of their menu. The Steamed Clams and King Crab legs delicious..

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Thank Denise F

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 586 Route 6 And 209, Milford, PA 18337
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: (570) 296-7911

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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