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Arena Bar & Grill

380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
570-970-8903
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Ranked #20 of 242 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Oswego, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I stopped here for a couple of beers and a quick bite on my first night in town. They have a huge selection of craft beers including dozens on tap. The food was decent too. I would visit here again.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We live by this restaurant and have never gone because it had always look like it was very busy. One day we decided to go see what all the hubbub was about and to be honest I'm still not sure, the only good thing about this place is that it has a big bar and that's where most of the... More 

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Seaside Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you are looking for a large beer list, noisy atmosphere and mediocre bar at a moderate price then this is for you. But I was very disappointed and wondered how it could have been so highly rated.

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Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I went here for his birthday dinner. The menus (both food and drink) are extensive. He loved his steak/shrimp kabobs and my crab tortellini were pretty good but the supposed "lump crab meat" was a bit sparse. Our server was very nice but I did notice the same thing that other reviewers mentioned -- your drinks, refills,... More 

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NJ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

love their waldorf salad so yummy! great atmosphere, friendly staff and comfortable seating. pricing is decent, very average prices. service was good, enjoyed the extensive drink menu! will be back!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent service at bar with a wide selection of craft and IPAs. Bar staff very attentive and helpful. Comfortable place to watch a game either at bar or in restaurant area. Appetizers good but not great; quesadillas not distinctive and Sirachi boneless chicken very hot - celery side to it was a bit scant (minor annoyance). Food choices varied enough... More 

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NEPA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Arena Bar and Grill offers a fun night out. Drink menu is very extensive and drinks are always consistently good. Typical bar food menu. A place to return to.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews 109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great place to come for dinner. Great food...our faves are the chicken wings, buffalo chicken cheesesteak, steak salad, ok....there are too many to list!! Their martini's are awesome and you must try the chocolate covered strawberry! Now if we could only get them to add those to happy hour...!!! They have so many beer choices that they need a menu... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a late night bite and beer. Food was great as always and loved the wide variety of beers.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Great food, amazing service, and excellent drink selection! Definitely the spot to have a good time.

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Additional Information about Arena Bar & Grill

Address: 380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
Phone Number: 570-970-8903
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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