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380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
570-970-8903
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best drink selection

This is one of my favorite places to have drinks they have a great selection of beers and fun mixed drinks. Service is always attentive. They also have a nice food selection lots of variety. If I had any complaint it would be that the waitresses always have all their goods hanging out

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
abonomo10
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to have drinks they have a great selection of beers and fun mixed drinks. Service is always attentive. They also have a nice food selection lots of variety. If I had any complaint it would be that the waitresses always have all their goods hanging out

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My husband, mother & I ate here while spending the night in Wilkes Barre. It suited our needs - close to our hotel, serves food until late, has a lot of beers, and serves hard alcohol. The good - fantastic burgers! Huge burgers, cooked to order, wonderful "brioche buns." I had the Spicy California Pickle burger; very differnt combination, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

While visiting the area we stopped here for dinner. It was very full due to happy hour and a free glass giveaway but we were seated right away. The service was good , the foo and drinks were good. We will stop here again.

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We visited this location before going to the TOSH.O show in Wilkes Barre. We were able to sit outside on their patio. The service was wonderful, staff very attentive, food was really good. My husband had the Bourbonzola steak and I had the Bourbon Chicken. Both came with garlic mashed potatoes which were very yummy. Great beer selection and the... More 

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Hazlet, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My son graduated from the University of Scranton just last week. After the graduation commencement I had planned for a few of the graduates and their families to get together for lunch. We ended up having a total of 53 people. It couldn't have been any better. We all had such a wonderful time. Serves was fantastic and the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I came here with my family and friends for my 21st birthday, and I'm so happy I made the choice! The food was great and with around 20 people in my party it also came out faster than we expected it would. Also, you can't go wrong with the extravagant beer and mixed drink selection. I had one of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Great service, drinks and food! Overall wonderful experience! The specials are great along with the large drink variety!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

My brother came in from out of town and my family decided to take a trip out to arena bar and grill because of the excellent experiences we have had in the past. This visit was no different. If you are looking for the perfect place to eat inside or on the patio, a burger or a flat iron, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The wait staff was very attentive. Drinks and food came out quickly. The burgers were amazing. Make sure you get the sweet fries, the dipping sauce is fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The beer selection is amazing! The food got to our table quickly & was delicious. Our server was very knowledgable about the menu and drafts. Will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-970-8903

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?