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The Cafe an American Bistro

1120 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
570-821-5900
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Ranked #17 of 242 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Contemporary
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Great local restaurant "where everybody knows your name"! Always high quality food. Only the freshest fish. And save room for dessert: the cakes and pies are made by the owners mom - all fresh and with love. The lemon raspberry cake is awesome.

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Ithaca, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here en route from Virginia to Upstate New York. The restaurant was close to our hotel. We were pleasantly surprised by its extensive American/Italian menu. House salads were fresh and substantial. Entrees of scallops with risotto and veal saltimbacco were delicious. We'll be happy to stop here again.

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btm1323
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I'm never wowed when I go here. I've visited several times for work lunches and the salads are mediocre at best. I will say the desserts are wonderful though! The banana cake will change your life.

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Seminary, Mississippi, United States
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123 reviews 123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ordered a chicken Philly cheese steak and it was very bland. Not much flavor at all. The bread was a bit tough as well. So this place was just "okay." Was only able to eat half the sandwich even after trying g to salt and pepper it to give it some taste.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I stumbled across The Café traveling on business. When I entered my expectation was a humble little grill, but found an upscale dining menu. On two subsequent visits over 6 months I have found the food to be excellent, the service generally good. Although one night our server failed to meet my expectations. Menu substitutions were not a problem. Dinner... More 

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Harveys Lake Pa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been coming here for years. Even before Jeff was in this building. They have a beautiful restaurant. The food has always been 5+. I often went there with friends and would praise Jeff and the food that my husband wanted to have my 50th birthday there. Everything was perfect. My friends and family from out of town raved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I have been eating at the Cafe since it first opened many years ago. It is without a doubt, the best place to eat lunch or dinner. The people are friendly. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the food is out of this world. I recommend the Cafe with 5 Stars. If there was such a thing as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner! They also have a full bar to get your drink on! They carry boars head too!

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews 109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My friend and I were looking for someplace "different" to eat lunch, as we have tried almost everything nearby! I ordered a sandwich that was on their "specials" board--it had chicken, mozzarella, and spinach on it and was served with spicy potato slices that were cooked--they resembled homemade potato chips but were soft. Both were pretty tasty. My friend liked... More 

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JohnDawe, Manager at The Cafe an American Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lakeland, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Doesn't look like much from the road but The Cafe is a little hidden gem in Wilkes Barre, they had a super busy night and the bartender still smiling at the end of the night took great care of me, the food was good and extremely nicely plated and presented.

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Additional Information about The Cafe an American Bistro

Address: 1120 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
Phone Number: 570-821-5900
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Italian, Contemporary

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