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116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1869
570-343-3550
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent healthy lunch!!

Great spot just off Courthouse Square. Greek salad, fish, hummus, baba ganoush... You can't go wrong here! Service and food were excellent & fine atmosphere for a business lunch or special occasion. If I lived or worked in Scranton I would happily be a "regular" here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
janetjackson1023
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Bethlehem, Pa
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Bethlehem, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great spot just off Courthouse Square. Greek salad, fish, hummus, baba ganoush... You can't go wrong here! Service and food were excellent & fine atmosphere for a business lunch or special occasion. If I lived or worked in Scranton I would happily be a "regular" here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I first ate here in 2012 and have been many times since. Every meal, for myself and my companions, has been delicious. The service is friendly. The owner clearly takes pride in the food and will make recommendations or assist if you are unfamiliar with Mediterranean fare. If you go for lunch on a weekday, try to arrive before noon... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We loved the grilled chicken shish kabob and hummus. Dominic was wonderful, helpful and very hospitable. We can't wait to return soon!

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I love Mediterranean cuisine, but this was average, at best. We ordered the Tabbouleh, which was good, but the Pitas they served with it seemed tough/day-old. The butternut squash soup was delicious, but served lukewarm, so it was hard to enjoy it. I didn't bother sending it back because it was busy and I didn't want to disrupt dinner for... More 

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Union Dale, Pennsylvania, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this was our first time at City Cafe, we ordered their sampler and a cup of lentil soup. The Falafel and soup was excellent, I personally did not care for the baba-ganoosh the humus was decent, the tabouli very good as were the grape leaves. I saw other peoples meals and they were very generous, as was ours. I would... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Yesterday, we were wearily making our way to Syracuse for a young friend's graduation, when we stopped off in Scranton for a cup of expresso. The first place we found from "Around me" was closed for good, when we called another, it was also gonzo. On the third try, we found City Cafe. What we did not realize before we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

There is no restaurant, Lebanese or otherwise with better prepared food or a more genial host. A modest but comfortable atmosphere, BYOB, an excellent selection of traditional dishes and desserts. I make this a regular stop when I am anywhere near Scranton!

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ELLINGTON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Arriving in Scranton for a family event, we were driving around downtown looking for a place to eat, when my wife spotted City Cafe. As we enjoy Middle Eastern food, and having seen nothing else interesting, we stopped in. We were warmly welcomed and the proprietor arranged two tables so we could sit together, not having to use the high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My wife and I usually stop here for lunch whenever we are in Downtown Scranton. Also stopped a few times with coworkers. Never had any food that I didn't like! The menu is great and has a nice variety of different Mediterranean dishes to choose from. The meat pies are one of my favorites! The hummus, wraps, sandwiches, soups... Everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Really excellent Mediterranean food staff was wonderful . Excellent staff service was great worth a try unique to this area

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Additional Information about City Cafe

Address: 116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1869
Phone Number: 570-343-3550
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1869
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: 570-343-3550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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