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116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1869
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great quality food.

Visited on our way to New York. We were looking for a reasonable alternative to McDonalds, Wendy's, etc. and were pleasantly surprised to find this place. All meals were tasty and the service was good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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English first
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on our way to New York. We were looking for a reasonable alternative to McDonalds, Wendy's, etc. and were pleasantly surprised to find this place. All meals were tasty and the service was good.

Thank aragona7
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The staff is spot on fast and friendly...the place moves! I did not know what to order...lots of choices, so I ordered the sandwich special-Porketta (or something like that). Not sure what it was but after the girl behind the counter offered me a taste, I ordered it! I think it was pork tenderloin, roasted with spices, then sliced thinly... More 

Thank LEandRB_on_Holiday
Tunkhannock Township, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We are so pleased to have discovered City Café in Scranton. The small café (a few outdoor tables weather permitting) is cozy, classy and warm, great for a leisurely meal. The wait staff is helpful, explaining the specials and preparation of the Mediterranean cuisine served here. All the dishes are nicely plated and service is excellent.The appetizers are delicious, especially... More 

Thank Bon237
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Everything we have tried here is excellent! I love that they have delicious specials ever day also, so you always get to try new things. This is our favorite restaurant in Scranton!

Thank Janet69R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Wow - this place is so great. Authentic, homemade Middle Eastern food at reasonable prices. Try the lentil soup and if they have stew as a special - do not miss it! The desserts are also fantastic.

Thank Ferocity
Bethlehem, Pa
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

Thank janetjackson1023
Level Contributor
41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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 

Thank Chompash
Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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!

Thank Jeff A
Rochester, New York
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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 

Thank gggoodgggirl
Union Dale, Pennsylvania, USA
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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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
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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