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700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1705
(570) 342-8300
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Service lacking

During the previous visits to your brunch, we had excellent service. The ambiance of your location and the historical setting were excellent. Your food choice and picturesque arrangement has always been tip top along with your beautiful piano playing. Decorations were terrific. However, during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
SBMJ2083
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Callicoon, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Such a positive experience dining at Carmens 2.0. Excellent food, excellent staff, and excellent atmosphere.

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Mt.Cobb PA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Reservations for a Friday evening dinner inviting another couple to dine with us. I was a bit surprised that the place was not extremely busy. This may be unfairly allowing such a positive review as one of my concerns had it been packed would be the amount of conversation noise echoing off of all the marble. Food was great, and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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225 reviews 225 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Carmen's is a long-standing tradition with us. We have been going there for years as we pass through Scranton. Although we stopped staying at the Radisson/Lackawanna Station hotel due to their flaky wi-fi system, we definitely wouldn't miss going there to enjoy Carmen's. Last night we had their tasty misto salad (the best we've had anywhere). The bread is home-made... More 

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Callicoon, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

During the previous visits to your brunch, we had excellent service. The ambiance of your location and the historical setting were excellent. Your food choice and picturesque arrangement has always been tip top along with your beautiful piano playing. Decorations were terrific. However, during this visit, our waitress was poor. Long waits for her service were unnecessary. She would look... More 

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New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Located in the lobby of the Radisson, a former train depot, this restaurant has plenty of old world charm and historical interest. We attended the Christmas buffet. The selection of food was impressive, from breakfast items, (french toast, eggs Florentine, omelet station), a carving station featuring pork and turkey, and food items ranging from hot entrees, assorted Chinese dumplings, antipasto,... More 

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Carle Place, New York, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Carmen's is located in the lobby of the old Lackawanna Station. If you like things historical, this is an excellent location. If you like good food, also an excellent place. My son ordered the Chicken Panzanella and I ordered the Salmon. Both of us enjoyed our meals. If there is a criticism, it would be I wish the serving size... More 

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Clarks Summit
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92 reviews 92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My wife and I visited Carmen’s last week. They have a “Flavors of the World” theme going on and the current month featured German food. We made reservations online and expected to have a romantic dinner for two. Unfortunately the night did not work out that way. Upon arrival the parking lot was full and I do mean FULL. I... More 

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Pelham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed at the hotel and ate twice at their afternoon buffet. Food and cost was very good and staff was exceptional. Wonderful experience and all this in the middle of a beautiful building with so much history...

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Been here a few times for the brunch on Sunday. It's nice. This past weekend we did have reservations and it did seem pretty busy. The staff was nice. I liked more of the breakfast items than what I would eat of the lunch items. Some kind of odd selections that aren't to my tasting but everyone has their own... More 

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed breakfast here before ending our overnight stay. He had the veggie scramble and I had the eggs benedict. Both dishes were fantastic and well prepared. The coffee was fresh and the service was excellent. Our server was very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The menu was full of options for meat lovers and veggie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1705
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: (570) 342-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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