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Russell's Restaurant

1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Was very disappoint with my meal. Ordered a shrimp and scallop meal and it was mainly pieces of shrimp. This restaurant is very overpriced.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Russell's is a fantastic restaurant that holds up to the best anywhere! Great service, fantastic food and the best spot to dine in Scranton! You can tell this place has passion. It is evident when Russell Preno proprietor leaves the busy kitchen to touch tables and shown gratitude to his patrons! The personal touch from the servers, bartenders, and owners... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews 112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Russell's has good food, not easy to find if not from area. Atmosphere only ok, its not very upscale. Adequate parking and staff friendly. Its an "in" place for Scranton area people.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We arrived early without reservations, were seated promptly, and pleasantly with very a very nice table. Dinner was excellent, Prime Rib was the special but pricey for the area, shrimp scampi was delicious, and Seafood was also excellent although very rich for me. Antipasto was so so, clams casino okay. The service seemed to need more training, it seemed all... More 

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was the second time we ate at Russells. The first was a pleasant experience. But the night before my nephew's graduation was terrible. We had a 6:30 reservation for which we were seated promptly. However, it took almost 20 minutes before anyone came near us and that was after my nephew went to find someone. It was 7:39 and... More 

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New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We went there with the family for Mother's Day. The food was very good and we had excellent service which we were pleasantly surprised considering it was a holiday. The place is a little outdated inside but nothing too bad. I loved that the owner came to the table to ask how everything was. We will definitely go back.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

I ordered dinner for my family to go. It was prepared quickly (only 15-20min wait) and the food was delicious. They include little extras like grated cheese, lots of bread and butter, etc. Never have been disappointed.

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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221 reviews 221 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

To be honest, my wife & I were very disappointed in the food this time around. We dined here at least six times before, but this time we did not enjoy our Italian food at all. It almost seemed like the tomato sauce was poured right out of the can. It had no flavor what so ever. Maybe they have... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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162 reviews 162 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My wife and I had dinner at this restaurant and found the service to be slow. The food tasted good however we found it to settle heavy in our stomachs. The atmosphere was nice however we probably wouldn't go back.

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Woodstown, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

5 of us went out for dinner, each ordering different meals. All were exceptional and large portions.food was hot. Dessert was also great. No complaints.

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Address: 1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
Phone Number: 570-961-8949
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
Cuisine: Italian

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