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“Excellent food and service!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Gem and Keystone Brewpub

The Gem and Keystone Brewpub
River Road, P.O. Box 67, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
570-424-0990
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: The Gem and Keystone Brewpub's menu features special bounty produced from the rich soil along the Delaware River from our own private Shawnee Island Farm™ (in season). Using local produce, all natural meats, PA farmstead cheeses and sustainable seafood, which match the Shawnee mission of reducing our carbon footprint and encouraging a healthier lifestyle. We use oak wood to fire our grill and offer vegetarian and gluten free menu options. We are a scratch kitchen, so our sauces, dressings and desserts are all made in house. Our restaurant is the official home of ShawneeCraft(R) artisan beers---handcrafted and brewed on the premises for your refreshment; we also have a reputable wine list along with a broad cocktail and martini menu. Conveniently located on the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort property, our outdoor dining is second to none with its breathtaking view of the Pocono Mountains. Reservations are recommended on the weekends.
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21 restaurant reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

DO NOT MISS the kettle chips with chili! They are amazing, with a blend of potatoes including sweet potatoes, blue potatoes, and regular spuds! Their chicken quesadillas are the best I've had- not completely flat and empty but chock full of cheesy, yummy goodness! And try a Sandpit cocktail...delicious and potent. I can barely wait to return!!!!

Visited October 2012
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Hockessin, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Great food, great beer, beautiful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Awesome tavern in Shawnee, sit upstairs, downstairs in the more casual setting, or outside if the weather is nice and enjoy the view. Delicious tavern food, great beer selection from regional brewery. Service was very good, server was knowledgable and friendly.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Family Dinner in Oct 2012”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We brought our 7 year old daughter who enjoyed her choices of food. I thought there could be a bit more variety on the menu but the items we ordered were high quality and moderately priced...def worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Outstanding establishment will great "roots"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Back in the late 1990's, my wife and I vacationed at Shawnee many times and enjoyed many fine meals at Mimi's Streamside Cafe. Coming back to the area for a "reunion" vacation with two of our oldest friends, we all wondered if Mimi's was still there.

Alas, it was not. But operating put of the same location, The Gem more than lives up to its predecessor's reputation! Our party ordered fish & chips, the grilled porn chops, and the pasta primavera and everyone raved that their respective dish was, "The best they had ever tasted!". The portions were HUGE and the prices very reasonable. (Total tab for our party of 4, which included two appetizers, drinks, three entrees, and two desserts, came to $108 before including the tip.)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Nice dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

While staying at the timeshare resort across from the Shawnee Inn, we had dinner our first
night here. I had filet of beef that was really good; perfectly done and a good value. Couldn't
finish it due to the portion. Both my husband and I really enjoyed our dinner. Yes, it's pub-
style, but a very nice atmosphere both downstairs and up. The beer and cocktails were better
than the Inn.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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