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89 N Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407-1913
+1 570-282-5970
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Dec 22, 2017
“Getting better”
Aug 6, 2018
“Consistently good food and service”
Closed Now
American, Italian
$$ - $$$
89 N Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407-1913
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Food and service are always excellent. Early bird specials are a great deal and include soup or salad, entree and dessert. Extensive menu. Never had a bad meal or drink at Nikki's.

Thank lakelorain
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in the area all my life and never ate here. Finally thought it was time. The food was delicious and the staff very courteous. I will be back!

Thank Vicki J
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Food is much improved since new management. Friendly atmosphere. Good service. We will be back. Large menu.

Thank TexacoEd
Reviewed October 2, 2017

My wife & I decided to stop in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon around 1: PM. The bar & restaurant only had a few people at that time. Our lunch was good, & so was the service. The whole place in general is really...More

Thank RRanella
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Passing by stopped for dinner. Fabulous food. Met the owner/cook. Delightful young man. The bread that was served was homemade and delicious. Many locals were present and many generations of good relationships were seen. We enjoyed ourselves so much we we back for lunch the...More

Thank mssherry2015
Reviewed July 23, 2017

An Italian restaurant near Carbondale Hotel. Typical Italian fare. They served sliced white bread (not Italian bread). Calamari was in strips! Ok Caesar salad. Next year will try somewhere else in town.

Thank Gail A
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

I had the panini pizza and house salad for lunch and it was very good. My son had the boneless wings but didn't care for the wing sauce. He said it was more like marinara sauce. When the waitress stopped to check on us she...More

Thank alwaysonthego17
Reviewed January 21, 2017

January 4, 2017 The soups are always fresh and full of flavor. The Chicken and pasta dish florentine was superbly presented and plentiful. The waitress was personable, and most attentive and refilled coffee regularly. Even bartender asked about the quality of our Bloody Marys. I...More

Thank Marilynn D
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We drove here in September 2016 for the salmon which they did NOT have. The selection of lean fish was limited to haddock which was served with canned green beans and a potato. None of this food tasted fresh, including the dessert which came with...More

Thank RetiredTeacher2007
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The "crab cake" was sincerely the most disgusting thing I've ever felt pressured to consume. The waitress was so lovely that I felt bad to complain, so I ate it. It certainly wasn't her doing, but the experience was terrible. The mixture of canned crab...More

Thank HQs_mom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 N Main St, Carbondale, PA 18407-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 570-282-5970
  • E-mail
Enjoy a Warm Italian Welcome! Welcome to Ben-Mar Restaurante. Welcome to authentic Italian cooking of the kind that nourishes both body and spirit. Welcome to generous portions rooted in genuine hospitality. Welcome to our second and third generation family run business where we take pleasure in serving you the best. Ben-Mar's two banquet rooms offer accommodations for 10 to 130 guests. Perfect for weddings, bridal and baby showers, christenings, anniversaries, reunions, birthdays, graduations, after-funeral gatherings and other special occasions. Ben-Mar also offers Off-Site Catering. Our staff's goal is to ensure your satisfaction from start to finish. Our catering staff will be happy to assist you in planning your social event.
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