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Jim Thorpe

Tony Stella's Encore Fine Food & Spirits


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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(v) indicates vegetarian. All dishes are made to order and can be altered to accomodate dietary needs. Gluten free pasta available.
Tomato Basil (v)
Tomato, basil, parmesan cream with or without shrimp
Cup $4.00
Bowl $6.00
House Salad
Romaine, gorgonzola, tomatoes, house dressing
Side $3.00
Lunch $5.00
Caesar (v)
Classic rendition
With chicken $12.00
Pan​ seared ahi tuna over mixed greens, green beans, baby potatoes, egg and red onion all drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette
Stuffed Tomato
Tuna salad stuffed tomato over fresh  salad greens.
Steak Salad
Fresh berries, blue cheese and grilled 6 oz sirloin over greens, raspberry vinaigrette
Sandwiches are served with our house made  hand cut French fries.
Maryland Crab Cake
Our crab cake, crispy bacon and provolone
Club Sandwich
Turkey or ham with crispy bacon and melted provolone
Petite Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms
stuffed with garlic sausage, arugula & sweet pimientos topped with tuscan-style bread crumbs, fresh dill & boursin cheese
Citron Infused Crab Cocktail
colossal crab lumps dusted w/ citron vodka served over mesculin greens with cajun scallion & crab brushetta pesto aili
Toasted Sesame-Encrusted Dry Scallops
served over tri-color pepper asian style slaw, mandarin orange wasabi
Peppered Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio
served over roasted garlic& rosemary parmesan crostini; finished with shaved red onion, reggiano parmesan, capers & citrus sour cream horseradish
Tomato Basil (v)
With​ or without shrimp and parmesan cream
Spinach Tortellini & Meatball
Freshly made to order
House (v)
Romaine with balsamic vinaigrette, gorgonzola cheese
Caesar (v)
Classic rendition with or without anchovy
All entrees served with house salad, appropriate vegetable du Jour and pasta. Gluten free pasta available. (v) indicates vegetarian. Entrees are made to order to meet dietary needs if necessary.
Chef's​ choice of daily features will be presented tableside
Pepper Encrusted Veal Medallions
served over spinach & red pepper polenta with port wine demi glaze, topped with red onion chutney
Van Gogh's Garden
Light​ and refreshing... a perfect summertime drink
The oldest known cocktail pre- dating the civil war made with absinthe and rye whiskey
Death at Dusk
This drink will turn you to the dark side, with absinthe, champagne and creme yvette
A fizzy absinthe lemonade
Green Lantern
A melon limeaide
Violet Femme
Sparkling berry cocktail with a twist of absinthe
Pimms Cup
An English favorite
Everyone's favorite orange and cream
Georgian Sunrise
Fruity, refreshing tequila cocktail
Green Ghost
Gin infused lemonade with other tropical flavors
A full service Italian/Continental Steak House in an 1860's Civil War Mansion. Servicing lunch/dinner with a full bar, original Absinthe & a late night Speakeasy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Italian, American
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Greeted by owner and staff, seated early for our reservation and everything we had was top shelf. Crab cakes were among the best I’ve ever had and the pasta with seafood was perfectly executed. Music was in background and perfect for the venue, loud enough...More

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank JPuzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is amazing and service is outstanding. Tony is wonderful and the entire staff is attentive and fun.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one drink at the bar, and it was unique and interesting, although expensive. The bartender was extremely friendly and helpful, the cocktail menu was really unique, and the 2 different cocktails we selected were both wonderful. If I had more money, I would've...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank pwagner87
Reviewed December 31, 2019

Always great staff and excellent NYE dinner. So glad we came to our favorite place. Hope to see everyone again after the holidays. Great time with Phil, Annette and Tony.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Navy40
Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

Excellent place! Exquisite food, great owner and staff! My husband and I spent the weekend in Jim Thorpe during the Christmas Festival and decided to try Tony Stella’s Encore based upon previous reviews. We were not expecting going in much more than a regular upscale...More

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank Maggie100578
Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Went there for one of the festival weekends and made a rez which was honored although their site fouled up the hour. Typical 'old hotel' restored that is typical of Jim Thorpe.Family room seating with close but pleasant atmosphere. We felt Tony to be a...More

Date of visit: September 2019
2  Thank johnicester
Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

We were seated in the little dining room to the right of the entryway, an old dining room with a cool decor and jazz/Sinatra playing. We really loved the vibe. Being from Philly, we "got" the host that kind of barked out the evening specials,...More

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank TravelMom_inPHL
Reviewed December 7, 2019 via mobile

We always come back to Jim Thorpe during the holidays and we never forget to go to Tony Stella’s Encore restaurant. It’s an experience that we look forward to all year. The filet mignon is to die for! The service is flawless. If we lived...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank victoriawW5326BZ
Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink which turned into a few at the upstairs secret Speakeasy. The vibe here was wonderful! Loved the decor, the music, the black and white films and the bartender. Try the old fashioned!! Will absolutely make this a regular stop...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank WorksTooHard515
Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

We stopped by to enjoy their intimate absinthe bar upstairs which was great fun. They played some period music to set the mood. Enjoyable!

Date of visit: November 2019
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October 30, 2018|
Response from vlembo | Reviewed this property |
Do not go ! Find somewhere else.
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
There's a few steps up to the front door , but I'm sure that they can help you in !! Just a note , the whole town is going to be challenging to a handicapped person !! It's a old Town with old narrow sidewalks that are not... More
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