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Lantern Lodge & Macaluso's Restaurant

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Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere: quiet & very clean = 4½ Service: Very attentive, but not overbearing = 4½ Food: Nice portions, ok flavor, small menu, interesting specials = 3½ Prices: entree & dessert, fair = 4 ($2.50 for a pour soda = <1) #1 in Nesquehoning a little deceiving, they're the ONLY 'real' restaurant in town.

Thank v z
Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our meal was very good, service warm and friendly. There has also been several occasions I have attended a baby shower, bridal shower and a funeral dinner.

Thank mickeyspal0520
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Food is average for the price. Atmosphere is dense. Steaks are usually cooked a degree higher than ordered. But overall not a bad place.

Thank Jason S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We stayed one night at the Lantern Lodge, we did NOT eat in the restaurant. The clerk was friendly and efficient. Our room was small, 2 double beds. The motel is old but the room was clean and most of the rooms were filled on Friday night. The carpet was clean and relatively new. ( I have stayed in rooms... More 

Thank lilcookie
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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53 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Tried to get a room in Jim Thorpe. This was the only lodging available. We DID NOT eat at the restaurant. The ONLY good thing that I can say about our room was that it was clean. It's proximity to the highway was probably within 100 ft of the highway and the noise from cars, trucks and motorcycles interfered with... More 

Thank John K
New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We stayed there for 2 nights, I though I was going to break my back sleeping on the broken mattress. The food at the restaurant is decent, but the hostess had such a long face enough to ruin your good mood on vacation.

Thank Lily C
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious meal great service ordered a special and was a little surprised at $40 price but would come back stayed at motel so it was convenient

Thank Meganvennie
Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Well me and wife went for our second time for dinner, and it was great, my wife had fresh cod stuffed with lump crab meat,kale salad, i had sesame encrusted tuna and veal with mushrooms , what a great dinner, we live in penn forest which is close, Macaluso's is one of the best if you want a great dinning... More 

Thank costaricacouple
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

NYE dinner, there were 4 of us. Our reservation was for 7 PM, we were seated about 7:20 PM. No big deal. They had a well staffed bar to occupy our time while we waited. Once we were seated, service was quick. We were well attended, despite the restaurant being packed with a New Year's Eve crowd! My brother ordered... More 

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Summit Hill, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Lovely, quiet and secluded. Very nice place off the beaten path, but somewhat pricy for the area. Food is very good. Nice for couples.

Thank dyusella

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Nesquehoning
  • Phone Number: 570-669-9433
Macaluso’s Lantern Restaurant and Cocktail Bar has been serving creative, classic Italian cuisine for over 20 years.We’re a destination restaurant located at the front door of the Pocono Mountains, just minutes from historic Jim Thorpe in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania. And, we’ve got a cozy hotel right next door.We use fresh market ingredients essential to capturing the authentic taste of traditional Italian dishes. Choice cut meats, fresh seafood, imported cheeses, high quality pastas and seasonal herbs are used in all our entrees.

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