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Lantern Lodge & Macaluso's Restaurant

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Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
+1 570-669-9433
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

We have been Dining her for over 20 years. This is not a place you got EAT. This is a Place you Goto DINE. Don't be in a rush (That is a compliment) The Service is Excellent, but make-no-mistake, that staff no that your time out is very special. If you are a hurry for any reason, Personally, I would... More 

Thank Never-Complain-Ever
Allentown PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Our plans changed several times as we lead up to NYE. I stopped at the restaurant the morning of the 30th to see if any times were still left for NYE. I went to the kitchen door as the restaurant was not open yet. The head chef introduced himself and said they have 400 reservation for the NYE but can... More 

Thank deerjeff
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Six of us ate and stayed in the motel last night for New Years Eve to see a show at Penn's Peak. Not one of us had any complaints about either the restaurant or the motel, and could only rave about the food. Our table ordered filet mignon which was perfectly cooked, crab au gratin which had the biggest pieces... More 

Thank Kristi S
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

I went here for a birthday dinner, first time I was ever there and it was amazing. Everything was fantastic right down to the salad! Looking forward to going back again.

Thank SweetAngel03
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Meal was great, service was great and cocktails were great. The lodge is a no frills place but it was fine for what we needed. Room was clean.

Thank GGaskill1
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Nesquehoning
  • Phone Number: +1 570-669-9433
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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