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Arena Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere. Lots of cool adult drinks. Burgers are awesome. Best sweet potato fries EVER! Been here for night out with the girls and nice dinner with my hubby.

Thank robynd286
Warsaw, Poland
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think that I was simply not disappointed with this place. I expected steaks, sport and locals. It seems that I got all of this. Good for big groups, although I have seen couples also enjoining this place. I did not expected quite good selection of beer which was there. If you are in the area, you should give it... More 

Thank BartekSeeng
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to arena bar and grill. The food is very good. I usually only eat half and bring the rest home for lunch the next day. Make sure you sign up for their text club. Usually get texts weekly for b1g1. The food is great, as is the service.

Thank mxpray
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only a four star due to its loudness in the seating area. The bar kinda doesn't have any blockers to keep the noise from the regular diners. But that being said, the burgers are delicious, their regular food is good too, the bar is always well stocked and the wait staff is all great. The bartenders are very well versed... More 

Thank Evan E
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Visited this place for a quick nightcap after a family event in the area. It looks newly remodeled, service was quick, and they were able to accommodate our large group.

Thank omahonn
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Awesome great food & service. The burgers are the best in NEPA. OUTDOOR patio is very relaxing. Lots of beer and mixed drinks!!

Thank Carol F
wilkes-barre, pa
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I used to frequent this place at least once a week. Recently, we had my parents 50th anniversary dinner here with family, and it went downhill. You used to get a lot of fries with the burgers, not now. A few of us ordered different beers, which they always promoted their large selection of draft and bottles, but the bartenders... More 

Thank angelofsin21
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Absolutely love the happy hours at Arena! They have appetizers and a great selection of beers for only $2!! They offer a great variety of food and it is delicious ! It's really a fun experience!

Thank Marie W
Miami Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a casual beverage and meal. Found a great selection of both drafts and bottled beers. Our meals were both well prepared and generous. NY Strip Stake was cooked to perfection and reasonably tender. Grilled Chicken Southwest Ceaser salad was generous and fresh. We'll return next time we're around. Place was booked so we sat at the bar,... More 

Thank Dale S
Winter Garden, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Such a great beer selection with drafts and bottles. The burgers are absolutely delicious and you have to check out the specials menu, it's changing all the time and the food on there is always amazing

Thank sashoep

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-970-8903

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?