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The Cafe an American Bistro

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American, Italian, Contemporary
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1120 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
570-821-5900
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dallas, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot explain why I have not gone to the Cafe for several years. Last weekend we were there with friends and were well rewarded with an excellent meal.Each meal was cooked to perfection and with good side dishes. The service was good and attentive. The greeter was somewhat lacking in experience. Overall a pleasant evening with delicious food.

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Thank Zahid H
Vermont
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were on the road, casually dressed, perhaps more casual than appropriate. We were promptly seated and well served. I had one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed. It was a special - blackened swordfish on a merlot reduction, chorizo etouffee as I recall.My wife had a menu ravioli, very good, but not as exquisite as the special. Dinner... More 

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Thank oetbyg
Bethlehem
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Good location. Very varied menu with full meals, deli, bar, take out beer. Friendly staff. I would go back.

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Thank Stephen L
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service! Atmosphere is really charming. Menu is awesome for lunch. Very clean. Good parking and easy access.

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Burlington, Vermont
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The private function area was spacious and everything was ready and waiting when the guests arrived. Staff was very attentive and efficient. The house citrus salad dressing was very good. there was a good selection of food items and all items were very tasty.

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Thank odie05408
Dunedin, Florida
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We decided to try the Café (At Pic-A-Deli) while visiting. We wanted an easy and quick meal and with a name like the Café we thought that this would be such. Were we wrong? Located in a small strip mall, they have three sections; the restaurant, the deli and a private room. When we walked into the deli (yes, they... More 

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Thank Dan K
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Wonderful, friendly staff and owners. Nice lunch selection. Also, great place for hosting small parties. Food is great and prices reasonable.

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Thank jacfs
Wilmington, Delaware
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Great food and great service! One of our favorite places to go in the area. Many of the desserts are homemade (how often do you see that!) and it always feels like home. We have enjoyed both lunch, dinners and special occasions here as well as hosting business meetings in their banquet rooms for my company. Consistently terrific!

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Thank nobaggagebetty
Pittston, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I can honestly say that my family will never return to this restaurant and will be sure to tell whoever we can not to as well after the terrible experience we had today with one of their employees. A family member passed away earlier this week and after the funeral today we had a luncheon in the private party room.... More 

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Thank jesskup37
Oneonta, New York
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at a nearby hotel. Got Eggplant Rollatini, wild mushroom chowder, and some cookies. The Eggplant was ok but there wasn't enough sauce. The soup was really good but those cookies were the best! It took a lot of self control to bit go back for more!

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Thank PlebanR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Italian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-821-5900

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