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Penalty Box

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3277 Pittston Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-2905
570 343 6110
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Ulster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't decide where to eat before a concert, so based on other reviews, we chose to come to the Penalty Box. Our server was a nice, middle aged man and he was very tentative to us even though he was also running the very full bar. The food was delicious! The homemade chips with Old Bay seasoning were excellent.... More 

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Thank EIrvine7
Jessup, Pennsylvania
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258 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

As the name implies, this bar is geared toward the sports fan. They have a good selection of drinks and offer a decent bar menu.

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Thank Kudu40
Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I went here and had a lot of fun. There's a pool table. Music being played was decent. It was pretty crowded, but a lot of people come to bars to meet new people, so I thought that it being crowded was a good thing. I didn't eat any of the food, but someone sitting next to me told me... More 

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Thank M B
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Yeah girlfriend who I once dated brought me here on a frozen December night last year. She said it would be an "epic meal to remember". I have forgotten. After the crash and coma for several months I was subjected to, I forgot how it tasted. Can someone remind me? Thank you.

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Thank Jamie S
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food - try the turkey Reuben or the mango habanero wings. Good beer selection and the service is great. Lots of TVs and they'll put on whatever game you want. Pool table, juke box, and entertainment on the weekends. Smoking is allowed inside.

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Thank swisamyromance
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

My sister and I were in town looking for a cheap place to get some food and drinks before a show. This place looks odd from the outside but was very clean and newer on the inside. There were many locals (I'm assuming) sitting around, but we got quick service from the bartender. The food wasn't bad, and lager was... More 

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Thank Callie B
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised to find their regular prices were very reasonable and more consistent with happy hour specials in most other areas. Menu was pretty extensive, but definitely seemed to concentrate on deep fried food.

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Thank BucksConstable
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60 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

The food is really good, especially the wings. They also have the NHL and NFL sports packages. Great place to watch hockey.

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Thank tigo1
Old Forge, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Horrible....after reading the reviews on this place I couldn't believe this is the same place. We went here with a group of friends, sat at the bar and waited till bar staff took our order, not the most friendly bunch. Prices are very high for what they are serving...too many local drunks, who won't move out of their chairs so... More 

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1 Thank nepa985
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The food is really good, never had a bad meal nor bad service. This is a corner sports bar atmosphere with smoking and lots and lots of flat screen TV's. The prices are really reasonable and it a great place to meet up with friends to watch the game.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3277 Pittston Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-2905
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: 570 343 6110

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