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Backyard Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner

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The Backyard Ale House provides a casual laid back atmosphere. We feature one of the areas largest selections of Micro, Craft, & Import beer menus. Unique all-season outdoor dining and bar.
$5 - $15
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews burger pulled pork homemade chips salmon soft pretzels chilli salad beer selection on tap great beer pub grub sit outside college kids an early dinner friendly service banjo tent
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing Food and Amazing Service. Will visit again. The food was served in a timely matter. And very tasty.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Latina328
Reviewed October 16, 2019

The extensive beer menu saved this place from a 2 star review. One of my pet peeves is a 3 inch hamburger on a 5 inch bun. I ordered a black & bleu but I couldn't taste any blackened seasoning and the bleu cheese was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank thumper1
Reviewed September 26, 2019

It was my first trip to Scranton (to attend an Alan Parsons concert at the Cultural Center that evening) and I wanted a decent lunch in mid-afternoon. I always check TripAdvisor, and the Backyard Ale House sounded like a good stop. It was! I'd checked...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank redhen17745
Reviewed August 29, 2019

Came for lunch with a large family group. The services was friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere is very casual - kind of spots bar-ish - and comfortable. The food was excellent, the menu had a lot of options, and the staff handled my food...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank W S
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been here before and it’s been pretty decent. Not today. Slooooow service and lackluster food and nobody seemed to care.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Skidmarx69
Reviewed August 24, 2019

while on a visit to Steamtown, it was suggested by one of our party to try the Backyard Ale House..what a nice surprise. . nice decore, huge selection of beers on tap, plus many micro brews..we are a burger bunch , so that made it...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank baron13
Reviewed August 16, 2019

This is a great pub with classic atmosphere and great food. 100s of beers including dozens on tap. Great selection of burgers and hot sandwiches, well thought out tasty menu. great value and good service. I would definately recommend this as a stop if you...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Spiegs1968
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We would hang out here all the time if we could! Great beers on tap. Tons of bottle! If you can’t find something then you are crazy. Food was really good. Chili and the banjo pig was fresh and delicious!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank YourMomLovesToast
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch as we were in the area. My husband got a chicken sandwich & fries. The fries were soggy & greasy. I got a salad with chicken. The chicken was very bland. The salad was good but everything was whole-grapes weren’t sliced,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Gids52
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Have been here a few times and enjoyed everytime. This place has it all, ambiance indoor/outdoor, space, great food, prices are bad, and attentive service! My group of 4 all enjoyed the drinks and food but I had the chili and then shrimp taco's. I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Robin R
January 18, 2015|
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Response from Backyard A | Property representative |
Hello Robin, We can certainly accommodate your group for that date. However, being that it is a Holiday and a Saturday an early reservation might work best. Please send us an email to confirm your reservation... More
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