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Carmen's 2.0 Restaurant

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700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1705
+1 570-342-8300
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Carmen's Restaurant is located in the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, PA. The exterior is very inviting but the interior is magnificent with marble walls and pillars and a stained glass ceiling. The service was very good and the food was well prepared. I especially enjoyed the calamari starter. I know the meals may be more elegant at other... More 

Thank Robert P
Denver, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Had a quick breakfast and it was okay, nothing special. Nice atmosphere and the staff tried, but there is room for improvement.

Thank William C
Frederick, Maryland
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Just ate dinner here and had the pappardelle bolognese and my friend had the gnocchi. Also some baked polenta. Honestly good meal. Have been coming here off and on for 10 years on business and this restaurant never disappoints. The restaurant is in the lobby of the Radisson hotel which is a converted train station. The only place to have... More 

Thank Rich H
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Amazing 108 year old Hotel ex train station whith friendly staff and food and drink are pretty good at a reasonable price.

Thank Mike M
Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Love the atmosphere of the former Lackawanna Train Station. The service was great, attentive without hovering considering the restaurant was a bit slow. The menu had many good options, and we all started with soup. The minestrone was excellent, full of vegetables in a flavorful broth. It was hard to decide but I had the filet of beef, which was... More 

Thank Heather P
Brewster, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Breakfast was awesome ... A bit pricey but worth it. Top chef menu items, not your run of the mill items....Wait staff was terrific

Thank Alan G
Wilmington, Delaware
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317 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Dinner was wonderful, the atmosphere is stark at first, then you realized that you are surrounded by history, articular design and art, suddenly you are over whelmed with the beauty of it all. Our busboy, shared the history of the station and later gave us the Historical Society handout. The Hostess who should have covered all of this when taking... More 

Thank Herm B
Medina, Ohio
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

The food here is very well prepared. The staff here is also very courteous and kind. The view is very unique as you sit inside the hotel lobby of the Radisson hotel. The location used to be a train station and the lobby is the jewel of this facility.

Thank watchyoursix
Chicago, IL
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We were warmly greeted and seated near the fountain. Prime rib and chicken dish were both excellent and the prime rib was done just to my liking. Service was elegant but not intrusive, and Tom's piano playing heightened the mood. As my wife said, if we lived here we'd come often.

Thank Snowbird62
Linwood, New Jersey
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

I highly recommend the lunch buffet!! The food was beautifully presented and equally as good. The menu was great for vegetarians as well as meat eaters. Everyone loved the salad station. My personal favorite entree was the meatloaf but the other 5 diners I was with enjoyed the various types of pizza. All I can say is great food and... More 

Thank Karen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1705
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-342-8300

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