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Russell's Restaurant

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1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
570-961-8949
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Southampton
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good homemade Italian food which is moderately priced. Been coming here for years off and on and glad we went back this time. Not downtown New York cuisine but when in Scranton this is a good choice

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Sag Harbor, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Our first time dining at Russell's. Both food and service were outstanding. Large selection on the menu. We had salads, fish and veal. Large portions. All delicious. Service was friendly and attentive. Could not have been a better experience.

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My wife and Family have been here on many occasions, probably 4-6 times during the summer months, (we like the outside seating!!). Never had a bad meal, wait staff is always friendly and Russell comes out to visit and make sure that you enjoyed the time and food at his place! I am always recommending the place....... Go and have... More 

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Thank dmch64
Scranton to San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My first visit was for a birthday celebration for my sister in law. The staff made you feel very welcome and the feeling overall was very alive. Then the drinks and food came. drinks were made to perfection and the food as well. I enjoyed a seafood plate with Scallops shrimp and fish. My wife had an amazing New York... More 

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Thank Gidyup2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We have been to Russell's several times on trips to Scranton. It is An excellent restaurant favored by discriminating locals that has an Italian bent. The veal and seafood dishes are particularly flavorful. Specials always seem outstanding. The portions are large, so consider sharing appetizers,salads and desserts. The staff is eager to please.

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Thank John M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us. It took awhile for us to be seated; staff was bustling around. We waited for twenty minutes or more before waitress asked if anyone had helped us and then walked away. We finally got some water, took some breadsticks and candle from empty table behind us....waitress came over and yelled that someone was sitting... More 

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Southampton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Always good food always a local crowd You'll never hit this place by accident you need to use your GPS or take a taxi Been here many times and never disappointed

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Thank IAIPRES
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Was very disappoint with my meal. Ordered a shrimp and scallop meal and it was mainly pieces of shrimp. This restaurant is very overpriced.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Russell's is a fantastic restaurant that holds up to the best anywhere! Great service, fantastic food and the best spot to dine in Scranton! You can tell this place has passion. It is evident when Russell Preno proprietor leaves the busy kitchen to touch tables and shown gratitude to his patrons! The personal touch from the servers, bartenders, and owners... More 

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Thank Ryan A
Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Russell's has good food, not easy to find if not from area. Atmosphere only ok, its not very upscale. Adequate parking and staff friendly. Its an "in" place for Scranton area people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: 570-961-8949

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