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Russell's Restaurant

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1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend took me here for dinner. It's what you look for, that out of the way place with amazing food. The smell when you walk in the door lets you know that you are in for a treat. We had the mushrooms stuffed with sausage to start, then the fettuccine Alfredo with grilled chicken and was what I've been... More 

Thank James W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the veal and eggplant parm single dish which is layered with a side order or angel hair. Had enough for another meal on he next day! We will be back for more salad. Hands down amazing homemade salad dressing

Thank Lisa I
Morgantown, West Virginia
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104 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

While on a visit to Scranton, we ate at this restaurant with friends. The food was very good and the portions wee generous. I liked the cheese-stuffed ravioli that I ordered but the marinara sauce was not among my favorites. I recognize that that is a matter of choice. The server was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was noisy... More 

Thank Nancy L
Middleburg, Florida, United States
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Was there this week for a business dinner. Was not sure about it at first but looks are deceiving. It is located in an odd section of town. The menu is overwhelming. In fact they might have to many options to choose from. On top of the regular menu they have "specials" every day. The bread was delicious and they... More 

Thank Cynthia B
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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

Sag Harbor, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank John K
Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank dmch64
Scranton to San Francisco
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Gidyup2
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank John M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
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?