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“GREAT LOBSTER”

J J Banko’s Seafood
Ranked #7 of 34 Restaurants in Nanticoke
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Plymouth, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“GREAT LOBSTER”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2012

If you love lobster, this is the place to go! The parking is a bit tough but it is worth trying to get a space. Terrific atmosphere, great servers, and the food-AWESOME.

Visited July 2012
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English first
New York City, New York
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Overall good food and service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

If you're in the mood for seafood Bankos is a great choice. Crab cakes are excellent and the portions are huge. It can be a little crazy on the weekends with the biker crowd, but this is what makes it fun. It's too bad they still allow smoking in the bar as it can getting pretty disgusting in there. The restaurant area is nice, but expect a wait on weekends.

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Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“crab cake anyone”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

they have the best crab cakes not alot of filling real crab meat best seafood I have had in a long time
they are always busy so don't be in a hurry Busy is good it means its a great place

Visited September 2012
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13 reviews
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“Surprisingly good seafood in west nanticoke”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

First let me say this place needs to expand, always a wait but nowhere to sit. The wait is worth it for the food is excellent. But there isnt enough help, the hostess was taking tables and bussing. We got good service but we could tell our waitress was very busy and we're easy. Lobster Bisque isnt made in house, but crab cakes and stuffed flounder were incredible and huge portions!

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Well worth our 40 minute drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2012

We visited after being recommended. This place is basically 2 attached places-a smoke-filled loud bar filled with bikers & a restaurant. The bar had plenty of seating and was lively with mostly men. The restaurant was pretty crowded, as well and once we got our meal, it was very easy to understand why. My husband and I spent $70 and for that we got 4 beers, clams, soup, and 2 unbelievable meals-snow crab for me and what felt like the rest of the ocean for my husband. The bottom line is that if you eat here, you will leave perfectly satisfied.

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