Sand Springs was where we were headed for a cocktail and discovered it was under new ownership and is now Velma's. Velma's is very good and far more reasonable than Sand Springs.
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I wanted this place to fantastic but it really missed the mark all around. The waitress/ hostess/ bartender was totally clueless. Sat us and over 5 minutes later asked if we would like a drink. I asked what do you have on tap her reply...More
Excellent food, good service. Chef Justin Miller returned to this area. He has been known as superb chef at former restaurant also named Velma's and all of us were very happy when he came back to this area. We can recommend the salmon, the cod...More
While visiting family in the Pocono's I was told that I should try a new place called Velma's. It's where the old Sand Spring Restaurant was, and before that The Homestead Inn. The new owner is a very friendly guy. He's lived in the area...More
Please do not travel to this restaurant - The restaurant is CLOSED. Better choice in Cresco/Mountainhome is either The Pourhouse or The Forks at Buckhill.
Under new management, it was a very pleasant experience. The food was good. The atmosphere was relaxed. We were a bit overdressed - nice casual clothing is probably the best bet.
We usually visit Sand Springs Country Club Restaurant once a week. Chef Mark's food keeps calling us back. Where to start? Dessert! His pecan pie is better than my grandmother's! The bar fare is excellent. His thin crust pizza is the better than a pizzeria....More
We've been going to Sand Spring ever since we bought a second home inthe arewa 2 years ago. Our first couple of visits were very good. But our third (last Spring) was so-so. the place was pretty empty, protions were small and overall for the...More
We came here for our Anniversary and enjoyed the meal. The pasta and desserts Are homemade and well presented. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. We were thinking of going to two other restaurants but the menus were Standard fare. Here there was more...More