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The Meating House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Steakhouse,
10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
+1 570-788-5927
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
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“seafood” (5 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
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10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
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Reviewed yesterday

A bit off the main road but an extra 90 seconds is well worth finding this place. The staff are very friendly and the food was excellent. Went here twice and was not disappointed in any dish. The oysters were nice and the steamers were...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were a group of 10 adults We made a reservation Still the restaurant put us at 2 tables Disappointing Upon sitting down there were limited menus at each place setting We asked why don't we have your full menu to choose from We were...More

Thank OffWeGoToo
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for your business and review!! I’m sorry you didn’t feel you had a great experience but sometimes large groups are hard to service.This is why you were given limited menus ,we had to correct some miscooked filets so timing was even worse. I...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have eaten there more times than. I can count!!! Never had a bad meal no matter if it was chicken, beef or fish. Very cozy atmosphere and great service. I would recommend reservations!!! My favorite place to eat.

Thank Debbie W
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your review! Glad you recognize our family's efforts; We like reservations, even on traditionally slow nights so a good input. Thank you for your business past, present and future!

Reviewed 21 February 2018

You have to be patient.. be seated took a few minutes, we waited for our drinks ( a martini and a mule - do not recommend the mule, mix of alcohol and ginger beer was not right) and we waited a long time for our...More

Thank Cindy W
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your review on a special occasion! We do cook everything to order using the best ingredients available in doing so, on a busy night, the kitchen may become backlogged!! We will work on the "mule recipe" as this is becoming the go...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had dinner there over the holidays. The ambiance was friendly and it was quiet so we could enjoy our conversation. They warned that due to PA state alcohol distributors they may be out of some bottles of wine, and they were, but the server...More

Thank hilaryg1
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your recent review! Yes, sometimes wine availability may be a problem. Glad you gave us a chance to remedy the situation. More importantly, thanks for your business! Overall, sounds like you had an excellent evening with friends!!!

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I can't believe it took me so long to find out about this restaurant, considering that I live about 15 minutes away. The selection was good without being overwhelming. Everything we ordered was delicious down to the vegetables served with dinner. There is also a...More

Thank Mary A
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

I'm glad you did find us! We don't advertise much , we believe in word of mouth and stand behind our food and service. Thank you for your business, please let your friends and family know about us.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

I really wanted to like this place. On our first trip, it was fine overall. A nice meal, but not outstanding. We went back, and it took 1.5 hours for our meal to arrive. They ran out of baked potatoes, then sweet potatoes... I'm not...More

Thank bcortelyou
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The place is a hidden gem in Drums, pa. Excellent service food was very good. Our stuffed mushrooms appetizer was to die for. Enjoy!!!

Thank sweetpeainpa
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We brought a group of 15 here for dinner and had a fantastic experience. The separate room in which we were seated was ideal for our group: quiet, comfortable, and somehow not at all noisy. At least four employees were involved in serving us and...More

Thank Travelin_Bert
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your complimentary review. We're very glad your group enjoyed our accommodations ;pleasing everyone in a group is sometimes difficult. Our team works hard to accomplish this. Thanks for your business , look forward to serving you again!!!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Was passing through the Hazleton area and had a great dinner with friends and family. The atmosphere and service were outstanding. We had some appetizers and soup along with some perfectly grilled steaks---including swordfish. The chicken with peaches was also amazing. I mentioned that the...More

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CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your business and review!!! We are a family business and do truly care about our customers. Hope to see you again Tks!

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mmelissa k
18 June 2017|
Response from Coreen S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu for the tables in the back.
19 May 2016|
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Response from Coreen S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
26 March 2016|
Response from CURTIS L | Property representative |
This depends on group size always but we do recommend Friday and Saturdays as a general rule Thanks for your inquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Drums
  • Phone Number: +1 570-788-5927
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A unique steakhouse with "Old World" charm and comfort. We offer a full bar with a Call liquor well and popular microbrews available.
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