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John’s Italian Restaurant

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Route 590, Hamlin, PA 18427
+1 570-689-2659
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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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307 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Aunts, my Cousins, my Parents and I and a neighbor all went to John's Italian in Hamlin to celebrate Mother's Day and the graduation of my Cousin from school. It was a great time and the food and service was excellent. I had the Eggplant Rollatini, my Dad had the Lobster Ravioli with Sherry Cream Sauce, and my Mom... More 

Thank RevRandyPOrso
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

we go there whenever I am in Hamlin looking to eat somewhere I have to say I end up there they have the best Italian food and good prices its just a nice stop for us there

Thank rwill73438
Level Contributor
27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

All I can say is Wings, Wings, Wings especially the spicy Asian flavor. The food is very authentic. Well worth a try.

Thank Michael G
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you go here on the weekends during the summer this place is packed. It's pretty large so normally there is not much of a wait. I find that the food and service is better during the week then on a weekend. They are too overwhelmed in the kitchen. Good if you have kids and looking for an inexpensive meal.

Thank Kat G
Littleton, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Seated quickly. Hubby had a small pizza which was very large. I had the shrimp/scallop scampi. Food was good. The only thing they should address are the pesky flies around the tables.

Thank JMercieri
Clifton, New Jersey
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The good news is the food is very good. The server was very knowledgeable and worked great accommodating my food allergy. The decor was definitely way out of date but when in this part of PA most things are out of date though not the food here. Good food good service. Prices are reasonable too.

Thank Darren D
Brooklyn, New York
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I called ahead and ordered a sausage and mushroom pie. The person put me on hold for a long time before taking my order. I came to pick up the pie after roughly 20 mins. The woman at the counter was taking a selfie which I found a bit strange but I suppose she has to entertain herself somehow. I... More 

Thank sfmarine
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went 9-4-16 for pizza had fillet instead. One of the best I ever had. ( great price too ). Great service,definitely recommend

Thank Blenker
East Setauket, New York
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We were a family of 10 looking for a place to eat during our vacation in the Poconos. We hit on a great restaurant. I had the best chicken parmigiana that even beat some NY places. Very varied menu with apps, salads, soups, chicken, veal and seafood. They had a kids menu for the grandkids which was ample serving. Prices... More 

Thank Pat D
Huntington, New York
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305 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have a family style Italian meal. Definitely worth giving it a shot. Cannot go wrong with basic food and their pizza.

Thank Tom W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 27
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 590, Hamlin, PA 18427
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Hamlin
  • Phone Number: +1 570-689-2659

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