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The Cafe an American Bistro

) #23 of 230 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Contemporary
1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
+1 570-821-5900
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Contemporary
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1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
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11 - 20 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Overall, an average place. Not a thing on the plate extra, and nothing surprising. If it says turkey on rye with coleslaw and melted Swiss, that's precisely what you get. Want a sandwich? You're ok. Want an experience? Forget about it. Average =3 stars That...More

Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I recently just went here with my boyfriend, and to be honest from the outside l was kind of skeptical & didn't really expect for it to be that great. When we got inside we got seated right away, there was no wait and it...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I cannot explain why I have not gone to the Cafe for several years. Last weekend we were there with friends and were well rewarded with an excellent meal.Each meal was cooked to perfection and with good side dishes. The service was good and attentive....More

Thank Zahid H
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were on the road, casually dressed, perhaps more casual than appropriate. We were promptly seated and well served. I had one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed. It was a special - blackened swordfish on a merlot reduction, chorizo etouffee as I recall.My...More

Thank oetbyg
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Good location. Very varied menu with full meals, deli, bar, take out beer. Friendly staff. I would go back.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service! Atmosphere is really charming. Menu is awesome for lunch. Very clean. Good parking and easy access.

1  Thank Frances C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The private function area was spacious and everything was ready and waiting when the guests arrived. Staff was very attentive and efficient. The house citrus salad dressing was very good. there was a good selection of food items and all items were very tasty.

Thank odie05408
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We decided to try the Café (At Pic-A-Deli) while visiting. We wanted an easy and quick meal and with a name like the Café we thought that this would be such. Were we wrong? Located in a small strip mall, they have three sections; the...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Wonderful, friendly staff and owners. Nice lunch selection. Also, great place for hosting small parties. Food is great and prices reasonable.

Thank jacfs
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Great food and great service! One of our favorite places to go in the area. Many of the desserts are homemade (how often do you see that!) and it always feels like home. We have enjoyed both lunch, dinners and special occasions here as well...More

Thank nobaggagebetty
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Carol D
Do you have a lunch menu and a party menu?
19 April 2015|
Response from PennyandKatie | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. The lunch menu is posted on line and on a chalk board in the restaurant. They have a party menu - but one of the advantages of being family run is you are dealing directly with the owner/operator. Best to talk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6943
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-821-5900
  • E-mail