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Sambucca Italian Grille & Bar

) #4 of 250 Restaurants in Scranton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, Grill, Italian
234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
+1 570-961-5205
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
“salads” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Grill, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
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Reviews (138)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is great and has a good vibe. Piano player on weekends. Hard to get reservation on weekend call ahead. Can be loud at times

Thank fsk70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten at this restaurant several times. The food is consistently good and well prepared. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable. There is no rush to empty your seat for the next patron. They are clearly focused on your enjoyment of the meal. Family...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We ate here once before and I must say the food was as good on this trip as last time. I had the tuna special, my husband had veal Sambuca. Both were excellent and plentiful. We also shared a salad special that was delicious. Our...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Even though there is a nice atmosphere food was average but costly several of my companions had to send back their meals because they weren't on the way they expected

Thank cree2021
Reviewed 27 February 2017

First of all the staff is very friendly and attentive. We introduced ourselves by our first names and within thirty minutes we had great conversations with most of the staff. This is a family run restaurant and the food was really good. We shared an...More

Thank Bill246
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was our first trip to Sambuca's but it won't be our last. The food was excellent and the staff extremely friendly and obliging. My husband and I ended up ordering all specials of the day. We started with a Caprese Salad with roasted red...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Needed a last minute reservation and was accommodated. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Restaurant clean. Piano music was pleasant and not too loud. Veal marsala was tasty, well presented with aldante vegetables. Pasta with sausage was delicious. Salads were fresh.

Thank Maryanne T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food is excellent, the staff is very friendly, the service is great!!!! This place is a definite keeper. The atmosphere is wonderful - quiet and sometimes there is a pianist.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar for dinner. Had the veal Marsala which was very good. The atmosphere was quiet with a pianist playing in the background. Perfectly lovely for a dinner date.

Thank michellerQ5161UD
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The atmosphere here is great. I went for dinner on a Friday night and there was live piano playing at dinner. The dinner itself was awesome, fantastic Italian meal. I was impressed my boyfriend and I had a great night. There is also a bar...More

Thank cassandralynott
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the dress attire? Can I wear dark jeans?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Gailforce2000 | Reviewed this property |
Is there parking available at he restaurant
11 November 2015|
Response from smalltowntravelerPa | Reviewed this property |
There is always street parking available on the street within a block walk or less. I have never had a problem finding good parking.
Do you have parking
11 November 2015|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
More than ample street parking near restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
    (Spruce Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-961-5205
  • E-mail