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Libassi's Restaurant and Pizzeria

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401 Railroad Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-1044
+1 570-346-8373
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

My family and I were recently in Scranton and we were seeking out a neighborhood Italian restaurant. What we found was a true gem of a place at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Luzerne Street. From the minute we walked in, we felt right at home. We were greeted at the door by Paul Libassi, who owns this restaurant... More 

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Paul L, Owner at Libassi's Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your experience here at Libassi's. Question: is the rating 1 of 5 a mistake? More 

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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I have eaten at this restaurant twice and both times were disappointing and expensive. The first time was an entree at a sit-down dining experience and most recently I ordered a pizza to take home to my family. The cost of a large pie was just under $16. When I got it home, I discovered that it wasn't even done.... More 

Thank barbaradetz
Oriental, North Carolina
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

If you want a real northeastern Italian restaurant, one that people walk to, this the kind of place you want to find. Everything is made fresh, but nothing is fancied up for tourists. We were spotted as out-of-towners before our southern accents exposed us. White cotton table cloths? Check. Cloth napkins? Check. High prices? Negative. The ceasar salad was fresh... More 

Thank DouginOriental
Orlando, Florida, United States
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

When we walked in, we were the only customers which worried us, however, we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was! The owner of the place was a nice guy but he was soft spoken and didn't really make much conversation but that's okay because the food was good!

Thank Felicia C
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Don't let the outside fool you. Go inside to have a delicious, home cooked meal. The garlic knots are to die for. The veal calabrese was so tender and tasty. The chicken parmesan was one of the best I've had. The owner came from the kitchen to make sure everything was ok. Everyone was friendly. A delightful experience. Will be... More 

Thank Chey622pa
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Thus was our first visit to Libassis and won't be our last. We had pizza and wings which were excellent. Very nice place to eat.

Thank kerousel
Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

I am originally from the east coast but have been living in Colorado since 1983. You don't get good pizza in Colorado. Whenever I come back to New York one of the first things I get is s slice of pizza. The family and I are here in Scranton PA for a wedding and we were out sight seeing. If... More 

Thank vegasbaby1957
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

My husband and I were looking for someplace different for dinner; I found this little gem through TripAdvisor reviews. Our GPS didn't take us right there, so we had a minute or so of fumbling for directions, but boy, was it worth it! When we arrived, I thought there had to be a mistake. It doesn't look like so much... More 

Thank browncoat1964
Swedesboro, New Jersey
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

We came here when they 1st opened 3 years ago. The son Joe Libassi was our waiter cook and bar tender it was just us in the restaurant and wwe got lost trying to find us. Joe said he would stay open for us and gave us better directions. It was excellent food. Last night we come back and not... More 

Thank Larrybbwadmirer
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

I have terrible food allergies and eating out is usually no fun. We were traveling through on our way home from skiing and had a really nice family dinner here. Staff were so nice and chef so accommodating. Wr had a wonderful dinner. The chicken Marsala was wonerful and my husband was thrilled with his pizza. My daughter loved the... More 

Thank kscranton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Italian, Pizza, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Railroad Ave, Scranton, PA 18505-1044
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-346-8373

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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?