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Lantern Lodge & Macaluso's Restaurant

Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
+1 570-669-9433
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, American
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Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

My husband's band, KICK- The INXS EXPERIENCE, played at Penn's Peak this past weekend and we all stayed at The Lantern Lodge; some of us were lucky enough to have had a meal at Macaluso's. Everything was great! My MIL, a true foodie, said the...More

Thank Cory and Liz M
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Older restaurant that you might drive by and not stop if you didn't know about it. Luckily we were staying in the hotel. Started with excellent corn bisque and a main course of Braised Short Ribs. The food was excellent and staff was very friendly....More

1  Thank JimmyD9890
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Macaluso's is a well known and well established dining venue in the Poconos just minutes from scenic Jum Thorpe. Fresh pastas and fresh ingredients are the hallmark of the menu. A favorites of locals.

1  Thank JNMjr
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Tucked away in the mountains near Jim Thorpe lies this great Italian restaurant. We dined here with friends on a weekday evening. Ample parking in lot in front of restaurant. Handicap accessible. Nice bar area with excellent bartender! The pineapple martinis were scrumptious! There weren't...More

Thank LucyB56
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Veal chop was fine on one side; a bit of grizzle on the other. Pasta was overcooked. My dining partner's branziino was above average (according to her), but not outstanding.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Get ready for a great dinning experience.My wife had lump crab in three cheeses,my God it was delicious, i could not keep my fork away from her plate, I had the rack of lamb medium rare and boy was it good, Also had the smoked...More

1  Thank costaricacouple
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I ate here this past weekend. Drinks: my husband and I are beer drinkers. While they did not have the beer we ordered (that was listed on their "Specials" menu, we were very pleased with the other selections they did have. Bread:...More

1  Thank Martinacwh
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Macaluso's at the Lantern is an excellent restaurant that specializes in Italian dishes, but offers a great variety of dinner fare. They have been creating excellent--sometimes original and unique--dishes for over 20 years. It is literally a five-minute drive from Jim Thorpe, and I make...More

1  Thank gentlecritic
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We had drinks and ate at the bar. It was our first time there and knew they had a bar menu so we figured if they got that right we would go from there. They had some large groups in that night and did warn...More

Thank RVingFamilyof4
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Had an early New Year's Eve dinner here. Everything from appetizer to dessert. The haddock was perfect and the stuffed pork was excelllent. The staff was very attentive even though every table was filled. Our server Darlene was great..explained everything on the menu and took...More

Thank Carol S
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Trish S
3 May 2016|
Response from costaricacouple | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, really do not know, check web site.
5 August 2015|
Response from Trish S |
Just picked up a room for 95 in October!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Routes 209 And 93, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Nesquehoning
  • Phone Number: +1 570-669-9433
Macaluso’s Lantern Restaurant and Cocktail Bar has been serving creative, classic Italian cuisine for over 20 years.We’re a destination restaurant located at the front door of the Pocono Mountains, just minutes from historic Jim Thorpe in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania. And, we’ve got a cozy hotel right next door.We use fresh market ingredients essential to capturing the authentic taste of traditional Italian dishes. Choice cut meats, fresh seafood, imported cheeses, high quality pastas and seasonal herbs are used in all our entrees.
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