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The Anthracite Cafe

££ - £££American, ,
Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
+1 570-822-4677
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A local recommended the Anthracite Cafe. I was tickled by the name because it pays tribute to the region's history of mining anthracite (hard) coal ... in fact the room I dined in was called "The Coal Bin." I was impressed how good the food...More

Thank buddmar
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, nice menu choices and great customer service. Tons of flavors for buffalo wing lovers. Crab cakes And lump crabmeat are awesomePrices are reasonable. The food is so good you can get carried away.Their frozen margaritas are the best I've had in town.

Thank Ronnie295
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Visited twice last week. The first time I ordered the country/chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes. The steak hung over the sides of the plate, it was huge. The mashed potatoes were better than my grandmothers. I had the chili as an appetizer. I found...More

Thank shalibibi
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve tried to stop here before, the parking lot was overfilled. We are glad we came back to see if we could get in. My husband had French onion soup, Crab Cakes & mashed potatoes. I had Lobster & Pasta with a side salad. We...More

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Skip the chains with the same old tired menu and go to The Anthracite Cafe! The place is covered with old photos of the area. It definitely has a pub feel. The service is welcoming and friendly. The food is terrific. There's something for everyone...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Good place which embraces local history and craft beer. The beer selection is great, and the food is pretty good too. Location isn't perfect, but in the Valley nothing is ever too far. Great place to support.

Thank UriusTosh
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Wife and I stopped by later one night, sat in the newer section. Service was good, no complaints, the only thing was going towards the kitchen the was a bunch of cardboard and papers all over the floor and thrown in the corner... Food was...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I was super excited to go here based on the reviews and the menu, but I just was not impressed. I got the pretzel pretzel chicken sandwich and it was not good at all. The pretzel bun was tasteless and the pretzel chicken tasted nothing...More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I just tried this on a recent visit to Wilkes Barre. Didn't know anything about it except it advertised local beers on tap. Found a VERY friendly atmosphere with staff that really cared about sharing the experience. Big variety of dishes from standard pub fare...More

Thank MichaelWestford
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great food and drinks, fun atmosphere! Highly recommend for an affordable fun night out! The place was jammed with people, but still very easy to get a seat.

Thank Junior_Michelle13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-822-4677
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