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Russell's Restaurant

1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
+1 570-961-8949
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

We have been to Russell's several times on trips to Scranton. It is An excellent restaurant favored by discriminating locals that has an Italian bent. The veal and seafood dishes are particularly flavorful. Specials always seem outstanding. The portions are large, so consider sharing appetizers,salads...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us. It took awhile for us to be seated; staff was bustling around. We waited for twenty minutes or more before waitress asked if anyone had helped us and then walked away. We finally got some water, took some breadsticks...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Always good food always a local crowd You'll never hit this place by accident you need to use your GPS or take a taxi Been here many times and never disappointed

Reviewed 26 January 2015

Was very disappoint with my meal. Ordered a shrimp and scallop meal and it was mainly pieces of shrimp. This restaurant is very overpriced.

Thank Asdfghmnuhvvt
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Russell's is a fantastic restaurant that holds up to the best anywhere! Great service, fantastic food and the best spot to dine in Scranton! You can tell this place has passion. It is evident when Russell Preno proprietor leaves the busy kitchen to touch tables...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Russell's has good food, not easy to find if not from area. Atmosphere only ok, its not very upscale. Adequate parking and staff friendly. Its an "in" place for Scranton area people.

Thank newmaninseinfeld
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We arrived early without reservations, were seated promptly, and pleasantly with very a very nice table. Dinner was excellent, Prime Rib was the special but pricey for the area, shrimp scampi was delicious, and Seafood was also excellent although very rich for me. Antipasto was...More

Thank Captamerica911
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This was the second time we ate at Russells. The first was a pleasant experience. But the night before my nephew's graduation was terrible. We had a 6:30 reservation for which we were seated promptly. However, it took almost 20 minutes before anyone came near...More

Thank Fleet2015
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We went there with the family for Mother's Day. The food was very good and we had excellent service which we were pleasantly surprised considering it was a holiday. The place is a little outdated inside but nothing too bad. I loved that the owner...More

1  Thank BAM61
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I ordered dinner for my family to go. It was prepared quickly (only 15-20min wait) and the food was delicious. They include little extras like grated cheese, lots of bread and butter, etc. Never have been disappointed.

Thank Mmal6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-961-8949
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