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Backwoods Bar & Kitchen, Dallas, PA

Backwoods Bar & Kitchen

4.7
4.7
288 Reviews
$30 and under
American
BACKWOODS BAR AND KITCHEN·OPENING MONDAY, JULY 27TH, 2020!
Backwoods Bar and Kitchen at Greystone Mountain offers a fresh take on classic dishes. We're aware with classics come high expectations. We carefully tailored them and took advantage of farms and purveyors in our backyard. Come check out how small our freezer is. A bonus of Backwoods is Greystone Mountain Golf Club. Greystone Mountain Golf Club is set in the beautiful mountains of Franklin Township on 150 acres. Greystone offers a Par 36, 9-hole golf course designed to challenge both low and high handicap golfers. Front, middle and back tees allow for a total 9-hole course length of 2,400 to nearly 3,000 yards. Eat, Drink, and Golf! What could be better?

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–2:00 am Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (570) 333-7191

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    James Bolus

  • Private party facilities

    Please email info@backwoodskitchen.com for more information on events!

  • Neighborhood

    Wilkes-Barre

  • Cross street

    469 Orange Road Dallas, Pa 18612

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 288 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.6Value

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    Best Value

  • Scranton / Poconos

    Hot Spot

  • Scranton / Poconos

    Outdoor Dining

  • Scranton / Poconos

    Scenic View

  • Scranton / Poconos

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Scranton / Poconos

    American

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Best Service

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Best Ambiance

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Best Value

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Hot Spot

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Outdoor Dining

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Scenic View

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Poconos Mountain Region

    American

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  1. S

    Shed570

    Richmond

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always enjoy the food and entertainment will definitely be back
  2. FP

    FrankP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The owner came to our table ,to ensure all was well,and it was! Very cozy ,great food,at not to great of a price. Thank you Backwoods, Frank Potuck.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff was great, Debbie our server was fun. Food and drinks were exceptional. We will most definitely be back!
  4. C

    Chrish2006

    Baltimore

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Busy loud - perhaps it was where we were seated(near door) Food served rapid fire style. Often had to ask for water refills. Not sure worth the drive
  5. LT

    LisaT

    Poconos

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated my husband’s birthday here and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Every entree was delicious, the service attentive, and because it was mid-week it was extremely busy, so the noise level was not an issue. We can’t wait to return!
  6. JS

    JanetS

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service, food and drinks were great! Will definitely be back!
  7. JG

    JeanG

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Even though there was a local power outage, Backwoods came through with good food, good service & made us feel welcome. Got to visit with some friends I haven’t seen I a while. Thank you to our great waitress Annie!
  8. GD

    GregoryD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Second time we’ve been here. Love it the menu is a little limited BUT I feel that’s why everything is so good. Going back again soon. Long Island ice teas are the best!!!!
  9. AD

    AdrienneD

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Alissa was so kind to our kids, place is fun and food is great :) we’ll be back again!
  10. MD

    MaureenD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The four of us enjoyed our meals. I had a blackberry mojito, really tasty. I had steamed clams in a wine sauce wine. Next time I'll get a double order with some of their delicious crostini bread to soak up the sauce. So yummy! My husband had a burger and fries which he enjoyed also. Portions were not lacking either. Our server was very personable. Loved the fact that they have booths (my personal fav), regular tables, high tables and a large bar. I would def reccomend Backwoods and will def go back again.
  11. A

    Alexis5691

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent dining experience. Staff is great and brunch was delicious. Outdoor seating added to our pleasurable experience.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    The food wasn’t as good as the first time I was there. I enjoy the place and will return. Maybe it was an off night for the kitchen
  13. DR

    DianeR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My second visit to Backwoods and delicious as usual! Can’t wait for a return trip! Keep up the good work!
  14. P

    Pauls

    Philadelphia

    22 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall2food3service3ambience5
    I really wanted to like this, we went before and loved it, and I chose this for my birthday dinner, but the night was lackluster. First my seat was right by a door, literally right next to it, so constant traffic around my back, but hey, someone has to sit there. I ordered steamers and fried chicken, my wife ordered fish and chips and then last the last minute deviled eggs. Plus some cocktails and wine for the wife. First the good, my wife loved her wine and the fish and chips was awesome. Two huge pieces of fish and great fries. The deviled eggs were the star of the night. Also I liked my first drink. The steamers came with no butter or bread for the broth, and they were VERY sandy. My fried chicken was ok, the bacon maple sauce was great, but the chicken was three pieces of boneless breast. I prefer dark meat ort at least bone in, but I put this on me as ordering the wrong thing. It wasn't bad, just not what I liked. And the mashed potatoes were dry, needed some more butter or something. My second drink was a watermelon margarita, very watery on top and sickening sweet on bottom, must have never been stirred or shaken at all. The woman playing guitar ands singing was great! All in all I was disappointed....
  15. b

    barryb

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Great service and drinks. The food was very salty though
  16. MW

    MarissaW

    Poconos

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great place to eat, I just wish the fries were a bit less salty
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always look forward to dining there. Food, service and clientele always wonderful!
  18. VD

    ValerieD

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food including deviled eggs and a steak wedge salad was delicious. The bare tender was efficient and very personable
  19. JV

    JViv

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great. The waitstaff was very attentive and pleasant and the food and desserts were delicious. A good time was had by all.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently delicious food along with a friendly environment. The absolute best!
  21. M

    Mike

    Poconos

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Very nice restaurant that isn't in city. I would recommend to all.
  22. CP

    CaroleP

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The staff was fabulous, loved the decor, food was delicious and reasonably priced. Will definitely return!
  23. JD

    JoanneD

    Tampa

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great time at Backwoods. Food was delicious and service was wonderful.
  24. P

    Patti

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    We sat indoors and Flies were biting us. Our server was great and food sent out hot and quick.
  25. RT

    RicT

    Poconos

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed our dinner, bartender was awesome. We will be back
  26. TR

    TrishR

    Poconos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Good was excellent as always. All staff were welcoming and professional. Only negative is that it was humid outside and they opened the garage doors just as we were getting our drinks.
  27. C

    Chris

    Poconos

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience2
    Usually love or hear, the last two visits, not at all. Service was crazy slow. Took about a half hour to get the first drink. Food took an hour 15 minutes to get, and was just ok this time. The band was SO loud that you couldn’t talk to the person next to you, the waitress even struggled to hear you to take you left order. They even said it was insanely loud. We moved to three different tables to try to get away from it. Again, always loved it hear, but as time goes on and they got busier, everything has dropped down a bit. Honestly, probably won’t go back anytime soon.
  28. KB

    KerrieB

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was absolutely excellent and we ordered two out of the 3 weekly specials. Servers were friendly and food came out quickly and prepared as expected. Always a nice atmosphere!
  29. A

    Alice

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, service and setting. We've become regulars.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were amazing. Was a wonderful place to visit with friends. Will absolutely return.
  31. g

    glynb

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Disappointed in the meatloaf. Dry with hard inedible skin, not much, if any, flavor. Fish (fish and chips) fresh and very tasty although price was a little high. Cold slaw not up to standard. Should have been sweeter and more finely chopped. Would unlikely recommend to a friend
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    We had reservations and specifically mentioned it was for a birthday. We were seated quickly but waited 15 minutes before anyone asked us for a drink order. We also ordered an appetizer at the time drinks were ordered. Our appetizer came out before we received our drinks. The steamed clams were overly salty. Fries tasted like they were a day old and chewy. Brisket cheesesteak barely had cheese. Our server was nice but nonexistent and not attentive. Our main dishes were just okay and nothing great. I would not recommend to anyone. The ambiance is nice but nothing to draw in people for a subpar experience. Price was way higher than it should have been for what we received and the poor service.
  33. DS

    DeeS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    A rustic but modern mix restaurant with a bar, booths, high tops, and outdoor picnic table dining on the deck. Great view of the golf course. Our meals were promptly served and our server took great care of us. She was fantastic-friendly, checked in with us just the right amount of times, and took time to make conversation with us. My son loved her! He even signed his placemat coloring sheet and gave it to her. Lol. He also said the fries were his favorite ever and this child has had a lot of fries! The kids menu was a definite plus. Very down to earth atmosphere with nicely presented and prepared apps and meals. Very nice staff. We had an enjoyable time and will be back. Just a heads up-the kitchen closes from 3:30 to 4 to switch over from brunch to dinner but you can still enjoy a drink and look over the menu. Enjoy!
  34. JP

    JosephP

    Charleston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    I had a ahi tuna stir fry which was very good. The menu is limited and not much healthy food items. Food items were pricey for a casual bar atmosphere.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic evening!!! Great space!! Delicious food ! Great people
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Poconos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, service was excellent!
  37. FR

    FREDM

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I can’t say enough about Backwoods. It is our favorite place, by far. Love the drink specials and the knowledge of the servers. Always a great experience.
  38. G

    Gman

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food good service the beer could be colder maybe chilled glasses we really liked the atmosphere.
  39. A

    Andie

    Poconos

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always enjoy Backwoods. Our server was fantastic, somehow the food order was presented wrong (not what I ordered) however she and the kitchen made it right and all was well. Delicious and the cocktails were out of this World!
  40. j

    jennifers

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    The food was not good. It was clean and the service was good.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Backwoods Bar & Kitchen is rated 4.7 stars by 288 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for Backwoods Bar & Kitchen

469 Orange Road, Dallas, PA 18612

Additional information

  • Cross street

    469 Orange Road Dallas, Pa 18612

  • Neighborhood

    Wilkes-Barre

  • Hours of operation

    Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–2:00 am Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    James Bolus

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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