The Cafe: An American Bistro

4.3
7 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Located on the Highway 315 strip in Wilkes-Barre, The Cafe is less than a mile from the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino, the Wyoming Valley Mall shopping area, the Arena Hub Plaza, and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Known for its signature entrees and its bridging the gap between casual and fine dining, The Cafe is the an ideal location to host groups of all sizes (including a two banquet rooms) to the perfect place for a romantic date in our elegant dining room. We offer a full range of beverages from gourmet coffees to delicious cocktails.
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MM
Poconos
3 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, fabulous food, excellent value.

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SL
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Quite for a Friday night. Food was very good and I found the prices to be very reasonable. Will be back.

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RT
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Excellent menu option as well as daily specials. Super friendly and attentive staff. Highly recommend.

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RT
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding all the way around. Great service, food, selections, atmosphere and not at all jammed in. Plenty of space and relatively quiet.

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M
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were pleasantly surprised! The service was top notch, the menu was varied and everything we ordered was delicious.

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FP
New England
18 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This was a nice find in Wilkes-Barre, as we were traveling through and didn't want any of the chain restaurants. We had the daily special pork ("San Pedro," I think it was called) -- pork cutlets with salsa verde and tomatoes. Very tasty combination, carefully cooked and presented. A very nice salad came with it. Service was outstanding.

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CK
Orlando
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Conveniently located, decent ambience, good service, unfortunately the food was poor, especially when considering the price range. The menu led me to choose this over another nearby restaurant, it featured a nice balance of classic dishes but with some contemporary flair. I applaud the idea, but you have to be able to deliver on the food, and they did not. Both entrees were extremely disappointing - bland, poorly prepared and/or not as described on the menu.

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