The Dock on Wallenpaupack

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227 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Located on the shore of beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Lakefront accommodations, restaurant and banquet center all with incredible views of the lake.

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What 227 people are saying
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STEPHANIE
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Made reservations at 7:15 didn't get seated until 8:20. The waitress was great and very nice even though I was very cranky. The food was ok. The outside area was warm and cozy with a fireplace and heaters. But I would have gone anywhere else if I knew I would have to wait that long.

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vipJrose70
Philadelphia
117 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The restaurant was quite cold when we arrived, but it did warm up when they put the heat on. I think the prices here are a bit high, but the views are wonderful from every seat in the main dining room. I have been coming to my parents house on the lake for 40 years and The Dock has the best views of any restaurant in the area. Excellent lobster bisque!

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DarleneO
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Good was delicious and staff were very nice and accommodating !

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SusanD
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Lights kept going out so food was slow to come and when appetizers came we were not given plates. Food was mediocre.

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AlbertO
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service and wine was terrific!

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vipDaLi
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We were disappointed to find that only a few tables could see the water. The host was very indifferent to all the small parties that saw a table close to the water, but were not seated there. The table he said was reserved never saw a party. The food was good, but nothing special. Our servers were very nice and attentive.

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Lynn
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Table for 6 .. food slides off the table because of the extensions being put up. Todd was expensive for what you got not worth it. Also waitresses hair not back and tied .. daughter had hair in her burger.

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KevinP
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, outdoor eating space is comfortable and cozy

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vipShaunL
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience1

Worst experience of my life.
-We were celebrating our anniversary and made reservations for the outside dining area. At first they lied to us and said they were clearing the table, then they ignored us for 20 minutes and finally admitted they didnt have a table for us. They overbooked so we had to sit inside.
-before you go, ask if they have a wedding happening during your visit. The DJ was so loud it was impossible to focus on anything or even consider having a conversation. They should not serve dinner to regular customers while they have a wedding happening.
- chicken was overcooked and dry, it was obvious they dumped extra cream sauce on the chicken to hide how bad it was.

Stay away from this place…..

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vipdrljf
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

For foodies, food was about a 5 out of 10. The chicken of the champagne chicken was tough as leather. Needed to be marinated or slow cooked to be palatable… and way too pricey for what we got. The fried fish basket was OK, but no delicate flaked cod. The shrimp appetizer was raw in the middle. Not cooked properly. Obviously, still frozen when it went in the oil. More thought and care needs to go into BOH. As for the FOH, only one heater had propane in the outside seating, and we were a bit chilly. The best part of the meal was the cocktails. They were creative and delicious.

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PaulS
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience5

Food and service was good but my table was broken and shaky very annoying took away from the experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful view, delicious food, great service and ambiance! These NY’ers will be back !

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jrp49
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very helpful server. Good food but a bit pricy. Nice variety of menu options. Pretty views of lake.

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PatR
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience1

Server was good...... table had a serious wobble, requested to move was told tables were reserved (as was ours) and was told the manager would tuck napkins under to stop it from rocking...... that did not happen. Food was good, a bit pricey

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ElizabethW
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great view from the outside patio, nice ambience while eating at sunset. The food was very good.

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vipskizits
Poconos
20 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is lovely and clean, a beautiful view of the lake. The staff are wonderful- excellent host , who seated us and our waitress, Catherine was absolutely the best!!
She was very attentive, helpful and extremely pleasant- we will definitely request her next time we go.

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RickL
Naples
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service...as usual. When we are in the area we always dine and stay at one of Settlers Hospitality fabulous locations. Always constant and wonderful. Highly recommend.

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glennk
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience1

visited Sun 9/26/21. Server was the best and that was pretty much the thing that made dinner almost acceptable. Calamari appetizer was obviously taken out of a frozen food bag. My steak was good but way overpriced. Presentation of food on plate was uninspired. room itself had no ambiance. Then at end of night we asked for check. We were told systems were down and we had to pay cash . Manager/owner was obviously afraid to come out and explain, so put burden on waitress. We worked out deal with waitress to pay bill.

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AlanaD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Nothing place. Pretty view, ugly interior, lousy food.

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foodiefran
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was so delicious, especially the crabcakes. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Place is nice and clean and great views of the lake.

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HalS
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very bad overall experience. Only visited twice this year and for the 2nd time in a row, when we set down at an outdoor table, it was very wobbly and extremely unstable. The first time we were able to somewhat stabilize with many napkins. In this case it was so bad nothing worked. When we asked the waitress to move us she started that all the tables where like that and everyone complains. After hearing this we walked out. What a terribly managed business! We will never go there again.

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vipMaryT
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was our 29th wedding anniversary and we recently moved to the Poconos and wanted a casual place with a view of the lake I found this restaurant online. The food was delicious and our waitress was wonderful! The staff was very friendly. I asked for outdoor seating because I thought we would have a view of the lake but there was no view of the lake from outside unless you are sitting closer to the back. Seating inside along the windows would have provided a better view.

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vipGandLV
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food/drinks. The deck is terrific to sit on with perfect summer weather.

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pahaven
Orlando
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Disappointing. Prices are high for average food. Nothing is included. No bread, salad is extra. Only two desserts offered. There are other similarly priced restaurants that provide better food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Waitress was friendly and had a great sense of humor.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was glorious, waitstaff was so-so. Views were amazing.

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MajaG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Food quality doesn't justify price. Host/manager did not want to seat us to the table we ask for, with explanation that she has bigger party coming in, totally okey if it was a truth. 15 min later she seat same size party at the table we ask for. Coming from the city, trying to enjoy lake and peace. Would never come back for dinnet there. Spend 200 on wine and food, just try some dinners in area, way better.

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RuthM
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great restaurant! The food was delicious,and you couldn't ask for a better atmosphere. I can wait to go back. Hats off to the chef, every thing we tried was fabulous.

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Beau
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Overall a good experience .. 4 star was because pizza appetizer that 3 out of 4 who sampled the pizza all agreed it was not good. Bottom seemed to be ok but not the top .
Would not order it again

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Yofish
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

If you are eating outdoors, view of lake is limited, deck isn't that wide, and they keep the only two lakefront tables open for parties that might show up without reservations of 6 or more; even with reservations, our party of 3 could not sit lakefront, and we watched those two tables sit empty for the 1.5 hours we were there, early lunch at 12 (weekday, off season). We were 4 or 5 rows back and didn't have a good view, which was the main reason we drove there (an hour away) to have lunch. Don't know why they just couldn't put two tables together further back if they got a larger party, there were many open tables. Other than that, food and service were very good, the place was very nice.

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SarahW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Decent menu, great spot! Service was slow but totally fine.

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vipDinerdash
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely setting with great food. Beautiful views

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KristinK
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience1

Food was good, but they drastically overbooked through open table. We had specifically made reservations for outdoor seating at 7:15 to catch the sunset at 7:34, but weren’t seated until a full 30 minutes after we arrived and totally missed the sunset. We had been looking forward to a nice, relaxing meal and sunset after a very stressful week and this delay totally blew it. Staff sort of apologized, but just ended up making excuses instead of a true apology. Everything after that was adequate. Food was good, but be prepared for an exceptionally long wait even with reservations, and don’t go with any sort of time table in mind.

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Louise
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Understaffed, overbooked through open table reservations online causing long seating wait times and food was cold when served

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KStew
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Our waitress was aweful she forgot just about everything, messed up the order, forgot to bring water and never refilled our water or soda or picked up dirty glasses or plates. We came to show our kids where we were married for our 8 year wedding anniversary. The pretzel board was amazing but everything else was a let down especially considering we have eaten there many times before and it has decided in value over the years. The kid never got the cookies that came with their kids meals. We had to ask another waitress for help when one of our mala was messed up because we couldn't find our waitress and waited a while. $130 down the toilet.

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LisaC
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good swordfish dinner special! Very good fish tacos from the regular menu. Good drinks and nice wine selection. Really enjoyed the lovely lake view and sunset. Young staff tries their best. A very relaxing ambiance.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Zealand
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food was terrible!

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StephenL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Place to try. Wonderful food, service and the view of Lake wonderful.

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Mina
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

We love the option of dock and dine but the service at the bar was bordering on rude and the food was not very good. They also have a poor wine selection. Overall disappointed in the dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Food is good but they need to clean more

FAQs

The Dock on Wallenpaupack offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (570) 226-2124.

The Dock on Wallenpaupack is rated 4 stars by 227 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.