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Diners' Choice: Romantic restaurants in Scranton / Poconos

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Updated May 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants that are the most romantic in Scranton / Poconos? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of The Farmhouse at Turkey Hill (NOT Turkey Hill Brewing Co.) restaurant
5 (913)
$31 to $50
About the restaurant
This reservation is NOT accepted at the Turkey Hill Brewing Co. Your reservation will be made at The Farmhouse Fine Dining Restaurant located inside the main house/lobby of the Inn at Turkey Hill. The Farmhouse is a small, upscale restaurant in NEPA featuring seasonal American fare, classic cocktails, and attentive service just seconds off I-80 (Exit 236). Enjoy hand-crafted dishes and award-winning wine in one of our three distinct dining rooms or stop in for a drink in our cozy tavern.

**Please note our Brewery does not accept reservations and is a separate building/restaurant.**

Outside seating is limited and is not available online. Please call if interested in booking outdoor dining.

Please call to confirm availability of any special requests and/or dietary needs.

PA guidelines require masks in common, indoor areas for guests NOT fully vaccinated. This requirement is scheduled to be lifted on June 28th.

Top review
Dined on May 17, 2024
Another wonderful dinner here. Giles is an excellent and friendly server. My wife and I always look forward to our meals at this restaurant and highly recommend it!
A photo of Momento restaurant
4.8 (436)
$31 to $50
About the restaurant
Momento offers upscale Franco Italian Cuisine. Specializing in fresh made pasta, quality ingredients including; fresh fish, TRUFFLES , Organic meats, Italian specialties and both American and JAPANESE WAGYU. A feature of the restaurant is the tasting menu with wine pairing and molecular gastronomy. WINE SPECTATOR WINNER with over 200 wines on the menu and over 25 by the glass. Wine tastings events. Design your own bourbon flight from our extensive collection. Want classic cocktails made the old fashion way? We have that covered too. Outdoor patio and bar, weather permitting. CHEF NICOLA MERSINI brings experience from Italy, Spain, Germany and New York City for an excellent culinary experience in the Poconos. No kids menu but we have a plenty of pleasing pasta dishes.
Top review
Dined 7 days ago
Fantastic experience. Definitely the best place around.
A photo of The Water's Edge at Memorytown restaurant
4.8 (540)
$31 to $50
Mount Pocono / Pocono Manor
About the restaurant
All our meals are prepared to order with the freshest ingredients.

Here at The Water's Edge Restaurant at Memorytown, we take pride in providing you a special and memorable dining experience. Sit lakeside, fireside or outside on the patio!

We are currently open Wednesday through Sunday from 5pm to 9pm. Reservations are strongly suggested but walk ins are accepted based on availability.

Our menu varies due to the seasonality of fresh ingredients we use, as well as our chef's weekly features. All of our food is fresh and made to order.

Please visit our website https://www.memorytownusa.com/lakeside-menu for our current menu.

Please call 570-839-1690 ext 4103 for more information or to make a reservation.

We offer different features every weekend.
Check them out here! https://www.memorytownusa.com/weekly-features

-Follow us on instagram for more.

Top review
Dined 5 days ago
Absolutely love this place!!! Hidden little gem with incredible food and great cocktails! Staff was so nice and very helpful and accommodating to our needs. We will definitely be back again!
A photo of Butter restaurant
4.8 (64)
$31 to $50
About the restaurant
Chef Mark Arnao's restaurant Butter named as the Culinary Reason to visit the Poconos by 5ReasonstoVisit.com serves unparalleled creations. From his Sushi Flatbread to Truffle Miso Salmon and the Foie Gras Slider. Don't forget to try the nightly Butcher Block Specials while you sit by the fireplace and enjoy a wonderful glass of wine or one of our specialty Cocktails. Visit after a great day at the outlets or sliding off of the slopes at Camelback. No matter the season Butter always has something going on. Remember everything is better with Butter.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
A gem of a restaurant tucked away in the heart of the Poconos!
A photo of Rikasa restaurant
4.7 (334)
$31 to $50
About the restaurant
Our Newest addition Roof 53 can be now reserved online. Please review the menu, it is different then the main floor menu...

Come in and let your senses be tantalized by the coastal vibes of Italian shores. From shrimp cocktail to escargot, from the music to the mood, at Rikasa every day is a special occasion, whether it be a romantic date night or celebratory family gathering. Unwind after work in our chic bar for casual drinks or a smooth bottle of wine with friends. Our delectable menu offerings, from our finest chops and steaks, succulent seafood, house-made pastas and handcrafted cocktails are sourced locally and responsibly. We are also home to The Joint, our speakeasy bar, featuring live entertainment and incredible drinks every Friday and Saturday evening.

Highly skilled and welcoming staff are proud to elevate your experience like no other. At Rikasa, we promise that our relaxed elegance will transport you to a unique and unforgettable experience.

Top review
Dined on May 17, 2024
Everything was perfect! Wish they had one or two handhelds on the menu.
A photo of The French Manor restaurant
4.6 (507)
$50 and over
Contemporary French
South Sterling
About the restaurant
One of Pennsylvania's finest Pocono's Restaurants... The elegant dining room at The French Manor features a 40 foot vaulted ceiling & two massive fireplaces. Request a table on the terrace for a wonderful view of the Pocono Mountains, or a table by the fireplace for later dining (please note that table requests are subject to availability). Breakfast in nice weather can be accommodated on the stone veranda. Our gourmet dinner menu features both Classical & Nouvelle French Cuisine. Candlelight dining, culinary expertise, & our pampering staff make each meal a memorable dining experience.

Attire in the Main Dining Room is Dressy Casual (jackets for gentlemen are suggested, not required). No sneakers, sweatshirts, or shorts (outdoor terrace with a view offers casual dining during warmer months). The restaurant is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years.

AAA four-diamond rated restaurant and lodging since 2003.

Top review
Dined on May 20, 2024
We had dinner twice. Both times it was outstanding. Not cheap but worth it. Breakfast was very good as well. Nice people! Tku
A photo of Bistecca by Il Mulino restaurant
4.5 (2353)
$50 and over
Mount Pocono / Pocono Manor
About the restaurant
Bistecca by Il Mulino is located inside of Mt Airy Casino Resort. Effective 12/18/22 all guests must be 21 years or older with VALID, NON-EXPIRED, GOVERMENT ISSUED identification to enter Mt Airy Casino Resort at any time.

Bistecca will have a pre fix four course menu for NYE dinner. Regular menu will not be available. Thank you for choosing us for your NYE celebrations!

BISTECCA by IL MULINO combines its heritage of hand-crafted pasta, local seafood and farm-fresh vegetables prepared in the classic fashion of Abruzzo’s cuisine with the comforts of a modern Steakhouse, it’s meticulously selected meats hand-cut by our Executive Chef and its skillfully appointed wine menu featuring the very best varietals from around the globe.

Top review
Dined on May 20, 2024
Thank goodness for this fabulous restaurant. Classy place. The area has nothing to offer and the food was wonderful. Large menu. Staff excellent and the manager very friendly and nice. We ate there two nights. Highly recommend.
A photo of Garlic Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.5 (749)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
About the restaurant
Garlίc is the only upscale dining experience in the Poconos, proudly featuring fresh, hand-cut, steaks and fresh seafood!

Garlίc boasts the highest quality food available; the best service around; a full-service bar with the finest, hand-crafted cocktails; breathtaking patio dining; a lively happy-hour; local art on every wall; amazing chefs; and a young, innovative team.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 18, 2024
Amazing food, service and experience. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone and go again.
A photo of Smugglers Cove restaurant
3.9 (273)
$30 and under
About the restaurant
We are a Family Friendly Restaurant located in the Pocono Mountains Founded in 1980, and still family-owned and operated, Smuggler’s Cove has been proud to serve loyal customers, visitors and residents of the Mount Pocono and Tannersville, PA communities for nearly 40 years. Your dining experience at Smuggler’s Cove in the Poconos is always a delicious, enjoyable time to remember with family and friends. At our restaurant, you will be treated to delicious, homemade specials, fresh Atlantic seafood, juicy, tender beef, and made-from-scratch soups and desserts. We also feature a fun, lively bar lounge, private dining rooms, a raw bar, award-winning salad bar and so much more. Make a reservation today!
Top review
Dined on Mar 23, 2024
Food and service were great. Easy and friendly family spot.
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