Sambuca Grille

4.9
634 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Sambuca Grille is an Italian restaurant located in Downtown Scranton.
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4.9based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.9
service
4.8
ambience
4.7
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant never disappoints - food is always exceptional quality and taste as well as price point. Staff is extremely hospitable and relentless to make your dining experience 5 stars!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Scranton’s Gem!

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DevonM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant, great for a date night. Prices were very good and the plate sizes were excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I went to Sambuca Grille for a Valentine’s Day dinner and it was phenomenal! We will definitely be back again! We started with Caesar salads and had the Penne which was amazing. We ended with cheesecake and a cannoli. Recommend to anyone wanting great Italian food!

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vipKaylaH
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this place so much I wished I lived in the area instead of just visiting on a short vacation. Everything from the lovely pianist to the waiter was absolutely warm, welcoming, and perfect. You can tell that they care about their work, because they do it so well. My date and I had a great dinner, and the food was amazing. If you go, do try the mushroom ravioli - it was heavenly!

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DevoniN
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, and atmosphere were all spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Romantic ambiance and live piano player & singer really was the icing on the cake. Food was good too. Service good.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience as always. That’s why we are there every Friday!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as always. Benny and his staff never fail to make the dining experience excellent. We had the Pollo Dijon and Filet Mignon and both were incredible. Best cheese tortellini soup I’ve had in a long time!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect.

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JasonS
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You must visit this restaurant if staying in Scranton!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always. We have never been disappointed here!

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PeggyS
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was absolutely delicious as it always is. Miss seeing the staff with all of this craziness going on. Hope to be back to normal soon.

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BobTAlabama
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Scallops were cooked perfectly and delicious.
Good veal cutlets, prepared well and good selection of preparation.
Fresh vegetables , not your usual afterthought.
Good service .
Piano player nice touch.
Only issue, you have to ask the price of specials.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time at this restaurant. We had heard great things about it, and it did not disappoint. The food and service were fabulous! The veal was so We had a great time and felt safe dining here. Every table that was seated was much farther than 6ft apart and everyone in the restaurant followed best COVID safety practices. We will definitely be going again.

MJ
MoJo
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite place in Scranton for ambiance and food.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
8 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were given a great table with immediate service.
We all enjoyed the dishes we ordered.
All-in-all my favorite restaurant.

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vipMLyons
Poconos
16 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, ambiance, and service. The BEST Italian place anywhere in the area.

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DavidH
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

May be some of the best food snd service I’ve ever had anywhere in the country.

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Angel
Poconos
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My absolute favorite restaurant. Amazing food, and a very accommodating staff. Highly recommend.

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williamh
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

our dinner was fantastic, fast and the service was great.
A little pricey.

BG
vipBillG
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food from apps to dinner to dessert. We will be back.

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johnr
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We discovered Sambuca years ago and have recommended it to friends who have always been grateful. Reminds me of some of my favorite little restaurants in NYC. The gentleman we remember fondly has retired, but his son has carried on his tradition. Piano player, BTW, was just right for a quiet little Italian restaurant.

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LaurenG
Mobile
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good but very expensive

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vipnancit
Poconos
7 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food, service and ambience as usual!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I were in town for a weekend get away to celebrate my birthday. We decided to eat at Sambuca Grille after searching restaurants near the Hilton. It was only three and a half blocks from the hotel. We enjoyed the atmosphere and there was a pianist who was wonderful. He sang happy birthday to me which added to my special day. The staff were great and our food was delicious. I have no complaints!

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Food4Thought
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and great service! Polo Dijon never disappoints.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Food, Service and Piano Player. Had the Lamb Shank and Lobster Ravioli! Will make a trip up for this place again.

JL
JacobL
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place! The food was excellent! Quick bar service. Dim lighting gave an intimate atmosphere.

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vipBklyn55Foodie
Philadelphia
85 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Italian restaurants that I have had the pleasure dining at in the last 10 years. Absolutely delicious, authentic dishes, that are well prepared and amazing. Highly recommend anything on the menu, you will not be disappointed.

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WilliamF
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Everything was great. Go for the Rolatini, and the double cut pork chop with peppers and onions.

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CHTB
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

enjoyed every aspect of our experience. Looking forward to going again.

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BobR
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Veal T Bone Entree was good. Red Snapper included clams and calamari. Calamari was
not edible - fishy and rubbery. Would be better with scallops or shrimp. $10 for bowl of
soup was pricey

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
7 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good service, great food and piano during dinner was nice. The drunk idiot that was allowed too many karaoke songs with piano player was NOT !!

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AlexisG
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sambuca was fantastic. Everything from the food, to the waiter, to the dessert. I would recommend anyone to go there for a nice intimate dinner.

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ValerieA
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been going to Sambuca Grille for years now. Lovely setting, pretty bar, excellent food and service. Wonderful owner/s and staff!

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SusanC
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Dinner was excellent and the service was attentive. We were greeted by the owner, who was charming, and our wait staff were nice, knowledgeable and prompt. We split the special appetizer, fried artichoke hearts, my husband had the chicken Arrabbiata and I had the Shrimp Bella Donna. Delicious! Could have wished for a little nicer ambiance, but overall a really terrific meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service

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vipnancit
Poconos
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an amazing experience and the food is unbeatable. Hands-down our favorite restaurant in the area.

KC
KristinC
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service here is above excellent! Even during this difficult time, we had an enjoyable and memorable evening.

FAQs

Sambuca Grille does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Sambuca Grille is rated 4.9 stars by 634 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.