Sambuca Grille

4.8
711 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Sambuca Grille is an Italian restaurant located in Downtown Scranton.
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4.6
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4.7
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4.6
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patd
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Have not been there in about a month. Specials were fantastic. Taylor also did a great job at the bar.

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RichardT
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. This is the best restaurant in Scranton!!! We always go to Sambuca Grille when we have something to celebrate!

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Andie
Poconos
6 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic atmosphere, staff, servers and food. I completely enjoyed my first experience at Sambuca. Parking was easy and also enjoyed surrounding establishments while there. Will return for sure!

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BeverlyW
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointing. Lamb chops and fish dish were excellent. Great dinner on New Years Eve complete with piano music

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JohnB
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there and was not disappointed. Service excellent, great food and nice atmosphere. Would recommend going if your looking for a nice pic lace for dinner. Prices were also very reasonable.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience!!! Me and my family came here Christmas Eve and we had one of the best dinners ever. Everything from appetizers to salads and main courses and desserts were on point, freshly prepared and delicious. Hand crafted martinis and good waiting staff!!! And of course Paul was there to entertain everyone playing the piano and live singing Christmas songs. The place is cozy and the atmosphere is great. Definitely recommend!!!! Best restaurant in NEPA.

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RonG
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Food was ok, nothing special. Very basic food. Nothing new or exciting going on here. They had a piano player and it was so loud and he wasn't even that good. Olive Garden would have been just as good (if I ate there). Servers were nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was great. This is our new favorite restaurant.

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NeilD
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love Sambuca. The food is always really good and reasonably priced. Like most places, they are short staffed right now but the people working are busting it. Be patient and enjoy!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
41 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in NEPA. Staff are all wonderful, and the food is out of this world. Also, hands down, best martinis around. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

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jimb
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

They were busy but service was good with a short staff. The mixed drinks were very good. The dinners came piping hot , they why we want them-not warm. They were delicious as well as the deserts. The ambience was nice with the piano player playing Christmas music.

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AnnG
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to meet friends for dinner. Open Table is a quick easy way to make a reservation. The service was exceptional and the Pollo Sambuca was delicious !

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Timmstir
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Delicious meal. Spot on lemon drop martini. Great and quick service. Very personable wait staff. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining experience was great.

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HarryD
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Diverse menu of great food, excellent service, beautiful quaint atmosphere. I can't wait to go back.

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MarieV
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy Sambucca - never disappointed. The noise level at times is very loud especially when you wear hearing aids.

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Umbriaco
Poconos
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Felt like going out and having a nice meal and relaxing. They had a piano player bringing great atmosphere to the evening. Really great night out.

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Billyv32
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant! Great wait staff! The food was very tasty!

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Jason
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great as always

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vipRosemaryD
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Short handed. Food was Great as usual. Never received any bread for the table

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DeniseV
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fantastic…bartender was very sweet and helpful!

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vipkena
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is top notch and so is the service. Taylor makes a mean lemon drip!! This place is a true gem in Scranton..

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DanaC
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, staff was pleasant, atmosphere was great!! Piano and singing brought me back ..loved !! The birthday song, and cake was soo sweet!! Will be going back!

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swest502
Poconos
5 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a great venue for a special dinner. Had the veal chop special this time, outstanding!

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JB2021
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food! Great atmosphere! Cozy place to eat and talk.

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vipnormd
Richmond
34 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service.

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Luvfood
Poconos
8 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and good service

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Mark
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and a great atmosphere! I highly recommend the Honey Nut Cheerio martini!

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GaryL
Poconos
8 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal and outstanding service. Love this place.

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RalphM
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food is awesome. Service is pleasant. Nice place to go for a date.

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MichelleB
Poconos
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time there. We had an awesome meal, and great service in a delightful cozy atmosphere! We will be back again.

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DonaldN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Second time we were there. The food was great but the service wasn’t. Arrived there at 5:30 and our order was taken until after 6:00. The whole dining experience took almost two hours.

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RonaldS
Poconos
5 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Sambuca food, service, piano music, cocktails and we are always satisfied with everything.

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MichaelL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service is beyond exceptional and the food is second to none. Would highly recommend !!!

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Perfection
Poconos
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for any special occasion. Amazing food, amazing service

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Maureen
Poconos
6 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place with the best staff, food and ambience!

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MicheleG
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for an anniversary dinner with my husband. This was our first time dining at Sambuca and we will definitely be back! The food, drinks, ambiance, and value were all fantastic but the service was truly outstanding. The timing of our meals was PERFECT - with cocktails, appetizers, salads, dinner, and dessert all coming out at the ideal pace. As a result, we could enjoy each dish in turn and settle in comfortably to the next when it arrived. As someone who has worked in a fair share of restaurants, I know how challenging that can be. These guys are pros - they operate like a well-oiled machine. Plus, they really seem to enjoy what they do, which made the whole experience even better.

The menu is robust, and the food is Italian-inspired. They have a nice amount of off-menu specials as well, so be sure to check those out!

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HRPIV
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I haven't had a dining experience like this in some time. It was very refreshing to be truly waited on from the moment we stepped inside until we left. The drinks we perfect and the food exceptional.

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RichardT
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around! My favorite restaurant in Scranton by far!

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vipTerriP
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely love dining here. The service is always fantastic and the food is delicious. We never had anything we did not enjoy. The piano player on the weekend is an added plus. Do yourself a favor and have dinner here, you will not be disappointed.

FAQs

Sambuca Grille does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Sambuca Grille is rated 4.8 stars by 711 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.