Poconos Dining Guide
Restaurants and places to eat in the Poconos Mountains
of PA. with detailed reviews of top Poconos Mountains
restaurants written by our editors and visitors, as
well as reviews of every type of cuisine and recommendations
of great places to eat in all four counties. Also
check out our gourmet guide , our guide to dining
on a budget, and our Best
of the Poconos Restaurants guide! Bet
you had no idea that there was a vibrant restaurant
scene in the Poconos? There is. BUT, like getting
to most of the best things to do in the Poconos, you'll
have to drive a little distance. Our reviewers travel
the entire 2400 square miles of the Poconos Mountains
to find you the best places to eat. What you'll find
below are not advertisements like some Poconos Dining
Guides or like you might find in the Visitors Bureau's
web sites. Here are our local restaurant customer's
reviews and dining opinions. Enjoy your night out
at one of our Local Poconos Restaurants.
Top 5 Tables in The Poconos - Where
to go, where to sit and who you'll see at the
5 top Pocono Mountain restaurants. You'll want
to read this before making those dinner reservation!
Poconos dining is from casual to elegant. Make
dinner reservations prior to your arrival (best
to do it when you make your hotel
reservations) during most seasons.
Pictured: The French Manor
Lodge - Paradise Valley Cresco, Pennsylvania
The excellence of the restaurant
has been widely widely recognized. The chef offers
an varied and full menu of classic American cuisine
along with an extensive selection of fine wines
(It's worth the trip just for the wine list).
The meals are beautifully presented by an attentive
staff in a charming, warm, homey atmosphere. Quiet,
clean place with English Pub style lounge. $$$$
Willowtree Inn, Ann Street Stroudsburg,
PA Occupies a renovated house, lately the
home of a former Monroe County Promontory, hard
by the north bank of McMichael's Creek off Ann
Street in Stroudsburg. Against this background,
and not in the least either because of its very
fine menu, The Willowtree Inn has prospered. An
established haven and watering-hole for many upstanding
members of the Community. The tables in its rear
dining room, have a panorama of the creek dominated
by a magnificent weeping willow tree, from which
its name derives, are sought after. $$
Bar & Grill,
Rt.611, Bartonsville, PA The Serengeti
Bar & Grill is the place to be in the Poconos,
with great food, friendly service and an inviting
atmosphere, all at a price that you can afford!
The Serengeti has been serving up breakfast, lunch
and dinner for 6 years and has earned an excellent
reputation and won many culinary awards. $$
Main and Oak Streets, Delaware Water Gap PA,.
Open 7 nights a week, 5 PM till? Tradition American
Food. Features like: Filet Mignon - with mustard
mashed potatoes and caramelized shallot shiraz
demi glace. Delmonico Steak. Grilled Salmon
over wild rice pilaf with red wine balsamic
and strawberry glaze. Crabmeat Stuffed Jumbo
Shrimp with tarragon cream sauce over wild rice
pilaf. Crabmeat Stuffed Jumbo Scallops over
herb roasted red potatoes. Maryland Crab Cakes.
Twin Char Grilled Lobster Tails. Surf and Turf.
Veal Oscar. Veal Martini. Chicken Saltimbocca
- proscuitto, mozzarella and spinach with a
marsala mushroom sauce over wild rice pilaf
and vegetable. $$$
New Restaurant in the Poconos Basso
Cucina Italiana M Restaurant &
Wine Bar on Route 390 in Cresco, PA.
570-595-0500 The Pipolo Family has renovated the
space that was Harrison's Bar. With Chefs Gracie
(formerly of Gracie's in East Stroudsburg and
George (lastly Alaska Pete's) . Sucj Italian as
you've never had before. The space has a distinct
Italian feel, and both Gracie and George do wonders
with a small kitchen. This is bound to be winner
for years to come. There is a late night bar menu
from 10 -12 a.m! Wine is available. The desserts
Ristorante Eagle Valley Mall Rts 209 and
447, East Stroudsburg, PA Enjoy the traditions
of Northern Italy in a place where attention to
detail, seasonal fresh foods, and the warmth and
ambiance surround you. Peppe's Ristorante, the
Poconos premier Italian Restaurant proudly celebrates
over 30 years of fine dining. Committed to offering
you world class Italian cuisine, unparalleled
service and a comfortable, pleasant atmosphere
Peppe's makes you feel right at home.
you are looking for an evening of romance, to
unwind after a long week, business meeting or
to plan a special event, Peppe's delivers the
uncompromised service that will ensure your
visit here is perfect. Peppe's continues to
expand our services to better meet the needs
of our customers. Our new bar menu and take-out
service have been a huge hit. Always Kid Friendly,
Peppe's Bambino Menu offers several affordable
choices for the little ones. Decadent pastries
and cakes which are all prepared on-site with
only the freshest ingredients are the talk of
the town! www.peppesonline.com (570) 421-4460
209 North of the Marshalls Creek Exit (#309)
of Rt I-80 In the mood for some wonderful
food? At Alaska Pete's they pride themselves on
the great staff and service that is second-to-none!
From the large salad bar, to the delicious
steaks, they do work hard for you. In the mood
for a quick burger? They have them along
with many other "quick bites". Did we for-get
to mention the fresh fish with emphasis on
King Crab Legs? Alaska Pete's prides itself with
all fish cooked up fresh, seasoned and served
to fulfill your apetites. The Steaks are among
the area's best also. All at resonable prices.
Rt 209, Snydersville , PA Jumbo
Lump Crab Cake, Baja Lime Cream and "Pico" Tomato
Salad. Now, these are not ? Maryland ? They are
larger, with more seasonings, spices and filling.
Consistently prepared and presented with a Cream
sauce that is tangy and perfectly complimentary.
The Stone Bar has won "PoconosBest Restaurant"
any number of times over the years. The Chef has
one of the best records for consistantcy of food.
A great place to eat with an intimate atmosphere
and a varied menu that has something for everyone.
It's a bit pricey so go expecting to pay for a
great meal and you'll get one (or two.)
- Thai food -in the Shawnee Shopping Center,
Buttermilk Falls Road and River Road , Shawnee
, PA Great tasting, high quality food
in a fun and friendly atmosphere, for people who
crave a quality dining experience. At Saen Thai
Cuisine, you can come and relax with family and
friends or you can come in an grab something to-go.
A small dining room (about 20 tables) means you'll
have to go early or late or wait. But, it will
be worth it. Personal service from the owner most
Creek Brewing Company - Camelback Road,
Tannersville, PA - It's Barley Creek
Brewing Company for fun, food and great brews.
A casual atmosphere. Handcrafted beer brewed right
here in the Poconos only brewery. Free tours daily
at 12:30pm. Weather permitting, Barley Creek's
deck is open with a full service bar and plenty
of deck seating. Call for schedule of upcoming
events and entertainment. Just a short drive from
Camelback Mountain and Crossings Factory Outlet.570)
hope you will have fun and enjoy eating at one
of these Poconos Restaurants.
Restaurant reviews are by local Poconos residents
and are their opinions.