There is an eclectic mix of cuisines present on the restaurant scene of the Pocono Mountains. Cozy, farm-to-table spots, ethnic restaurants, jazzy downtown eateries, cafes, diners, you name it, you can probably find it here. See below to find out more about dining in the Poconos. For even more suggestions, download our complimentary Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find more recommendations for places to eat and information on annual food-related festivals.
Top Spots for Dining in the Poconos
Whether you are looking for a romantic restaurant or a place with a view, below are some of the best eats in the Poconos.
On the Grounds of Mountaintop Lodge
Lake Naomi Clubhouse
Enjoy the view with lakefront dining at Lake Naomi Clubhouse, which is less than a ten-minute walk from our lodge. Choose from fine dining complemented by a full bar or the weekly seafood or pasta buffet if you are in the mood for something more casual. Be sure to check their hours of operation before heading over as they vary seasonally.
Timber Trails Grill
During the summer, you also have the option of the Timber Trails Grill. The grill serves an array of dishes, from juicy burgers to creamy lobster mac and cheese. Pair your meal with a cold beer or rich glass of wine from the bar.
Coffee and Pastry Shop
Adjacent to Mountaintop Lodge is our Coffee and Pastry Shop. Drop by for a steaming cup of fresh, locally-roasted coffee and a warm pastry. You’ll find everything you’d hope for from a cafe at this cozy spot.
Poconos Fine Dining
Andrew Moore’s Stone Bar Inn
You’ll find a warm ambiance and elevated American fare at this classy eatery. The Stone Bar Inn has been in operation since 1936, and the setting makes for a perfect romantic meal. Savor an incredible entree from the impressive menu in surroundings complete with fireplaces, warm dark wood, Tiffany lamps, and a river stone bar.
Enjoy mouthwatering steaks, fresh seafood, farm-to-table cuisine, and unique signature dishes at Garlic. The drinks are just as good as the food here, thanks to the team of professional mixologists behind the bar.
Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar
The spacious Wilkes-Barre location of the Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar has four distinct dining rooms of varying sizes. This design is to accommodate both large groups or romantic, intimate dinners without interrupting the ambiance. One additional perk is that this restaurant features a television broadcast studio which hosts the show “In the Kitchen!”
Dine on sizzling entrees like juicy seared scallops or enjoy a delicious brunch in the elegant historic surroundings of Posh Restaurant.
Basso Cucina Italiana
This intimate, family-run eatery boasts delicious authentic Italian cuisine. Whether you are in search of pasta, succulent meats, or decadent desserts like cannolis or tiramisu, you’ll find it at Basso Cucina Italiana.
Discover flavorful Spanish and Portuguese cuisine at Marco Antonio’s. Traditional mouthwatering dishes like paella brimming with spices and aromas adorn the menu.
Siamsa Irish Pub
Grab a beer and a bite to eat at Siamsa Irish Pub. The glossy black bar and cozy glazed booths invite you to take your time savoring your meal.
Enjoy traditional Italian dishes made from scratch at Trattoria 903.
Casual, Family-Friendly Dining
Compton’s Pancake House
If you are in search of a low-key diner with quality food, look no further than Compton’s Pancake House. They serve breakfast all day long, so you can sleep in as long as you’d like before heading over.
You’ll find cheap and tasty breakfasts and lunches at Landmark Restaurant. This unpretentious, cozy spot is ideal for a casual meal.
Smuggler’s Cove is a great spot to enjoy some of the best surf and turf in the Pocono Mountains. Daily specials and a full bar complete the casual atmosphere of this restaurant.
Van Guilder’s Jubilee Restaurant
The family-owned Jubilee Restaurant was originally converted from a small coffee shop and over the years has grown in size. They serve hearty breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of the week.
Unwind at Mountaintop Lodge
Unplug and reconnect with nature when you stay at Mountaintop Lodge. Our rustic mountain retreat sits under the shade of large, century-old pine trees and borders the pristine Lake Naomi. Just down the road is the Lake Naomi Club. As a guest of Mountaintop Lodge, you will enjoy complimentary access to the long list of amenities of this platinum-rated club.
Our Poconos room provides a peaceful haven in a beautiful rustic setting. The comfortable bed is fitted with a warm duvet, and your private bathroom has a window overlooking the backyard. This second-floor room is clean and bright, with three windows that let in plenty of natural light. In the morning, start your day off with a delicious breakfast and a cup of coffee on the spacious front porch.