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The Meating House

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
+1 570-788-5927
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal! Staff is always nice and pleasant. Food is delicious! Definitely a family favorite stop for dinner.

Thank Gloria S
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our family appreciates your family business.Hope to see you again soon!!!!!! More 

Berwick, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbiased review from a Berwick resident- My wife found the ad from a local magazine and when I looked at the reviews was cautious about making a reservation. Most were very good but a few were not so. MY EXPERIENCE: Arrived at 6P Saturday evening. Waited about 3 minutes for a waitress. Drinks at the table with-in 3 minutes. Appetizers... More 

Thank slusser77
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent complimentary review. Our family team appreciates customers who can enjoy themselves and review their experience honestly!!!Thanks for your business, we hope to serve you again for all your dining out needs. More 

Mountaintop, PA
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Meating House Restaurant is done in old wood stained booths and walls. There is a bar area and an eating area. The food was very good and reasonably priced. It has a nice atmosphere.

Thank Coreen S
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Hope to see you again soon!!! More 

Mountain Top, PA
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been to the Meating House several times this year. The menu is interesting and pricey for the area. The food is a varying quality. My fried oyster special this week was very good. However, the veal and shrimp marinara I had last time was not so great. There were very few shrimp and the veal had been overcooked and... More 

Thank nikjil
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Wait times on the weekend at most restaurants are longer than usual . We do get very busy on Fridays and Saturdays as you stated! Being a family run independent, we do try to maintain excellent quality food and service. I'm not sure what you had because we don't have... More 

1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived with no reservations. Uderstand that there was a wait. Not a problem. We waited for about 15 minutes to be seated and the owner was asking what we wanted to drink before we even had a chance to take our coats off and sit down and look at the menu. We said we weren't ready yet and I guess... More 

Thank Stephanie L
Spokane, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Anything you choose is amazing. I am a Crab Mornay girl and they make it the BEST. It is a quaint family run restaurant with excellent service and food. A must try

Thank ckay221
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you realize that we are a family run independent restaurant that takes pride in our food quality, service, and atmosphere. Thanks again!!! More 

Drums, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited this restaurant last month for the first time and was surprised how the inside was and close the tables are. Atmosphere is country and does have a nice charm to it but I was a little claustrophobic with no windows or views. We ordered the scallops and they were very salty and small portions.

Thank trurizkt2016
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am not sure where you sat as we have more than adequate spacing between seats; but our windows are high so you cannot look out, sorry.This helps create our "cozy" atmosphere which is stated in numerous previous reviews. In addition, your small portion of scallops must have been off our EARLY BIRD menu... More 

Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Been to this restaurant many times with our son/daughter in law. Atmosphere is great, service is great and food very very good. The staff makes you feel like family. It's a great place for holiday dinners. We have gone here many, many times.

Thank rosemarie h
Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

One of the Best Restaurants in a 50 Mile Raduis!! Great Food!! Great Steaks, Great Burgers!! Great Service!!! Very accommodating Staff!! Great place for a Night Out!!!

Thank Radi9507
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Our service family appreciates positive reviews in response to their hard work.Thanks for your business, hope to see you again soon. More 

Middletown, NJ
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice restaurant with a cozy older style country decor. Went on a Thursday night with a party of four. Considering the restaurant was pretty empty the service could have been so much better and was terribly slow. We had appetizers clams casino (excellent), french onion soup and stuffed mushrooms all very good. The NY strip was very good as well.... More 

Thank IsleMon_Bob
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are a family business that takes pride in everything we do. We make all of our menu items to order so some things take time to prepare. You enjoyed your Appetizers so , at times, this increases your wait and service times . We thank you for your business and hope to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Drums
  • Phone Number: +1 570-788-5927
A unique steakhouse with "Old World" charm and comfort. We offer a full bar
with a Call liquor well and popular microbrews available.

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