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The Wooden Keg Tavern

112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (14 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This old building houses an old school bar and eatery, eclectic and fun. Menu extensive, great beer. Had shrimp, crab with pasta, pasta had to be 12 + ounces. Friends raved about burgers. Don't sit by dumb waiter, stuff falls off and can hit you....More

Thank naldinc2016
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

But could be better. My wife's portion of fish and chips was huge. And overall was very good though the French fries were a bit soft. I had the crab cakes but found them needing a bit more seasoning, they just did not have the...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My boyfriend and I took a trip to Centralia, PA but stayed in Pottsville for the night. A block away was the Wooden Keg Tavern and since we both love wings and beer we decided to give it a try. It was a Sunday night...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The bar/restaurant definitely had character. It is Irish themed but only a few Irish options. We found opportunities with overall cleanliness. The bathrooms were out of soap, not very clean and smelled. The food was average, portions were big and the service was mediocre. Staff...More

Thank matt_F_and_B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Never had a bad meal here yet! I mostly order wings and/or the surf & turf special. Parking's tough, but worth a stop.

Thank Malakos
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had dinner here the night before and event we were attending, the Yuengling Lager Jogger 5K run. There are 3500 runners that come to town for this, so we were very surprised that many of the things we asked for, they were out of....More

Thank dtchem1
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The bartender, Danielle, was awesome! Great company, great drinks at a reasonable price, nice atmosphere

2  Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had dinner and beers in downstairs, stone walled cellar room. Very interesting history. Good Irish choices but many menu selections beside Irish fare if that is your choosing. Service was good. Restaurant and bar area upstairs was pretty busy when we were there. Lots of...More

1  Thank Lee D
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Just can't say anything good about this place. Simple was expensive!! Why? Parking can get tricky if it's a good day, i know no one person ever, local or otherwise to say anything good about this place

3  Thank lindawurst
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The service in this bar was excellent. We absolutely loved our waitress who was extremely attentive and funny. Food and drinks were good. We had the quesadillas, chicken wings, and the onion rings. All were delightful (especially the garlic parm wings!!!)

Thank Sarah C
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8 October 2016|
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25 September 2016|
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Response from Brendell25 | Reviewed this property |
The food is good, it's more like a bar, though. So, if you're looking for some place for more of a bridal lunch, I would say no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pottsville
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