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The Meating House

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Drums $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
+1 570-788-5927
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“duck wings” (2 reviews)
“ny strip” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
10 Freedom Rd, Drums, PA 18222-2715
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was passing through the Hazleton area and had a great dinner with friends and family. The atmosphere and service were outstanding. We had some appetizers and soup along with some perfectly grilled steaks---including swordfish. The chicken with peaches was also amazing. I mentioned that the...More

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CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your business and review!!! We are a family business and do truly care about our customers. Hope to see you again Tks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met with four college buddies for an adult beverage greatly exaggerated college experiences and a fine dinner. Completed them all... drinks were a nice pour and tasty. Couple filets, two orange roughy dishes, and my chicken alfredo rounded out the order. All came with salad,...More

Thank Robert H
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your recent review, glad you came here to relax with friends over drinks and a great meal hope to see you again soon and make it a regular event!! Tks for the business

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been here a few times food is always good however I feel there isn't a lot of consistency with the food portions. I had the English style fish and chips delicious fish and very generous portion- but about 10 french...More

Thank mmelissa k
CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your recent review; more importantly thank you for your present and future business. We do use high quality affordable seafood but our pricing structure of the Tap Room menu is to keep portions at an affordable price. Larger portions are available on...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

visited here for the 1st time with another couple. our server was great, very personable and helpful with recommendations, she knew about everything on the menu. service was well paced, each diner was happy with their meal. i had the ny strip, done to perfection,...More

Thank tutter2
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

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CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

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

Reviewed 2 April 2017

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....More

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CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

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.

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 reviewResponded 18 March 2017

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

Reviewed 13 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...More

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CURTIS L, Owner at The Meating House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

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...More

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...More

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Reviewed 18 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 reviewResponded 19 January 2017

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!!!

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mmelissa k
18 June 2017|
Response from Coreen S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a menu for the tables in the back.
19 May 2016|
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Response from Coreen S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
26 March 2016|
Response from CURTIS L | Property representative |
This depends on group size always but we do recommend Friday and Saturdays as a general rule Thanks for your inquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
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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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