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John’s Italian Restaurant

Route 590, Hamlin, PA 18427
+1 570-689-2659
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Route 590, Hamlin, PA 18427
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Dad had a big bowl of lentil soup, which was excellent, I had a cup of it, and I usually make my own lentil soup, so I'd say some of the best I've ever had. The entree was Penne a la Vodka with Chicken...More

Thank RevRandyPOrso
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent. Food was even better. Nice family owned Italian restaurant. I had the Italian trio which was excellent. That being said, the atmosphere needed a little help. Kind of reminded me of a funeral home and it was quite dark in the dining...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Dad took me to John's Italian Restaurant for the lunch buffet. The bacon mac and cheese was good. The roast pork was good. The chicken in gravy, not my favorite. The eggplant was excellent. I did not try the ziti, but it looked good. The...More

Thank RevRandyPOrso
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have been eating here for at least 20 years. John's food is always good, service is good, they take reservations, which a lot of the restaurants here in the area do not. Their food is consistently delicious where other places are hit or miss.

Thank lrswas
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The food was extremely good I had eggplant parmigiana with pasta and my husband had baked spaghetti both were great. They served us warm bread with dipping oil I had a glass of Pinot noir Dessert was homemade cannoli and pumpkin cheesecake they both were...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food was very average, even for what is really somewhat of a roadside diner. We had wraps and pizza so maybe would have been better if we'd had pasta or something else that is more "italian." Staff was nice. Clearly caters to regulars,

Thank JHT48310
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My husband and I had lunch on a Sunday at John's Italian Restaurant in Hamlin recently. The food was very good, the service was also good and the place is clean and comfortable. We would definitely go back and will try it for dinner sometime.

Thank Marita L
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here on and off for the past 29 years. The food is good but sometimes it isn’t, so it’s a hit and miss. For this reason we have been going else where and just eating here for pizza. I will say...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a pizzeria, the pizza and calazones and subs are great. The dinners are not. Wait stuff is usually pretty friendly.

Thank KDawe79
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The meal and the atmosphere in the restaurant is very good. All the staff is pleasant and the really adds to the whole dining experience.

Thank timur15
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 590, Hamlin, PA 18427
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Hamlin
  • Phone Number: +1 570-689-2659
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