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100 Bridge St, Lehighton, PA 18235-2210
+1 610-377-9853
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Jim Thorpe Pa
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place is OK but very small. The food was ok but we won't be going back. It is more of a local hang out. There are too many other good places to eat around there.

Thank Sarah W
Cherryville, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Inexpensive yet great food and the most down to earth people you could ever meet. I stop in here for breakfast when I go hiking the Weissport Trail or fishing at the canal. My favorite is something called the mess. A family institution passed on through the years. It reminds you of bygone days a scene straight out of the... More 

Thank 831Giddyupandgo
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great no frills food, truly friendly staff and fair prices...what more could you ask for? Sure, this place could use a remodel/update, but they are doing it right at Central Lunch!

Thank Jen H
palmerton usa
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

nice people stop here. the girls that run it are very nice and quick with your order. regular customers ...

Thank roger s
Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We absolutely LOVE Central Lunch! Not a huge place which affords the owner/workers the chance to really get to know their patrons! We enjoy many laughs, fantastic food, and reasonable prices. Only downfall is that it's cash only. But that's the ONLY downfall!!!

Thank Allyson D
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The food here is good-we go for breakfast at least once a month. The atmosphere is even better. It's very small inside, the only seating is on stools around the counter where you can sit and watch your food being made. Go a few times and you'll be treated like family. It's great to sit and chat with all the... More 

Thank 55SharonG
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I road the Lehigh Canal: North (D & L Trail). We started at Parryville and went as far as we could go as the trail ended at a sewer plant just outside Jim Thorpe. It was a fun trip, approximately 13 miles round trip. The best part of the trip was on our way back as the... More 

Thank 18cody
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This place is a small little shop that seats maybe 10 people on stools at a counter. The staff are friendly. The food is homeade. Its a local favorite. It is not a sit back, relax type a place. But the

Thank goin_south78
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Old time railroad station turned into an eatery. No filet mignon or NY strip here but the atmosphere alone is worth the trip. Go for breakfast.. its inexpensive and you get enough to fill your innards.. Just remember, its a small converted RR station not fine dining. Do not dress up... you'll be out of place :)

Thank ngzcaz
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Can't say this needs to be on a bucket list but it is important to experience. The setting is historic, the food is real and the price is right. Down to the worn out vinyl stools, it is authentic mid twenty first dining. The big mess the short stack have your name on it. Wish I weren't a vegetarian.

Thank mwsacks

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: 100 Bridge St, Lehighton, PA 18235-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Lehighton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-377-9853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?