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Cafe Italiano

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River St., Plains, PA
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

What a waste!! Go to Olive Garden and get them same trash!! Too cheated to turn ac on and over priced junk!

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Thank jaysmith130
Wyoming
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

This little gem is amazing. The food tastes just like home. The servers are very helpful. The menu is so fantastic it's hard to decide. The eggplant and bolognese are my favorites. The portions are huge and the prices are great! Parking is the only downfall. Make sure to have a reservation they get packed!!

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Thank Kimlaz
Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

The nightly specials are delicious and are generous in size. This is bring your own bottle which is always very nice. The staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is okay!Reservations a few days earlier are a must!

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Plains, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

The selection and taste of the food is very good and the prices are reasonable. There is a scenic view of the Susquehanna river as well.

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Thank michelle p
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

My husband and I went there Saturday evening and had the veal. Was tender and made well. I thought the ambiance was pretty good for a BYOB, it wasn't lit up like a Pizza Parlor. I don't mind paying a cork fee because I like the BYOB dining and it is hard to find here in this area. We will... More 

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Thank Jill W
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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100 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

It is a byob establishment. The food is wonderful. Obviously Cafe Italia is an Italian restaurant. I was there with 7 other people and everyone's dishes were fantastic. Don't pass on the clams fra diablo, they are excellent. Nice menu with great sauces. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Daniel B
Old Forge, Pennsylvania
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40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Ate here twice for launch in the past two weeks, food was good, atmosphere good. Service was good but a little slow for lunch. Parking lot is very tight. Will keep going back!

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Thank jceremo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Its a smart idea to make reservations if going here in the weekends because they do get busy but this place is great and byob. Wait staff is always kind and courteous and food is reasonably priced and the portions are great. We always leave here stuff and satisfied. Great place!

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Thank Norman M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

Service is very good and the atmosphere is welcoming. Both our meals were very good. This is a BYOB and if you do bring your own bottle there will be a $4 cork charge for the use of the glasses. Sounds a bit ridiculous but is has pretty much become customary at BYOB restaurants. Parking can be a bit tricky... More 

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Thank Paddy D
Exeter, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2013

Went there with another couple. Have been there in the past and the quality of the food is very good and reasonably priced. This is a BYOB restaurant and we brought 2 bottles of wine. This time a $4/ bottle 'cork charge' was added to our bill They said this was for the use of the glasses. This was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River St., Plains, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Plains

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?