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Sambucca Italian Grille & Bar

$$ - $$$, , Italian
234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
+1 570-961-5205
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
“tuna special” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Grill, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We staryed with appetizers. The mozzerella appetizer was very flavourful. The shrimp were jumbo sized. We then had the carbonara sauce over pasta, and the salmon shrimp special which was served with a Grand Marnier sauce. All meals were wonderful. We would definitely recommend this...More

Thank minimelon
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This little Italian restaurant owned and run by an Albanian family has to be one of the gems of Scranton. The appetizer of artichoke hearts was tasty as was my salad with Balsamic. My partner ordered grilled chicken, which wasn't the same as what you...More

Thank tubabuster
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband, granddaughter and I had dinner here last week. Recommended by our hotel. Called to see about reservations and they said to come right over which we did. Lovely dining room...high ceilings, long narrow room. The food was spectacular, and the ambiance was terrific....More

Thank TheBeachLover
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The atmosphere is amazing. When you walk in and are seated you forget where you are. Bennie and his staff ALWAYS make you feel warm, welcome and like you are a part of the family!

Thank JudithW1563
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you. The service was perfect. We ordered four entrees plus a rigatoni bolognese for the table. Everyone was delighted. One of the best Italian restaurants in the area. We are always thrilled by the service when we go back. One thing threw us for...More

Thank AndWhere2Next
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The greeting was gracious! Ben owner outstanding He sat us, reviewed the specials and offered beverages!!! The restaurant is above cleanliness! Restroom very clean! Service outstanding! Henry, Mary assisted in our service. Thank you. We have stuffed artichokes! Tastefully presented and delicious! Entree scallops over...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in an area with good Italian restaurants I am used to the best in Italian foods. And this restaurant is one of the best I've ever been in. The food was delicious well prepared and so reasonably priced that I couldn't believe...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This restaurant is really special. The atmosphere is cozy and the food is delicious. I have always enjoyed my experience here. Everything I ever had was very delicious and the service is excellent.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 12 May 2018

After having appetizer, dinner, drinks & dessert, the bill was served by the floor manager and we were rudely told that we had to leave due to the fact we had exceeded our 2 hour limit. Love to know where it is stated there is...More

1  Thank tiscait
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This place is an awesome date restaurant. You must go on a Thursday or Friday or Saturday when Paul ardito is playing the piano. Customer service and drinks and food are all excellent. I really enjoy going here. Try it you will not be disappointed.

Thank pamela210
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Response from Gailforce2000 | Reviewed this property |
11 November 2015|
Response from smalltowntravelerPa | Reviewed this property |
There is always street parking available on the street within a block walk or less. I have never had a problem finding good parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
    (Spruce Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-961-5205
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