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Sambucca Italian Grille & Bar

$$ - $$$, , Italian
234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
+1 570-961-5205
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
“tuna special” (5 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
Bar, Grill, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
234 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA 18503-1920
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Living by Italy for several years, am always looking for an excellent Italian restaurant. Sambucca is my favorite! Whether it was the veal marsala or chicken parmigiana the food is always stupendous! Favorite Italian restaurant in Scranton, PA. High recommend! A++

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful restaurant right in our own backyard. Owner operated. The service is exceptional, every single team member participates to make your experience enjoyable. The food really is the best in the area. There is not a chance...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great food and service in an attractive comfortable atmosphere. When in Scranton be sure to stop in to enjoy a cocktail and fine dinner. I'm sure you'll return again'

Thank gjalea123
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We came here because our daughter told us we had to go here-best Italian food they ever had. Our hometown is in NJ and we have some great restaurants here. Sambuca rates at the top tier. We drove 45 minutes from Pocono Lake on a...More

Thank Jerseyharry
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

My father, brother and I stopped for dinner on our way back home from a road trip. After reading some reviews we selected this spot. It did not disappoint. We arrived at 5:40 and they graciously seated us even though we didn’t have reservations. This...More

1  Thank Jennifer K
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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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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