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116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1800
+1 570-343-3550
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Was a great white table restaurant for a downtown dinning experience. Great food and service. Residents and visitors missed out on a gem of a restaurant. Hope new location ( Clark Summit) will bring new and old client to enjoy a great experience..

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Thank amazzarella
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My grandparents came here from Lebanon and they brought with them and handed down their fantastic recipes. I have been to many restaurants that purported themselves to know how to cook middle eastern cuisine but they always fell short. City Cafe nails it on the head every time and it has become a favorite of mine. It not only stirs... More 

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Thank Happy_Gourmet1
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We love coming to City Cafe! We bring a bottle of wine and enjoy a fabulous dinner together. Service is always friendly and excellent every time we come. Food is wonderful especially the soups!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I had the chicken kabobs and my dining partners had the mediterranean stew and the greek chicken. For appetizers we had the spinach pies and spanikopita as well as the olive plate. All were delicious. The only thing to note is that if you are there toward closing, quite a few of the specials may be sold out. Our hostess... More 

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Thank KellyH81
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156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were looking for a nice place to have dinner-mediterranean style. When we found this restaurant, we were very pleased. The owner and staff were very friendly, and the food was outstanding. The facility is simple and elegant, and the prices are reasonable. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a special place to eat.

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Thank barbaradetz
Jersey
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122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I love TA. It never fails to provide great meal/attraction/lodging options, and this time was no exception. We were on our way to Elk Mountain for a weekend of skiing, and wanted to stop in Scranton for dinner and grocery shopping before arriving at our destination. TA to the rescue. We were looking for light, and healthy fare, and this... More 

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Thank jerseyfoodie
Dominic S, Owner at City Cafe, responded to this review

Hi, Jersey Foodie - Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such positive/detailed feedback. We look forward to having you back again soon! Happy soon-to-be Valentine's Day! Sincerely, Dominic Saadi More 

Tashkent
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Visited on our way to New York. We were looking for a reasonable alternative to McDonalds, Wendy's, etc. and were pleasantly surprised to find this place. All meals were tasty and the service was good.

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Thank aragona7
Dominic S, Owner at City Cafe, responded to this review

Hi, aragona7 - Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such positive feedback. We look forward to having you back again soon! Sincerely, Dominic Saadi City Cafe (owner) More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The staff is spot on fast and friendly...the place moves! I did not know what to order...lots of choices, so I ordered the sandwich special-Porketta (or something like that). Not sure what it was but after the girl behind the counter offered me a taste, I ordered it! I think it was pork tenderloin, roasted with spices, then sliced thinly... More 

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Thank BEandRB_on_Holiday
Dominic S, Owner at City Cafe, responded to this review

Good afternoon, LEandRB_on_Holiday - On behalf of myself and the staff at City Cafe, we can't thank you enough for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again very soon :) Btw, great food choice! Sincerely, Dominic Saadi City Cafe (owner) More 

Tunkhannock Township, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We are so pleased to have discovered City Café in Scranton. The small café (a few outdoor tables weather permitting) is cozy, classy and warm, great for a leisurely meal. The wait staff is helpful, explaining the specials and preparation of the Mediterranean cuisine served here. All the dishes are nicely plated and service is excellent.The appetizers are delicious, especially... More 

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Thank Bon237
Dominic S, Owner at City Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there, Bon237 - Thank you so much for the kind words! I look forward to sharing your positive remarks with my entire staff. We look forward to having you back! All the best, Dominic Saadi City Cafe (owner) More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Everything we have tried here is excellent! I love that they have delicious specials ever day also, so you always get to try new things. This is our favorite restaurant in Scranton!

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Thank Janet69R
Dominic S, Owner at City Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review, Janet! We'll see you again soon :) Sincerely, Dominic Saadi City Cafe (owner) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 N Washington Ave, Frnt 2, Scranton, PA 18503-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-343-3550

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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?