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Russell's Restaurant

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1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
+1 570-961-8949
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Blakely, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was our first visit to this restaurant.We heard a lot of good things about it but never had the opportunity to stop in.The atmosphere is like being at your Italian relatives house,very home style feel and it's tucked away in a residential neighborhood The food we ordered was excellent,not over powered with seasoning either! The salad was fresh and... More 

Thank filetdafunk
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here and it has not disappointed me. Very nice atmosphere for a smaller place. The food is excellent and the wait staff is very friendly. The prices are high, but I don't mine paying for good food and I walk out full and happy with the experience. The location is off the... More 

Thank Steven F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A friend took me here for dinner. It's what you look for, that out of the way place with amazing food. The smell when you walk in the door lets you know that you are in for a treat. We had the mushrooms stuffed with sausage to start, then the fettuccine Alfredo with grilled chicken and was what I've been... More 

Thank James W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had the veal and eggplant parm single dish which is layered with a side order or angel hair. Had enough for another meal on he next day! We will be back for more salad. Hands down amazing homemade salad dressing

Thank Lisa I
Morgantown, West Virginia
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

While on a visit to Scranton, we ate at this restaurant with friends. The food was very good and the portions wee generous. I liked the cheese-stuffed ravioli that I ordered but the marinara sauce was not among my favorites. I recognize that that is a matter of choice. The server was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was noisy... More 

Thank Nancy L
Middleburg, Florida, United States
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Was there this week for a business dinner. Was not sure about it at first but looks are deceiving. It is located in an odd section of town. The menu is overwhelming. In fact they might have to many options to choose from. On top of the regular menu they have "specials" every day. The bread was delicious and they... More 

Thank Cynthia B
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very good homemade Italian food which is moderately priced. Been coming here for years off and on and glad we went back this time. Not downtown New York cuisine but when in Scranton this is a good choice

Sag Harbor, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Our first time dining at Russell's. Both food and service were outstanding. Large selection on the menu. We had salads, fish and veal. Large portions. All delicious. Service was friendly and attentive. Could not have been a better experience.

Thank John K
Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My wife and Family have been here on many occasions, probably 4-6 times during the summer months, (we like the outside seating!!). Never had a bad meal, wait staff is always friendly and Russell comes out to visit and make sure that you enjoyed the time and food at his place! I am always recommending the place....... Go and have... More 

Thank dmch64
Scranton to San Francisco
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My first visit was for a birthday celebration for my sister in law. The staff made you feel very welcome and the feeling overall was very alive. Then the drinks and food came. drinks were made to perfection and the food as well. I enjoyed a seafood plate with Scallops shrimp and fish. My wife had an amazing New York... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1918 Ash St, Scranton, PA 18510-1433
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-961-8949

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