where we go to eat (not ranked in any particular
- Paradise Valley Cresco, Pennsylvania
The excellence of the restaurant has been
widely widely recognized. The chef offers
an varied and full menu of classic American
cuisine along with an extensive seletion of
fine wines (It's worth the trip just for the
wine list). The meals are beautifully presented
by an attentive staff in a charming, warm,
Willowtree Inn, Ann Street Stroudsburg,
PA - occupies a renovated house, lately
the home of former Monroe County Prothonotary
Jean Farry, hard by the north bank of McMichael's
Creek off Ann Street in Stroudsburg, PA. Against
this background, and not in the least either
because of its very fine menu, The Willowtree
Inn has prospered. It is an established haven
and watering-hole for many upstanding members
of the Monroe County Community. The tables
in its rear dining room, all of which command
a panorama of the creek dominated by a magnificent
weeping willow tree, from which its name derives,
are sought after.
Bar & Grill, Rt.611, Bartonsville,
PA - The Serengeti Bar & Grill is
the place to be in the Poconos, with great
food, friendly service and an inviting atmosphere,
all at a price that you can afford! The Serengeti
has been serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner
for 6 years and has earned an excellent reputation
and won many culinary awards.
Sycamore Grille, Main and Oak
Streets, Delaware Water Gap PA, 18327. Open
7 nights a week, 5 PM till? Tradition American
Food. Features on menu like: Filet Mignon
- with mustard mashed potatoes and a caramelized
shallot shiraz demi glace. Delmonico Steak.
Grilled Salmon - over wild rice pilaf and
vegetable with a red wine balsamic and strawberry
glaze. Crabmeat Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp - with
a tarragon cream sauce, over wild rice pilaf
and vegetable. Crabmeat Stuffed Jumbo Scallops
- over herb roasted red potatoes and vegetable,
topped with hollandaise sauce. Maryland
Crab Cakes. Twin Char Grilled Lobster Tails.
Surf and Turf. Veal Oscar. Veal Martini
- stuffed with roasted red peppers, asparagus
and smoked mozzarella breaded and fried,
over risotto with a sweet vermouth reduction.
Chicken Saltimbocca - proscuitto, mozzarella
and spinach with a marsala mushroom sauce
over wild rice pilaf and vegetable.
- Rt. 209 Marshalls Creek 570 WINNER "Best New
Restaurant of the Year 2000" "Best Steakhouse"
2004-05 "Best Burger 2014-2016" Fun
and Casual - Great Service, Attention to detail,
salad bar, smoking and non smoking sections, fun
decor and convenient - just off Rt I 80 at the
Marshalls Creek exit. No Advance Reservations
accepted. 11AM till closing usually 11PM (later
on busy weekends).Even though this restaurant
won as Best Steakhouse, the menu is loaded with
other selections like King Crab Legs (a best seller)
and pasta dishes to rival 4 star restaurants.
(They have a big expensive pasta machine that
cooks pasta perfectly al dente.
Thai Cuisine - Shawnee Square, Buttermilk
Falls Road, Shawnee on the Delaware 570 476-4911.
One of the "must eat at" places in the Poconos.
The satay with peanut sauce is the perfect appetizer.
It was in the running for the best appetizer of
the year. Traditional, yes. Plain, yes. Perfect,
yes. You can choose many of the dishes as either
spicy or mild. It's a small place (13-14 table),
but tastefully decorated. Check out the special
board before ordering. Take out, too!
Creek Brewing Company - Camelback Road, Tannersville
570 629-9399 Authentic "handcrafted" ales and
lagers with a full pub menu for lunch and dinner.
Occasional entertainment and with reservation
tours of the brewing process.
Diner - Snydersville 570 992-4003. What EVERY
diner wants to be when it grow up.
Marita's Cantina - Main Street, Stroudsburg,
behind "The Hoop" (enter from the side). 570 424-8355.
The real Mexico is something like 1900 miles away.
This place brings you a whole lot closer. Big
burritos, good chips and salsa, some spicy foods
and some mild ones. Make it a stop on your exploration
of dinners in the Poconos.
Trackside and Liquid Lounge - Crystal Street,
East Stroudsburg . The historic train station
has been moved and a new restaurant and martini
lounge has taken its place. And nicely done at
that. It still retains the flavor of a train station.
If you're eating in the back room, you'd expect
to see a steam locomotive puff by, at any time.
Creek Inn - Rt. 115, Bear Creek 570 472-9045.
Reservations are required, 'cause this place gets
busy. Open 7 days. Call to confirm the early bird
specials 4-6:00 PM. Seafood, steaks, veal, and
some Italian. Salad and Dessert Bar.
Dimmick Inn - Broad and Harford Sts., Milford.
570-226-4021 1800's taproom with adjacent steakhouse
restaurant. Steaks, chops, ribs, pasta, and fish.
Town Inn - Canadensis 570 595-6282 We don't
know where Frog Town is but Canadensis is where
you'll find this Country Inn style restaurant.
A cozy bar and a dining room just a little bigger
than your grandmothers. The food is good though,
not always consistent. If you're there on a
good night, you'll probably add this place to
your favorites. It's a great place for a dinner
with friends on one of those cold winter nights
after a snow storm.
Street Grill - Sarah Street St., Stroudsburg.
570 424-9120. Winner PoconosBest.com
"Best Deck Scene" and "Best Original
Music Venue". If your over 30, you'll want
to go early. Otherwise AAA's given it a star
or two. Ignore the bar and head for the more
formal dining area to the left. Or on a warm
summer evening ask for the deck! L, D.
Settler's Inn - 4 Main Street on Rt. 6, Hawley.
570-226-2993, 1-800-833-8527 L, D
Stone Bar Inn - Snydersville 570 992-6634.
Winner Poconos Best Restaurant
. We'd like to tell you the foods terrible
and just to keep this one for ourselves, but alas,
morality wins out. Andrew Moore's Stone Bar is
the hidden gem of the Poconos. Try the crabcakes,
everybody we know loves 'em.
Country Inn & Resort - Stroudsmoor Road
(off 191 S) Stroudsburg 570 421-6431 Best brunch.
Best Brunch. Best Brunch. RR, B, L, D,
Quick Inn - Reopened! 411 Broad Street, Milford.
570-296-6514. Traditional American food, poultry,
beef, veal, pork, and lamb entrees with homemade
Gap Country Club - Wolf Hollow Restaurant,
Country Club Road, Delaware Water Gap 570 476-0132.
Caual, but proper dress. In the country clubs
main dining room in winter and inside and on the
patio in summer. Call because they are sometimes
close in late fall and winter. Save this one for
summers on the patio.
L, D. Tue-Sun.
Willow Tree - 6th and Ann Street, Stroudsburg,