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Old Schoolhouse Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4740 Long Run Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9354
+1 610-377-5745
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived early and sat at the bar. House chardonny Liberty Creek $5 a glass. Bartender very nice and helpful. I had a cheeseburger wrap and their house fries done crispy. Both very good. My spouse had marinated pork tenderloin which he really liked ,a salad and huluski. I tasted each and thought them delicious. I gave this place a 5... More 

Thank munkswmng
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner with my daughter. Was not a fan. The pot roast was very fatty, and the gravy was definitely reheated , and fatty as well. They literally gave 3 chopped pieces of carrot with it, and the mashed potatoes were instant and were sticky and really gross. The only positive I can say is that the waitress,... More 

Thank JanineW617
Slatington, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

My husband and I went to check the place out as a possible venue for our daughters' baptism celebration. Well after waiting an hour and a half for 3 grilled cheese, a burger and a brisket sandwich, the grilled cheese was too tough for my daughter to even bite into, and a medium well burger was bloody in the middle.... More 

Thank busym0ma
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here for Easter dinner and it was delicious. Some of the best smoked ham I ever had. Homemade lemon meringue pie was to die for.

Thank Joby P
Somerdale, New Jersey
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

While looking for a late night meal on a weeknight, your choices are usually limited to diners and bars. Diners around this area aren’t open 24 hours so we settled on Pappy’s Schoolhouse. It’s a small local bar. Bar foo can usually go one of two ways… frozen food that you could have picked up at the supermarket yourself or... More 

Thank megatti
Blakeslee, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

We went there expecting to find the same quality food we were served before the new owners. We did not have a dinner because we had always went there for Bar food. The clams (100% increase in price ) were dry,barely warm and tasted like they were steamed hours ago. The crab soup not so good, the wings ok but... More 

Thank will663
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

First time visit since new ownership. We liked the smaller menu. My husband had the chicken cheese steak and he thought it was pretty good. He said the roll was very good! I had the tuna melt. It was unusual in that it was a sandwich and not open faced, but it was very good. Will probably go again.

Thank sus24
Jim Thorpe Pa
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

We stopped for a burger & fries for dinner. Thought we would try it since it changed owners. We were very disappointed. We have been customers there for over 40 years through 5 different owners. The drink & beer prices went up & the food was very small portions. We left & went somewhere else to eat again since we... More 

Thank Sarah W
Lehighton, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Stopped in with my wife and daughter for the Friday Fish Fry after attending a local Christmas event. I was eager to try this because it is a great value/all you can eat and I love Fish and Chips. I wasn't disappointed...big chunks of Cod fried perfectly (not fillets which I guess minimizes waste for an all you can eat... More 

Thank Bob A
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I have been here in the past as a bike ride stopover. It was never a destination. With the new ownership, new menu and new atmosphere it is well worth the drive. It's so close to penns peak it's a perfect place to go before! Pretty much everything is homemade from scratch. The meats are smoked on premise. The sides... More 

Thank BJ G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4740 Long Run Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9354
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Lehighton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-377-5745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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