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The Wooden Keg Tavern

112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (15 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (3 reviews)
“pierogies” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recently went out to celebrate my sister's birthday. We were visiting Pottsville and this tavern was close to our hotel. It was perfect. The menu had something for everyone with choices from pub snacks to entrees. There was live music that night was...More

Thank Babsi_13
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We eat at the Minersville one all the time. I always liked it there, good atmosphere and staff was attentive. Last few times food went way down hill. New staff and need lessons on waiting tables and bartending. Won't be back

Thank Keywestbaby1234
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The boneless chicken served RAW! I feel sick to my stomach. The lovely staff contacted the manger and she would only comp the under cooked and raw chicken. The total bill cost under $30 dollar. WOW, what horrible management! Let's serve RAW food to our...More

Thank Krystal S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This old building houses an old school bar and eatery, eclectic and fun. Menu extensive, great beer. Had shrimp, crab with pasta, pasta had to be 12 + ounces. Friends raved about burgers. Don't sit by dumb waiter, stuff falls off and can hit you....More

Thank naldinc2016
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

But could be better. My wife's portion of fish and chips was huge. And overall was very good though the French fries were a bit soft. I had the crab cakes but found them needing a bit more seasoning, they just did not have the...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My boyfriend and I took a trip to Centralia, PA but stayed in Pottsville for the night. A block away was the Wooden Keg Tavern and since we both love wings and beer we decided to give it a try. It was a Sunday night...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The bar/restaurant definitely had character. It is Irish themed but only a few Irish options. We found opportunities with overall cleanliness. The bathrooms were out of soap, not very clean and smelled. The food was average, portions were big and the service was mediocre. Staff...More

Thank matt_F_and_B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Never had a bad meal here yet! I mostly order wings and/or the surf & turf special. Parking's tough, but worth a stop.

Thank Malakos
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We had dinner here the night before and event we were attending, the Yuengling Lager Jogger 5K run. There are 3500 runners that come to town for this, so we were very surprised that many of the things we asked for, they were out of....More

Thank dtchem1
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The bartender, Danielle, was awesome! Great company, great drinks at a reasonable price, nice atmosphere

2  Thank Hillary S
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7 October 2016|
Response from gosteelers81 | Reviewed this property |
25 September 2016|
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Response from Brendell25 | Reviewed this property |
The food is good, it's more like a bar, though. So, if you're looking for some place for more of a bridal lunch, I would say no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pottsville
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