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Arena Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
+1 570-970-8903
16:00 - 02:00
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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited with family and friends a party of seven. Seated quickly. Service was very good. The beer list was very impressive. Lots of excellent micro beer choices. I had the Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak, which was amazing.

1 Thank PaulMRX
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have frequented Arena for many years and absolutely love the food, service and location. As an extremely frequent business traveler, this is the kind of place to unwind after a long day if you're from out of the area. Great beer and food selections. The staff is fantastic and we will continue to be loyal customers.

1 Thank laurenericci
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the restaurant was crowded when we were seated so I thought the service and food quality might suffer like it does at many restaurant's but I have to say the servers at this place are second to none and they work so well together to insure the customer is always satisfied, great job guys and girls. So then I thought... More 

Thank Carol F
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The OMG & Italian Sausage(4got the name:/) Burger were yummo! Happy Hour Specials were really good deals....

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night at arena I got the OMG burger and it was seriously the best burger I've ever had. They also have a great 2 dollar happy hour where house wines and like 50 drafts are included. Really good service too. Would recommend to anyone

1 Thank Blahhhh1232
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have said it before and I will say it again, this place rocks! What a local gem! They do a $2.00 Happy Hour from 5-7, and not just crappy beer...crazy good craft beer FOR TWO DOLLARS!!! Great local beers and unique craft beers from around the country, awesome if you collect beers on UNTAPPED. The food is awesome too,... More 

Thank KKM K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The selection of beer here is huge and frequently changing. During happy hour the drafts are only 2 dollars, so it gives you the opportunity to try rare and unique beers without risking a ton of money. The food is great. They have the typical bar food you would expect at a bar food price, but it tastes like it... More 

Thank beerdude89
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Good for arena shows,great happy hour (starts at 5pm) $ 5 wine and beer specials, good bar food, would go again

Thank Florence L
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

There is an overwhelmingly large selection of beers--foreign, domestic, and craft-brewed. The prices are a bit high, but you can't beat the selection. I had a flat iron steak with bourbon sauce, and it was absolutely delicious. The portion size was not huge, but the quality was terrific and the price was fairly reasonable. The dessert was middling: chocolate thunder... More 

Thank Mark F
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, good prices (make sure you join their text message group for sweet deals), great food & an amazing beer selection!

Thank Daniel T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Coal St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-970-8903

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