Econo Lodge Arena
1075 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Phone: (570) 823-0600
Fax: (570) 823-3294
This is one of the best places to stop by if you're craving an authentic, New York style pizza. Nello's has a cheerfully simple decor, you're here for the food. Try their signature chicken wing pizza, it is a serving of cheesy, tangy goodness that'll have you coming back for more.
A casual dining Indian restaurant, Letts Eat has a friendly ambiance and simple decor. The cafeteria-style dining room features both a buffet and an a la carte menu. Various regions and specialties from across the country are well-represented. Try the kheema samosa, dal tadka, mutton curry, jhinga curry and lemon rice.
A popular local sushi restaurant, Akeno Sushi specializes in serving up made to order sushi and sashimi rolls. The spicy tuna roll, nanticoke roll, dragon roll and spicy kani roll are some favorites. The menu is varied, with plenty of options like noodles, fried rice, teriyaki and tempura dishes to choose from as well. The special lunch combo meal is a good value for money option.
A casual, no frills eatery, Oz's pizza is a convenient place to grab a quick slice or pick up a pie to go. The restaurant offers delivery service in the neighborhood. Try their pepperoni pizza, with Italian pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. They also serve hoagies and strombolis, as well as wraps, salads and pastas.
You may not be in the Big Apple, but Pronto Via Pizzeria does its best to make sure you don't miss the signature pizzas that NYC is famous for. Try the ziti and sausage pizza or the tortellini pizza, two of their specialties. Their two slice and soft drink combo is a hit at lunchtime, and the place tends to get crowded. Beat the heat in summer with an authentic Italian ice, made in house.
Tha Thai offers hungry patrons a large selection of authentic, fresh Thai fare to choose from. The ambiance is pleasant and the staff friendly, which makes for a pleasant dining experience. Try the holy basil pork chop and tuna pad phong karee, in house specials.
El Zocal has a friendly, casual atmosphere. The brightly decorated restaurant is a popular choice at lunchtime, when it fills up with busy professionals and students looking for a quick meal. Fresh ingredients and authentic recipes ensure a satisfying dining experience. Try the carnes asadas, sopa azteca, shrimp fajitas and mole poblano.
An elegant dining room and extensive wine list await you at Cafe Toscana. The warm, inviting ambiance is the perfect setting to sample Northern Italian specialties like Baked Little Neck Clams; Homemade Four Cheese & Spinach Ravioli in a Delicate Cream with a touch of Tomato Sauce; and Veal Scaloppini with Capers in a Lemon & Butter Sauce.
One of the most popular sushi restaurants in town, Mizu Sushi offers a great selection of hand-rolled sushi, prepared from the freshest ingredients. Sushi lovers can sample a variety of beautifully presented dishes like Yellowtail Jalapeno appetizer, Sliced yellowtail topped w. jalapeno drizzled in truffle ponzu sauce; Deluxe Roll with tuna, salmon, yellowtail and fluke on the top; and Hibachi Filet Mignon Dinner, served with shrimp, vegetables, salad, soup and noodle.
If you're craving good ol' fashioned BBQ, ease on down to Smokey Bones Barbeque and Grill. Combining authentic American cuisine and a cozy, mountain lodge atmosphere, Smokey Bones is the perfect place to satisfy a big appetite. An ironworker named Duke established the restaurant in 1968 when he built a 'new' BBQ smoker from a section of the old Rocky Mountain pipeline that utilized real hickory logs. According to legend, this smoker produces some of the best BBQ in town! Try their award-winning Smoked St. Louis-style ribs, Hand Pulled Pork or Slow-Roasted Chicken drenched in their signature BBQ sauce for a delicious meal. Be sure to save room for one of their decadent desserts such as Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, Apple Cobbler a la Mode and Chocolate Fudge Cake. Draft and bottled beer, cocktails and blended drinks are available.
Sample some of the freshest sushi and flavorful steaks at Shogun. The restaurant has a friendly, welcoming ambiance and spacious interiors, a perfect place for relaxed family or group dining. Watch the talented chefs prepare your meal in front of you at the Hibachi tables for an interactive, fun experience.
One of the best places for a romantic meal, The Cafe has a cozy, dim-lit ambiance and snug corner tables. Effortlessly transitioning from casual lunch place to romantic dinner restaurant, sample dishes like blackened chicken, lamb osso bucco and shrimp and champagne risotto. Accompanied by a glass of perfectly paired wine, it makes for an enjoyable meal.