Family Weekend - Family Table Program

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Many downtown Scranton restaurants are providing discounts and specials for Family Weekend, Sept. 24-26, 2021.  Restaurants on the list are providing a 10% discount to students with their families dining during Family Weekend. Where possible, reservations are strongly encouraged. Please check with all businesses to verify their hours for the weekend. 

Below is a sampling of restaurants that are participating this year. 

  • Show this handout or your student ID to the server at each participating eatery.  
  • Reservations are recommended or required in some cases. 
  • Most restaurants are within walking distance; garages and free on-street parking are also available.

The Family Table program is a partnership between the Office of Community Relations, the Office of Parent Relations, and downtown businesses.  Download below list in PDF format.

Cooper’s Seafood House
Seafood & Steak/American Cuisine
Dinner & Lunch: everyday 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. 
570-346-6883; 701 N. Washington Avenue; 0.7 miles from campus (parking lot available)
Price Range: $$-$$$ 

Downtown Deli
Breakfast/Lunch; Mon. - Sun. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
570-871-4137; 300 Spruce St.; 0.5 miles from campus
Price Range: $

 

Paradise Soulfood & Sweets
Soulfood/Homemade Desserts: Dinner: Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat. 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (closed Sun., Mon. & Thurs.)
570-703-0403; 350 Adams Ave.; 0.1 miles from campus
Price Range: $-$$

POSH @ the Scranton Club
American/Italian Cuisine; Fri & Sat 11:30am-11pm, Sun 11am-2pm
570-955-5890; 404 North Washington; 0.5 miles from campus
Price Range: $$-$$$; 10% off; Reservation recommended; Live music Fri. & Sat.; Sunday Brunch

Pizza by Pappas
Pizza/Italian Cuisine: Dinner & Lunch: Tues. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., closed Sun. - Mon.   
570-346-2290; 303 N. Washington Avenue; 0.3 miles from campus
Price Range: $

Thai Rak Thai
Thai/Asian Cuisine; Dinner and Lunch, Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., closed Sun. *currently take-out and delivery only
570-344-2240; 349 Adams Avenue; 0.2 miles from campus
Price Range: $$

The Garden Mediterranean Cafe
Middle Eastern/Mediterranean Cuisine
Dinner & Lunch 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wed. - Fri..; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Sat.; Closed Sun. - Tues. 
570-343-3550; 116 N. Washington Avenue; 0.3 miles from campus
Price Range: $$

The Railyard Restaurant and Bar
American Cuisine: Dinner & Lunch Tues.-Wed. 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Thurs. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Fri. 5 p.m. - 12 a.m., Sat. 2 p.m. - 12 a.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 7 p.m., closed Mon. 
570-344-4030; 119 Jefferson Avenue; 0.3 miles from campus (parking lot available)
Price Range: $-$$

SWEET TREATS, COFFEE & LIGHT FARE

Commonwealth Coffeehouse
Café/Light Fare; Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sat. - Sun. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
570-703-0592; 101 Penn Ave.;  0.5 miles from campus
Price Range: $

Coney Island Texas Lunch
Lunch; Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Closed Sun.
570-961-8288; 100 Cedar Ave.; 0.3 miles from campus
Price Range: $

Coney Island Lunch
Lunch; Tues. - Sun. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.; closed Mon.
570-961-9004; 515 Lackawanna Ave., 0.4 miles from campus
Price Range: $

Crocus Cafe
Light fare including authentic Turkish pastries, lunch specials, crepes and more; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m - 2 p.m.; closed Sun. 
(570) 851-2017; 323 N Washington Ave.; 0.4 miles from campus
Price Range: $

Northern Light Espresso Bar
Café/Light Fare; Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
570-342-3200; 536 Spruce St.; 0.3 miles
Price Range: $

The Salad Shop
Salads/Wraps; Fri & Sat 11am-5pm, Closed Sunday
570-955-0335; 316 Penn Ave; 0.6 miles from campus
Price Range: $; 10% off

 

Price Range Key:

$: Cheap Eats – Under $10 per entree 

$$: Moderately Priced – $10-15 per entree

$$$: Affordable Fine Dining – $15-25 per entree

$$$$: Fine Dining – $25 and up per entree  

 

Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or community@scranton.edu.