Dine on items like French Toast at these Carbondale PA Restaurants

Try These Delicious Carbondale, PA, Restaurants

Some days you just feel like leaving the cooking to someone else. Whether you’re visiting or live nearby, you should try one of these delicious Carbondale, PA, restaurants the next time hunger strikes. There is something for every budget and palate. From fine dining at a steakhouse right here at Hotel Anthracite to a classic breakfast at a local establishment, these restaurants will have you coming back again and again.

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Eat at These 5 Delicious Carbondale, PA, Restaurants

Pinky’s Family Restaurant

Pinky’s Family Restaurant is on Main Street in Carbondale. This local restaurant has been welcoming diners since it opened back in 1953. It was originally owned and operated by the Cerras. Joseph Cerra was nicknamed Pinky, and this is where the restaurant gets its name. Their breakfast menu features items like the Pinky’s Frittata, sausage gravy over biscuits, and eggs any style. You can also dine on peanut butter chip pancakes and lunch items like homemade meatballs, burgers, and sandwiches. They are open on Sunday for breakfast only, and then at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday.

McDonnell’s Family Restaurant

McDonnell’s Family Restaurant on Main Street is a staple here in Carbondale. Since opening back in 1956, guests have returned year after year for their great service and affordable menu of comfort food. Their menu includes made-from-scratch soup, homemade fruit pies, and specialty sandwiches like the chicken salad club. They are open Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pierogi & Pizza Plus

Have Pierogi & Pizza Plus deliver one of its signature round or square cut pizzas. For cheese lovers there’s the Peckville or go with the traditional New York-style. Try the famous Old Forge style pizza or the restaurant’s variation on it called the Carbondale. Kick it up a notch with an assortment of Designer Pizzas that include everything from Bacon Cheeseburger to Hot Wing and Shrimp and Garlic. The menu also features a variety of sandwiches and wraps. The garlic knots and pizza knots are local favorites. Pierogi & Pizza Plus is open daily from 3 to 9 p.m. on North Scott Street.


Carwanna is on Salem Avenue and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also offers late-night hours during the weekend. Their fresh-cut fries pair well with their chili burgers and Texas Weiners, which are legendary among locals! If you’re an early riser, check out their breakfast menu of omelets, French toast, and pancakes.

Kol Grill

We are very lucky to have a causal dining restaurant right here at the hotel. Whether you come for dinner or a private party, you are sure to enjoy the menu of locally sourced aged beef and live music at the bar.

Canary Cafe

If you’re a guest here at the hotel and need a place to sit with a steaming cup of complimentary coffee or tea and a good book, stop by the Canary Cafe. It’s also a great spot to meet with your team if you are in town for business.

We Would Love to Host You on Your Next Getaway to Carbondale!

On your next getaway to the Scranton area, let us host you here at Hotel Anthracite. We are home to 61 guest rooms, a fine dining steakhouse, and are close to all the activities of downtown. We can accommodate groups of any size in our spacious suites, with some featuring a separate sitting area. Let us be your home away from home and pamper you on your next vacation or business trip.

We look forward to meeting you soon!