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Entertainment & Restaurants

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Food and Entertainment

Wilkes University and the surrounding downtown offer a variety of places to dine or relax before or after class. On campus, Wilkes offers Rifkin Café, Colonel Gambini’s Café, and the cafeteria on the third floor of the Henry Student Center.

For those interested in traveling off-campus, downtown Wilkes-Barre offers a variety of options. Just take a walk down South Main Street!

  • Frank’s Pizza
  • Pete's Place
  • Bart & Urby's
  • Januzzi's
  • Maer's BBQ Off the Square
  • Thai Thai
  • Letts Eat Flavors of India
  • Akeno Sushi
  • Subway
  • Katana
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Rodano's
  • Barnes and Noble, with Starbucks
  • and many more!


There’s plenty of entertainment after class too. Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 and Prana Yoga are located nearby. Or, head towards Public Square to visit The Hardware Bar, Bottlenecks Saloon & Eatery and the Susquehanna Ale House. Mohegan Sun Casino is also a popular attraction, located less than 6 miles away from campus.

For a map of downtown Wilkes-Barre and a merchant listing, visit www.downtownwilkesbarre.org.

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