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Powerhouse Eatery

4.7
154 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Since 1989, the Powerhouse Eatery has been providing customers with an exceptional dining experience in a unique, historic atmosphere. The former power plant from which we take our name has been transformed into a contemporary dining destination, welcoming patrons from throughout the country to our home in White Haven, Pennsylvania. Yet the distinctive past of our building is always present in our remarkable experience, accompanied by our relentless attention to detail, fierce commitment to quality, and peerless customer satisfaction.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 154 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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G1983
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was superb and the food was delicious. Will definitely go back.

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DennisB
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Mother’s Day and sons birthday

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vipPAFoodieChick
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, we had a wonderful experience with amazing food. The specials were unique, the regular menu is stellar, and there is something for everyone. I can't wait to go back.

JL
JohnL
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Dinner was delicious as always. Great food and good quality. Only complaint is that we ordered a salad and our entree was brought out before we finished. We felt rushed.

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AnneW
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chicken parmigiana and the shaved Brussel sprout salad were fantastic

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Waited over 30 min just for drink, food wasn’t hot when came out ir tasted like it’s been under the lamp.

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Kathleen
Poconos
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was so easy to make a dinner reservation online. Our table was ready at the set time, our waiter was attentive and the food was delicious. What more could we ask for?

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AandN
Poconos
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Menu along with seasonal offerings were fantastic. Spring beverage menu had plenty of options for everyone. The service is impeccable.

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RationalAdult
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very accommodating for a family with age ranges from 5-60. Great food and drink. Good pacing between courses and drinks.

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Foodluvr
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been wanting to try The Powerhouse Eatery for a couple years. We wish we had tried it sooner! We were definitely missing out on a great place!!!! Can’t recommend enough.

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vipFranW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was very good as usual. Lots of choices, and we all had something different: fish, pork, chicken, pasta, lamb appetizer special. All were nicely presented and very tasty.

However the service was verrry slow. It's possible that they are experiencing staffing issues, but this was unusually slow. 25 minutes to get 2 simple mixed drinks, 2 draft beers, and a bottle of wine. We experienced the same throughout the meal...appetizers, salads and entrees were really slow coming out of the kitchen.

We always like, and will return to the Powerhouse as the food is high quality and consistently good. Hoping that it was just a fluke on a semi-busy Saturday night.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a lovely birthday for my mother. The staff was very kind.

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CarolF
Poconos
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband had the Prime Rib and I had the steak..everything was cooked to perfection.

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CarlP
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went there for Sunday Brunch. The menu has a great selection. I had the Norwegian Eggs Benedict and my wife had an omelet. Both were outstanding. Service was great.

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LuvTksgiving
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks and service. ....................

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Service was poor and it look over an hour and 20 minutes to get our dinners.

JH
JosephH
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent. We had a very enjoyable time.

MM
MikeM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere and outstanding service. Had a party of 9, and dinner was perfectly timed and cooked.

KB
vipKellyB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JoeD
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. My wife and I enjoy our dining experience at the Powerhouse.

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MaryH
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate at Powerhouse as a group of four. Our server was Pat and he is awesome. We started with drinks and some shared appetizers. Each plate was hot and delicious. Our entrees were exactly as advertised. Great quality, great portions. Loved the bread and orange butter. Definitely will return.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We arrived to find the restaurant closed. You need to update your hours and times of operation.

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FredJ
Poconos
7 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Patty was WONDERFUL!

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JarrodT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal at the Powerhouse. The service is always attentive. Cocktails are great. Beer list is pretty good. Food is always phenomenal. I had the truffle goat cheese ravioli and it exceeded my expectations. My wife really liked the filet mignon. I would highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food
Great service
Beautiful atmosphere
Our favorite

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foodie318
Poconos
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Loved the atmosphere!
Highly recommend.

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TimmyD
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Blue point oysters and sushi grade ahi tuna were great. The filet is always excellent as well.

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michellem
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious. The prime rib was seasoned and cooked to perfection. The appetizers were so good. Recommend the pig wings!!!! Yummmmm.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was extremely courteous and diligent. The food was outstanding. Definitely will be returning and is now one of our favorite restaurants. The prices are affordable for anyone.

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Thissucked
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We were seated near the bar. Apps came out fast. We almost got the wrong tables food delivered to us. We then waited for over an hour for a filet and shrimp . The waitress came over to tell us there was a large party in the back which throws the kitchen off (not our problem). As soon as she left, a table that was seated after us was brought out a steak which lit the fuse! Perhaps if the waitress wasn’t standing talking to her friend at the bar for 20 minutes, she would have been more attentive to our food. Speaking g of poor, pot stickers were out of a bag, shrimp francaise had zero taste and there were only 4. Best part of meal was baked potato and bread. I have driven by this place for decades and this was my first, and last, stop!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Birthday dinner for my 50th.
The staff was very accommodating.
Dave our service was professional and attentive.
We ALWAYS enjoy our dining experience at the Powerhouse

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MichaelH
New England
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic menu and the Food was beyond expectations.
Service was outstanding on all request.
Seating was perfect and wait time was minimal.
Atmosphere was festive and energetic.

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Jamesk
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Although the atmosphere and host / hostess staff was great the appearance the feel of the restaurant was nice when we ordered our appetizer the appetizer of pig wings were really delicious but when you got to the middle it was cold like it was pre-cooked and then just heated up to serve and then my wife got chicken franchise for her dinner and I got the 8 oz filet mignon The 8 oz filet mignon was cooked perfectly and seasoned perfectly The mashed potatoes and vegetables on both my wife and i's plates were also cold and bland our bill was $120 which I don't mind spending but I was really hoping the food would have blown me away unfortunately it fell short in that category probably will not return unfortunately was really looking forward to the powerhouse eatery as it was my wife and i's first time there

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vipBrianS
Poconos
10 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I got the chicken sandwich which was very good my son said the same about the burgers

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DaveW
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere, great waiter, good service, good value.

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Suss
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there for the Sunday Brunch. Nice menu choices. Prompt service. Excellent bloody Mary.

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LynnH
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant that you must try! We had a wonderful experience there!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always exceptional

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CheraF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely perfect choice-the food was perfect especially the spicy shrimp appetizer, filet mignon was excellent and the expresso martinis were ezcellent

DJ
DeniseJ
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience1

It was our first time at the Powerhouse Eatery and after reading the reviews we were excited to have a special dinner there however our experience was disappointing. WE drove 30 minutes hoping for a wonderful experience. My husband and I expected a nice quiet atmosphere for a romantic dinner. (as a few reviews showed) We were seated in the back room, the atmosphere back there was extremely loud. While sitting at our table we were only about 3-4 feet away from others dining just a few steps below us so we weren't comfortable staying there to have dinner but against our better judgement we stayed. Dinner was ok but the food didn't have any "WOW" factor except for the peanut butter pie. That was amazing! Sorry to say we both agree we won't be going back there again any time soon.

FAQs

Powerhouse Eatery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (570) 443-4480.

Powerhouse Eatery is rated 4.7 stars by 154 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.