You shouldn’t have to choose food based on price, and here in the Poconos you don’t have to. Gather ‘round for some tasty meals that won’t break the bank. 

Whether you want a quick bite to eat at a deli cafe or a sit down dinner at a family restaurant, cost should be the last thing on your mind when you’re ready to chow. Check out the five restaurants below where you can grab good eats for less in the Pocono Mountains. 

1. Zoe's Ice Cream Emporium

If you’re looking for a charming cafe with historic ambiance, Zoe's Ice Cream Emporium has just what you need. Whether choosing a soup or sammy to refuel, this will run you between $1.75-9. 

Open Thursday-Monday in the historic Castle Inn in Delaware Water Gap, this is sure to satisfy both your cravings and your wallet. And for those with a sweet tooth, you can even finish with dessert! Choose from cult classics like a banana split, ice cream float or indulge in a waffle with ice cream. 

2. Pennsyltucky Grill

Who doesn’t love the words 'all you can eat'? Well at the Pennsyltucky Grill, you can eat to your heart’s (or stomach’s) content at the award-winning soup, salad and dessert bar. You can indulge in bottomless bliss for just $7.99 or add this to a burger, sandwich or basket for only $3.99. 

If the unlimited deal wasn’t enough, you can attempt to win a free menu item. Try your luck with the gum ball machine; receive one of three specified colors, and get a free kids meal, free add-on soup and salad bar or a free soft drink. 

3. The Dock on Wallenpaupack

Interested in a tasty, inexpensive meal with a beautiful view? The Dock on Wallenpaupack has them both! Enjoy delicious food at a fair price overlooking the scenic Lake Wallenpaupack.

Staple menu favorites like brick oven pizza and seafood are offered daily in addition to their weekly specials. Grab three pizzas, an order of wings and soft drinks for $39 Monday through Friday or $2 oysters on Sundays. 

4. Jubilee Restaurant

Known as “The Breakfast King of the Poconos”, the Jubilee serves up delicious food on the mountain for every meal of the day. Celebrating their 40th year in business, this restaurant has maintained budget-friendly dishes of hefty portions since 1968. 

But breakfast is only the beginning. The Jub is also known for their wing nights on Thursday and Sunday nights. Get a bucket of wings for just $29.95 and enjoy four dozen wings! Their menu spans the food pyramid with eats for everyone’s palate. 

5. Slopeside Pub & Grill

We love our scenery here in the Pocono Mountains, and couldn’t resist in giving you yet another restaurant with a beautiful overlook. Where every seat is a window seat, Slopeside Pub & Grill boasts about it’s incredible view that accompanies their distinctive eats. 

Slopeside has a variety of fry dishes that can complement any meal. Parmesan chive or bacon aioli fries can be had for $7.50. 

Still Hungry? Check out all our dining and restaurants in the Pocono Mountains. Chew on this: don't forget to check out our activitiesevents and offers while eating in the area, too.