Thanks for checking out this post on where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Scranton. Our local alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can.
A list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Scranton wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in the region will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other posts on wine, liquor, and beer around the Northeast.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Scranton
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Scranton:
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Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Groove Brewing at 1344 N Washington Ave
- Susquehanna Brewing at 635 S Main St
- Last Minute Brewing at 320 Wemberly Hills Rd
- The Union Craft House at 601 N Main St
Groove Brewing started in 2020 with the simple goal of bringing a hometown microbrewery to your area. With over 25 years of brewing experience, brewmaster Ed Generose is the brains of the operation as he is a certified BJCP Judge, brewery world traveler, and comprehensive beer nerd who was made for this.
Susquehanna Brewing has tasting room hours every day from 12pm to 10pm and happy hour from Wednesday to Friday from 5pm to 7pm providing $1 off pints. The Union Craft House was founded by two life-long friends who share a passion for craft beer offering the best of them and food that the industry has to offer.
Wine Bars In Scranton
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- Crotti’s on Ash at 1431 Ash St
- Lucchi Family Wine Cellars 134 N Main Ave
- Case Quattro Winery at 1542 Main St
Crotti’s on Ash is located near you with a patio and sidewalk seating. They specialize in bourbons, martinis, classic pre-prohibition cocktails with several wines and lots of bottled and canned beer.
Lucchi Family Wine Cellars is a family-run winery in northeastern Pennsylvania. The grapes that Lucchi Family Wine Cellars use are either home-grown or imported from across the globe.
Case Quattro Winery is a wine bar and entertainment center.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Maiolatesi Wine Cellars at 32 Cabernet Dr
- Capra Collina Winery at 1971 Scranton Carbondale Hwy
- Three Hammers Winery at 877 Welcome Lake Rd
- The Renegade Winery at 600 Main St
- Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery at 239 Blue Ridge Rd
- Eagles Rest Cellars at 188 Eagles Rest Lane Cherry Valley
- Franklin Hill Vineyards at 7833 Franklin Hill Rd
Maiolatesi Wine Cellars sells some of the finest wines and gift items. This Tuscan-themed tasting room is where you have the opportunity to taste for yourself the many wines that Sal personally makes in the wine cellar.
Capra Collina Winery was founded by the Betti family, who has generations of winemaking experience with an unbroken legacy of excellence. Three Hammers Winery was founded by a husband and wife, Rob Kobrzynski and Christine Pucciarello. They have talented service staff and creative winemakers who pour their heart and soul into each drop of delicious wine.
The Renegade Winery is Pocono Mountain Region’s first urban concept winery. They strive to combine both the quality of tradition with the freedom of innovation by offering wine tasting and a hands-on experience of their wine crafting.
Since 2018 at Eagles Rest, they share their passion for the surrounding natural environment with their guests, which influence the characteristic taste and flavor of their wines. Producing a variety of red and white wines, Franklin Hill prides itself on producing top-of-the-line grapes to create unforgettable flavors.
Best Local Happy Hours
These local happy hours in Scranton can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Jack’s Draft House at 802 Prescott Ave
- Alter House Restaurant & Bar at 926 Lackawanna Trail
- Backyard Ale House at 523 Linden St
- Ale Mary’s at the Bittenbender at 126 Franklin Ave
- Applebee’s Grill + Bar at 74 Viewmont Dr
Jack’s Draft House is a classic neighborhood joint near you serving cold beers, fine food, and cocktails. Alter House Restaurant and Bar is a family-owned farm-to-table restaurant and event venue dedicated to seasonal and sustainable cuisine. Bar Backyard Ale House has a happy hour from 5pm to 7pm in your area, serving hand-craft American pub fare.
Ale Mary’s is located in the historic Bittenbender Building, offering a modern and relaxed environment for their patrons. They have happy hour from Monday through Friday from 5pm to 7pm, serving 1/2 priced drafts and $1 off all mixers and wines. They serve 1/2 priced draft beers for happy hour on Sundays, $4 mimosas, and $5 bloody marys from 1pm to 3pm.
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Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Scranton
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Scranton.