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Salerno's

139 Moosic Rd., Old Forge, PA - (570) 457-2117
Salerno’s white pizza is a stand out, a double-cruster with cheese between the layers, Red pizza is good too, a broad rectangle cut into twelve slices, each of them 2x4-inches and a good inch thick. The crust is light and airy, very American in character as opposed to Mediterranean; the tomato sauce on top has a pleasant tang; and the cheese tastes like a blend of Italian and American varieties. It’s easy-to-eat pizza, simple and satisfying.
82% Approval Rating (17 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Homemade Fusilli With Sausage
White Pizza
Homemade Fusilli with Meatballs
Red Pizza

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
" We came to Salerno’s the wrong time of day, noon. You can eat lunch here, and a very good lunch indeed; but if you are looking for the white pizza that Salerno’s fans uphold as Old Forge’s best – a double-cruster with a blend of several cheeses between the ..."   [Read More]
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Joseph Rogo - Photos (1)
August 19, 2008
"I had a chance to stop at Salerno's one recent evening for dinner. Salerno's has a great menu compared to most Old Forge places: steaks, seafood, sandwiches, and nightly specials. I always go for authentic Old Forge Cuisine: tripe, sofritto, and pasta. I have to be ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

139 Moosic Rd., Old Forge, PA
(570) 457-2117

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
This is the reason for everyone to go to Salerno's: the fusilli.  Each piece of pasta is hand-rolled, then curled on a thin wire.  Very labor intensive.  The excellent sauce has a hint of sausage.  You will pay $12.50 for this dish, but it is well worth it.  This should be on every Roadfooder's
"This is the reason for everyone to go to Salerno's: the fusilli. Each piece of pasta is hand-rolled, then curled on a thin wire. Very labor intensive. The excellent sauce has a hint of sausage. You will pay $12.50 for this dish, but it is well worth it. This should be on every Roadfooder's "Bucket List.""
Joseph Rogo





Many of the best Old Forge Pizzas are rectangular.
"Many of the best Old Forge Pizzas are rectangular."
Michael Stern


Here's more proof of our theory that some of the best local specialties in the Mid-Atlantic states are served in bars and taverns. Add Old Forge pizza to the list that includes spiedies, Buffalo wings, beef on weck, and Maryland stuffed ham.
"Here's more proof of our theory that some of the best local specialties in the Mid-Atlantic states are served in bars and taverns. Add Old Forge pizza to the list that includes spiedies, Buffalo wings, beef on weck, and Maryland stuffed ham."
Michael Stern


While it looks like it has thick
"While it looks like it has thick "Sicilian style" crust, Old Forge pizza is different. The bready part is feathery crisp without the rigorous chew of traditional Italian pies."
Michael Stern


There is a dining room in back, but we much prefer eating in the bar, either at the bar or in a nearby booth. Here you can watch people sip beers and see what's on TV. A few minutes before noon, these denizens were watching
"There is a dining room in back, but we much prefer eating in the bar, either at the bar or in a nearby booth. Here you can watch people sip beers and see what's on TV. A few minutes before noon, these denizens were watching "The View.""
Michael Stern



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