We are thrilled to announce that The Black Box Cafe will be reopening Monday, June 8th!

Monday-Friday 10am-4pm for pick up & limited downtown delivery. Please wear a mask as you enter the Ritz building for pick-up. Check out our beautifully renovated dining room and expanded outdoor seating under the Marquee! DOOR DASH coming soon with weeknight & weekend delivery hours.

We are so excited for you to see our renovations! Revised menu is posted.


Biscuits & Gravy | $7.50

Our housemade biscuits doused in our house sausage gravy

Pancakes (3) | $7.50

Light fluffy pancakes topped with butter and syrup

Waffles | $6.50

Soft chewy inside with a crisp outside off the iron topped with butter and syrup

Oatmeal | $6.50

Old-fashioned rolled oats in milk, topped with fruit nuts, & honey drizzle, dairy-free milk options available

BYO Breakwich | 2egg - $5.50 3egg - $6.50

Select your Base I Cheese I Fixing I Bacon, Ham, or Veg

Build Your Own $7.50

  • Base (1) White, Whole Wheat, Multigrain, Bagel, Wrap, Mixed Green Bowl
  • Core (1) Crispy Chicken, Rotisserie Chicken, Tuna, Chicken Salad, Turkey, Ham, Sauteed Veggies
  • Cheese (1) American, Copper, Provolone, Swiss, Blend Shreds
  • Fixing (Any) Tomato, Lettuce, Onion, Green Pepper, Cucumber, Salsa Verde


Basket of Fries | $5.50 | Side 3.50

Hand cut golden potato fries OR waffle fries
Choose an upgrade $2.00
Cheese | Gravy | Bacon & Ranch | Volcano | Disco

Wing Bites | 8pc. $6.25 or 12pc. $7.75

Hand-cut hand-breaded chicken breast fried golden brown with housemade buffalo or honey bbq sauce served with celery & choice of ranch or bleu cheese.

Soft Pretzel | $3.00

Baked sweet dough pretzel topped with your choice of salt or cinnamon sugar
Add cheese sauce $1.50

4 Cheese Quesadilla | $7.50

4 cheese blend melted in a flour tortilla served accompanied with house-made tortilla chips with a side of salsa and sour cream
add buffalo chicken with bleu cheese $2.00

Nachos | $7.50

our housemade corn tortilla chips with cheddar cheese sauce served with sour cream and house salsa *topped with your choice of BBQ Pork, Chicken, or Veggies

Chips and Salsa | $3.50

our housemade corn tortilla chips with house salsa


Tuna Melt | $7.50

Our lightly seasoned white albacore tuna salad served open-face on toast or bagel with your choice of cheese, add a side of our spicy harissa sauce for .50

Fried Chicken Sandwich | $10.50

Our fried chicken breast served on a roll with lettuce, tomato, red onions, & honey harissa aioli (a mild-heat Tunisian spice) served with fries.

BLT Club Sandwich | $7.50

Bacon, lettuce, tomato, slice of bread in middle & mayo served with chips.

Veggie Bagel | $6.75

Open face bagel-sandwich with cream cheese, red onion, cucumber, tomato, & bean sprouts.

BBO Pulled Pork Sandwich | $7.50

Slow-cooked BBQ pork topped with creamy coleslaw & crispy onion straws. Served with chips.

Everything Else

Mac and Cheese | cup $4.50 bowl $7.50

White cheddar sauce over elbow pasta

Veggie Brown Rice Bowl | $8.50

Mixed vegetables served over brown rice with choice of Thai peanut sauce or Teriyaki

Street Tacos 3 | $10.00

Pork Tacos - slow roasted pulled pork, sweet BBQ sauce with crispy red onions sprinkled with cheddar cheese

Crispy Chicken - buttermilk fried chicken tender, tomato, shredded lettuce and mild cheddar drizzled with salsa verde
tacos served with side of chips and salsa

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque | $6.75

American cheese on your choice of bread served with a cup of our house-made tomato bisque
Upgrade to a bowl for $1


Caesar | Lg.$7 Sm.$5

Romaine hearts, shaved parmesan, and croutons with our own house-made dressing

House | Lg.$6 Sm.$5

Iceberg lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, carrots, and croutons

Southwest | Lg.$7 Sm.$5

Romaine hearts, roasted corn, black beans, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and shredded cheddar cheese

Fruit Salad | Lg.$6 Sm.$5

Fresh cut seasonal fruit salad


Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Caesar

Ask about our sweets


SQ1 Coffee | Hot Tea | Hot Chocolate | Bottled Juice | Meadow Tea | Soda

  • 10am - 4pm

WE DELIVER to downtown!
Call ahead 570-354-2105

Ritz Building, 222 Wyoming Ave Scranton, Pennsylvania

Check out our Speciality Coffees, drinks, desserts, snacks, CHILLY WILLY SOFT ICE CREAM and more!


High School students (16 & up), College students and adults. Looking for some part-time hours? Come and work in THE BLACK BOX CAFE- mainly Saturdays during the day, and nights during events.

Contact Beth at (theblackboxcafe11@gmail.com) for details!