About Us

If international travel isn’t on your itinerary anytime soon, where will you go to experience your favorite old-world style cuisines? Established in 1982, Ghezzi’s Restaurant & Lounge, owned and operated by Frank and Jean Barvitski, is the premier dining destination in the Susquehanna Valley for the finest international dishes and deserts. You’ll discover all of our fresh seafood, pasta, veal, chicken, and steak entrees are prepared to perfection!

Ready to serve you.

Our friendly, dedicated staff is standing by to make your every visit a truly enjoyable experience. Our signature entrees are expertly prepared with the finest ingredients by culinary masters Josh Willard, Philip Yost and Bryant Tomcavage. Bar manager Robert Barvitski has also been with our establishment for more than 25 years, serving up refreshing wines and spirits. And our wait staff has nearly 100 years of combined experience—and specializes in providing each and every one of our guests with personal attention and timely service.

From the wine cellar.

In addition to our great food and service, Ghezzi’s is famous for our extensive wine list and full bar. If you’re a wine connoisseur, you’ll enjoy our vast selection of the finest wines from the vineyards of California and Italy—more than 100 types in all in our 600-bottle wine cellar! Reds, whites, or specialty wines, we have one that’s sure to complement your dining experience or special occasion.

Relax in style.

At Ghezzi’s, you can enjoy one of our signature drinks, appetizers, entrees, or desserts in our inviting, relaxing atmosphere Tuesday through Saturday from 5 to 10 pm. We feature three comfortable dining rooms that can seat up to 100 patrons, in addition to our upscale cocktail lounge that’s perfect for socializing for up to 20 patrons.

Other services.

Ghezzi’s also offers full catering services for events on and off the premises. Please call or ask your server for more details. Ghezzi’s Gift Certificates are the perfect gift for any occasion!

Ghezzi’s Restaurant & Lounge is located along Route 61 in Paxinos, Pennsylvania. Click here for directions. Reservations are recommended. Please call 570.648.0180.