CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY. Bar opens at 6pm
We Now Have The Following Dates Available At Our Grove Season.
Please call Mike Snyder for all inquires @ 570-574-5699.
May - 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 22, 23, & 29th 
July- Thursday 10, Thursday 17, Thursday 24 &Thursday 31 
August - Friday 15, Thursday 28th &Friday 29th
September - 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28


Come in and see what all the fuss is about.
Introducing our 2 for $20 menu!
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
We are still featuring our regular menu and specials along with our daily specials

Welcome to The Checkerboard Inn, a local landmark known for our great food and friendly service!
     We're more than just another restaurant, more than just the local bar down the road........ The Checkerboard Inn serves Fine Food and Drink, and sports an extensive Take-Out Menu. We specialize in catering, both on and off site, and offer a private dining room and a unique reception area, "The Grove", for larger parties and receptions. We're conveniently located in the Back Mountain area of Northeastern Pennsylvania, just minutes from Wilkes-Barre, PA.
     Spotzy's Sports Bar is the perfect place for friends to gather to watch the game. Each table sports its own television in both the bar and the main dining room. Your favorite sports also come alive on our large screen televisions.  A smoke-free dining room is available, in addition to the main bar/dining area.
     If a casual atmosphere with big taste is what you are craving, The Checkerboard Inn is guaranteed to be satisfying. Come join us, and see what the rave is all about.
     We hope to see YOU at The Checkerboard Inn... your place for Fine Food, Good Friends, and Great Times!




Please note: Due to PA smoking laws we do not allow anyone under the age of 18 in our Bar or Bar Dining Room.We apologize for any inconvenience. Our regular Dining Room is NON-Smoking but is not open on Monday nights.














Checkerboard Hours:

Dining Room Hours:
5:00-10:00 PM
Limted menu before 4:00 PM
12:00-9:00 PM
Limted menu before 4:00 PM

Bar Dining Room Hours:
(Limited Menu)
4:00-9:00 PM
5:00-10:00 PM
Limited menu after 10:00 PM
12:00PM- 12:00am
Limited menu before 5:00
Limited menu after 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Limted menu before 4:00 PM

Bar Hours:
Monday - Wednesday
2:00 PM-1:00 AM
Thursday & Friday
2:00 PM-2:00 AM
Saturday & Sunday
12:00 PM-2:00 AM

The Checkerboard Inn
385 Carverton Road, Trucksville, PA 18708
Phone (570) 696-1648 or (570) 696-4545
For Party Information, Contact: Michael Snyder (570) 574-5699