Interested in having a party at our grove? Call Mike for all inquires Wednesday -Sunday 2pm-4pm 570-574-5699


We are a SMOKE FREE establishment!!

Come in and see what all the fuss is about.
Check out our 2 for $22 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.  We are a smoke free establishment.
     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!




























































































































































































































































































































































































































































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