MONDAY  4pm - 2am

TUESDAY - SUNDAY   11am - 2am



​MONDAYS   4pm - 9pm

TUESDAY - SUNDAY   11am - 9pm



523 Linden St.
Scranton, Pa 18503

T  /  (570) 955-0192   F / (570) 209-5829

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Monday  4pm - Close

Tuesday - Sunday  11am - Close



Monday - 4pm - 9pm

Tuesday - Sunday  11am - 9pm

Off-Premise Catering

Relaxing  ~  Social  ~  Unique  ~ Laid-Back  ~  Gather  ~ Mingle

 We at the Backyard Ale House, pride ourselves on providing our customers with Quality Food, Service, & Presentation, all at a reasonable price.


Allow us to Cater your Private Event, such as; Birthday Parties, Graduation Parties, Holiday Parties, Weddings, Religious Celebrations.  No matter the event and whether you're just looking for food or if you'd like full-service staffing and setup, we can accommodate all of your needs. The success of your event is as important to us as it is to you.


We aim to please... if you have any special requests, don't hesitate to ask.  We will always do everything in our power to accommodate your wishes. 

Please click the 'Event Request Form' Link below and fill out the web form, so we can provide you with the best possible service to help you plan your event. 


  • The packages of this menu are designed only for Off-Premise catered events with the following minimum requirements for facility equipment:  6 – Burner Gas Stove-Top, 24” Char broiler, 24” Griddle, Commercial Convection Oven, Walk-in Cold Storage Cooler, 8’ Prep Area, Dishwasher.  (Otherwise; You may want to consider packages from our Take-out Catering Menu)

  • It is our policy that Off-Premise catered parties have a minimum of 25 People for a Buffet and 40 People for a Plated Event to order from this menu.

  • Plateware, Glassware, Silverware, & Linens are not included.  If the event facility does not supply these items we can supply them for a rental fee.

  • We require the Final Headcount a minimum of five (5) working days before the event for orders from this menu.

  • Total number of people that a tray or pan serves are best estimates and may vary per party.

  • Gratuity is NOT included in these prices.  18% Gratuity will be added to the Final Bill.

  • The Prices listed are per person unless otherwise noted.  Also, the Prices listed on this menu are subject to change due to market conditions.


Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make your experience more enjoyable. Thank you for considering the Backyard Ale House to cater your event.



Priced Per Person unless Otherwise Noted, 25 People Minimum


  • Vegetable Crudité: Assorted Seasonal Vegetables & Dips.   $2

  • Fruit & Cheese Display: Imported & Domestic Cheeses with Seasonal Fruits & Crackers.   $3

  • Middle Eastern Display: Featuring Traditional & Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Tabbouleh Salad, Carrot Salad, Olive & Feta Cheese Tapenade, Tortilla Chips, & Grilled Pita.   $3

  • Antipasto Display:  A Beautiful Display of Italian Meats, Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables & Salads.   $3.50

  • Spinach & Artichoke Dip:  A Creamy 4 Cheese Blend with Spinach, Artichoke Hearts, Onions & Garlic. Offered with Breads, Crackers and Tortilla Chips.   $2

  • Chips & Dip:  Our House Chips served with a Caramelized Onion & Bleu Cheese Dip.   $1.25

  • Crab & Wild Mushroom Cheesecake:  Savory 10” Cheesecake served with Toasted Baguettes.  (Serves about 25).   $50/Each





Your Choice: 

Two (2) Entrees for $16/person or Three (3) Entrees for $19/Person


Price Includes:  

Two (2) Salads or One (1) Salad and One (1) Soup, An Appropriate Starch Pairing & Vegetable and One (1) Dessert.


Dinner Rolls & Butter are also included along with Soft Drinks (Water, Soda, Iced Tea, Coffee & Tea)




  • Simple Salad:  Mixed Greens, Fresh Vegetables, with Choice of Three (3) Dressings.

  • Caesar Salad:  Romaine Lettuce, Homemade Caesar Dressing with Anchovies. Garlic Croutons.  Add $1/person

  • Patio Salad:  Mixed Greens, Sliced Apples, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts & Crumbled Bleu Cheese. Sweet Apple Vinaigrette. Add $1/person


Dressings: Red Wine Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Orange Poppy Seed, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Sweet Apple Vinaigrette, Sherry Vinaigrette, & Honey Balsamic.



Cream of Mushroom, Tomato, Broccoli or Cauliflower, Minestrone, Italian Wedding, Manhattan Clam, Roasted Tomato & Black Bean



  • Chicken Marsala:  Sautéed Boneless Chicken Breast served in a Mushroom Marsala Sauce.

  • Chicken Picatta:  Sautéed Boneless Breast served in a White wine, Lemon-Caper Sauce with Mushrooms.

  • Stuffed Chicken Breast:  Traditional Bread & Sausage Stuffing.

  • Sliced Turkey Breast:  Roasted Turkey Breast Sliced and served with a Bread & Sausage Stuffing, Pan Gravy.

  • Pork Medallions:  Grilled Pork Loin Served with a Mushroom Madeira Sauce OR Sautéed Cinnamon Apples.

  • Stuffed Pork Loin:  Traditional Bread & Sausage Stuffing or Italian Sausage Stuffed, Pan Gravy.

  • Salisbury Steak:  Beef & Pork Blend with a Beef Gravy.

  • Salmon & Cod:  Pan Seared Salmon with Cod Loins. Served with a Shrimp Chardonnay Cream Sauce.

  • Baked Cod:  Topped with an Herbed Oyster Cracker Crumb Crust. Served with a Lemon Cream Sauce.

  • Salmon Cakes:  Pan Seared, Tarter or Remoulade Sauce.

  • Lasagna Rolls or Stuffed Shells:  Creamy Ricotta Cheese & Spinach Blend. Marinara Sauce.

  • Baked Macaroni & Cheese:  Macaroni Shells smothered with a Blend of 5 Cheeses.

  • Pasta, Ziti or Rigatoni:  Choose Between; Marinara Sauce or Vodka Sauce or Bolognese Sauce.



A Display of Party Sliced Desserts to include Dessert Bars, Cookies, Cannolis etc.


Priced per 25 Pieces


  • Cocktail Meatballs:  Traditional with Marinara Sauce or Asian Pork with Sweet & Sour Sauce or Swedish with Sour Cream Gravy.   $20

  • Arancini: “Risotto Balls”,  Arborio Rice blended with Scallions, Roasted Red Peppers and Asiago; Flash Fried.   $22.50

  • Thai Chicken Skewers:  Marinated and Served with a Peanut Sauce.  $50

  • Deviled Eggs:  Traditional Preparation.   $18.75

  • Mini Mac & Cheese Bowl:  5 Cheeses Blended with Shells.   $22.50

  • Crab Cakes:  Hand-formed, Bite sized. Remoulade Sauce.   Market Price

  • Italian Hero Wraps:  Italian Meats & Cheese with Lettuce Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla. Party Sliced.    $12.50

  • Caprese Skewers:  Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Grape Tomatoes, Brushed with Pesto.   $20

  • Salmon Cakes: Hand-formed Bite Sized. Choose either Remoulade or Tartar Sauce.  $30

  • Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus: Served with an Oven Roasted Tomato Dipper.   $18.75

  • Shrimp Cocktail:  Jumbo Poached Shrimp Served with Cocktail Sauce.   Market Price

  • Stuffed Mushrooms:  Crabmeat $50  or Sweet Italian Sausage.  $30



This is a list of our most popular choices, however we can customize an event package to meet your specific needs and tastes.


 - Prices are per person and must be pre-ordered 1 week before your event. 

 - All Dinners include a “Simple Salad” with a choice of Homemade Dressings, Dinner Rolls & Butter, Soft Drinks (Water, Soda, Iced Tea, Coffee & Tea)


 - Caesar Salad or our House Patio Salad can be substituted for $2/ person


 - Our Chef will suggest appropriate sides to compliment your meal.



  • Boursin Chicken:  Airline Chicken Breast stuffed with Boursin Cheese and Wrapped with Smoked Bacon served with Pan Jus.   $25

  • Stuffed Chicken Breast:  Traditional Bread Stuffing. Served with Pan Gravy.  $22

  • Chicken Marsala, Picatta or Chicken Chasseur:  Boneless Chicken Breast Served with an Appropriately Paired Sauce.  $22

  • Prime Rib Au Jus:  Market Price

  • Flank Steak Roulade:  Wrapped around a Ground Beef and Vegetable filling, Braised in a Red Wine Demi-Glace.  $27

  • Stuffed Pork Loin:  Traditional Bread & Sausage Stuffing OR Italian Sausage Stuffed served with a Pan Gravy.  $24

  • Boneless Pork Calabrese:  Grilled Premium Reserve Pork “ Mignon” with a Sauté of Bell Peppers, Hot Cherry Peppers and Onions with Roasted Potatoes.  $25

  • Seafood Mousse Stuffed Shrimp:  Batter Dipped and Pan Seared. Served with Chardonnay Cream Sauce.  $32

  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes:  Hand Formed, Bursting with Jumbo Lump Crab and Seared. Served with a Remoulade Sauce.  $30

  • Salmon: Faroe Island Fillet, Char grilled and Served with Lemon Dill Cream.  $30

  • Wild Mushroom Ravioli:  Chianti Braised Beef Short Rib and Mushroom Ragout.  $24

  • Lasagna Rolls:  Creamy Ricotta Cheese Blend Wrapped in a Lasagna Noodle. Served with a Marinara Sauce or Bolognese Sauce.  $21



Chef’s Recommendation