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Bay Leaf Restaurant

935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
+1 610-433-4211
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet tips” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“orange salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, French, American, Thai, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Bay Leaf is a very short walk from the Holiday Inn downtown. We were blown away by the great food and the wonderful service from our waiter, Chris. Décor was nice. I had the Thai orange salad, which just sooooo good. The presentation was beautiful...More

1  Thank Patty S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This restaurant has a great reputation. The ambiance is nice and the food is quite good. It is a nicer more expensive place. Maybe a place we would go for a celebration or anniversary. Reservations are recommended.

1  Thank Krista H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

in Allentown monthly for work. Always looking for different places to eat and we like to support local business. Service was fantastic. Thank you Richard. Pad Thai is awesome! So many tasty dishes. This place will not disappoint. Good for solo or Team meals.

1  Thank jjgoanejr
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Extremely nice spot. Excellent food. Had the specials and they were stunning. Gazpacho, very tasty, with fresh crab meat and avocado. Quite a tasty combination. The fish special was cashew crusted with a tasty Thai curry sauce laced with shrimp, mango, pineapple and peppers. Very...More

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I would describe this as an European style restaurant, in terms of decor, service and food. I had the seafood bisque soup and the small plate of the seared tuna, and greatly enjoyed both of them. There was only one couple eating there when I...More

1  Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Bay Leaf can be easily overlooked as they don't run ads and seem to blend in discretely along Hamilton St. But the food and service are consistently FABULOUS. The menu is large and diverse; I would describe it as continental with an Asian flare....More

1  Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husband and I have been to the Bay Leaf four times in the past few months and have thoroughly enjoyed it every time. Our guests did as well. We have had many of the new special offerings such as the Osso Bucco lamb shank...More

1  Thank Lovetotravel2034
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. That is the 1st thing to be said about a restaurant. Yes people want to know prices and they were high but I think worth it since almost everything we got was seafood based. Phyllo dough goat cheese appetizer was rich but...More

Thank MrsK8Ball
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's hard to accurately describe the food at this restaurant because it is such a mixture of cuisines and tastes. My partner and I were delighted with everything we ate! I opted for a more Thai style main course, the salmon served over curry which...More

1  Thank Fran A
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A nice place to go if you want a upscale place to go for a birthday, anniversary or whatever. Good is good and would highly r commend the brick chicken.

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joasmom
26 July 2016|
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Response from Latteda2 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do
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kp1612
2 February 2016|
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Response from BooBoo18069 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar
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CarTripo
29 November 2015|
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Response from beach_bum_3733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a separate lunch menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-433-4211
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