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Bay Leaf Restaurant

935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
+1 610-433-4211
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“orange salad” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, French, American, Thai, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
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Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Excellent food!! Great service! Definitely a must go to restaurant! I would not hesitate recommending this restaurant to anyone. We will definitely be back!!

Thank Ranells
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We had some high expectations for this restaurant based on the rave reviews. While it was very good, I wouldn't say it is one of my favorite restaurants in the Valley. Service was good, but nothing extraordinary. The food was good and the seafood was...More

Thank BrianE1972
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is a great restaurant in downtown Allentown. I have never had a bad meal there. It is remarkable that they have been at the same location serving great food for such a long time. The food is excellent, excellently presented by a friendly helpful...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The Bay Leaf is always the go-to place when celebrating special times or treating out of town guests to a great meal. Service is spectacular and the food is sublime. One of the true gems in the City of Allentown. Very eclectic menu with generous...More

Thank Kath915
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Dining at the Bay Leaf is ALWAYS wonderful - the food and the service are consistently excellent! This is definitely a gem of the Lehigh Valley.

Thank blackcat009
Reviewed 4 March 2014

It's hard to go wrong with the Bay Leaf. It's a classic Allentown fine-dining experience, with an very nice menu. There is limited street parking in front, but there is a parking lot in the back. The food is delicious and beautifully presented, and the...More

Thank teamfur
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Have eaten in this restaurant on several occasions and have always had great meals - it is so "unassuming" that we forget how wonderful it is! We went there for New Year's Eve this year with a large group and it was absolutely wonderful! Great...More

Thank MCH16
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

Just ate here for New Year's Eve and wow! I never even knew the place existed and I now have a new favorite restaurant for my wife and I. Very nice setting. Service was out of this world. Food was excellent. The only complaint, which...More

1  Thank Josh B
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My husband and I eat at The Bay Leaf fairly often, and we are never disappointed. The food, made with fresh delicious ingredients expertly prepared, often with a Thai accent, is delicious and beautifully presented. The ambience is lovely and the service prompt and professional....More

Thank JanetofAllentopwn
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Food was excellent, as always; wide selection even with the special limited holiday menu, quality is airways consistent and service superb.

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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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