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Damascus Restaurant

449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
+1 610-432-2036
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Our reception was very bad. Once seated, we were made to move tables. The restaurant was less than half full, but we were told that they were very busy and that the food would take a while because the grill was very small. Waitress was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kevin A
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We love most of the food at Damascus when you dine in, but this isn't a place you choose for the atmosphere. Had dinner there with a group and enjoyed that there were so many choices, including a good vegetarian variety and the food was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LSH888
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We had early dinner me and my boyfriend ,it was he’s first time ,for me it’s the only place I eat dinner at when I get to Allentown ,service great ,food out of this world remind me of all the great food I use to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank liza112000
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

I mostly write reviews for restaurants I adore and this is my newest rave. At Damascus, my husband and I had the best and most authentic Middle Eastern food I’ve eaten outside the Middle East (and trust me, I’ve tried a lot; this is one...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jan H
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We've been long time customers and have raved about the food. BUT, have started to notice some changes since the former ownership has been taken over by another family. Seems to be excessive use of the microwave! That does not work out well for fresh,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Tom M
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Hands down the best Middle Eastern food in the area. It's a hole in the wall and has no atmosphere, but the food is spot on delicious. We have been coming here for years for their outstanding fattoush salad (never had better fattoush anywhere else!),...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 504
Reviewed January 10, 2017

What a find this was! My wife and I were driving from western Maryland to home in Westchester County, NY. I googled Allentown restaurants, and Damascus seemed interesting, and worth a bit of a journey off Route 78. As most of the reviews I read...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank regondi
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here and when we went in there was two tables as we sat there the simple restaurant quickly filled up. The server was very friendly and efficient. We had hummus with pita and some garlic chips. It was excellent. The garlic chips...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank debbiew544
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Visited 10/29/16 for dinner Just far enough from home (after a road trip down South) my wife found this place in Allentown. We got here right about 5pm, which is about when we like to eat... It was empty. After a warm greeting, we got...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank conradb2
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Yummy. A must experience for any local. Travelers would also enjoy this experience. Great food, service and special atmosphere. Small dining room make reservations.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank stopsey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-432-2036
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