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Bethlehem Diner

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1881 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-3103
+1 610-266-9235
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Denton, Maryland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Bethlehem Diner served us a two-star food but gave us four-star service. Like many diner divers, we ordered breakfast. My wife's waffle was a bit rubbery in texture. My omelet was overcooked. The home-fries were uninspired and under seasoned. The coffee was reasonably good, but the breakfast meats were lackluster. I'm not sure the Denny's wouldn't have been a... More 

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Thank Ken D
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice find near our hotel. For a simple meal the gyro pita with cole slaw and fries was tasty goodness. For dessert, chocolate ice cream with whip cream and chocolate syrup. Mmm good. Left totally satisfied and ready to relax. Go, try it out.

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Thank DeAnna C
Dover, New Hampshire
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853 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,601 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend needed to go to CVS which was nearby. We decided to have dinner here. It was conveniently just off Airport Road right near Route US 22. The hostess greeted and seated us promptly in a very comfortable booth. Our beverage orders were taken as soon as we got settled. We found several tempting items on the extensive menu... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The choice was between Denny's or the Bethlehem Diner in the same parking lot. The diner had more cars in the lot so that influenced our choice. Should have went to Denny's. We were seated immediately, service was very good. Didn't appreciate the Greek owners speaking Greek while in the middle of the dining room or at the register. Who... More 

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Thank Jeff M
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What more could you ask for from a diner? It's filled with locals and the elderly, only adding to it's charm. Located in the same parking lot as Denny's, this was clearly the right choice. The food came out lightning fast, was warm and scrumptious, all for a very reasonable price. One downside is that the coffee was "weak" for... More 

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San Francisco
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Grumpy manager seated us in nice booth with view of the US22E on ramp. Waitress seemed a bit harried, but tried hard to be friendly. Coffee was weak, even for a classic diner. Hash was a bit soupy, salty and delicious. Poached eggs perfect. Potatoes nicely browned. Slightly soggy Wonderbread style rye toast with packets of jelly--were you expecting anything... More 

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lexington, ma
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Classic 24-hour diner with a menu like an encyclopedia and an incredible pastry case filled with homemade desserts. French toast is made with giant Texas toast and the eggs are super fresh. Waitresses are super sweet, attentive and efficient.

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Thank Maklot25
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stopped here on the recommendation of the hotel staff, so glad they did. The food was very good and the service by KP was exceptional. It was amazing just how fast the food was delivered to our table. KP was a joy to talk with.

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Thank Stephen J
penna.
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Another great meal. Short an sweet never a disappointment. A regular weekly stop . Enjoy the big salad bar!!! A meal in itself

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Budd Lake
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped by for lunch and found the place crowded. The menu was large and there were several specials listed on the board. I got a burger with well done fries and my daughter got a chicken wrap. The coffee was served in a small cup and refills were slow in coming. The burger was plain with tasteless cheddar cheese and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-3103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-266-9235

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