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“Pre-Game Favorite”
Review of grain. - CLOSED

grain.
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$12
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We went to Grain pre-game. We had reservations and were seated immediately. The service was great and attentive. The food was hot and imaginative. We had several small plates and dessert along with craft cocktails. The corn cakes smothered in brisket, caramelized onions, and peppers was outstanding. The pork belly Mac and cheese was terrific. And the banana pudding was sublime. We will definitely return. By the way, there were plenty of vegan/vegetarian options!

Date of visit: February 2018
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1  Thank John Z
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Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thanks for the great review, John!

We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service as well as fresh and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much and that our team took such good care of you. That's what we like to see!

We can't wait to see you again soon so we can share another excellent experience with you! Have a stellar day!

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

In downtown Allentown is tucked a very trendy and fun restaurant called Grain. Walk right in off the sidewalk and you’re greeted by a long brick-walled room with an extensive bar of local drafts. The menu is full of various quirky combinations which all impressed. The bar pretzel has a crunchy outside, pillow-soft interior, and a super mellow grain mustard. Sticking with the mustard theme, I tried out their pork belly Cuban which was a little heavy, but pleasantly filling and sumptuous. If Brianna (sp?) is on as your bartender, you’re in for a treat. She handles a full dining room and bar with ease, keeping an eye on everyone and staying constantly attentive to dirty dishes and empty glasses. I can’t wait to come back again and keep trying the menu!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jordan R
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Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Jordan!

We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to hosting you again soon for another amazing experience!

Have a great day!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

A very unique resturant, many vegetarian options but several meat dishes too. A perfect place for our family. Good was amazing, servings generous, atmosphere eclectic. Several in our party had drinks which were unusual and tasty, my husband had a local brew which he declared "one of the best!" We would definitely go again.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Thank btr2nd
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Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you for the excellent review!

We're delighted to hear that you had such an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our atmosphere and that your meal was delicious! We'd love to host you again soon for more mouthwatering cuisine!

Thanks for sharing and have a lovely day!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We were here for Dinner on a Saturday night. We called a week in advance to make a reservation for 6:30. Then we get a call the day of telling us that we made it for 7 that combined with the hostess telling us to sit over there at that table without walking us over. After that we enjoyed our evening. Meals was ok and drinks weren’t bad.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank RodM441
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Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

We appreciate your feedback, Rod.

We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious food. However, it's unfortunate that your time with us was anything less than perfect. We'll be addressing your concerns with the appropriate members of our team.

We'd love to see you again in the future to share a more positive experience with you.

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

atmosphere is casual, cozy, and small town urban -- bartender was super sweet and talked to us about how she made her whisky-based drink with peanuts, etc. always fun to learn something at the bar!

Date of visit: November 2017
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Thank jc c
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Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thank you for sharing, Jc!

We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at Grain. We're so glad that you loved your meals as well as our cozy and modern atmosphere and that you learned something new about our delicious drinks from your bartender. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious food, so this is fantastic to hear.

We'd love to share another positive, fun experience with you in the future. Have a beautiful day!

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