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Pistachio Bar & Grille

341 South Ceder Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103-3600
(610) 435-7007
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Ranked #106 of 369 restaurants in Allentown
Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, Pizza, Californian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Allentown PA
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This is still one of the only unique place w/in Five miles of suburbia, but if that's the case, Why such lousy service? Why small bread servings? Why huge prices for salads? The drinks are good, and the salad offerings are unique, I'll admit, but I have to blow my budget to eat there. Try the half salads. Introduce yourself... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I honestly have only one good thing to say about this overpriced, bad attitude server, abomination of wait time and overall BAD experience of an Anniversary dinner, was that the food itself was very good. If you could take the food out of these surroundings, I think it would have been a real winner. Oh, and by the way, why... More

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Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our go to place for business lunches - the high backed booths make conversations more private and the noise levels helps too. They really need some sound absorbing materials throughout the restaurant. Love their signature salad! Salad greens always fresh and clean. Specials are always interesting and presented beautifully.

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Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice place. Good service. Interesting, tasty menu. 'Hands on' owner watching and insuring things go smoothly. Close to my home. Would eat there again.

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New York, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I feel like occassionally I see reviews that pan this restaurant, and I honestly have no idea why. The food is consistently excellent, fresh, and always tasty. Their salad, pizzas, appetizers are truly delectable, and the choices are fantastic. My children LOVE it here, b/c of the fresh greens, mediterranean choices (aka HUMMUS, Tzatziki, etc.), and it's just plan good.... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Rude manager. Don't bother. Very arrogant. Their fried food is always covered in oil and service is awful and inconsistent.

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Allentown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Pistachio's is one of the few independent restaurants in the West End of Allentown. We enjoy the hubbub on a Friday night. LOTS of selections on the menu, and we're never disappointed with the food. We especially like their pasta entrees.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Pistachio's is a girls night go to for me! We love their menu, however our significant others do not. Think more salads and specialty pizzas then burger joint. The food is always good and happy hour is a fun atmosphere.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is one of my least favorite restaurants in Allentown, It has a very active crowded bar. The ceilings are very high as in a warehouse making it very loud and difficult to have a conversation. The restaurant reeks of garlic. The owner is publicly rude and disrespectful to his staff.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We have eaten both lunch and dinner at Pistachio and have enjoyed their food. Something on their menu for everyone. Good selection, with daily specials. We have taken our out of town visitors here and would recommend it for either lunch or dinner.

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