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Pistachio Bar & Grille

341 South Ceder Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103-3600
(610) 435-7007
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The facility is attractive but that is the end of the positive review. Very pricey for the caliber of food. Interesting menu but poorly executed. If you do have a complaint, don't ask for the owner, he can be arrogant.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Overpriced considering the small portions. Food was tasty, but come on! The place is far from romantic. It is in a small strip mall. The wait staff could be better; they are friendly but they should have accepted my statement that I am not an alcohol drinker especially at noon. We won't go back.

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and the martinis. The veggie sampler was a total rip off. $20 led us to believe it would have been a generous portion, but not so. And being that tomatoes are in season, it was shameful to put pale tomatoes, like what we see in the winter, on our $20 platter. No one even touched them. Our... More

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Philadelphia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Stopped in with a friend for dinner. The martinis were good and the menu had a lot of variety. The service, however, was spotty at best. It would be nice if I didn't have to hold a glass aloft over my head to finally get the waitress' attention. I ordered a tuna special and, while it looked appealing, it was... More

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washington dc
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have been going to Allentown for the Drum Corp event for 24 years and always struggle to find a decent non chain restaurant. We discovered Pistachio's about 10 years ago and we keep coming back. Their happy hour is a great deal--granted you have to sit at the bar to get the discounted prices--and the menu has tons of... More

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Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I have enjoyed cocktails and apps. here in the past but have never been overwhelmed with the dinner selection.........until now! A last minute, late night decision brought my wife and I here at 9:30 on a Sat. eve. Not only was the outdoor service extremely cordial, my entrée was exceptional! A half of chicken served over pasta with shrimp, Andouille... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Really don't understand the complaints here, this place is easily one of the better eateries in this food forgotten Valley we call home. Very well prepared, imaginative dishes, presented well. Yes, I'm sure to the Buffalo wing crowd it's over priced, but for those looking for something not TGI Fridays, it's actually a little gem. I guess we've been lucky... More

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Allentown PA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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