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Chris's Family Restaurant

5635 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104-9383
610-395-9252
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Ranked #50 of 369 restaurants in Allentown
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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49 reviews from our community

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English first
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is your average diner. I sometimes go here for breakfast when I 'm in the mood for pancakes. They make a really good coconut pancake. All their pancakes are good but those are my favorite. The prices are reasonable, typical for diners in the area.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great menu, lots of options, usually very busy. Worthwhile wait, and food is almost always very good. Just cant pick waitresses, as most are very good, but a few make the visit less than worth it.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Got to my hotel around 10 and was starving. Figured since it was across the street I'd give it a try. Typical diner, nothing fancy. Had the bacon cheeseburger with fries. Don't know if it was because I was hungry, but it was really good. Thing was pretty big, enough for my wife to have a few bites.

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Pawnee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Went to this restaurant last night with my husband and parents. It was very clean and the service was good. I had the cheeses teak quesadilla and it was very good. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meals. I was impressed with the variety of food available on their menu.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When driving up to it my first impression was that it was a restaurant, but once walking in it was a dinner. The staff was fussing with each other because a person was given a larger table then she had and was mad that she was not given the chance to work together on it. The grilled Ham and cheese... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have eaten at this local restaurant plenty of times. This morning, however is the LAST. I met my mom there for breakfast (we do this once a month - first time here) and we were rushed and treated with bad attitudes. We were rushed when we first got there and then forgotten about when we both wanted some more... More

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Coon Rapids, MN
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Excellent food and large variety. Very good service. Nice to have a local restaurant rather than a chain.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Barb and I looked online at their menu, and since we had our 3 grand daughters with us, it was a perfect choice. I will explain that later. With the three young girls, from 3 to 6 years of age, we arrived at 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening. We were greeted inside, and told them we had a party of 5.... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Getting together with friends to exchange Christmas gifts. I had pancakes. The serving was good, also had coffee. Service was good, friendly waitress. My friends had different platters, all with no complaints. Enjoyed the get together.

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Schnecksville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Chris's Family Restaurant has excellent breakfasts. my favorite are the pecan pancakes, but the apple pancakes are second. There are many other choices, love them all.

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