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Chris's Family Restaurant

American, Diner
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5635 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104-9383
610-395-9252
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 12
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  • 3
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, good service, great desserts.

This is another diner that I always visit when I'm in Allentown. It's a favorite of mine at 2AM when I have worked late and need some breakfast. They have a huge menu with options for everyone. Plenty of drinks and fruit choices. Pretty much everything is always available. I didn't like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is another diner that I always visit when I'm in Allentown. It's a favorite of mine at 2AM when I have worked late and need some breakfast. They have a huge menu with options for everyone. Plenty of drinks and fruit choices. Pretty much everything is always available. I didn't like the Black Diamond steak but I'm from Nebraska... More 

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Legnano, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This place was across the street from the Holiday Inn Express. The staff was very nice to us and we were seated immediately. It was a Saturday night about 7:30 and there was still alot of room in the place. The waitress was efficient, kept the water glass full and stopped by and asked if we needed anything several times.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were staying across the street at the Holiday Inn on our way to Dorney Park and read the reviews online and decided to give them a shot. Our waitress was very accomodating and the food was superb! We are from Northern NJ where food is great and were not expecting Italian dishes like the Chicken Marsala and Seafood Alfredo... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our first visit to Chris' Family Restaurant was average . The food was good, and the menu had a nice variety to choose from. The waitress was not very friendly at all and rudely told us she had to take someone else's order before ours. I understand if we were not next, but I feel she could've said it nicer.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My family visited this restaurant because it was located across the street from our hotel. We went over after a long day at the amusement park so it was rather late. The waitress seated us immediately and took our orders. We were a party of 11 but she didn't mind. Our food came out quickly and everything was delicious. We... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just had breakfast here recently with a friend. We came right before work on a weekday around 7:45am. It wasn't too crowded but noticeably busier than other places I've been to at this time. It's a nice place and pretty easy to get to, right off Tilghman St. I had the pepperoni and mozzarella omelet with egg whites and my... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Don't miss this cute diner. The food is delicious and served with a smile. The eggs Benedict was spot on.

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Coopersburg,PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great food and service! Chile omlete not to be missed. Great place to go for comfort food and a good cup of coffee!

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Clinton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The breakfast menu offers a lot of variety and choices. The portions are big and the food was delivered to the table hot. It tasted wonderful! The waitress was very friendly and offered excellent service. The parking lot was full when we arrived so the locals must agree! This restaurant is a definite must for breakfast!

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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great food, we have never been disappointed. They especially have excellent breakfast, but we have eaten their for lunch and dinner which has always been good. Affordable prices. Large menu to choose from.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5635 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104-9383
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 610-395-9252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner

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