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Chris's Family Restaurant

5635 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104-9383
610-395-9252
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Ranked #45 of 371 Restaurants in Allentown
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Palm Coast, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Okay, I can't say enough about this place. It's right across the road from the Best Western Plus. We had breakfast there 3 times. Everything was simply perfect. Chris has a chocolate fudge cake that is HEAVEN. Baklava was simply delicious. We had gyros and chef's salad. Just wonderful. Service was very attentive and even better, are the prices. Keeping... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great food and many choices. Servers were very attentive and always friendly. Owner is Greek, they had a nice choice of Greek food, too, in addition to all the usual diner comfort foods. Good choice of delicious healthy salads, too. Really something for everyone. Great chocolate cake!!! Open 24/7. Highly recommend!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This diner definitely has that feel of a good ole diner you'd see in a horror movie off the side of the road you'd run into for help only to find out It's owned by the killers family...Lol! No really the Food was great the service was good! Would definitely eat there again!

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I've been to Chris's a few times and to be honest, it is very hit-or-miss. Some days it is fantastic. The food comes out piping hot, within a few minutes of ordering regardless of the crowd. Other days I've been there when it's nearly empty and had to wait an hour for my food! I can't say it is bad,... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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