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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 11
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  • 3
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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
Great reliable place to stop!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
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Clinton, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Diners are quintessential American culture. Employees are often family even if they are not related. The good ones care about their customers and the food they serve. Chris's Family Restaurant is my local diner, an excellent example of this. Great food, great staff.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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150 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My partner and I have been several times to Chris's Family Restaurant to be pleasantly surprised on the offerings, lunchtime specials, and quick service during the lunch hours. If you are close by, stop in and enjoy.

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Orefield, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We go here about every week and could probably get something different each time. Extremely nice decor for a diner. Extremely friendly wait staff. I don't know what we'd do without Chris'!

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Legnano, Italy
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stayed across the street at the Holiday Inn Express, but wanted something more substantial for breakfast than the free breakfast offered by the hotel. We also wanted something hot. The menu is extensive and you can probably get anything you want. I had the chipped beef on toast. Now no one ever orders this at home, and most people... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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162 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What can be said about a diner that hasn't already been said. Good food at a cheap price point. Its always the case. The staff was typical for a diner experience as well. I'm not sure how to successfully rate a diner, other than to say they have basically everything under the sun to eat and all the prices are... More 

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Allentown,PA
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went for dinner- soup was salty, chicken was dry and rice was tasteless. Waitress was pleasant though. Superior in Emmaus is way better if you want a tasty diner meal.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have been here many times and always had a great meal. creamed chipped beef is one of our favorite's. It is really hard to find good consistent diner food and we will continue to return. The staff are always friendly and welcoming.

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Melbourne, Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was the worst food we've ever had. But the parking lot is full to capacity all the time! In 80 years my husband has never left food on his plate. He ordered baked stuffed haddock, and got a small, flat piece of fish that was stuck to the plate. He took two bites and stopped because it was so... More 

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

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  • 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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