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Allentown Brew Works

812 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101
(610) 433-7777
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Ranked #21 of 371 Restaurants in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brew Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Allentown Brew Works is housed inside the historic Harold’s Furniture Building at 812 West Hamilton Street. Years in the making, the Allentown restaurant and brewery are part of the continuing vision of the Fegley family that established the original Bethlehem Brew Works in 1998.Proud to be part of the resurging downtown, the 400 seat restaurant is a testament to the vibrant heartbeat that thrives in this “Queen City.”
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We made reservations for Friday night when the PPL Center opened. I would suggest doing that if you are going to an event because there are not many places to eat downtown and you may find you will not get a table if you don't. We had a reservation for 5 but got there 20 minutes early. They seated us... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We were in town for an event at the PPL Center across the street. We had reservations but they were clearly overwhelmed by those who made reservations and those who casually stopped in before the show. We waited an hour and a half and got only our drinks and what looked like 1/2 of the appetizer we ordered. When we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Place looked nice. Ordered the pulled pork. Was nothing special but the most disappointing thing was that for $8.95 there could not have been more than 3 tbls of meat on the sandwich. Left and got a snack. We had a party of 12 and most were not impressed

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great beer and the best French onion and beer cheese soup around. Highly recommend. also must try the pumpkin seasonal beer if travelling in the fall.

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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We love visiting different microbreweries and were excited based on reviews we had read about Allentown Brew Works. The beer did not disappoint! We each ordered a different beer and sampled a few different. I would highly recommend trying their sampler, I feel it would be well worth the price. The price of food and appetizers are directly in line... More

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We loved our vegan falafel pita and our blackened salmon. Their blueberry belch brew was awesome! Our service was perfect and the whole staff was super hospitable. Would definitely go back, if in the area.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The burger was good and I liked the atmosphere. Our waitress was AWOL during the meal and the fries were underdone. I had the sampler and the house beers were just okay. I wish we would have been able to try more of their beers on the sampler as they had some interesting looking ones.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Excellent staff. Food hot and fresh. Beer cold and delicious. Best tarter sauce I've ever had with the fish and chips. Desert enormous and tasty.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Try their beer sampler - 6 glasses (5.5oz each). 4 of the 5 glasses are their house specials with 2 optionals to be chosen from a list of around 10. 2 out of those 4 are good (first is the best and last is the worst) Make sure you choose 'Hopster' from the optionals. This is the best one. Avoid... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The restaurant has a good atmosphere and great beer! All sorts of food to try. The wings are small but everything else seemed delicious. The pretzal appetizers were amazing!

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