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Grille 3501

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3501 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104-5930
610-706-0100
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't Forget Your Wallet

If you have the misfortune to be seated in "the tunnel area" , as did we, (located upon entrance to the right of a small bar and high tops, consisting of seven or eight tables along the wall), you may have to endure extremely loud patrons whose conversation and thunderous laughter resonate off the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Irishcoast
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Based on other recommendations here, we decided to try out Grille 3501 during a trip to Allentown, and we're very glad we did. Everything on the menu sounded delightful, so we opted to have a couple of appetizers each instead of ordering an entree. We were hoping to save room for dessert, but that wound up being wishful thinking on... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

If you have the misfortune to be seated in "the tunnel area" , as did we, (located upon entrance to the right of a small bar and high tops, consisting of seven or eight tables along the wall), you may have to endure extremely loud patrons whose conversation and thunderous laughter resonate off the walls. We asked to be moved;... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

lunch on a weekday. excellent service, nice atmosphere, and very good food. Shrimp bisque was excellent, and crab cake sandwich good. definitely would return.

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Hampton, Tennessee
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

A couple of friends and hotel staff recommended this wonderful restaurant. I had the scallops which were amazing. Sweet and buttery with a perfectly seared exterior and a soft and supple interior. A perfect texture combination for scallops. I was very pleased. Others in my team had the duck, filet, ribs, and grouper. All reported the food was delectable. Will... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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195 reviews 195 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This place has been revamped from an 'old school' local restaurant to a new trendy bar restaurant. The patio space will be great in warm weather (we went in the cold unfortunately!). The interior looks amazing and the drink menu was fantastic!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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122 reviews 122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

With the addition of "The Loft" you now have two great venues to select. The Loft is an indoor/outdoor space with a happening bar. The original restaurant remains elegant and a bit more quiet. Same great appetizers, food & wine in each. Enjoy

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food -- and great atmosphere both in the original restaurant bar and the new loft area -- Food is fabulous. My favorite place to dine!!

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Nazareth, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It had been years since I visited Grille 3501. Their new loft area is beautiful and feels like it should be located on a mountain top at a ski resort! The drinks were delicious and the bartender was incredibly friendly. We ate in the older part of the restaurant that feels dated compared to the loft dining area. Food was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We sat in the Loft...very nice Summer or Winter. We had apps which were very nice. Calamari with a chili sauce, yum. For my main dish I had fish and it was dry. Not one to complain but for the high prices I deemed it necessary. I told the waitress for informational and improvement feedback. She was a but smug... More 

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Allentown
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Due to its deserved success over the past few years, the 3501 recently expanded to accommodate more diners. A much-needed second floor was added as well as outdoor tables. Appetizers are around $12 and entrees around $35, for which you get top-notch service and an excellent meal. The atmosphere is warm and inviting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3501 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104-5930
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 610-706-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?