We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 370 Allentown Restaurants

Damascus Restaurant

449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
610-432-2036
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Write a Review

26 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    19
    5
    2
    0
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I always have to visit Damascus restaurant whenever I am in Allentown. Their selection of Mediterranean type salads are unbelievable. The grandma's tomato salad, cabbage salad, mushroom salad, potato salad, tabbouleh are always delicious and fresh. This visit I only had four salads, pita bread and a yogurt drink.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food at Damascus is always great! I ordered the cabbage salad and grandma to make the salad. We shared all of those. Very fresh. High quality ingredients. We had an appetizer of hummus with some type of ground beef which was season on top. Serve with pita bread. Two of us had the kafta sandwich served on pita .... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Fort Collins, Colorado
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Damascus' tag line is "Food so good you'll think we stole your mother". Well my mother didn't cook much Syrian food. and certainly not this good - so I think it goes the other way. You know it is fresh and homemade as you can watch your food being prepared by mother - and father - in the back... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Breinigsville, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My family loves Syrian food and Damascus is the answer. Lunch or dinner every month for many years. Myself find the Kofta Kebab platter with a unique taste

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a great meal with 6 friends at the Damascus restaurant. Food and service was very good. Prices are reasonable. Value was outstanding. We will be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We started to visit this restaurant three years ago during our ski trip to Blue Mountain. We found a hidden gem. All of the food is exceptional. We enjoy the fried zucchini, hummus, falafel appetizers and kabob and malfoof platters. The restaurant caters to children as well. Make room for desert. The chocolate baklava is heavenly. This is by far... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Western Massachusetts
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

In Allentown for business and wanted to go somewhere off the beaten path. We found this little local restaurant around...well...nothing. But the waitresses were very friendly and the food was great. I had the fried cauliflower appetizer and a falafel sandwich and my associate had the moussaka. Both were well prepared and very tasty. If you're a vegetarian (as I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Damascus is an unprepossessing neighborhood middle-eastern restaurant with really great food. It's in an ordinary residential neighborhood with no decor inside worth noting, but we had one of the best middle-eastern meals we've ever eaten. Portions were large, the vegetable dishes were especially good -- the fried zucchini, for example, came as little slices of zucchini with no breading in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Schnecksvill, PA
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I have tried another Middle Eastern restaurant in the Lehigh Valley that I feel has much better tasting food and quality. The classic Middle Eastern dishes just weren't as good as at the other restaurant I go to often. For example; the hummus, tabouli, babba, just weren't as good. The meat dishes weren't as tasty either. The restaurant decor is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

grandma's tomato salad is awesome. try the pickled turnips. they will surprise you. omg, taboulli is so fresh and tasty. their motto is "so good, you'll think we stole your mother". if that were true, they would be serving pierogies instead LOL!!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Damascus Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Damascus Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Damascus Restaurant

Address: 449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
Phone Number: 610-432-2036
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown

Do you own or manage Damascus Restaurant?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing