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449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
610-432-2036
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
THE BEST is all I can say

This is an old world family run restaurant. The food is authentic and delicious. If you are looking for a great simple place to get great Greek food this is the place. Don't expect anything fancy. This is all about the food. Parking may be an issue as this is located in a residential neighborhood... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
shash48
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is an old world family run restaurant. The food is authentic and delicious. If you are looking for a great simple place to get great Greek food this is the place. Don't expect anything fancy. This is all about the food. Parking may be an issue as this is located in a residential neighborhood in Allentown.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It was a nice surprise when I was told we would be dining at Damascus. I didn't have any expectations, and am very particular of the fattoush! (I have a loyalty to one in the area). So I didn't expect to love it so much. The fattoush was so refreshing and I would be happy to order it again! I... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Everything about this restaurant is pleasing. The food is absolutely authentic and refined. BYOB allows you to pair food with your favorite beverage. The service is friendly and attentive. Their appetizers are amazing and their platters are delicious. Finish up with some Turkish coffee. I've lived in Allentown most of my life and since I moved to DC have found... More 

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The lamb here is so succulent and tasty, I've never had better. Home-made desserts, are fresh and delicious. All the sides: arnabit, babganoush and fatoush salad are really good too. All this plus BYOB! This is a casual "mom + pop" small restaurant where you will find yourself at home and well fed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Only my second visit there. But this time tried many different foods since I was there with a lot of family members. Had a lot of appetizers. Liked most of them. Next time I would try a meal. My family who live there frequent the place.

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had been told by a Palestinian friend, that there were several very good Middle Eastern restaurants in Allentown, PA. The only problem was I neglected to get the names of those restaurants. We were going to be in the area, so I looked up several and Damascus seemed to be a good choice. It was a Friday night and... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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.

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Durham, North Carolina
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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 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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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 

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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
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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