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Baltimore, Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Washington, NJ
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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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101 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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305 reviews 305 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 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 

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Breinigsville, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
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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.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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 

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Western Massachusetts
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 

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Boston, MA
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61 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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 

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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

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