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Bellissimo Ristorante

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1243 W Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18102-2135 (N Jefferson Street)
610-770-7717
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Great Value for Good Italian Food-Service was Superb

We went on a Friday night prior to a show at the Civic Theatre. I saw fellow reviewer's comments on service and can only say, that was not our experience. We were seated promptly (without reservations) and our waiter, "Freddy", was there in a minute. He did the beverage solicitation and our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2014
LVWanderer
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Manhasset, New York
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were a party of 10. We were told that separate checks, or even 2 checks would not be possible. The orders got messed up, food was delivered unevenly. When the check came, we divided it and then were told that some of the wines had been left off. The waitress grabbed the check and presented another one. This precipitated... More 

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Lumberton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love going to bellissimo's. We love their food. Whenever we have guests from out of town we take them here. Never disappointed. Garlic rolls are #1. Plenty of food for lunch the next day. Every pasta dish we've tried was good. Hubby especially enjoyed the eggplant rolatini.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I live very near by this restaurant. They server excellent Italian fare better than most. But the last TWO times I visited this restaurant, the service was horrible. We went two weeks ago, when there was a large party of 15 or so. We waited nearly an hour for our food, which finally arrived grossly undercooked. We spoke with the... More 

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Canaan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Though we live in northern New England, my wife and I have dined more than a dozen times at Bellissimo, sometimes just for the two of us, or with a group. When we visit Allentown, we always dine there. The garlic rolls are to kill for! The food is excellent. The wine list is very reasonable but not fancy. The... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed in town for the weekend after coming in from NJ for a concert. Last night happened to be Valentines Day 2015. We had no plans for dinner and no reservations. We rode by this restaurant. It looked inviting so we stopped in. Unfortunately for us they were jam packed full with reservations and we couldnt get a table.... More 

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Alvarado, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

After reading some of the reviews, I was hesitant to go. But a few coworkers at the plant I was visiting recommended I go. I can't judge the experiences of others, but the service was great for my visit. The staff was helpful and knowledgable and I never had to wait for anything, other than for dinner to settle for... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went on a Friday night prior to a show at the Civic Theatre. I saw fellow reviewer's comments on service and can only say, that was not our experience. We were seated promptly (without reservations) and our waiter, "Freddy", was there in a minute. He did the beverage solicitation and our drinks arrived in less than 3 minutes. We... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

OK, first time in Allentown, with a buddy on business and we agree on not wanting to eat in hotels. We roamed around near the center, and came across Bellissimo. Looked good, we went in. We got a non-greeting by someone, possibly the owner, whose cool, non-caring response to our arrival made me want to turn around, it was that... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Wewe walked into the restaurant on 12/31/2013 at approx 845pm. After being sat at a table we waited about 20min not one single person came over to us. The owner made his rounds..not even once looking our direction. Waitors and waitresses were going to every table around us..boxing up leftovers..giving out checks..collecting money but not one person came to ask... More 

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were there for dinner. There was empty table, but nobody was cleaning it up. Waited forever to get a table. When we sit down, no waitor came by and asked anything. Evetyone seemed so busy doing something. Finally we orderded and the food was goood. Maybe next time we will try a little earlier.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1243 W Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18102-2135
    (N Jefferson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 610-770-7717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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