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Wert's Cafe

515 N 18th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5018
610-439-0951
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English first
Golden, CO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not only are the burgers great, but you can get fried vegetables. A true cholesterol orgy! The basket of fried onion rings is not to be missed. This is my favorite place to eat in Allentown, especially on a Monday when the burgers are available for a reduced price.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went here after hearing raves about their burgers. Glad to see they do make a great burger. Ours were both prepared as ordered with fresh ingredients and had a great taste. Service also could not have been better. The menu also has a very varied selection so most anyone will be able to find something they like. Recommend for a... More

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Wilmington DE, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you're heading north to escape the heat, make a stop at Wert's. Terrific roast beef sandwiches (lean, thin sliced, piled nicely), and if it's summer, go for the strawberry shortcake. Served in a bowl, with a base of vanilla ice cream, then shortcake on top, and lots of strawberrys on and around the shortcake. Must be seen to be... More

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PA
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182 reviews 182 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

FANTASTIC Burgers and great service. Definitely a locals place, and has a nice feel. Pics of the family on the walls. It's not fancy, more of a friendly diner style. Prices are reasonable. I had soup and a wonderful hand made burger and could not finish the meal. The onion rings are a local favorite. I'll be honest and say... More

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a cool little place with great food. Went with friends who are locals. Got the onion rings which are really onion straws. Little greasy but good tasting. Wasn't impressed with the chicken wings as the breading wouldn't stick. I had the Wert's Burger which was excellent. I love my burgers stuffed. Desserts were huge and great tasting. Couldn't... More

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Allentown, PA
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204 reviews 204 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We always look forward to a welcoming, caring staff whenever we visit Wert's. They seem to be a part of the family that has been operating this restaurant for many, many years. They make you feel like you are a valued client..........and their feelings are sincere. As for the food..............we have had everything from their "famous" onion rings & burgers... More

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Alburtis
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Every year my four friends & I celebrate our birthdays together. The birthday person chooses a restaurant . My girlfriend chose Wert's, she has lived in PA her entire life & has frequently eaten there. I was very pleased with her choice& loved the history this restaurant has. The waitress was very pleasant & on the ball. I ordered the... More

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Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Werts makes a great burger and one of my favorite parts, if you order it medium rare or rare, thats how it is cooked and served! A lot of places overcook their burgers. NOT Werts! Onion straws are delicious as well, and are served as a massive basket.... definitely not a single serving. Soups are delicious and they have numerous... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I live within blocks of this establishment and I have heard good things about this place. So on a Monday night, I decided to take my daughter out to Wert's. We ordered burgers as they have specials on Mondays. I was a bit disappointed that they don't substitute fries for their onion straws. My daughter's burger was cooked as ordered,... More

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Stroudsburg, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We've been eating here for the past several years. Of late the quality of the food is slipping. Too much salt in everything; and the cream soups are nowhere near as good, now, as they used to be. (Too much corn starch and not enough - Ahh, I think it's called - milk.) The burgers are still some of the... More

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