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P J Whelihan's Pub

4595 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104-9511
(610) 395-2532
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Ranked #62 of 370 Restaurants in Allentown
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a business lunch with a group of 6 on a Friday and enjoyed our experience. The wait staff and hostesses are attractive and friendly. The waitresses would make Hooters management jealous. The place is high energy, full of TV's and the food is great. Our food was hot and quick. Try the French dip.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nothing special. Standard pub fare. Their "world famous wings" were okay. I think the fly buzzing around enjoyed the food more.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We frequent PJ's about once a month to get our wing fix, we love the sweet & sweaty sauce, but really any of their sauces are great too. If you like wings make the stop.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Keep going and spacing my trips about 6 months apart. Unfortunately I am consistently disappointed. My 8 yr old daughter and I stopped for dinner . She had sliders (btw no kids menu), I had wings and the wicked cheesesteak. All food was just ok at best. For a limited menu food should be done right. Our waitress seem very... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you're looking for a quiet, romantic spot, this is NOT it! - Great place for chatting (loudly) with friends... looking around at all the décor, having drinks and light food. My Cha Cha Salad was fresh, but very limited in its non-lettuce toppings. Not worth the $10 price tag. Drinks were cold and tasty. Wait staff was excellent. Lots... More

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Lehigh Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Great time.... Food and service was great, will be back again for the same. Fast menu was accurate with the description of food.

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Manhasset, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We called ahead for the "20" minute wait. It was more like an hour. There were empty tables visible. No place to sit. Noisy. The food wasn't bad, just very ordinary. If you like the noisy, sports bar scene, then you will like this place. We were celebrating 2 birthdays of the 6 of us who were at the table.... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We walked into a small, fairly crowded waiting area with no hostess greeting us or taking our name. We looked at each other and walked into the crowded restaurant with again no hostess stand or hostess/staff greeting us or looking to take names. I approached the first server I saw and asked where do we put our name in? She... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Family and I stopped. Good food, quick stop. Typical sports bar- pretty large menu- bison burger was good I'd recommend it.

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Reading PA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I have visited other PJ Whelihans in the area, all are excellent. This one though seems to be in an old house that has never been remodeled and apparently is too small for the area it is in. Upon arrival we were told 20 minutes for our party of 7 so we waited in the cold crowded area near the... More

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