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Paese Mio

6561 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18106-9322
610-481-0400
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Ranked #23 of 370 restaurants in Allentown
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you like really good Italian food you should try this place. It's not much to look at from the outside, in fact you won't even know it's there unless your really looking for it. They have specials every night and their outstanding. They are a bit pricey but really good quality. They also sell pizza for eat in or... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food is still better than average, but I am afraid they are pricing themselves out of business. Has been pretty slow, although might be due to summer.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I hesitated writing this review as I am being selfish and don't want too many people to find this place! However, that would just be wrong -- to not share with others so they can experience this fine restaurant. My husband and I have been going here on a somewhat regular basis; we got tired of the chain Italian restaurants... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I and another couple ate at Paese Mio on a recent Friday evening. The weather was pleasant and we sat outside. We did not have a reservation and our wait time was approximately 15 minutes during which time we were served fresh garlic knots and a free glass of wine by the owner. Two of us ordered... More

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New York
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We found this place a few years ago when we were coming back from a trip and needed a placed to stop. We checked Tripadvisor and on the basis of reviews decided to stop in and were glad we did. This was our first chance to come back and happily nothing has changed. This small neighborhood gem is terrific. Staff... More

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Tamaqua, PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am not quick to give an excellent rating, but this comes close - what drops it below the bar also adds to its charm and character, which is its unassuming exterior and interior. Not all restaurants need be 5 star to be excellent and it goes without saying that not all 5 star rated restaurants deserve the rating but... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I have a group of friends who meet monthly for dinner and will go to a place when someone suggests a restaurant. This past dinner we went to Paese Mio, an Italian Restaurant. The restaurant is very busy, a lot of people picking up Pizza. Parking is sometimes a problem. They do have excellent garlic knots that are served while... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a party of 12 for our son's first communion luncheon, and everyone in our party commented that the food was very good. The service was very good also. We do frequent Paese Mio and it is always a positive dining experience.

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Small family owned Italian restaurant. Parking lot was packed at 7:30 pm on a Thursday in April, a good sign. No wait to be seated. I had the Pasta Primavera. Lots of fresh veggies: mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, eggplant, red and yellow peppers, broccoli and garlic, all in a nice light red sauce. Excellent! My spouse had the homemade cheese... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We went to Paese Mio as a party of five in December. The weather was bad and we were looking for something closeby. The food was fantastic and they even had complimentary wine. The decor was quite nice, although maybe a little too much fake greenery throughout the restaurant, which is a total dust collector. The dining room is small... More

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