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The Wooden Match

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61 West Lehigh Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
AC during musikfest.

Staff is both friendly and attractive. Food, ok. Best place to chill during the heat. I would recommend it to anyone

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
John M
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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places for kicked up grub and relaxing with a great cigar. My favorite place to treat myself to something special.

Thank Marc M
Lehigh Valley, Pa
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a happy hour type function. The servers were spot on and very nice. I know its a cigar bar but even still, it was really smoky with only a few people so I cant imagine it full. The food was ok, nothing amazing. Tap beers all unusual brands, not much main stream. The patio looks nice overlooking the... More 

Thank lmw9767
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Staff is both friendly and attractive. Food, ok. Best place to chill during the heat. I would recommend it to anyone

Thank John M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We sat outside just as the band was getting ready to play for our late lunch. Our meals were good but average. The building is an old train station so I found that interesting. If you eat inside, remember it is a cigar bar. I would only go back there if it was for an event.

Thank CSCfromPA
Columbus, Ohio
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

First time at this restaurant. Nice outside venue and beer selection is good. It ends there. The onion soup was okay, but certainly nothing to write home about. The Reuben sandwich as not only greasy, but the first time I have ever had tough and stringy meat. Was not good. Don't waste your money.

Thank Freqtrvlrdrc
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Meal was a sandwich so i cant say it was awesome. I liked that you could smoke inside - its a cigar bar so don't go if you don't like to be around smoke. Good drinks. Loved the building though - old train station.

Thank thom b
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I went with a big group of people to the Wooden Match on New Years Eve. The atmosphere was nice, and charming. We were seated in the basement in an area designed for bigger groups. There was probably about 15 of us. The staff was kind, and the place nice but almost all of our food was cool. The coffee... More 

Thank BL-Review
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Just read the kids were not welcome post, this is a cigar bar..... So common sense says leave the kids home. Anyway went there last night with some friends, and much to our surprise the food was awesome. I can only hope my wasteline will stay put as I will be back very soon and often

1 Thank Missnmikea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My boyfriend and I came to The Wooden Match while he was on a work trip. Stopped for dinner and a cigar. It was a Tuesday evening with several patrons at the bar but the basement dining was empty so we had the place to ourselves. The atmosphere was really cool being in an old stone trail depot. The staff... More 

1 Thank Mktreach102
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I'll start by saying most of the food was good, but the service was the worst I have ever experienced. I am not one to typically complain, but it was pathetic. Came here for restaurant week with another couple (4 people total) and ordered off the pre fixe menu...it took over 3 hours for us to get served our 3... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 West Lehigh Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 610-865-1777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: American


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