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Bethlehem Brew Works

569 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5810
610-882-1300
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Ranked #26 of 316 Restaurants in Bethlehem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Established on April 15, 1998 by the Fegley Family, the Bethlehem Brew Works successfully captured the essence of Bethlehem’s steel industry in a 250 seat brewpub. Accompanying the handcrafted beers brewed right in the restaurant is a full bar specializing in single malt scotches, small batch bourbons, and specialty martinis.
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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Over priced appetizers, mediocre food, and really not all that great of beer. Yard of Ale on main street in Stroudsburg is far better, nicer atmosphere, friendlier staff, a larger beer selection, and better prices. Just all around a mediocre experience. Also my 18 dollar scotch had a chunk of something floating in it. Really? Come on now!

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was my fourth time to the Bethlehem Brew Works. I keep thinking I'll find a food appetizer or entree. I never did. The food is hugely mediocre. As for the beer, some is pretty tasty, The one I like the most, bourbon barrel brewed, is almost always unavailable. And that was my list time to the Brew Works.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hummus plate was bland. The pita bread was underbaked and doughy with paprika thrown all over it. The olive scoop hadn't flavor. The chopped Brussels sprout salad had way too much red onion. The waitress offered tortilla chips in place of the bread and another sever brought out chips that were crumbs from the bottom of the bag. I couldn't... More

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were in the area for a figure skating competition last Saturday and stopped here for a late lunch between my daughter's events. The restaurant is in a nice location but there is limited parking. The atmosphere is casual and family friendly at least during the day. It's near a college and I was told by a local that it... More

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Welland, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great place. Have the 5 beer sampler to get the true taste of variety brewed right here. The food is fantastic, well priced. Nothing to dislike about this place.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We love downtown Bethlehem and always stop when we go to the Sands casino for a mini-get-a-way. Never had a bad meal or a beer we didn't love. The boom boom shrimp are awesome - spicy but delicious and the burgers are great.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have a good understanding of beer and while I have had some good beers here,I have yet to have a great beer here yet. Excellent location, walking distance from many other restaurants in downtown Bethlehem. Food is just ok and I feel overpriced. I would much prefer to eat at one of the close upscale places and have a... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been a mug club member since the day it started. I keep going back to the BBW for the good food, great beer, and a helpful, friendly staff.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very Loud, but expected. Service poor. Their famous fries came out cold and after the third try we left. My chicken sandwich was good thats why I gave this place average on the food.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

It is a pub and usually I don't go to pubs but here it is different, the food is very nice, organic options and sustainable food in a brewery, can you believe it? The beer is excellent and they have a great selection. Try their fries, not the handcut but their "city fries", they taste yummy. Also try the calamari... More

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Additional Information about Bethlehem Brew Works

Address: 569 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5810
Phone Number: 610-882-1300
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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