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“Foodie Delight!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grille 3501

Grille 3501
3501 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104-5930
610-706-0100
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Ranked #14 of 376 Restaurants in Allentown
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Foodie Delight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Have been to this restaurant for lunch on 4 other occasions and always enjoyed the meal. This time we celebrated our friend's retirement and had dinner. Great meal! Had the Andouille with Bean Soup, which was delicious, and the fork-tender veal medallions served with a wine reduction, herb gnocchi and asparagus ($27)...beautiful presentation. Soup of the day was an Andouille with Bean, which was excellent, as well. The meal had ample proportions for the price and I had no room for dessert. As an FYI, all courses are a la carte. The wine list is very good, too.

Compliments to the chef!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Allentown
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Perhaps the best food in Allentown”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Food is always good, if a little pretentious. The ambiance is not what I expect from a restaurant serving this quality of food

Visited June 2013
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Iselin, New Jersey, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Have heard great things about grill 3501”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I have never been here but my daughter and son in law who live in the Lehigh valley always go here for special occasions. My daughter always tells me I would love it here since I love fine dining restaurants .she has told me the tuna is great here and she always raves about the martinis,a great martini is hard to find and she says the dirty martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives r great.

Visited April 2013
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Bethlehem
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Nothing Extraordinary. Way overpriced. Not worth it.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

My husband and I had dinner at 3501 for the first and final time on 05/13/2013. Service was excellent. My husband loved his rack of lamb. My prime rib was well cooked and the accompanied sides were delicious and cooked to perfection but the sauce it was drowning in was way too sweet and distracting. The "soup of the day" was supossedly mushroom but tasted l like luke warm skim milk with a few out of place carrots floating in it and tasteless. The only salad on the menu for nut allergy sufferers is the "Ceasar" which would have been good had the chef any knowledge of what ceasar dressing chould taste like. It was totally overdressed with what simply tasted like mayonaise. Salad extremely disappointing, soggy and flavorless with the exception of a delicious "parmesean crisp" which was the only thing on it with flavor. The manager was very nice and took it off our bill. I have no desire to return however and would not recommend this place to anyone really, especially for the price. I would much sooner recommend MOLINARI'S or KOME

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Wow.. feels like NYC in Allentown”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Wonderful interior, service, food and signature cocktails! Be sure and have the crab spring rolls and crunchy asparagus with any of the martinis listed. Lamb or scallop entrees are to die for....go with server recommendations for sure. We will be back very soon... as the final piece de resistance was the Caramel tart with sea salt ice cream.. amazing.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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