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“Good food, bad personalities” 2 of 5 stars
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Oliver Shakewell's
1869 S 4th St, Allentown, PA 18103-4969
610-797-1924
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“Good food, bad personalities”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I enjoy the food, but some of the servers are very depressing and do not display the fun smiling faces that I would like to see while I am out to eat.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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“A bit above average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We love their salads. The meals are better than a diner, but just average for a restaurant.

Visited January 2012
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Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Increased price lowered quality!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

We live close to this restaurant so we frequently visited for lunch or dinner. A while ago prices were raised and changes were made which I feel lowered the quality of the food. I like chicken wings, but when they arrived they were as big as my pinky finger and more than a dollar each. Service was super slow and we ended up spending more than $100 for two adults and two kids. We haven't been back and refuse to return even when friends and family request it. Even the steak sandwich is lacking. How can you mess up a steak sandwich?

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Good Place to Eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

We tried this place on St. Patrick's Day. Lots of people there dressed in green and a fun atmosphere. Our steaks were good, but not terrific since they needed some seasoning. The coleslaw was terrific as were the sweet potato fries, and the honey-mustard dressing on the salad was fresh and very tasty.

Service was a little slow, but not terribly so. We would go there again.

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