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Bay Leaf Restaurant

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935 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101
(610) 433-4211
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's far from being a Thai restaurant so if you're looking for authentic thai cuisine, you'll be disappointed. However, despite this, the food is delicious & the cocktails are very good. The service is always great & atmosphere is inviting.

Thank thecoolmomma
Easton, Pa.
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been visiting the Bay Leaf for over fifteen years now. With the recent resurgence of Allentown, many new and probably quite good restaurants have popped up downtown. Notwithstanding the new places, the Bay Leaf has been and continues to be one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten in. Tonight my and I are everything from a beet salad... More 

Thank angeloperrucci
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to this restaurant and I know it won't be my last! This place is great, a little dark but still great ambiance. Was a little unsure about ordering as I have not had a lot of Thai food but the waiter made great suggestions. The flavors are fresh and can be spicy (I asked them... More 

Thank Donna M
Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A surprising and bizarre experience at Bay Leaf. After the waiter informed me that the kitchen was out of the item I had ordered he huffed noisily when I was not ready with another order and stomped away from the table, leaving our dinner party perplexed as to the source of his irritation. He ignored my attempt to reorder, and... More 

Thank laurenhenry06
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Great dinner. Wonderful selection of dinner entrees. Filet tips so tender. Wife had veal with crab and artichoke. She loved it. Veggies a slight bit underdone (crunchy) but delicious. Wait staff was great. Reasonable prices.

Thank DiggerDan14
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal here last night, this was my first time here and I hope to be back. Everyone in my party raved about their meals, mine was ok. I had the tequila salmon appetizer and a duck salad appetizer which was plenty for me. The salmon was unusual and fishy - especially for salmon- but I thought it... More 

Thank RoamRita
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We hit the Bay Leaf about once a year, this is my favorite restaurant, always a treat. The food is always great, so tasty and delicious. Would go more than once a year but don't live in the area. If you are looking for a nice place with great tasting food, go to the Bay Leaf!

Thank Todd H
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I am not sure how we missed this great restaurant in Allentown! My husband and I go out to eat a lot and are always eager to try new places. Turns out, this place has been in business for 35 years and my husband is a life-long Allentown resident but had never been. We made same-day reservations for this past... More 

1 Thank PetuniaPet
Conshohocken, PA
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

On this evening it was price-fixed menu with choice of an app, entree and dessert. The food was very tasty and the plate presentation was very nice.

1 Thank Latteda2
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Oh my this place has great food! The Kag salad and the mushroom soup are a great start. Then the filet tips with curry or the fish with bananas you can't go wrong with anything here! Parking in back is your best option.

1 Thank Shawn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, French, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 W Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: (610) 433-4211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?