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Bay Leaf Restaurant

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935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
+1 610-433-4211
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet tips” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
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Asian, French, American, Thai, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

in Allentown monthly for work. Always looking for different places to eat and we like to support local business. Service was fantastic. Thank you Richard. Pad Thai is awesome! So many tasty dishes. This place will not disappoint. Good for solo or Team meals.

Thank jjgoanejr
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Extremely nice spot. Excellent food. Had the specials and they were stunning. Gazpacho, very tasty, with fresh crab meat and avocado. Quite a tasty combination. The fish special was cashew crusted with a tasty Thai curry sauce laced with shrimp, mango, pineapple and peppers. Very...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I would describe this as an European style restaurant, in terms of decor, service and food. I had the seafood bisque soup and the small plate of the seared tuna, and greatly enjoyed both of them. There was only one couple eating there when I...More

Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed May 3, 2017

The Bay Leaf can be easily overlooked as they don't run ads and seem to blend in discretely along Hamilton St. But the food and service are consistently FABULOUS. The menu is large and diverse; I would describe it as continental with an Asian flare....More

Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed March 22, 2017

My husband and I have been to the Bay Leaf four times in the past few months and have thoroughly enjoyed it every time. Our guests did as well. We have had many of the new special offerings such as the Osso Bucco lamb shank...More

Thank Lovetotravel2034
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. That is the 1st thing to be said about a restaurant. Yes people want to know prices and they were high but I think worth it since almost everything we got was seafood based. Phyllo dough goat cheese appetizer was rich but...More

Thank MrsK8Ball
Reviewed September 15, 2016

It's hard to accurately describe the food at this restaurant because it is such a mixture of cuisines and tastes. My partner and I were delighted with everything we ate! I opted for a more Thai style main course, the salmon served over curry which...More

1  Thank Fran A
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

A nice place to go if you want a upscale place to go for a birthday, anniversary or whatever. Good is good and would highly r commend the brick chicken.

Thank Ngmilitarypolice
Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you are in Allentown this is a great place to eat. The service was wonderful, as was the food. Our appetizers were delicious--especially the salmon tartare. My husband had the "duck two ways," and I had the "filet tips with diced shrimp with Thai...More

1  Thank 11nancy11
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We have been here many times over the past 6 years. The food is amazing, the service perfect, always enjoyable. WE celebrate birthdays, graduations, Christmas here. I have a few favorites, Crab meat mango Napoleon! Thai chicken orange peanut salad, Cream of Mushroom soup, Seafood...More

Thank jvgilder
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July 26, 2016|
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Response from Latteda2 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do
February 2, 2016|
Response from BooBoo18069 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar
November 29, 2015|
Response from beach_bum_3733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a separate lunch menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-433-4211
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