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Wert's Cafe

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515 N 18th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5018
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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houston, tx
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this on TripAdvisor and made a side trip on our way to the Poconos to have lunch. It was well worth the stop! Great menu at very good prices. All the ladies split burgers and got sides and were stuffed! The seafood bisque, a Tuesday specialty, was outstanding. All good is home made, including the fabulous desserts. We met... More 

Thank woodlandschar
Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Werts is a favorite place for us. We love their burgers and fresh cut French fries. They are reasonably priced and have dinner options too. My husband loves the hot roast beef sandwich with homemade mashed potatoes.

Thank lmk1107
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wert's is a family operated restaurant located near the Allentown Fairgrounds. It is such a welcome change from the national chains. Their menu is varied, ranging from homemade soups, salads, excellent entrees and perhaps the best burger ever, the Wert's Burger with cheese! Also, try the fries topped with crabmeat and cheese sauce. The Wert family are just great people... More 

Thank lmd523
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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346 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is right out of the 1960s (decor, servers and menu). It's very clean and cheerful. Always crowded. Very down to earth. I had the best plate of fried veggies ever 0 including broccoli and cheese and corn something AND a fried pickle! Went the next night I like it so much, but the fried crabcake sandwich was disappointing... More 

Thank BBBBTravel
Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This family operated business for over 42 years, second generation was a special find. Menu items all made with loving hands. Onion straws a must! A basket full that serve four or two. Open faced turkey platter and beef platter delicious. Family staff made us feel like a local, very personable an warm. At 3 pm the place was packed.... More 

Thank martyC5001NS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wert's Cafe is one of the best restaurants in the Lehigh Valley. Food is wonderful, atmosphere is cozy and friendly. Service with a smile and great prices. Value for you money with exceptional food and a great variety. So many dishes It always hard to decide. French Fries are handmade and delicious and so are their onion straws. Best burgers... More 

Thank Deb Z
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wert's is something of an institution in Allentown, famous for its hamburgers and onion rings. And they're great...no question. But Wert's is also a full cafe/diner, with a large and varied menu. In general, what you can expect are the usual large portions of fairly standard quality diner food. Nothing extraordinary (except for those burgers). It's a crowded space, with... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Wert's Cafe after an art opening in town based on all the high reviews. We were fairly disappointed. Wert means value in German; which the restaurant certainly provided ($90 dinner for 4 which included 5 beers). The menu was quite robust with way too many selections. General rule of thumb in dining is to have fewer... More 

Thank SilverSageMag
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We love Wert's. We are not originally from the area although we've lived here for 25 years. You know how hard it is to find a place like this when you move to a new town. The burgers are fantastic. I like the Wert's cheeseburger the best, but every week there is a new special burger for you to try.... More 

Thank RosiePearl
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Got to love this place! They do get busy, so get in early for dinner. Lunch is always a great time, usually not to busy. The food and service has always been great. The food is well priced for what you get. Moreover, it's easy to get into if have trouble with steps!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 N 18th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 610-439-0951

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