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The Trapp Door Gastropub

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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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4226 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's rather nondescript both inside and outside but the me u looked interesting. I ordered a ribeye which was served as 3 piles of sliced steak rather than one large steak. The flavor was good though. I thought the prices were a bit high for the decor and amount of food, but I would stop back again to try some... More 

Thank Catherine W
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I eat here 2-4 times a month. Great beer every time and a wonderful seasonal menu. Friendly service and great local music.

Thank Tricia831
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Huge, huge selection of beer from all around the world with a very good selection of food for us foodies. Started out with oysters as an appetizer which were very good. Garnished with micro greens. Wife had lamb chops with a most wonderful pea purée. I had the sausage special with a plateful of delicious fries. Best little place tucked... More 

1 Thank DiggerDan14
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were on our way to another pub when the "Trapp Door" caught our eye, so we decided to give it a try. They open at 4:00 and that is when we arrived. The Barmaid, Lisa, was very nice and made us feel welcome. Drafts and Cask Beers are 1/2 price from 4-6. We shared a delicious Beer Braised Brisket... More 

Thank Shopper114
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner with our family last night at Trapp Door. Amazing food in a local, casual environment. Be sure to try the specials and the beers. Don't let the outside fool you, the chef has amazing specials and the wait staff are all in it to serve you. You won't feel rushed and can enjoy music on weekend... More 

Thank Julie D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about the Trappe Door! This is a little gem. From outside you'd never guess at the culinary experience awaiting inside. Think of it more as a molecular Gastropub combined with the comfort and familiarity of your local hangout. An extensive list of microbrews and locally sourced ingredients makes this place a true local favorite.... More 

Thank MrsLighting
Zionsville, PA
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoy hitting up this wonderful, casual pub. Their selection of beers and ales is fantastic as is their in depth knowledge. The food is more of a gourmet spin on classics. For example they often have braised short rib pierogoes. Kobe Beef Sliders, etc. gets a little loud when live music starts. If you're going... More 

Thank KathiRamsd
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

this place is awesome, great food ! nice and relaxed. The bartender Melissa and the server Craig are super sweet and present them selves well.

Thank Annie W
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

great atmosphere , great burgers and draft beer on tap like the old bar no tv like back in the old day just kick back

Thank germanydude
Allentown, PA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I do come here for the beer selection and on occasion they will have some type of beer event that makes a hard to find beer accessible. That said, I do find them to be on occasion just a bit Pretentious. I am a beer snob and they on occasion make me regret that. Great fresh local food.

Thank TomAsh2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4226 Chestnut Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Emmaus
  • Phone Number: 610-965-5225
A warm friendly atmosphere awaits. Your experience at The Trapp Door starts with a huge Craft Microbrewery Beer Selection of 6 Unique Drafts, 3 Cask Ales, 100 plus Bottle Beers and the best in Seasonal Fresh Food. A special place to relax, unwind, and catch up with friends. At The Trapp Door we put a strong emphasis on local farm ingredients and quality beer. Our knowledgable staff can guide you through your dining experience with beer pairings and recommendations.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?