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P.J. Whelihan's Pub + Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
101 Harrity Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9425
+1 610-377-1819
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“wings” (31 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
101 Harrity Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9425
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at Lake Harmony and our GPS put us onto the turnpike when it shouldn't have. We got off and found this wonderful restaurant by chance on our GPS. We were so surprised with how nice it was inside. We both had burgers...More

Thank Linda A
PJWRestaurantGroup, Guest Relations Manager at P.J. Whelihan's Pub + Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Some things are just left up to fate!! Thanks so much for the great review Linda!! We are so happy that you were able to find us & hope you can stop back in the next time you're up our way!! #PJsDoesItBetter

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were touring sights in the area and stopped for a bite to eat recommended by the manager at Hampton Inn nearby. we ere tired, wanted something light, close and reasonable. This was a great choice. Food was good-we had the turkey...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Menu choices were outstanding. Arrived at 5;30 PM Saturday evening and seated immediately. Upon leaving about 7 PM there was a line waiting for tables. I enjoyed a menu special "Chicken Cordon Bleu", very tasty and the house beer paired perfectly.

Thank Irvin M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Fish and chips and seafood platter good. The scallops were a little under cooked. The onion rings were exceptional. Recommend those over the french fries. Service was OK, not the best. Location is close to our hotel, the Hampton Inn.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Was made to feel welcome from the moment we entered the door, friendly staff. The food was well prepared and delicious. Thank you kindly.!

Thank 894careend
Reviewed September 16, 2017

This bar/restaurant is located in an old house and the decor has an antique vibe that's kind of cool. I wish the food had been as good. My husband and I shared a crab dip with pita that was just OK. I had a "crab...More

Thank Kathi B
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We used to eat there a lot when it was Platz,s but it seems since PJWhelians took over the food has gone way down hill. My husband ordered steak two different visit and both times it was aweful.I got a chicken sandwich and it was...More

Thank ellenbS4491ZZ
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It's a good bar. A poor restaurant. Food must be pre cooked its dry and shriveled up. Portions are small. Service is good the beer flows drinks kept coming.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This place had amazing burgers! Great service! The wings and french onion soup is a must have as well!

Thank itaoru
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

There was a line of hungry travelers waiting to get in. We were told 15 minute wait & it held true. I ordered the smothered chicken with mashed potatoes, it was excellent. My husband ordered crab stuffed salmon with mashed potatoes, he enjoyed his also....More

Thank Debbie E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Harrity Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235-9425
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Lehighton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-377-1819
Description
When we converted our former restaurant, Platz's Inn, to PJ Whelihan's Lehighton, we kept the historic charm, upgraded the technology and added an awesome outdoor deck. The result is a great mix of neighborhood pub charm, with an expanded menu featuring fun daily specials, served by our same friendly staff. What began as a favorite destination pub with Lehighton locals and vacationing travelers, remains the same great place today.
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