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1741 on the Terrace

Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
+1 610-625-2226
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“octopus salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, food was great in presented, but small portioned and flavor was just okay not bad but not what I expected.

1  Thank Carole W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service. I come here somewhat regularly with the family. Don't forget dessert. It is very good.

Thank aliver2020
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The service was very good as well as the food, drinks and desserts. Even though the room was completely filled the noise level was good and we were served quickly.

Thank dgl0712
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We had my daughter's breakfast bridal shower at Hotel Bethlehem in 1741 on the Terrace. I can't say enough about the entire experience. Right from the start the communication was excellent with all of my questions and concerns addressed in a timely manner. Every detail...More

Thank KrisK64
Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear KrisK64: Thank you very much for allowing us the honor of hosting your daughter's bridal shower. Our sales and banquet operations team work hand in glove to ensure that this day is as special as it should be for your family. 1741 on the...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Local friends brought us for dinner. Spectacular setting, similar style as the Garden Court in San Francisco. The presentation is very nice. The positive comparisons stops there. The expensive cheese plate provided four good cheeses and a nice Apple butter ramekin with crostini. The Caesar...More

2  Thank Palmer R
Reviewed July 1, 2018

My wife and I hadn’t had Sunday Brunch at the Hotel Bethlehem in a long time so I made a reservation for 1741 on the Terrace. We arrived for the first seating at 10:30 AM. The Terrace was serenely beautiful on this bright and warm...More

1  Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you want a really fine and elegant dining experience the Hotel Bethlehem's 1741 on the Terrance is the location for you. Food portions are generous and served by experienced servers who anticipate your every desire. The ambiance is superb and you will certainly more...More

Thank repairinfo
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The service and food here are first rate. There is a great selection and the dining room is lovely. You feel like you're dining back in time. The huge windows afford a nice view. It was our second time dining here and we were not...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Stopped in for lunch, great people watching, good food, good service. Bethlehem is such a great town, good vibes.More

Thank tanyap592
Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Dear tanyap592: Thank you so much for lunching with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed our food and service. Our culinary and service teams take a lot of pride in the dishes and service that they provide. We do hope that you will...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

My wife and I decided to go back to the hotel for our 50th anniversary dinner. We had a reception there 50 years ago when we were married and wanted to celebrate our anniversary in the same place. I cannot remember the food from the...More

1  Thank Robert H
Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Dear Robert H: Thank you so much for selecting our 1741 on the Terrace to celebrate such a momentous occasion as your 50th Wedding Anniversary. We are very sorry that the dinner was not all that it should have been. If you would please contact...More

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Questions & Answers
Jonathan K
December 12, 2017|
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Response from 69susan | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it most of the items on line menu are correct but they do run out of specials at times early due to their popularity. Its happened to us a couple times. They do offer specials and other items when I'm there... More
Loretta A
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
You have the answer to your question about size. I would also add that if it is ambience you are looking for, little beats the Terrace. While it is part of the hotel, it does not feel that way. There are large windows, tile... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (Church Street)
  • Public Transportation: Public transit hub is 4 blocks from restaurant, LANTA 207 passes in front of the hotel.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-625-2226
  • E-mail
It is the desire of 1741 on the Terrace to engage you and invite you. Try something new or revisit something familiar; but above all, enjoy. Relax in the ambiance of the room, with its beautiful Moravian tile floor and soaring Palladian windows. Admire the charm of downtown Bethlehem with buildings and history dating back to 1741 when the town itself was founded. The menu changes seasonally, with locally-inspired dishes by Executive Chef Michael Adams. The wine list is extensive -- with many exciting options from America and around the world. Our experienced servers are also available to aid in your wine selection or suggest custom pairings to the menu items upon request.
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