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1741 on the Terrace

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Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (Church Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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White Plains, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for our anniversary and we were given a complimentary glass of champagne which was lovely. It is a beautiful restaurant. The tiles, windows, and chandeliers are beautiful. The staff was wonderful. Our server was friendly and professional. He knew his menu and wines. The food was delicious and prepared well but given the fact that this was... More 

Thank Marianne Q
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service: Below Average Arrived and got seated at 7:45 Food served about 1 hour later after asking several times how much longer will it take? Had to ask a few times for drinks; asked for additional glass of wine about 15 mins before food served however wine still did not come even 3/4 of the way through eating meal (we... More 

Thank Wayne K
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful and romantic restaurant. Great place to go with friends or on a date night. The food and service are both excellent....

Thank Candie T
Bath, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to 1741 on the Terrace for my in-laws anniversary. This was my first time dining there and it was awesome. The 4 oz. filet was melt-in-your-mouth fabulous. My husband had the special - ahi tuna - and he said it was perfectly cooked and tasted great. The service was exceptional. My only negative would be the coffee --... More 

Thank Wanda S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone here many times for our aniversary dinner. They have the best salmon dinner I have ever eaten, compliments to the chef. We have never had a bad experience there. If your in town for Musik Fest it is worth eating there.

Thank GrandmaCindy1
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Where to start? The cocktails were great I highly recommend the cucumber gimlet (vodka for me)! Pair that with a local cheese tray enough for a taste for four. We also had the shrimp cocktail HUGE shrimp beautifully prepared!! The Caesar salad was flat. Dinner should have been the highlight. I had the Char great flavor, hot and the risotto... More 

Thank Donna M
Jessica P, Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Donna M, We sincerely thank you for posting your comments about your experience in 1741 on the Terrace. Publishing the positive with the negative is a testament to your appreciation of well prepared food and drink. Our sincerity extends to our apology as well. It is our goal that each guest leave our restaurant feeling as though their meal... More 

Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We had excellent meals and very interesting imaginative selections. The beet salad with asparagus was delicious. The filet mignon was done perfectly and the sides were also very good. Dessert (strawberry shortcake) was amazing. My husband had the salmon also served imaginatively, tasty and done to perfection. The wine selection was also very good. Our server, Stephanie was outstanding. Thanks... More 

Thank Katybud
Jessica P, Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Katybud, Thank you again for taking the time to post your review. Our Executive Che and his culinary team take a genuine interest in their craft. Our menu items are created to feature the quality ingredients used in each dish. The 1741 on the Terrace menu changes seasonally so, we invite you to return to see what is fresh... More 

Voorhees, New Jersey
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My boyfriend and I eat out a lot and quickly are becoming foodies. Out of all of the meals we have shared together, this was our favorite! The salmon and the lamb were superb perfection! It’s that kind of food that makes you go mmmmm after every bite. We went here to celebrate Valentine’s Day. It was very romantic and... More 

Thank Gcharles6
Lehigh Valley, PA
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We have been to the Hotel Bethlehem countless times and it is always a lovely experience. Our favorite room is the 1741 Terrace which has a wonderful atmosphere and views from the huge windows. The other dining rooms are also lovely but we try to get into the Terrace whenever booking a reservation. The Sunday brunch buffet is a belly... More 

Thank letteract1
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I hosted my daughter's wedding shower here in February and the food was delicious, the staff very professional and friendly. Do not miss this lovely restaurant.

Thank Judi H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 16106252226
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?