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The Wooden Match

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$$ - $$$American, ,
61 W Lehigh St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5446
+1 610-865-1777
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
61 W Lehigh St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5446
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We absolutely loved The Wooden Match. Has a great ambience and incredibly relaxing. Hubby indulged in a cigar from their humidor while we milled over the menu. The staff are so upbeat and work hard!!!! We came during the afternoon and sat a table by...More

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We were biking the canal trail and stopped for lunch . Very well prepared food. I had the Cuban , which was prepared with very tasty and tender pulled pork ! It is only a short walk to the hotel Bethlehem for some penn state...More

Thank James F
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Terrible service, terrible food. I was ill within 2 hours of eating there. The waitress did not have one of the main courses our guests ordered. The replacement meal (bangers & mash) had hardly any meat in it at all. All of the food was...More

Thank John C
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

When my husband suggested this place I was a bit weary, but I'm glad we went. Although I'm not a smoker we ate inside and I didn't find the smoke to be overwhelming. The food was great, I had the blt and it was huge!...More

Thank mariec9230
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

If you like cigars,nice cocktails and live music this place is for you. The building was an old train station converted into a bar. Stayed outside on a nice summer night, ejoyed multiple live bands with some food, drinks and cigars. Great night

Thank Adam N
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

If you smoke cigars and eat food and have a penchant for good beer this is the place to be. They have a limited but good menu for food but the beer list is EXTENSIVE. If you can get a table outside. Have some good...More

Thank scott t
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Converted old train station. Outside dinning is nice. Right next to old rail road tracks. Live music is nice outside. Great ambience with a nice beer selection. Good burgers and pirogies. Only complaint is the cigars and cigarettes allowed inside.

Thank Kris B
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Five members of our family stopped in lured by the setting, parking, and previous experience. Mistake. The interior of an old train station stunk. The outside on a lovely Saturday was close to the parking lot. However, the service was slow. Every plate was returned...More

Thank padocent2016
Reviewed May 27, 2017

A truly inventive menu -- among other items, you can get a burger that is half bacon or topped with a cornbread crab cake. Sweet wings or beer batter onion rings are highly recommended. Service was slow probably because cigar afficianados prefer a leisurely pace;...More

Thank CasualRetirees
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Great food ,spirits and occasional aroma of fine cigars. Well ventilated. Extensive offering of wine, beer and liquor. Appetizers are unique and tasty as are the entrees. Dog friendly outdoor dining. They pamper and dote over your canine like you wouldn't believe. Worth visiting whether...More

Thank tfishsnowbird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $14
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
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 - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 W Lehigh St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5446
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-865-1777
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