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Billy's Downtown Diner

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American, Diner
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10 E Broad St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5902
610-867-0105
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"One of the best breakfasts I've ever had." This is what my husband said after our breakfast date this morning. That's a lot for him to say. I can only remember him saying that about any meal a very few number of times. He had the Lil Havana Omelette. I had Mic's Cannoli Tower (Yes, I had dessert for breakfast).... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

GO TO BILLY's. You may have to wait to get a table but it will be well worth it. The food is always delicious. Breakfast is fantastic with a good menu selection. Be brave, go away from the norm and try one of Billy's specials. You won't be disappointed with any choice. Lunch is equally fantastic. The chicken soup is... More 

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Thank Bob M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The menu tries to be a little adventurous. They spice up the breakfast standards a bit. But if you want to stick with the familiar, they will certainly accommodate that, too. Lots of business brunches seem to be held here. My most recent visit was to meet with a marketer. I found the service attentive. There are a lot of... More 

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Thank Marilyn S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! I've never had a bad meal here. It's diner food, but on a whole other lever of goodness. Everytime someone visits from out of town, I make sure we eat at Billy's:) So good! Try the Huevos Rancheros!

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Thank Irieblossom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Lots of hype on this place so since we were in the vicinity, we decided to turn up for breakfast. We ordered blueberry pancakes, some potato tots of some sort with onions and French toast. The coffee (I was told freshly brewed) tasted like plain water and bitter. Wait staff seem plain disinterested and food took a while to turn... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Someone with poetry skills wrote the menu. I was led to expect great things but both dishes I ordered were mediocre - although the french toast and fruit/granola sunday looked good. Load atmosphere with televisions on the wall. Personable, attentive service. Good coffee.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Whenever we travel, we try to hit as many diners as possible: we just can't get enough of diners. Billy's Downtown Diner was a diner that followed their own beat. The place was filled with locals and travelers alike, but had an atmosphere fit for a trendy crowd. It was welcoming, fun and the food was amazing. My husband got... More 

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Thank Vicnic10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Billy's takes a twist on diner food with their variety of breakfast and lunch offerings. It's all diner pricing, but far from diner quality food. I'll definitely be back!

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We sat outside on a lovely Saturday. Just parked the car, walked right up and were seated pronto. Drinks and food came out quickly. Couldn't have asked for a better waitress. Ordered Lily's cornflake breaded French toast. It was excellent; and this time the blueberries were fresh compared to early Spring when we came the blueberries were from frozen. The... More 

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Verona, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

For a Sunday, it was surprisingly difficult to find a good place for breakfast, but Billy's was far and away the best choice. Great service, great breakfast food, very tasty and good prices. We would definitely eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Broad St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 610-867-0105

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?