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“Terrible experience”
Review of Cosmopolitan Restaurant - CLOSED

Cosmopolitan Restaurant
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hamilton Blvd
Description: Located in Allentown's downtown, across from Allentown Symphony Hall.
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
241 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Terrible experience”
Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

The building is very nice, retro and interesting. Unfortunately the good part of this meal ended there. We were greeted promptly.based on our reservation time and seated. The waitress was marginally knowledgeable about the dishes, but was very knowledgeable, what foods they were out of. The lobster salad was a plate of prepackaged greens. We had to search for the lobster. For $15 ridiculous. One of our party was to have that for her dinner so we asked the waitress to cancel that and she ordered the grouper. 2 hours later we were served, the grouper was overcooked, the steak I ordered was undercooked and the pasta carbonara looked like and tasted like wallpaper paste. When we commented they offered no apologies, but did give us a buy one get one coupon. For $130 I will drive to anoth restaurant first....never again

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English first
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
400 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“Just as we expected - and our expectations were very high!”
Reviewed June 19, 2012

We had a large party. The staff couldn't have been more attentive. We gave a time by which we had to be finished and they hit the mark with grace and efficiency. They provided great advice about the menu and decoration. They met with me as often as I desired and promptly returned my calls/emails. The discerning guests raved about the food and ambience. The value was surprising. What a great choice.

  • Visited June 2012
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Inattentive service = cold food spoiled event”
Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

We were a party of 6 celebrating my grandaughters collage graduation we explained that we would have to leave in three hours foe the ceremony Theyvsaid no problem but after prompt seating,drinks and appetizer the entire wait staff vanished for a half hour Probably the catered wedding upstairs suck up all the help if not the kitchen.
I had to hunt up the host who fled into the kitchen Out came orur waitress who promised food "soon" After 20 more minutes out came tepid food with out silverware Waitress was told immediately and we had to hunt up the host again for knives and forks
The prices were high but the decor and taste were execellent if if were only hot
We had no time for desert and received no apology, explaination or any attempt to appease our obvious
This was a great dissapointment BEWARE

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Easton, Pa.
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

We have been here a few times and every time is outstanding.
The food is great!
The service and drinks are great!
Nice wine list

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank riverratEASTON
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“not worth the $$$ Food is not top notch”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Once again...this place is a BEAUTIFUL place, it's just too bad their quality of food does not have the same standards as their "look". We have no issues paying for good food but it's different when your paying a certain price that should be FINE food but is NOT...If your in that area, I suggest Sangria...much better food and you will save some money if that is a concern. Sangria has a nice atmosphere as well, sure worth the better food...Very nice waitress at Sangria as well! Forget her name but she it sweet!

  • Visited January 2012
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