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“Great Steaks but watch Out”

Brass Rail Restaurant
Ranked #33 of 459 Restaurants in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Steaks but watch Out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

There cheesesteaks are out of this world. We asked about their pot roast sandwich since we had only seen it at Musikfest. We were told they have it at times and that day they had it. This was after we placed our order so we did not have a menu. The waitress told us it was on special we asked if it was a better price to get the special or to just order the sandwich. She told us to just order the sandwich. A short while later, I saw a menu and the special included a drink, sandwich, sopup, and fries for around $8.00. We had ordered a drink, sandwich, and fries so I went up and asked for our waitress to come to our table. We waited and she did not come. Finally, she came with our food and when I told her about the special she said it was too late. Wew ended up paying $7.95 for just the sandwich. On top of it we had to pay full price for the drink and fries. I emailed the management and told them about this but they couldn't care less. They never even bothered to respond. The just lost three customers. WATCH your BILL carefully.

Visited April 2012
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English first
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Not the best cheese steak by a darn sight.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Someone told me they had the best cheese steak in the Lehigh Valley. I disagree. It was soggy and over done with peppers and goo. There are at least two places where the cheese steak is tight and the bread stays dry.

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Allentown, PA
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“VERY dated and dark decor, but good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2012

I visited the Brass Rail for breakfast. The decor was VERY dated, but the service and the food was excellent. Very reasonable costs for diner style breakfast food.

Visited November 2012
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coopersburg pa
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194 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Best Prices, Best Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

We are regulars at Brass Rail. This family owned business offers friendly staff, great food and reasonable prices. A fine family restaurant that won't break your budget.

Visited July 2012
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Allentown
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Awesome cheesesteaks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

I love their cheese steaks and pierogies. They also have dinners that tend toward the PA dutch food, which are also great. Good appetizers.

Visited July 2012
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