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“Please, don't waste your money.”

P.J. Whelihan's Pub + Restaurant
Ranked #186 of 473 Restaurants in Allentown
Price range: $0 - $20
Description: We're a tight-knit neighborhood pub with a rich history of serving quality food and drink at affordable prices. Locals come back again and again because we're authentic, reliable and friendly. We serve a wide range of food including our famous buffalo wings, juicy burgers, salads, sandwiches and "limited-time" seasonally rotating items. We also boast a modern selection of specialty cocktails and some of the area's best beer specials.
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Description: We're a tight-knit neighborhood pub with a rich history of serving quality food and drink at affordable prices. Locals come back again and again because we're authentic, reliable and friendly. We serve a wide range of food including our famous buffalo wings, juicy burgers, salads, sandwiches and "limited-time" seasonally rotating items. We also boast a modern selection of specialty cocktails and some of the area's best beer specials.
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Lets just say that the TV advertisements are completely misleading on this joint.
Barb and I went there for their so called Famous Crab Cakes. There was absolutely no crab meat or flavor in that pitiful lump of cake. It was more to the taste of Long John Silver's Hush Puppies, and even then, the Hush Puppies would have beaten them out in a taste test.

I am totally surprised that they are still in business.

We love crab cakes, and there are 2 places that are #1 and #2 in the Lehigh Valley.
Sunrise Diner's Broiled Maryland style Crab Cakes makes it #1, with the salad/soup bar that goes with it.
Hamilton Diner's crab cakes comes in at #2. The salad bar needs some focus, but they both were worth the price. Both come in at about $11 each.
The Hamilton Diner special was for a crab cake, stuffed mushroom, and a stuffed shrimp. What I ended up with was a baseball sized crab cake, a baseball sized crab cake on top of a mushroom, and a baseball sized crab cake on top of a shrimp. Both diners are worth the trip.

PJ's at the Walbert is a place for those who do not mind throwing away their money. But, they do get their food locally. That reminds me, I need to get some cans of Alpo for my dog, Renaldo.

Ciao, baby

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Thank JerryandBarb8
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

The staff was very nice and dressed appropriately not like the other PJ's in the Lehigh Valley. The food was great and we will come back again.

Thank Kari M
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Of all the PJ's, this is the smallest, but we like it the best. The menu is slightly different than the Tilghman Street location which is slightly different than the Schoenersville Road location. And you can eat out on the porch!

Thank Mmof2
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

BAR JOINT, burgers and sandwiches, the fries are ok, but make sure they don't burn them. The service is friendly but again, this is a bar and sports place, don't expect too much!

Thank MESAllentownPA
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

Had great wings and very good burgers. We would go again

Thank Michele D
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