327 Star Road
Allentown, PA 18106
Phone: (610) 395-6603
Fax: (610) 395-6604
Bars & Cafes
Stoned Crab is a restaurant that offers traditionally American seafood fare in a soothing setting. The ambiance has an old school charm which seamlessly blends into this modern space. The Happy Hour feature is a popular crowd puller. Service is efficient and always around to help. The restaurant also houses a brimming bar with a few fascinating cocktails.
As you enter the premises of Buckeye Tavern, the atmosphere seems to transport you into a different realm of the universe. A mid-ranged restaurant with a stunning rustic yet modern interior, Buckeye Tavern offers tantalizing American fare which includes Buffalo wings, Crispy potato skins and decadent and Mozzarella Sticks. An interesting and inventive selection of cocktails is also up on offer. This polished, high-class restaurant achieves its aim of being a dependable restaurant with a welcoming staff.
Hops at the Paddock has been a favorite spot in Allentown since its inception in 1948. Renowned for its custom pizza and wide selection of beers on tap, Hops is the perfect spot for anyone looking to enjoy that real pub atmosphere. Bring the family by to dine in on pizza and appetizers, stop by for a fun night on the town, or settle in at the bar to watch the game.
Volpe's is a great place to catch any - and every - sporting event. With a huge number of TVs lining the walls, pool, darts, and pinball to keep you busy between innings, downs, and periods, a full menu of food, and friendly staff, Volpe's brings Allentown the ideal sports bar environment. Open and bustling every day of the week, Volpe's is always ready to provide the perfect atmosphere for relaxing, hanging out, and cheering on your favorite teams.
The quirky interior decor of Hava Java speaks volumes about this little Allentown cafe. Walk in to see the multicolored walls, the coffee cups hanging from the ceiling, the shelves on the walls that house everything from books for patrons to read to objets d'art,and you'll know that you are definitely not at a chain coffee shop. Pick up a deliciously brewed cup and a homemade pastry to go, or settle in at one of the tables to pass some time reading, studying, or chatting with the cafe's regulars.
If you love barbecue then Grumpy's Bar-B-Que Roadhouse is well worth the travel. Their rustic ambiance is accentuated by stone and wooden accents, giving it a warm and inviting look. Their dry-rubbed meats are slow cooked in hickory pits for 12 hours to make it succulent and delicious. Their Cajun-inspired dishes will surely give you instant nirvana. Their gumbo is so popular that it is lapped up as soon as it is taken off the stove. Start with Large Roaster Wings, Gator Bites, Smoked Jalapeno Poppers or Jambalaya with Sausage and Chicken to tease your appetite. Then dig into their sublime Quarter Rack, Pulled Pork Plate, Beef Brisket Platter, Bar-B-Que Chicken Quarter or their mixed combination platter. Try specialties like Grilled Smoked Pork Chops and Crawfish Étouffée over Blackened Catfish. Enjoy live music from every Thursday to Saturday night ranging from blues, rock to folk and jazz. Take a sip of cold beer and relish good food and company at this affable eatery.
A Bear Creek Mountain Resort dining option, this posh eatery serves New American cuisine that includes Brie Artichoke, Short Ribs, Amish Chicken, Apple Tart and Cheesecake, which have repeatedly been appreciated by its patrons. Spacious with glowing fireplaces, the restaurant serves food which has great value for money. Vegetables used are from their on-site garden which ensures quality as well as freshness. Beer selection is diverse and the cocktail menu manages to tap people's curiosity.
This Southern-inspired restaurant, run by two Lehigh Valley locals, makes dining out feel more like dining in as it cultivates a homey and comfortable atmosphere. Stop by to enjoy a meal family-style after ordering off the menu that features dishes in an array of sizes, to make sharing easier; sip on a custom cocktail featuring bourbon, flavored moonshine, or whiskey; and groove to live music on the heated patio. The Bayou has a limited number of tables, and fills up quickly every night of the week, so reservations are highly recommended.
Fegley's Coffee Works is a locally owned and operated coffee shop, that specializes in fair trade, organic coffees and snacks. Stop by if you're looking for an ethical - and tasty - brew to get you going in the morning, or if you just want a good place to sit and read while you enjoy a cup. Fegley's is also adjacent to the Burrito Works and the Allentown Brew Works, which are run and maintained by the same owners.
Allentown Brew Works is a locally owned and operated brewery, bar, and restaurant that specializes in locally sourced, sustainable food and drinks. Their menu offers a huge selection of beers on tap, and in bottles and cans, and features standard American cuisine cooked to perfection. Try the beer cheese soup, a big, juicy burger, or a gourmet salad alongside your tasty brew. Allentown Brew Works hosts an array of different happy hours and specials throughout the week, and is also available for weddings, parties, and other private events.
Roar Social House is another feather in the hat for successful restaurateur duo Don and Diane Saylor. This downtown feature is located across the PPL Center arena making it a perfect dining choice before or after an event. The menu features traditional American classics as well as global fare. They are famous for their steak and seafood; the Dry Aged Bone-In Rib-Eye, Pork Chop, and Seared Yellowfin Ahi Tuna, being favorites. Head to the raw bar for a sample paired with wine or a cocktail.
Enjoy an authentic Italian meal at this Buca Di Beppo outlet which serves Italian food that melts in your mouth. From the Chicken Carbonnara to Lobster Fonduta and Linguine Fruitti Di Mare , all dishes are served in characteristically huge portions. A hungry tummy is always welcome at Buca Di Beppo. The dining space of this eatery is divided into several rooms, many of which have black and white photographs of classic Italian actors. Service staff is always on their toes trying to make your meal as well as your whole experience, a satisfying one.