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Bay Leaf Restaurant

935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
+1 610-433-4211
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“orange salad” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Asian, French, American, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were here 5 years ago and glad to see how busy it was on a Saturday night. The waitstaff are very friendly and efficient. The menu is extensive and quite varied. There were also daily specials. We had the veal with crab and white...More

Thank PATRICIA S
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Food should be served hotter. Swordfish tasted fishy and texture was grainy. Parking lot curb is hard to navigate. I feel There are better choices in this price range.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Ok I had not been to this restaurant in 20 + years. And I will not let 20 years lapse before my next visit. Mentioned this to the waiter and he said this restaurant has been in operation for 35 years There is something to...More

1  Thank TravelTripster17
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Dined here a couple times, very good, little pricy but not bad. Very good food and atmosphere , good service (pro servers) !

1  Thank Golfer2490
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The Bay Leaf has been a gem of a restaurant in the Lehigh Valley for many years. They were there before the arena came to downtown. The quality of the food and the selection are outstanding. Everything was cooked just perfectly. They play on the...More

1  Thank Dr Mark S
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is the third time in the last few months we have visited the Bay Leaf The food is fabulous, always consistent and the service is great ! The menu for New Year's Eve was actually large with approx. 12 dishes to choose from. I...More

Thank manny196
Reviewed 25 November 2017

excellent, gracious service. pleasant, subdued atmosphere. delightfully interesting menu. food met all expectations.

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Bay Leaf is a very short walk from the Holiday Inn downtown. We were blown away by the great food and the wonderful service from our waiter, Chris. Décor was nice. I had the Thai orange salad, which just sooooo good. The presentation was beautiful...More

2  Thank Patty S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant has a great reputation. The ambiance is nice and the food is quite good. It is a nicer more expensive place. Maybe a place we would go for a celebration or anniversary. Reservations are recommended.

1  Thank Krista H
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

in Allentown monthly for work. Always looking for different places to eat and we like to support local business. Service was fantastic. Thank you Richard. Pad Thai is awesome! So many tasty dishes. This place will not disappoint. Good for solo or Team meals.

1  Thank jjgoanejr
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msarmir
22 July 2018|
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Response from Golfer2490 | Reviewed this property |
The place, in my opinion, is casual. Like the other comment, I've seen a wide variety of attire. It nice, the food is great, the service is friendly so I'd say dress like you're going to a nice place.
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joasmom
27 July 2016|
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Response from Latteda2 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do
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kp1612
3 February 2016|
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Response from BooBoo18069 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-433-4211
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