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Henry's Salt of the Sea

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$$ - $$$
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1926 W. Allen St, Allentown, PA 18104
+1 610-434-2628
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Henry's with friends from out of town and they loved it. Great seafood, tasty with perfect portions. Decor is dark wood paneled and the exterior is blue.

Thank rafraven10
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here for years,always come away satisfied with food and service. One of the top spots in the Lehigh Valley

Thank georgehJ4004LV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I never knew this little gem was in Allentown. I heard many great things, so we had to try it. Amazing!! I had steak & lobster and every detail was perfect from the sauce to it being done exactly how I like it. The salad bar is simple & like everything else here...exactly right. My husband got a steak covered... More 

Thank DreamsOfMusic
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's a must go if you love fish, seafood and steaks. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, but expect a small, quaint, friendly fun dining experience.

Thank Clo4yanks
Walnutport, Pennsylvania, United States
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I should say up front I am a New England girl (born in MA and raised in CT). My family home was a 1000 feet from the water. Seafood was a mainstay. But, don't get me wrong I love my steak, too. I have been living in this valley since 1986. Restaurants with good seafood were hard to come by... More 

Thank Kathleen P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have lived in this city over 50 years. If you want the best seafood come here. Make reservations and don't expect a big modern Restraunt but a very small quaint friendly place.

Thank kendec6591
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I sampled two appetizers and the salad bar. Steamed clams in a fine broth, wine, I suspect, onions, garlic, were very good, Two pieces of cheese toast came with them for dipping, and was tasty, although the cheese was not necessary for dipping, but one doe s not need to dip. This is a five star broth, the clams a... More 

Thank Edwin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

From the minute you walk in the door you feel a great vibe and sense this is a real neighborhood favorite. Small but cozy, Henry's will keep you coming back because the servers are attentive and friendly and the food is consistently top notch. The salad bar is small but offers a nice mix of tasty treats.

Thank susanmariec
Stacy, Minnesota
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Drove 30 min to this based on TA reviews. What a mistake. Rated "$$" but was $17-$30 a plate. Had a special because it sounded good. It was so-so. Fish covered in a heavy sauce. I told them to hold the veggies as I wouldn't eat them - no discount. The chefs cook behind an old-fashioned bar, but the place... More 

Thank Jeff T
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Their food is well prepared and tasty. The place is small and loud. They do not like changes requested to menu items.

Thank rcc157

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1926 W. Allen St, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-434-2628

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?