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Brass Rail Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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3015 Lehigh St, Allentown, PA 18103-7031
+1 610-797-1927
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable relaxed atmosphere, friendly help and good food. Had cheesesteaks, burger, fries and the onion (which is better than onion rings). So far we are 4 for 4 with a great experience. Also nice to see regular customers recognized by the staff.

Thank M A
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Like all the reviews under this restaurant, if your looking for modern, fancy, or chic you will not find it here. If they fixed it up you would pay 10$ for that same cheese steak. Come here if you want a clean place that serves many sandwiches , burgers, and cheese steaks. Very fair prices, look you won't believe. Great... More 

Thank Honestly902
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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173 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a quick bite for lunch. The place looks like it is leftover from the 80's. The cheesesteak were ok but not high quality. The prices were low and the service was friendly and fast.

Thank James M
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite. The place was packed and we had a 20 minute wait. Once seated we noticed the waiting line had increased in length. Food was good and reasonably priced. Not gormet but hearty fare. Great place to take a family. Apparently they are known for their steak sandwiches. Decor is old and needs updating... More 

Thank Vickie C
Stafford, Virginia
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174 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. I asked for a special sandwich with sautéed onions and hot peppers and both were left off. One of my dining partners requested extra sauce put on the sandwich, which didn't happen. The other dining partner enjoyed his sandwich which was a cheesesteak. They are known for their cheese steaks and breakfasts. We will go... More 

1 Thank debbie w
Cold Spring, New York
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Local watering hole for Seniors! Near an interstate exit and got good reviews so we gave it a try. Service was good. Crab cakes were OK. My partner got buffalo chicken tenders which were dry, and very hot. OK food, but not worth going out of your way for.

1 Thank LAEwen
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

They service up, a awesome , Eggs Benedict, for breakfast.there potatoes, are out of this world,there hanging out the door morning noon,and night,that's how great there're food is. Love there cheesesteak. And red sangria, the have all kinds of food , nice specials, must go !!!!! You won't be sorry!.

Thank m0ney07
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Absolutely love this old time Allentown landmark. If you like trendy, modern decor, don't come. If you like trendy, social butterflies, don't come. If you like fancy, trendy dishes, don't come. Do come if you appreciate nostalgia, comfort food at cheap prices and friendly old timers with great stories. I've never been a fan of Brass Rail's beef cheesesteaks. But... More 

Thank Sue F
Easton, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went here on a Saturday morning with family. It was busy but we were seated right away there were five people in our party. Our server was very friendly and came to take our drink orders and said she had to get some breakfasts that were ready to be served and she would be right back to take our orders.... More 

Thank Ron O
Nutley, NJ
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Grew up in PA. Used to go there when their only location was 12th and Hamilton. Have not been back in years since we moved to NJ. The steak sandwiches are still great.

Thank Waltbeau

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3015 Lehigh St, Allentown, PA 18103-7031
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-797-1927

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?