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322 E 3rd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1310
+1 610-625-9222
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (40 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
322 E 3rd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1310
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit to Molinari’s. We had heard good things and were excited to go. Our reservation was for 5:30. We put 2 hours on the parking meter. We were seated quickly, and our orders taken. We shared a very good salad. I...More

Thank Erika W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations and the table given to us was in center of room where everyone was walking. We specifically asked for a quiet romantic table. The wait staff was great, the food so so. This is a great place for drinks or pizza. Our...More

Thank AneciaNP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove out to Bethlehem to get a much needed haircut. Had some time to kill, so I was looking for a place to have a drink and maybe a quick bite to eat. Decided to stop in to Molinari’s because it looked like the place...More

Thank Aleh J
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Venue: loved the quaint, funky atmosphere. Silversagers were there! Nice lighting and well decorated. And we loved their byline: "Save the airfare." Staff: Attentive, nice, quick. Food: We started off with grilled octopus- excellent! Also the rice balls - not much cheese to be found...More

1  Thank SilverSageMag
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Excuse me while I RAVE about this place! I was searching for sustainable, farm to table dining options in the Lehigh Valley area and this gem popped up. The pics were alluring and the commitment to humane and sustainable farming and food prep was the...More

Thank Alonna M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We are from out of town, in Bethlehem for work. We were visiting the nearby Industrial History Museum and a docent there recommended Molinari's. We were delighted with our meal in every way possible! There was music playing, but not so loudly that we had...More

Thank DebraEss
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We loved it! This restaurant has delicious Italian food. Go there! I want it to stick around. Their gelati are wonderful. Nice outdoor tables.

Thank Richard0337
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Over-priced, Over-rated, Over-stated...Done! Second bad experience; no need to return. Enter at your own risk!

Thank JaniceTAllentown_PA
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I don't usually like Italian restaurants--I'm Italian and can be picky--but a friend who knows Bethlehem said this place was fantastic. Food was authentic but innovative--beautiful apps, great fresh pasta (the orechiette with fava beans was amazing). Server was great. They get the little details...More

Thank Michele21042
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A friend and I celebrated here on Mother's Day eve. We both ordered the salmon dish which had fiddleheads (delicious) and spinach with a rich creamy truffle sauce. It came with fingerling potatoes but I swapped that our for sweet potato soup(?). We both raved...More

Thank Vickie C
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6 May 2017|
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Response from MMangia | Property representative |
Akriti S
29 December 2016|
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Response from MMangia | Property representative |
Akriti, our menu changes all the time based upon season and availability of locally sourced items. But Chef is always very accommodating and willing to come up with a variation of a menu item that is vegan. I hope this... More
10 July 2016|
Response from Irishcoast | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only for 8 days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 E 3rd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-625-9222
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