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The Bayou

702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
+1 610-419-6669
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (61 reviews)
“fried chicken” (104 reviews)
“beignets” (55 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from Germany and the restaurant looked interesting. The manager/owner (?) was so nice and friendly. The service was great and the food was to die for. My boyfriend had ordered the buttermilk fried chicken if I remember correctly and I had gotten...More

Thank Katarina M
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Katarina! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes and that our team made you feel so welcome. We aim to please and your praise lets us know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to gather. You can sit at bar. They do have an ethnic flair. Food is too spicy for me, but friends love it.More

Thank bsktbird
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback, bsktbird. We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious food. However, it's unfortunate that your time with us was anything less than perfect. We'll be addressing your concerns with the appropriate members of our team. We'd love to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting the area and we had so many recommendations to try this place for dinner. We were sure glad we did. For starters we got the corn bread which was out of this world. By far the best corn bread...More

Thank tnj32322018
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the amazing review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you enjoyed your meal - the Mac and Cheese was an excellent choice! We can't wait to host you again soon to share an...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Bayou our second time this past Father’s Day. Service was a little slow but not too bad on a busy Sunday. The food is all aroundLouisiana style southern. Tasty, fresh, but heavy. Not your light dare healthy choice. The fried chicken is...More

Thank Tennislefty
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Tennislefty! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated our delicious cuisine. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests! We strive for excellence so we look forward to sharing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had good food and great service at the Bayou. It was a great night with friends! I would recommend it for a night out!More

Thank Georgene G
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, Georgene! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service as well as fresh and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not expecting a place like this the Bayou in this part of the country. Good craft beer selection and great appetizers. I would highly recommend for anyone looking for something different.More

Thank mike_77_v
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the outstanding review, Mike! It was a pleasure hosting you and providing you with a perfectly cooked meal. Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here many times. The service is great, and the food is always good. They always have something different to try, never had anything we disliked. The location is easy to get to, and the parking is never a problem.More

Thank Ed H
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Ed! It's outstanding you had another amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that our team made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Bayou since it had opened years ago, and it has never failed to satisfy!! The food is amazing, as is the staff, and atmosphere. The owners are regularly in the restaurant, helping out wherever they can and interacting with...More

Thank Seonmee M
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, Seonmee! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were downstairs in the Voodoo Room. Had the chicken sliders and the house beer by Arbita the name of which escapes me, “Brew Bayou”? Anyway both were very good. I’d go back.More

Thank wildmommms
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for the stellar review! We're delighted you had such a wonderful experience with us! We strive to ensure our dishes are perfect before serving them. We can't wait to host you again soon so we can share another fantastic meal with you! Have...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We went to The Bayou as I was given a gift card and my husband and I had heard rave reviews about the place. His birthday was Friday, so we went on Sunday since that was the day that fit everyones schedule the best. First...More

Thank Parklandmom
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the feedback, Parklandmom. While it's great you enjoyed your time with us, we regret that we didn't exceed your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard so we'll be sure to discuss your feedback with our team moving forward. We look...More

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donna d
6 May 2017|
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Response from Marlenewk | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have gift cards
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Big_verb
28 April 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! 🎶son of a gun we'll have big fun on the Bayou!🎶. If you have been to NOLA this place will remind you of that great town!
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Peirins
5 November 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot across the street and all around the restaurant! Quite safe as the restaurant is in a very quiet, limited traffic area!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-419-6669
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