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Bay Leaf Restaurant

935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
+1 610-433-4211
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet tips” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“duck two ways” (2 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Asian, French, American, Thai, Gluten Free Options
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935 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1138
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71 - 80 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2014

It's hard to go wrong with the Bay Leaf. It's a classic Allentown fine-dining experience, with an very nice menu. There is limited street parking in front, but there is a parking lot in the back. The food is delicious and beautifully presented, and the...More

Thank teamfur
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Have eaten in this restaurant on several occasions and have always had great meals - it is so "unassuming" that we forget how wonderful it is! We went there for New Year's Eve this year with a large group and it was absolutely wonderful! Great...More

Thank MCH16
Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

Just ate here for New Year's Eve and wow! I never even knew the place existed and I now have a new favorite restaurant for my wife and I. Very nice setting. Service was out of this world. Food was excellent. The only complaint, which...More

1  Thank Josh B
Reviewed 8 January 2014

My husband and I eat at The Bay Leaf fairly often, and we are never disappointed. The food, made with fresh delicious ingredients expertly prepared, often with a Thai accent, is delicious and beautifully presented. The ambience is lovely and the service prompt and professional....More

Thank JanetofAllentopwn
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Food was excellent, as always; wide selection even with the special limited holiday menu, quality is airways consistent and service superb.

Thank superhokie
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We have been going there for more than 15 years and have never been disappointed with the food or service.

Thank kagAllentown_Pa
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I can remember this place being open in 1983 when I worked in downtown Allentown, and even then it wasn't new. So if my memory is correct and it has been open nearly 40 years, that A) Tells you something good and B) Embarrasses me...More

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 12 November 2013

What a wonderful dinner. Healthy food served aesthetic, fresh and healthy. Good fusion kitchen. My best meal on this trip to the US. Great wine selection, too. Do order some of the appetizer. Orange Salat with shrimps, and tuna with wasabi perfect.

Thank birgit23
Reviewed 19 October 2013

When I saw the name of this restaurant come up on our Garmin, I fancied something healthy and eclectic. One can eat healthy here, but their specialty is Asian. Our knowledgeable waiter Richard, who has worked there for 17 years, recommended the Thai Orange Salad...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Had dinner at Bay Leaf tonight with my husband. We started by sharing the spring rolls and mixed green salad with apples and gorgonzola cheese. I had the chicken with shrimp and walnuts special and my husband had the stir fried siamese chicken. The vegetables...More

Thank ASteeltownGirl
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2016|
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Response from Latteda2 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do
3 February 2016|
Response from BooBoo18069 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar
29 November 2015|
Response from beach_bum_3733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a separate lunch menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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