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Damascus Restaurant

) #37 of 372 Restaurants in Allentown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
+1 610-432-2036
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“tabouli” (7 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly
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449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
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Reviews (49)
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hands down the best Middle Eastern food in the area. It's a hole in the wall and has no atmosphere, but the food is spot on delicious. We have been coming here for years for their outstanding fattoush salad (never had better fattoush anywhere else!),...More

Thank 504
Reviewed 11 January 2017

What a find this was! My wife and I were driving from western Maryland to home in Westchester County, NY. I googled Allentown restaurants, and Damascus seemed interesting, and worth a bit of a journey off Route 78. As most of the reviews I read...More

Thank regondi
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here and when we went in there was two tables as we sat there the simple restaurant quickly filled up. The server was very friendly and efficient. We had hummus with pita and some garlic chips. It was excellent. The garlic chips...More

Thank debbie w
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited 10/29/16 for dinner Just far enough from home (after a road trip down South) my wife found this place in Allentown. We got here right about 5pm, which is about when we like to eat... It was empty. After a warm greeting, we got...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yummy. A must experience for any local. Travelers would also enjoy this experience. Great food, service and special atmosphere. Small dining room make reservations.

Thank stopsey
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Super food. Order things to share so you can taste a variety of dishes. This restaurant is small, gets crowded and a bit loud, but that just adds to the atmosphere. The wait staff is very friendly and helpful explaining the different foods if you,...More

Thank Ah2travel
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Damascus is a small (maybe 40 people if packed) family run BYOB restaurant. Plain tables, kitchen chairs, placemats, sparsely decorated. It features Syrian food churned out of a small kitchen by 2-3 family members. And it's uniformly delicious! The hummus is creamy and flavorful! The...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We have been eating there for years and it's still one of my kids favorites when they return to town. The kibbee is amazing as well as the baklava. Service is extremely friendly. All the food is really tasty and the platters come with a...More

Thank 4vrongo
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Seriously delicious food and excellent service!! We loved the chicken kabobs, the grape leaves, those Garlic chips which are HEAVEN, and especially the hummus. My father loved the fried meat and rice balls - and also loved the lamp stir fry. We ordered our kids...More

Thank Jmoser1
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

My all-time favorite restaurant anywhere. Always so fresh and wonderfully seasoned. Service has always been very good.

Thank Irma C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18102-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-432-2036
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