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The Sun Inn

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564 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5828
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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581 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 639 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My spouse and I dined at the Tavern at the Sun Inn for dinner on a Saturday evening in early March 2017. The Tavern is open for dinner on Thursdays through Sundays. You can reserve a table via telephone. The Sun Inn has been located on Main Street in historic Downtown Bethlehem for over 250 years. In 1758, the Moravians... More 

Thank fluffnfold
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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681 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A truly unique dining experience in downtown Bethlehem. Where else can you dine in the same restaurant as George Washington John Adams? Add to that beer brewed with the same recipes from Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Then add food prepared in the culinary style of the Revolutionary war. This place gets 13 stars!

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
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329 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stopped in for a drink and were pleased with the offerings the Tavern at the Sun Inn now offers. Of the two pubs locations we were in the Rathskeller and enjoyed a PA IPA and a PA Pinot Grigio. Our bartender was friendly and knowledgeable of the Inn, beverages, and food. We were not able to stay for dinner,... More 

Thank ThePBR
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My wife and I visited there for Valentines weekend. We first stopped for a drink downstairs in the cozy colonial style bar. The bartender was very nice. They carry local wines and beers which were both good. We then had dinner upstairs. They have several dining rooms upstairs which are very nice and in the colonial style. It added a... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you like history you will love the Sun Inn. George and Martha Washington stayed there also Alexander Hamilton Samuel Adams and many of the Declaration of Independence signers . The atmosphere is colonial times and very well done. The beers and wines are all Pennsylvania which is nice. I had the NY strip and my wife choose the salmon... More 

Thank Thomas S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We dined at The Sun Inn on a Saturday evening before a concert. The upstairs dining room was charming and the wait staff was congenial and efficient. Our dinners were outstanding from the salad to the lobster to the Death by Chocolate dessert. It was a delight to enjoy such a wonderful meal at the beautiful, historic Sun Inn. We... More 

Thank louisejchristensen
Lehigh Valley, PA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit to Tavern at the Sun Inn but we are frequent patrons of People's Kitchen for breakfast (same chef & staff). We dined at the Tavern at the Sun Inn for dinner on Valentine's Day. From the salad to the entrees through the dessert all was excellent!!! Also the service was friendly and very attentive. We... More 

Thank TEpp58
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179 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I wish only success for this new establishment. We had a wonderful time with terrific food and comfort. Marco was our server and he gave us a bit of a history lesson, as well. It was really a great surprise for us to find this restaurant. Limited menu, but you could certainly find something to please your palate. This is... More 

Thank profjan06nj
Bethlehem, Pa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I ate here recently on 3 occasions. The atmosphere and service were unique. Walls decorated with historic photos and written explanation of important and distinguished visitors and guests that stayed at the Inn in colonial times. I understand some authentic period muskets are going to be hung on some of the walls Food was Excellent and freshly prepared- small but... More 

Thank traveltom11_11
Savannah, Georgia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Visiting Bethlehem for a three day Christmas weekend we fell into this gem by chance .First saw the Sun Inn history in part of a film on the city's past at the Steel Museum Saturday morning , so I returned to The Hotel and researched it further . Online saw the April announcement of its re-opening as a restaurant and... More 

Thank Nan S

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10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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  • Address: 564 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5828
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 610-419-8600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?