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The Dime

12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1302
+1 484-273-4010
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went out for some dinner and drinks with a friend. Neither of us had been here before and we wanted to try something new. We sat at the bar and were promptly greeted by the bartender. We ordered some ruby red old fashioned’s which...More

Thank ItsMe625
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much. We're delighted you loved our delicious drinks and mouthwatering cuisine. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests so we'll address your concerns regarding the oysters...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am kicking myself because I cannot remember the name of the heavenly cocktail I had but it was gin based and slightly sweet topped with a froth and what seems like a sprinkle of pepper on top. Yummy. A nice basked of crusty bread...More

Thank GoItaly2011
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review, GoItaly2011. It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much. We're delighted you appreciated so many of our dishes. We strive for excellence so we look forward to sharing an even better experience with you soon! Thanks again.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went there for breakfast after reading their menu online. The items seemed tasty, and we were excited to go. We arrived and were informed that it was a buffet. We were disappointed since the website did not indicate that there would be a buffet....More

Thank Cynthia G
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, Cynthia. We're disappointed to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your dining experience. Our staff is dedicated to providing our guests with delicious drinks and cuisine, quality service, and a beautiful atmosphere. It's unfortunate to know that you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great choices for cocktails and food. Very flexible on adjusting the entree's. The services was excellent.More

Thank BERNICE C
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for such a great review, Bernice C! It's excellent you enjoyed your time at The Dime so much. We work hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so we are happy to see that reflected on your last visit....More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We started with the oxtail empanadas, our group of 3 shared 2 portions with our beers, very nice served with a spicy seasoned salad of carrot, onion and coriander. They have a big selection of beer on tap and a very cool bar area, we...More

Thank Scott M
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Scott. It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much. We're delighted you enjoyed your appetizers and our beer selection. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests so we'll address your concerns regarding our...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Perched up on the third floor and in the PPL center, the Dime overlooks Allentown's downtown district. While your eyes are enjoying the view in the pleasing atmosphere of the restaurant, you are able to give your tastebuds something as well. A range of delicious...More

Thank Brendan O
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the stellar review, Brendan. We're thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! It's outstanding you enjoyed our excellent location in Downtown Allentown as well as our mouthwatering dishes. That's what we like to see! We can't wait to see you...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Part of the Renaissance hotel I ate and drank at the bar here and found it to be although a bit pricey for cocktails they were very well made and tasty. I had a really nice chicken burger and beer and was pleased with the...More

Thank crystald629
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Crystal. It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much. We're delighted you appreciated our food and service. We strive for excellence so we look forward to sharing an even better experience with you soon!

Reviewed 3 August 2017

I met two friends who were staying at the Renaissance Hotel. We decided to try Sunday brunch in the hotel’s Dime restaurant. Both the lobby and the restaurant interiors are contemporary in design, but not in the overused retro, corporate sleek style. The design elements...More

Thank TLinHT
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks for the 4-star rating and review! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant time with us.  We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our delicious food.  It's fantastic you enjoyed our decor and lovely views as well as our breakfast selections.  That's what we...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Short Rib Taco from the bar menu was AWESOME! The service was polite and thorough. I travel for work and spend 5-10 days per month in Allentown. This restaurant and the short rib taco is my new favorite! Thank youMore

Thank jjgoanejr
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review, jjgoanejr. We're happy you had such a fantastic experience with us.  You simply cannot go wrong with the short rib taco!  It's one of our favorite dishes on the menu.  We're glad you enjoyed it so...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I held my wife's 50th birthday party at the Dime. We could not have had a better experience. All 10 couples who attended agree the food, drinks and service were perfect. Sarah, the event manager hosted our party and everything done exceeded our expectationsMore

Thank David P
Todd P, General Manager at The Dime, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for the fantastic review, David! It's wonderful you had such an excellent experience with us and that we could help you celebrate such a special occasion.  We're happy our team took such great care of you.  We look forward to sharing another amazing experience...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 484-273-4010
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Description
The Dime is an upscale dining experience like no other. Our menu features locally inspired and locally sourced Pennsylvanian American cuisine. Our inspiration comes not just from our own Lehigh Valley, but from all regions of the state, including, Lancaster County, the Greater Pittsburgh area, historic Philadelphia and a continually evolving list of culinary landmarks. Our dining spaces are a timeless and elegant homage to the Lehigh Valley's rich history as well. The Dime's full-service bar features Pennsylvanian specialties among its extensive list of craft beers, wines and made-from-scratch cocktails. And our incredible assemblage of renowned chefs and restaurant professionals will ensure that every meal with us will be among your most incredible and memorable dining experiences.
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