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Henry's Salt of the Sea

1926 W Allen St, Allentown, PA 18104-5005
+1 610-434-2628
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (67 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
“crab” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1926 W Allen St, Allentown, PA 18104-5005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting from a Florida,my girlfriend took me to Henry's, knowing that I seldom have liver & onions and they have it. It was a wonderful meal. The cozy ambiance made the date an unforgettable event, Have been back with equal experience and will plan it...More

Thank ztuna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit and my husband and I thought it was fabulous! The food was excellent, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was excellent. Our server, Brianna was excellent - customer service was outstanding! Sorry for the over use of the word excellent but...More

Thank kcm357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fabulous place for a cozy date night or special occassion dinner. It is very small inside with minimal room to stand and wait for a table. They have several booths, a few tables along with seating at the bar. It is best...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We love eating here. The food (prepared in plain sight by the owner/chef) is, always, reliably delicious! The quality is far above the norm AND they offer "specials" Monday thru Thursday evenings that are incredibly reasonable in price...just be sure you arrive between 4:30-5:30. No...More

Thank vacationsights
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were searching Trip Advisor for a seafood place for our anniversary and came across such good reviews for Henry’s. I called for reservations around noon and all that was available was a booth at 8:30 or the bar at 5. We...More

Thank pharmer88
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Was in Allentown on business and a colleague found good reviews on Henry’s. Looks & has feel of an old neighborhood bar/restaurant and upon entering wouldn’t have expected the quality and quantify of food. Tuna appetizer was great and the Veal Victoria was delicious with...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We absolutely LOVE this place. It's our Go-To restaurant for special occasions. This is the end of a row with a seating at the bar, booths on the side and booths and tables in the back. The chef's cook behind the bar. There's a nice...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I heard about this restaurant so I wanted to give it a try. You usually need reservations. The place is small and somewhat dark. The people are friendly and the food was good. There is a salad bar. The customer population appears to be local...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Been dining here for years. Tucked into a residential neighborhood, it has not been updated for 30+ years,but it’s everyone’s favorite seafood restaurant. Great salad bar and the best lemon butter scallops I’ve ever had!

Thank 50Karen50
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Better make reservations, this place is too popular to just walk in. The food is excellent, especially the seafood. I had the lobster francais and it was out of this world. This paired with a baked potato, a fabulous salad bar and a good wine...More

Thank MaureenAllentown
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25 July 2017|
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Response from suzettestravino |
Directions from Easton. Take Rt. 22 W to 15th street get off go (L). At light follow 15tg street to Allen St. At Allen St. make a (R). It's about 2 blocks in on the left hand side. Please make reservations first. From Rt... More
Barb A
9 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Can't speak to parking but we were not thrilled by the food. Hard core local following but not for us. A friend whose opinion I hold in high regard prefers Youell's Oyster House on W. Walnut Street in Allentown. We've not... More
Barb A
9 May 2017|
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Response from GregBuchman10 | Reviewed this property |
Will need to find a parking spot on the street. Best place is one block west of the restaurant off of 20th street. Parking can provide a minor challenge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1926 W Allen St, Allentown, PA 18104-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-434-2628
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