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grain.

536 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1510
+1 484-221-9465
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
536 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1510
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate at the bar and had great service and excellent food AND drinks that are quite unique- small plates really nicely portioned loved the Vanilla Berry Cider cocktail was supremeMore

Thank mahatma96
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the excellent review, Mahatma! We're delighted to hear that you had such an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that your meal and drinks were flavorful and delicious! We'd love to host you again soon for more mouthwatering cuisine! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This bar restaurant is delicious. We ate dinner here, and then had lunch the next day. The fish and chips was super light. The "chips" were an interesting and tasty mix of potatoes cooked with vinegar. Royal Brown took care of us, and so did...More

Thank carwash182
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing! We're delighted to hear you had a fantastic dining experience with us! We're so glad that you enjoyed our fresh, delicious food; we couldn't ask for anything more! We'd love to host you again in the near future. Have...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I somehow have managed to not pop into Grain since it has opened. In need of a place to meet for a collaborative work meeting, I walked in to see if they had a private area. I was immediately greeted by the folks in charge...More

Thank Ric R
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful review, Ric! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

featured in Lehigh valley magazine, and recommended by a colleague a friend and i went to check it out. Right next door to Centro, the space shares pretty much the same decor, brick walls, nice wooden bar, long and narrow with an upstairs seating area....More

Thank 5-2-go91
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review. We're happy you had a pleasant experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our service so much. However, we regret that our New York Strip didn't meet your expectations. We endeavor to offer a top-notch experience for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch here on the Saturday before Mother's Day. The service and food were top notch. Highly recommend this restaurant. My son loved it so much he ordered another dinner to go for later on.More

Thank valentinedeb
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing, Valentine! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at Grain. We're so glad that you loved our delicious food and service. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped my daughter off at college so my husband knew he needed to find a nice place to get me back to a happy place. And what a happy place this was! Our waitress was excellent! I had the blueberry hard cider but she brought...More

Thank mamacass724
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, thanks for the fantastic review! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We love sharing our passion for delicious food with our guests and your praise for our mouthwatering dishes lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caught a review of this place on that "other" food review site so I thought we'd check it out for lunch. So happy we did. Ordered a couple of the small plates (cheesesteak rolls, Brussels sprouts) and a medium (Cuban sandwich) which were all fantastic!...More

Thank Scott W
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Scott! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that your server made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

The place is ok but the food were too salty, the taste was ok but we couldn't eat them it was too much, the manager proposed to offer the dessert but we were not interested, no commercial reduction proposed while we turned back the almost...More

Thank Nadia M
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Nadia, we appreciate you sharing feedback from your dining experience at Grain. We have private messaged you on TripAdvisor in the hopes of connecting with you to learn more about your time at our restaurant. If you have a few minutes, if you could...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We've continued the good times we started at grain. all afternoon and now we can't remember the name of our bartender, we believe her name was Jessica or Jennifer. I really hope this reaches her because she's phenomenal. Phenomenal like everything else in the restaurant....More

Thank Joshua S
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the splendid review, Joshua! It's outstanding you had such a fantastic experience with us! We're thrilled you enjoyed so many of our fresh and delicious dishes and drinks! You made some really spectacular menu selections. That's what we like to see! We...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took some relatives and friends from out of town to Grain this past weekend and had a wonderful meal. Everyone loved their entrees (glazed brisket, vegan terrine, the pan seared salmon, the house burger with a fried egg, smoked provolone, bacon and spicy aioli...More

Thank daanddo
Mo T, General Manager at grain., responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We're happy you had a wonderful experience with us and appreciated our delicious food so much! We aim to please and your praise for our dishes lets us know we're succeeding! WIth that being said, it's unfortunate you...More

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Terri K
17 June 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
$22-$40 per person without alcohol
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Adrenna
24 July 2016|
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Response from Lisa T | Reviewed this property |
They offered gluten free pizza & pasta. That said, many of the entrees could easily accommodate.
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Marissa S
12 February 2016|
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Response from Kristen L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they just won't serve you alcohol. They have nonalcoholic beverages too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 484-221-9465
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