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1741 on the Terrace

Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
+1 610-625-2226
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus salad” (2 reviews)
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Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Classy, beautiful and historic restaurant. Notice the Moravian tile floors. Enjoy the floor to ceiling windows. All the food was artfully presented and delicious. Service was a bit slow and always a beat behind (ex: bread w no butter, dessert but no coffee yet) which...More

Thank SilverSageMag
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were there for our anniversary and we were given a complimentary glass of champagne which was lovely. It is a beautiful restaurant. The tiles, windows, and chandeliers are beautiful. The staff was wonderful. Our server was friendly and professional. He knew his menu and...More

Thank Marianne Q
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Service: Below Average Arrived and got seated at 7:45 Food served about 1 hour later after asking several times how much longer will it take? Had to ask a few times for drinks; asked for additional glass of wine about 15 mins before food served...More

2  Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is such a beautiful and romantic restaurant. Great place to go with friends or on a date night. The food and service are both excellent....

Thank Candie T
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We went to 1741 on the Terrace for my in-laws anniversary. This was my first time dining there and it was awesome. The 4 oz. filet was melt-in-your-mouth fabulous. My husband had the special - ahi tuna - and he said it was perfectly cooked...More

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We have gone here many times for our aniversary dinner. They have the best salmon dinner I have ever eaten, compliments to the chef. We have never had a bad experience there. If your in town for Musik Fest it is worth eating there.

Thank GrandmaCindy1
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Where to start? The cocktails were great I highly recommend the cucumber gimlet (vodka for me)! Pair that with a local cheese tray enough for a taste for four. We also had the shrimp cocktail HUGE shrimp beautifully prepared!! The Caesar salad was flat. Dinner...More

1  Thank Donna M
Jessica P, Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Dear Donna M, We sincerely thank you for posting your comments about your experience in 1741 on the Terrace. Publishing the positive with the negative is a testament to your appreciation of well prepared food and drink. Our sincerity extends to our apology as well....More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had excellent meals and very interesting imaginative selections. The beet salad with asparagus was delicious. The filet mignon was done perfectly and the sides were also very good. Dessert (strawberry shortcake) was amazing. My husband had the salmon also served imaginatively, tasty and done...More

Thank Katybud
Jessica P, Manager at 1741 on the Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Dear Katybud, Thank you again for taking the time to post your review. Our Executive Che and his culinary team take a genuine interest in their craft. Our menu items are created to feature the quality ingredients used in each dish. The 1741 on the...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

My boyfriend and I eat out a lot and quickly are becoming foodies. Out of all of the meals we have shared together, this was our favorite! The salmon and the lamb were superb perfection! It’s that kind of food that makes you go mmmmm...More

Thank Gcharles6
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We have been to the Hotel Bethlehem countless times and it is always a lovely experience. Our favorite room is the 1741 Terrace which has a wonderful atmosphere and views from the huge windows. The other dining rooms are also lovely but we try to...More

Thank letteract1
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Loretta A
9 March 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
You have the answer to your question about size. I would also add that if it is ambience you are looking for, little beats the Terrace. While it is part of the hotel, it does not feel that way. There are large windows, tile... More
cynthia j
6 June 2015|
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Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
We saw a wedding party there the weekend we stayed. Do contact them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (Church Street)
  • Public Transportation: Public transit hub is 4 blocks from restaurant, LANTA 207 passes in front of the hotel.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-625-2226
  • E-mail
It is the desire of 1741 on the Terrace to engage you and invite you. Try something new or revisit something familiar; but above all, enjoy. Relax in the ambiance of the room, with its beautiful Moravian tile floor and soaring Palladian windows. Admire the charm of downtown Bethlehem with buildings and history dating back to 1741 when the town itself was founded. The menu changes seasonally, with locally-inspired dishes by Executive Chef Michael Adams. The wine list is extensive -- with many exciting options from America and around the world. Our experienced servers are also available to aid in your wine selection or suggest custom pairings to the menu items upon request.
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