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The Bayou

702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
+1 610-419-6669
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (59 reviews)
“fried chicken” (102 reviews)
“beignets” (55 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went there for 32 anniversary, went around 4 pm, not overly crowded dinner took a little while to get to table but service was very good I waitress was Angela. I had the coffee dusted skirt steak and it was delicious. My husband had the...More

Thank Donna W
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit this feedback, Donna. We are always working as hard as we can to provide the best experiences for our guests. We regret to hear about your experience. We will share all of your concerns with our team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy ... just good old fashion New Orleans style comfort food with a twist and all kinds of drinks. The portions are large which means you’ll be able to take another meal home with you. The Bayou is basically a bar with extra table...More

Thank wewillreturn2017
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for the great review! We're happy you enjoyed your experience with us! The happiness and satisfaction of our guests is important to us and we endeavor to offer quality food and service for our guests. That's what we like to see! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place gets crowded quickly. The food is good. The drinks are good. Prices are moderate, but not too bad. Will repeat a visit.More

Thank TravelerGuest
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the 4/5 review! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated food and drinks. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests! We strive for excellence so we look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bayou has great food, it’s not super big but sitting at the tables or the bar is nice. I have had the Pobot sandwiches, Gumbo and Jambalaya to name a few. The folks that own the Bayou have several other restaurants, I really enjoy...More

Thank Kmledger
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the fantastic review, Kmledger! 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 to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good and different then other places in the area. Cocktails are fun and very good. I only wish they had more gluten free items. The fried chicken or mac and cheese in GF would be a joy!More

Thank Wendy H
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 4-star rating and review, Wendy! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant time with us! It's fantastic you enjoyed our food and drinks so much. That's what we like to see! We appreciate your valuable feedback that we will share with our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the Bayou after reading the reviews. Traveling for work so I sat at the bar. A'leigh the bartender had a great personality and great suggestions. The service was excellent and the food was very good.More

Thank Pete3060
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review, Pete! It's very pleasing to hear our staff took great care of you. We appreciate your compliments regarding our hardworking team. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our guests and we strive to go above and beyond...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Perhaps it's because spicy food isn't our favorite, but on a recent visit, found the food only ok. Others with our party seemed to like their food, but we were not impressed either with the entree we had or the amount of food that we...More

Thank LewisClark2014
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

We appreciate your feedback, Lewis. We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious food. However, it's unfortunate that your time with us was anything less than perfect and that your meal didn't meet your expectations. We'll be addressing your concerns with the appropriate...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a different menu than your run of the mill restaurant. The drinks were very good and the food was excellent!More

Thank GS650GL
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for the fantastic rating, GS650GL! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to our guests at all times so it's very pleasing to hear that we were able to accommodate you during your...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We are frequent customers. The food is great. really like the fried chicken and the cornbread. Never had a bad meal. We met one of the owners, Christian, a real class act. Had a great waitress named MistyMore

Thank perk722
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for the great review! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service as well as fresh and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

This place was recommended by a student and I always take their recommendations with a grain of salt. Well, this place was better than expected and out right fabulous. Service was excellent, including the waitress telling us about must do's in Bethlehem. The shrimp and...More

Thank 319ellenp
TheBayouBoys, Owner at The Bayou, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for sharing, Ellen! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at The Bayou. We're so glad that you loved your meal and our service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious food,...More

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donna d
6 May 2017|
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Response from Marlenewk | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have gift cards
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Big_verb
28 April 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! 🎶son of a gun we'll have big fun on the Bayou!🎶. If you have been to NOLA this place will remind you of that great town!
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Peirins
5 November 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot across the street and all around the restaurant! Quite safe as the restaurant is in a very quiet, limited traffic area!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Hawthorne Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-4348
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-419-6669
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