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The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar

645 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-2109
+1 610-433-3535
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“popovers” (17 reviews)
“cheese curds” (12 reviews)
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10:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
645 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-2109
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After a long day of indoor auto racing,heading out for a late night meal can be quite gruesome.A spur of the moment decision and we ended up here.Seems the right choice was made.All 3 in our party ordered entirely different menu items and the waitress...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kingmrf
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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 and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much and that our team...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Came here for a work Christmas party. Had a bunch of different appetizers and shared with the table of 17. Most of the table had steaks, a few had different items such as crab cakes or pork chops. All the food was very tasty. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank liftingchic
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 December 2018

We ate here on a busy evening (there was a hockey game across the street) and were very impressed with the service. The restaurant was very busy and it took a bit of time to get waited on - longer than usual, but not excessively...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MagKit
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thanks for the 4/5 review, Mag! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our delicious cuisine, along with our top-notch service! We'd love to have you back again soon to share an even more positive...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

good fish & a nice wine selection..quiet place to grab a bite as long as the PPL center is not having an event that eveningMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 223MichaelF
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for sharing, Michael! It was a pleasure hosting you and providing you with a perfectly cooked meal. Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such a positive dining...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

IT IS PRICEY. 98 dollars 2 drinks, cheese board, shared Caesar salad, 1 chicken co au vin, 1 mushroom rav. Drinks were good. Potent but small, all good was extremely fresh. Loved the cheese board - heavy price at 17 bucks though. For dessert we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

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. It's fantastic you appreciated our delicious dishes...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the Hamilton Kitchen last night for the Real Men Wear Pink Event. Was disappointed that they did not have drinks or menu items with some portion going to the fight against Breast Cancer. The staff was not very engaged and were heard saying...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank PSU19
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We've been wanting to try The Hamilton for awhile and finally got our chance before the Elton John concert on 9/8. We had a reservation for 4 people at 615pm. We arrived at 6pm to a mass of people at the front door. It appeared...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. It's unfortunate to hear you weren't completely satisfied with your recent experience, as we strive to provide all of our guests with a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Please know your feedback regarding our service will...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a delicious restaurant in Downtown Allentown. Perfect location across street from PPL center and Renaissance hotel. Terriffic staff and management. Love the wood and decor. Greatpatio area too. Food was outstanding. Be sure to try whatever the deviled egg of the day is....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sorcerer55
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for sharing this perfect rating! We're delighted to hear you had a fantastic dining experience with us at our convenient location. 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...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Went for Sunday brunch. Didn't think the menu was great but the food was prepared well. The restaurant itself is very nice and I really enjoyed the atmosphere.More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Brandon0072
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We appreciate your feedback, Brandon. We're glad you appreciated our comfortable atmosphere and your delicious meal, but we're disappointed that your time with us was less than ideal. We regret that our menu selections failed to meet your standards. We will address your concerns with...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Family dinner prior to Saturday wedding. Shared calamari and deviled eggs for appetizers. Entrees included clams and linguini, burgers fried chicken, and ravioli....all were delicious. Where do we begin to talk about the herbed popovers? Savory and tasty...wish I ordered some kind of soup to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kellygreen24
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for sharing this glowing review, Kelly! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us! It's our pleasure to accommodate you to the fullest extent. Your compliments for our delicious food let us know we're doing our job. After all, we pride ourselves...More

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11 November 2018|
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Response from MrsK8Ball | Reviewed this property |
After reviewing the menu, I see several items that are vegan right off the bat. The buffalo cauliflower and the impossible burger, the grain salad. Then there are some that could be turned into vegan i.e. the lettuce wraps... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-2109
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-433-3535
  • E-mail
A welcoming approach to old-world hospitality with an urban vibe and new- world flair. The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar will take you back to the days of the public house, where both locals and visitors gathered for a heartwarming, good meal, great conversation and flowing libations. The Hamilton Kitchen will showcase seasonal American cuisine, featuring takes on regional classics from around the country and the family dinner table.
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