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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)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
645 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101-2109
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Michael F
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank MrsK8Ball
Dave A, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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. 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

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

2  Thank sginmd
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

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

1  Thank Brandon H
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

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

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great venue. Terrific staff. Nice menu with lots to chose from. Our food was terrific. Inside and outside bars and dining. Very cool!More

Thank rjrnjus1
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Guest, 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...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

We have eaten here before but always for dinner. The other day we stopped by for lunch and the menu is a bit limited in my opinion, My daughter is a vegan and they basically had no vegan options unless you ordered a plain salad....More

1  Thank Jim A
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback, Jim. We regret that your time with us was anything less than perfect. While we're happy that you appreciated our ambiance, it's unfortunate our dishes didn't exceed your expectations. We strive to ensure our guests have a pleasant experience so...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

I was a little disappoint by our visit to the Hamilton. It appears that a huge amount of $$$ was spent on the interior and the bar is well stocked. The food is not that fulfilling. I had a chicken dish that lacked taste and...More

Thank kathyrK4605ZT
Jamie H, General Manager at The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback, kathyrK4605ZT. While we're happy to see that it seems you enjoyed our interior's ambience, we're sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your dining experience. We can assure you that preparing each dish to the guest's liking...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
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
15:00 - 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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