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Chess N Checkers Pub & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
1801 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-9113
+1 610-264-4131
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
5 days ago
“Nice place for something to eat or a few beers”
1 week ago
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1801 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-9113
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice location to go for a quiet location and have a few beers. Did not eat while I was there.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the seared tuna entree. Side salad was excellent, nice variety and amount for a fair price. Tuna was sesame crusted and held together well, not quite sushi grade but good for the price. Veggies a nice add on for free. They specialize in crab...More

Thank kmo1313
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The restaurant is adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn parking lot. So convenient for hotel guests. There are several other hotels close, including some in walking distance. Its also across from the airport (4 minute drive). The sign in front of the restaurant reads, “Best...More

Thank brianCLE2017
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The food was pretty good and the service was ok but I think the food is a little overpriced. I guess it's because the restaurant is right next to a Marriot Hotel and most of their customers are probably business type travelers staying for a...More

Thank JuanMoralesPR
Reviewed 22 June 2018

You must try the meat pie and the seafood pie. The quality and quantity is superb. Everyone is very friendly and attentive. Great atmosphere and a feel of a local establishment instead of a chain.

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and prices, first class friendly staff and bartender. Nice group of friends regulars.

Thank Asher B
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I️ am not sure why so many negative reviews.The prices are very reasonable and the portions very large.The steak and crab cake the two best items.

Thank josephd75
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Went for lunch on a Sunday-place was empty. Two TVs playing different sports channels-very annoying. I did not know this was a sports bar. Soft drink was FLAT and tasted like seltzer. Was going to have crab cakes but when I saw the prices, changed...More

1  Thank jasperelkhorn2
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I had a long time to kill before a flight. I had a delicious chicken pot pie dinner. The bartender was friendly and I had a great time watching football and talking sports with a nice bunch of travelers. It was a reasonably priced place...More

1  Thank smalltowntravelerPa
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Would give a zero if I could! Probably the worst experience I’ve ever had at a restaurant! My husband and I both ordered a filet dish. Both filets were about 2inch x 2inch piece of some kind of meat.....def NOT a filet about 1/2 inch...More

Thank rgdmartinconsulting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-9113
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-264-4131
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