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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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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1801 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-9113
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two levels of this restaurant and we were directed to the upstairs dining room. I guess we were too old to sit downstairs. Drinks were expensive as was the food. I had to search for the toppings on my burger. My fries were...More

Thank 1976RN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible service. Expensive food and drinks. Miserable waiter * Two average chicken Cesar salad and a crock of French Onion Soup-$33.97 * Draft beer (Yuengling and Coors light 5 x $4.50) $22.50 * Three glasses of cheep wine $26.50 Total with tax $93.51 Saturday night...More

Thank Jonsales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant bartender made for three stars over two. Decor is puv style but somehow cheap looking. Not a big deal, I went for dinner and that was pretty bad and expensive for what came out. Bisque was okay, if not traditional (chunks of vegetables. No...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with a friend here last week. There was a huge table of people who was giving the server a rough time. We had to wait awhile, but this was not her fault. The food is great and had excellent service.

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stopped here for a bite to eat. Hardly any customers, waited approx 10 min for service then left.

Thank hotsync50
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Happy hour on a Tuesday. 3 people in the place. Bartender who had about as much personality as the napkin my cocktail sat on. I think an employee was one of the other two. Lol. Drinks were good. Tv on with volume and music playing...More

1  Thank mjenks8
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Really was looking forward to having dinner here. We ordered a meat pie (which wasn't a pie ) and a medium rare burger. The meat pie was a wedge or slab of food on a plate with over cooked, cold asparagus. The medium rare burger...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to chess and checkers for many years while traveling on business, they are one of my favorite places in the leiheigh Valley Allentown area. The bartenders are friendly efficient in a way that could be off putting at first, however they...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Living in the Lehigh Valley all my life I have avoided going to Chess & Checkers due to word of mouth comments. I finally wanted to go to make my own assessment. After dinning there last night my opinion was confirmed, go somewhere else. To...More

Thank 860Vetman
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nothing spectacular here. We were there on a Sunday night at 6pm and there was only one other group of 6 in the building. Food was mediocre.

1  Thank Rod M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
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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