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1741 on the Terrace

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Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (Church Street)
+1 610-625-2226
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Visited the Terrace for a date night and could be happier. The food and service were top notch, we had the cheese plate as an appetizer, I enjoyed the fact that the cheeses were local and fresh. The drinks were great, and love that they offer local spirits from Social Still made right in Bethlehem. We both had steaks for... More 

Thank Chad M
Hazlet, New Jersey
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

1741 on the Terrace has long been my favorite restaurant in Bethlehem. Located in Hotel Bethlehem, this restaurant has an elegant, old-world charm to it that echoes the vibe of the hotel. The dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking historic Main Street, framed by beautiful dark woods. This year was the first we've visited during the holiday season and the... More 

1 Thank JLynn627
Bethlehem, PA
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Absolutely the best meal I have had in months. The staff are extremely professional and courteous. The meal was outstanding. Highly recommended!!! Stopped into the bar area after our meal. The choice of cocktails was incredible and staff were very accommodating and friendly

1 Thank Bykcop
New Tripoli, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had dinner last night and the food was delicious. I especially enjoyed the beet salad that had both red and golden beets. Our table had the halibut and the lamb chops and all were excellent. The only downside was that it was a very busy evening for the hotel and it took a long time for us to receive... More 

1 Thank Cindy M
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

The Terrace is a wonderful eegant settign with high,high ceilings and Henry Mercer original tiling on the floor. Our tble was slightly deayed but handsomely dealt with by a most thoughtful and courteous maitre de. A classicly set table, a somewhat imited menu but beutifully prepared and presented. We will go again.

Thank BKDurie
Bath, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

38 years ago we stayed at Hotel Bethlehem for our wedding night. Last night we celebrated our anniversary in the restaurant there. It was comparable to our meal at Gordon Ramsey's restaurant! Every detail was taken care of. I had requested a bottle of champagne for the table and when we arrived we were told it was compliments of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

If I was rating this experience solely on the food, I would give it only a four. The meal was very good, but the service and overall ambiance of the hotel were fantastic. The hotel is stunning and the entertainment was wonderful! We grabbed a drink at the bar since we arrived a few minutes before our reservation. The singer... More 

Thank Maria C
Bethlehem, Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

I have lived in Bethlehem all my life and this is the first time I went to the Sunday Brunch but it wont be the last. We were all very happy with the food selections, taste and cost. I have been told that you don't need reservations but found that YES they are best because some weeks (like this weekend)... More 

1 Thank Loosbrock
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Every Christmas season we take our trip to Bethlehem and the Moravian area. The hotel is beautiful inside and out especially at Christmas time. Restaurant was lovely,wait staff attentive and friendly,and food was delicious.

Thank Jan B
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

me and my girlfriend came here for a cocktail and we ended up staying here 3 hours! the place is gorgeous and gary the bartender is amazing all our drinks were made perfect and we were hard critics since we are both bartenders. I look forward to coming here again!

Thank josh b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (Church Street)
  • Public Transportation: Public transit hub is 4 blocks from restaurant, LANTA 207 passes in front of the hotel.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +1 610-625-2226
It is the desire of 1741 on the Terrace to engage you and invite you. Try something new or revisit something familiar; but above all, enjoy. Relax in the ambiance of the room, with its beautiful Moravian tile floor and soaring Palladian windows. Admire the charm of downtown Bethlehem with buildings and history dating back to 1741 when the town itself was founded. The menu changes seasonally, with locally-inspired dishes by Executive Chef Michael Adams. The wine list is extensive -- with many exciting options from America and around the world. Our experienced servers are also available to aid in your wine selection or suggest custom pairings to the menu items upon request.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?