blue grillhouse
blue grillhouse

blue grillhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bluegrillhouse.com/
  • Phone: 6106918400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm



    For Holidays: Hours may vary
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: blue grillhouse offers 3 private areas that accommodate 12 guests, 30 guests and 40 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Events Coordinator 6106918400

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 33
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking for 250 cars.
A word from blue grillhouse
blue is redefining the steakhouse. You’ll find stunning decor, two high-energy indoor and outdoor bars, and seven unique private dining spaces, which can accommodate up to 420 guests. Add in a redesigned menu with much more to offer and you have a cooler, hipper kind of steakhouse.

blue is convenient to major highways leading from the Lehigh Valley, metro New Jersey, Philadelphia and the Poconos.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
blue grillhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
154 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (119)great for outdoor dining (87)romantic (76)notable wine list (57)fit for foodies (44)good for groups (43)vibrant bar scene (41)neighborhood gem (35)hot spot (32)great for lunch (31)great for brunch (24)late-night find (16)scenic view (6)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The service was very good. You all won us over. We will most definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steaks!
    GrilledCheeseMamaVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Visited Blue on Saturday night. We wanted to try something a little different-- we frequent Shula's(center valley) and Sullivan's(KoP). The outside bar/dining area seems lovely. (We poked our heads in before we entered the restaurant.) In retrospect, wish we would have eaten outside. It was a gorgeous evening. The restaurant was quite busy but we were greeted and seated right away. Enjoyed a Spiced Apple Mojito cocktail special. I had the 6oz filet and was very pleased. Cooked & seasoned perfectly. Hubs had 10oz bone-in filet special and enjoyed as well. I found the inside a bit noisy but not overwhelmingly so. Service was attentive without being annoying as it can sometimes be at Shula's. Will go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a nice experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I've never left Blue feeling dissatisfied in any way.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rude people suck :,(
    CUTIEFOODIE
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    It was my bday weekenf and bring from out of town we had no clue where this place was located . I was so excited and had been wanting to try it out but that all changed when I called the restaurant and asked for simple directions . The young lady who answered the phone was not only ride she made it clear that I could just go on their website to get the directions . Yes I am Well aware of that but I was simply asking her and to recieve such a close ended answer I knew she wasn't willing to help so unfortunately we had to go elsewhere . It's not about the directions because that could have been resolved easily .The annoyed tone of her voice and rude manner she displayed was enough to make us go elsewhere . Not welcoming at all !!!!!!.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We held a business lunch for 10 guests. From the time we walked in to the time we left the staff was professional, friendly and efficient. Our server was prompt but sensitive to the importance of the conversations at the table. Food was delicious and room was perfect for our function. We will be back again. I can always count on Blue for my business gatherings.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Just OK
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Have been going here for years. They changed their menu and NOT for the better. Appetizers very lacking especially for people allergic to seafood as we are. Chicken quesadillas, really?! sides were limited. Service was not good for high ed, rushing us to order drinks, apps, the dinner all on top of each other. Just very disappointed with this visit.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for our Anniversary
    WarEagleinJersey
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    My wife and I went to Blue Grillhouse for our 16th Wedding Anniversary. The Hostess greeted us with a warm Congratulations for our anniversary and acknowledged that my wife was on a Gluten-Free diet. She seated us at a secluded table and informed us who our server would be. Jeremy came over and provided us with some Champagne for the occasion. He also provided my wife with the selections that were Gluten-Free and then told us of the specials and from there it was a great evening. My wife had the Grilled Salmon and I had the Dry Aged Prime Rib. Both dinners were cooked and seasoned perfectly. The grilled asparagus was delicious. The restaurant went above and beyond in setting the mood for our anniversary and making it a great night.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Lori
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Awesome love it. Absolutely fantastic place food was gorgeous
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always perfection
    Cyclingdoc
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Excellent service, ambiance, food choices. Known for their steaks. Have eaten there multiple times for business dinners-never a problem. Steak tartare with capers in outstanding. NY Strip slightly overcooked for medium well with char on one side, but otherwise very flavorful. Strongly recommend either ginger-soy or the Bearnaise sauce to accompany. Note: Bearnaise is CLASSICALLY made, meaning raw eggs are beaten into the sauce. Must finish with the homemade sorbet.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Had an excellent time. Would recommend this place to everyone. Great service and food cooked to perfection. My entire party enjoyed their night out as well. Inside and out was simply marvelous.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never dissappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I have been taking clients to Blue for years now and they have never let me down in terms of the quality of the food, impeccable service and overall ambiance. Nice wine list and the server was very helpful in making meal and appetizer suggestions. Nice outside bar area as well
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    Nick
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Found this place by accident. What a find! Food well above average. Don't care about the price been there twice. While the manager and all wait staff were great one stands out above the rest, Nick. He's one of the reasons we came back. Came for dinner 9:30 both times and there was absolutely no rush. Very comfortable..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steaks cooked to perfection!
    LVlady
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Everything was excellent from the wine to the perfectly cooked steaks and the outstanding service! It was a nice treat for a great meal without having to drive to NYC!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Took My Wife to BLUE for our Wedding Anniversary and it was a great experience. Server was awesome and the food was outstanding. A++++
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great time
    Lauren107
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We dined at Blue for my dad's birthday and had a wonderful experience. Our server was attentive and provided excellent service. The food was absolutely wonderful and my dad enjoyed his complementary birthday dessert. Overall we had a very nice family dinner for my dad's birthday and we are so glad we chose Blue to celebrate at.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 25th anniversary
    Foodie63VIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Blue is our favorite restaurant in Bethlehem. We have been dining here for over five years. The food,ambiance, and service are excellent. The entire staff played a role in making a memorable anniversary for us. Our favorite waiter Jeremy, who is the absolute BEST, recommended the 32 ounce Tomahawk dry aged bone in ribeye. We are not huge steak lovers but took Jeremy's choice and WOW what a choice. It was the most delicious tender perfectly cooked steak we've ever had. Becky our server this evening was very courteous,attentive,professional, and was kind enough to take time,despite being busy, to take an anniversary photo for us. Thanks Becky. The very handsome manager who resembled Hugh Jackman (Wolverine)checked on us. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch spot!
    LaLatinaFoodie
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    1st time here for lunch. Awesome food & service. Will frequent more often.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New York in Bethlehem
    BoatmanVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    This was my twenty fifth visit in the last few years, this time for lunch. Always good both in food and in service. This restaurant is one of the best in the valley to entertain clients not just because of the food and service but the acoustics of the restaurant are great you can actually hear the person with you speak.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wish we ate here years ago
    catladiz
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We went to Blue for the first time to celebrate my mother's birthday. From the time we talked in we were all taken back at what a beautiful restaurant this was. Our waitress Jennifer was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu and the specials. We all agreed it was probably the best dinner we had in a long time. The steaks were phenomenal. We definitely can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An evening with friends
    Birthday63
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Every aspect of our evening with friends was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Staycation
    Aagrt
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    My husband and I were on a stay cation and wanted a nice romantic dinner. Becky , our server, was very knowledgable about the menu. She gave us excellent suggestions and attentive service. Food was very good and martini was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth the money
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Not worth the money: Went there because it is advertised as a grill house and to have a steak and a beer. It began with a dirty beer glass, next came a so-so salad with wimpy greens, then, although they told me they cook the steaks with a high temperature, the medium well corn fed rib eye steak was burnt black on the outside. The a la cart ordering filled up the table quickly with dishes. The desert plates were water spotted, and in general the plates and utensils were diner quality. The only bright spot was the excellent server. The place seems to cater to corporate dinners. If you live in, or are visiting the Lehigh Valley, the same amount of money will be better spent at MELT, and If you want a real steak go to SHULA's.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • hawrltyVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Accommodating wait staff and hostess. Nice décor. Good menu selections. Well presented salad.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good time for all
    JerseyJoe
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I made a reservation for six people to celebrate my wife's and mine 20th anniversary. Blue gave us our own private room and treated us especially well. Comparable quality of steaks and sides to the better steakhouses we've visited. Good presentation, good drinks - a winner all around!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place
    mjs4434
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great place, good food and wine selection. The crab cake was really outstanding. Would highly recommend
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What's not to like?
    Bluefan
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    "Blue" never disappoints. Time after time, a full dining or cocktails-and-appetizers visit to Blue is memorable and wonderful. The service is great and the selections of regular and specials are unbeatable. In nice weather, there is no place better than their patio bar with fireplaces, candles, etc. It's just a place you keep coming back to - always.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good, but pricey
    Roger
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Very good food and excellent service. However, they are pushing the envelope on price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Excellent
    Cassidy
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Blue is one of those "money in the bank" places where you KNOW the food and service are top notch. They never let me down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary
    Bigbird123
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Made us a special dessert and served us glasses of champagne was a very nice guesture
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodie4sure
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We enjoyed a lovely anniversary dinner - great atmosphere & wonderful service. We both had steak - exceptional quality for a fair price & prepared perfectly. We received a complimentary desert which was the perfect end to our delicious dinner. Would highly recommend for a great dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wedding Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We had our wedding anniversary here, this was our first visit. Everything was excellent! We had an amazing time, food was great and the ambiance was perfect!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Margot
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Ample seating. Excellent food and service. An unexpected oasis.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
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  • great meal
    ckm82VIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We went for my husband birthday dinner and everything from the service, to drinks to foods was great!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Birthday Celebration
    kasloap
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Never disappointed. We were taken right to our table when we arrived. Our servers were courteous, professional & personable. My rack of lamb was delicious, prepared perfectly. My husband's ribeye was also very good. Sides of a wedge salad, & roasted tri potatoes were large enough to share & very good. In celebration of his birthday, Blue served him a complementary glass of champagne and a piece of ice cream cake large enough for 4 people to share. Nice touch. It was delicious. Blue has been and will continue to be our go to place for a great meal for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow service
    Slow
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We were there for 2 hours. The server was incredibly slow and never checked on us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blue Grillhouse
    Ultimatefoody
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The service was excellent the staff was friendly and very helpful. The food was delicious. It was our anniversary and they give you a complimentary glass of champagne and desert.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale, but unpretentious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Perfect date night restaurant if you're looking for an elegant, upscale environment without the usual stuffiness. All staff was very friendly and accommodating. Extensive selection of mixed drinks and wine. The food was delicious, with enough of a gourmet feel to please a seasoned foodie but not so exotic as to scare away your average diner. Overall a pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints!
    JackyRo
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    As always we enjoyed our food and experience! We sat outside for the 1st time and it has a casual feel more like a bar scene. We enjoyed great food in a more lively atmosphere. If you are looking for a more upscale or romantic feel stick with inside (on a Friday night anyway). Manager was extremely nice and on top of things. Outside dining is 1st come 1st serve so keep that in mind if you want to sit outside. We did not mind the wait at the bar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Went to dinner on Friday night, had the honey glazed calamari and tomato mozz salad, both of which were great.. Steaks were on point, cooked perfectly and the sides were good as well
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice
    joedoesrugs
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Very good salmon. Excellent duck. Terrific desserts. Service was attentive. We were seated promptly. A bit loud. Tables should be a bit larger to accommodate side dishes and plates.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.