Edge
Edge

Edge

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.edgerestaurant.net/
  • Phone: (610) 814-0100
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, French, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Timothy Widrick
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Edge offers a private dinning room available for up to 60 guests for dinner. Please contact the restaurant for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Manja Fields 6108140100

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Park on the fourth level of the North street parking garage. From there proceed across the pedestrian walkway into the building. Get your parking ticket validated at hostess stand in restaurant.
A word from Edge
Located in the heart of downtown Bethlehem, Edge delivers a wonderful dining experience in a casual upscale atmosphere. Chef Timothy Widrick uses French and Asian influences in his classic to modern cuisine. Enjoy a fantastic wine selection designed to please every palate, or perhaps a perfectly crafted cocktail.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Edge reviews from OpenTable diners
27 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (20)fit for foodies (16)romantic (16)neighborhood gem (13)good for groups (6)great for outdoor dining (6)vibrant bar scene (5)hot spot (4)notable wine list (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Fantastic
    Cdg1234
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Top notch dining experience. The food was prepared perfectly, service was very attentive and atmosphere was very relaxing and pleasant. This was the third time we have visited Edge and all our experiences have been very consistent. Would highly recommend as a place to dine in downtown Bethlehem.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant evening
    Outoftowners
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Edge is a stylish, well-lit restaurant with nice views onto the streets of Bethlehem. Food was consistently good; service was friendly and accommodating, if a bit inelegant at times. E.g.: the wine we ordered after our cocktails only arrived after our entrees had been on the table for a few minutes. We loved the appetizer special -- mushroom toast -- as well as our entrees (New Zealand lamb chops, and and salmon). The Gingerly Gin cocktail was interesting and worth trying; the Spin on the Old, on the other hand tasted like a watered down, and too sweet, Old Fashioned. For the price, I think there are better restaurants in the Lehigh Valley, but it was a pleasant evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent
    Philly24
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Each time we dine at Edge, it is consistently good from the food to the servers. The appetizers are a good plasce to start especially the edamame and the panko encrusted boursin. The entrees are always more than enough, no simping on portions at Edge. Always a good choice when in the BEthlehem area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently excellent
    CJofTheLehighValley
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    Edge has by far become our favorite fine dining restaurant in Bethlehem. Everyone who works there contributes to making each person's experience feel special. They are all knowledgable about both the food and drinks menus, and the waitstaff is genuinely interested in providing you with the best dining experience. We would recommend Edge to both meat lovers and vegetarians for an all around excellent meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for dinner-
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We truly enjoyed our New Year's Eve dinner at the Edge. We are from out of town and had no idea what to expect. It was a great find. Our waitress was wonderful and we would be sure to go back on our next trip to Bethlehem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best dining in Bethlehem
    MelissaThereseVIP
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    In a downtown area dominated by theme restaurants and pubs, this is a terrific dining experience. We had a vegan in our party, and the eclectic menu had our entire group of six happy. Cauliflower and brussel sprout appetizers were great, and so was the gnocchi with duck confit. Our salmon entrees were amazing, and the vegan loved his asian vegetable bowl too. Wine is a tad overpriced but at prices starting at $30 not unbearable. Service was good but note that add 20 percent to parties of six or more. Interior was a bit dated in style but clean and comfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I took my family there for
    Mingosorus
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    I took my family there for dinner. The service was very good and the server was friendly and helpful but not overbearing. Food was quite good. Compared to other similarly priced restaurants, we thought it was on the top list. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first date dinner
    robpsu
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    This was a first date dinner and it was very good. The wait staff did a fine job but didn't make themselves a nuisance. They noticed we were having a good conversation. We ordered the mussels as an appetizer with duck and crab cakes for the entrée. Both were prepared perfectly and the portions were fine. Combined the dining experience with downtown Bethlehem at Christmas and it was an enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    Brian
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    This was our second time here and certainly did not disappoint. Great food and service. Bench seating could use some pillows as they get uncomfortable but otherwise it is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 30th Anniversary Dinner
    johnf
    Dined on 11/18/2013
    My wife, daughter and I visited Edge this past Monday evening to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. The experience was, as always, exceptional. The young lady taking care of our table was very professional and personable. All our questions regarding various plates were answered expertly and the meal preparation was perfect. When I casually mentioned our anniversary the dessert dishes were inscribed with "Happy Anniversary" in chocolate on the rims of the plates. Edge is one of our favorite dining places and we've celebrated more than one special occasion there. I highly recommend this restaurant for those looking for a truly fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always Great
    ColleenG
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    I am a regular of Edge and have always had a good experience there. The bar is lovely the service is wonderful and love the food. If I had to find any negatives I wish they would have more specials. The restaurant is elegant and just the right lighting. There always seems to be an upscale crowd attending. They never rush you or take to long. I will continue to enjoy this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    We enjoyed dinner at the Edge last night and it was fantastic! We started off with martinis which were wonderful. Appetizers included the 1/2 dozen oyster - perfect, not gritty, fresh and the tuna tartar - so fresh and delicious! Entrees were the duck and the curry thai chicken... both excellent. We were so full we were unable to try dessert, but we will definitely be back to eat again! Thanks to our server Andrea for a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2013
    Our experience at Edge was phenomenal-- from the attention the moment we walked in the door, through to the courteous, well-timed service, ending with a warm farewell at the door. The meal was superb: escargot and foie gras appetizers amazed; duck, lamb, and steak were prepared to our specification; and, the crispy pork belly small plate and fried brussel sprouts are not to be missed. We felt pampered, dazzled and restored. Edge is our new go-to place in the Lehigh Valley!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Edge, Bethlehem, PA
    RetiredTraveler
    Dined on 10/22/2013
    My wife and I were staying in Bethlehem because the Glasbern Inn near Allentown was all booked. We were planning to have dinner with an old friend and his wife, so we let them guide our choice of restaurant. They recommended The Edge, even though they had never eaten there. We all enjoyed the food, and the atmosphere was just right.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great restaurant!
    Edie
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    We were visiting for parent weekend at lehigh and had a wonderful meal at Edge. Everything about the evening was outstanding starting with the cocktail. I would definitely return here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Have had better...
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    Had been here before and thought the food was good, but disappointed this time. One bartender was friendly and helpful. Wait-staff were personable, but we felt way too rushed. The crab cakes were disappointing. I've had better at chain restaurants. Steak was good. One thing important to note is that the dining room chairs are very uncomfortable. It's impossible to relax and sit comfortably at your table. Ambience is trendy, but it can be a bit loud.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very enjoyable
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    Dined at Edge on Saturday night and proved to be a great escape from the craziness of Northside. While most restaurants were overflowing, Edge's partially secluded location made for a wonderful dinner. The mussels and tuna appetizers were fresh and delicious, while the duck entree was spectacular. Spin on the Old is a great cocktail to try, as it takes some of the harshness out of the typical Old Fashioned. There was nothing wrong with the service, was just expecting a more engaged server match the excellent food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Edge
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2013
    Everything was very good, the service was excellent. We had a bottle of wine and they kept it at the wait station, not sure how comfortable I would feel about that if we had an expensive bottle.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceptional
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    The food was amazing! We had a burger and it just melted in your mouth!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food mediocre, server EXCELLENT
    Mike
    Dined on 8/19/2013
    As the title states....Carissa our server was excellent. But the food was just average. One thing was noteworthy and delicious, the dessert was excellent.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently good service and food
    Eatoutrviews
    Dined on 8/3/2013
    Whenever we visit Bethlehem we book Edge for Saturday night. Of any of the restaurants we like this the best. Has nice selection of small plates and appetizers, in addition to Interesting main courses. They accommodate changes to main course sides if desired. My Husband always get fish. Last weekend I had Duck breast which had a nice light sauce and interesting mushroom spaetzel. Service is good without bring intrusive
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • recommend
    CupidVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2013
    Our food was fantastic-service was good. Highly recommend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, OK Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/22/2013
    Have dined there many times - very good spot for a business dinner. While I have always been extremely impressed with the food, the service is inconsistent and at times feels almost a little arrogant. Our table raved about the crab cakes and I had the salmon which was absolutely outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly Recommended
    lillj1219
    Dined on 7/19/2013
    My boyfriend and I recently had dinner reservations at the Edge for a Friday night dinner. The service was excellent, the food arrived shortly after we ordered and tasted fantastic. I would absolutely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a finer dining experience for a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    Marjeff
    Dined on 7/12/2013
    We enjoyed ourselves fully. The mussel appetizer was delicious as were our entrees. We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Celebration
    SoCalPatriot
    Dined on 7/11/2013
    We went to Edge because we had such a wonderful experience when we celebrated our mother's 100th birthday there last July. Perhaps our expectations were so high from that time that we were a bit disappointed for her 101st birthday. The food is always very good, but the service was s-l-o-w, and we arrived at 5 p.m. on a Thursday night. Last year the server brought a dessert with Happy 100th Birthday drizzled on the serving plate. This year there was nothing, even though I did note on the Open Table reservation form that we would be celebrating a 101st birthday. We did not expect a big deal, but no recognition was made. Since negotiating with a walker is not very easy with the parking situation, we would probably not return with Mom.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, but the chairs...
    Tasty
    Dined on 6/29/2013
    The meal was excellent, ordered from the Bethlehem Restaurant Week menu. However, the chairs are deceptive. They look nice enough with their wood and red cushions, but they are the most uncomfortable seat! There is absolutely no back support, and when you sit down you literally feel as if you sank 4 inches lower than expected. Not the best for a typically 1-1 1/2 hour dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Northside Find
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Dined on a Friday night and since it was so nice outside, the indoor dining room was relatively empty. We started with cocktails and the 'Spin on the Old' is a must try! If you like old fashioneds, this is a nice twist. We had the tuna tartar appetizer which was fresh and delicious and then I had the crab cakes, which were very good. The music was a little loud for the amount of diners in the restaurant, but after being there for awhile, we got used to it. The portions are very generous and the food was great from first bite to last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Menu
    linnielou
    Dined on 6/8/2013
    This restaurant has a great menu and a variety of entrees to choose from - all sounded wonderful. We selected the salmon and it was outstanding. Presentation was impressive too.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Graduation lunch
    amygirl
    Dined on 5/20/2013
    The Edge was an excellent choice for a graduation lunch in Bethlehem, PA. Although I have been to many good restaurants in Bethlehem, The Edge would fair quite well in NYC as well. Very quiet, nice menu, excellent service and everything from appetizers to dessert was delicious. Some noteable items were the hummus, calamari, for appetizers. The crab cakes and scallop potato square were so good, along with the apple tart for dessert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Mother's Day Brunch
    ToxDocVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    We normally tend to pass on going out on mother's day (crowds, mediocre food), but when we heard Edge was having a brunch we had to check it out. The food and service was great. The food, ranging from eggs benedict to sirloin tips and salmon in creamy dill sauce were great. I hope Edge does brunch again because I will be 1st in line to make a reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OK, but slightly disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    Edge used to be my favorite restaurant. I did not frequent it often but saved it for special occasions and always looked forward to it. This will probably have been my last visit. The table was so close to the one next to it that the waitress had to take our order from behind my boyfriend's seat. We were literally sitting in a corner, like they ran out of room and had to cram us in. The two things I had asked about when making the reservation earlier that day were both now unavailable, which is understandable but I was still very let down as those were really the ONLY things I wanted, so everything else felt like settling. Bread was very late, food was alright but not memorable, and service was good but not above average.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable dinner while visiting
    BrunchVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Enjoyable dinner while visiting Bethlehem. Interesting menu. Appetizer of tarragon gnocci with duck was generous, but served only at warm temperature leading to blandness. Crabcakes were large, too bready for this price range, but surrounded by a delicious slaw and scalloped potato cake. Being served a single average bread roll was not impressive, to say the least.Never saw the bread basket again. Wine list quite expensive. IPA ales were quite good. All said, the chef was more innovative on the menu than the end results revealed. Sometimes the best efforts out in the hinterlands just doesn't match up to the big brother in the city, and shouldn't try.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great overall experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Great overall experience. I have been to edge twice and both times have been great overall experiences.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Everything was awesome. Thanks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    Everything was awesome. Thanks for the great meal. New cocktail Asian 73 was fantasic.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always my go to birthday and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Always my go to birthday and special occasion spot. The kitchen always adds a special touch for special events. My dessert came out with a birthday candle and the plate designed with chocolate. :) Dress nice, order a fantastic martini and enjoy dinner.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyed this restaurant, food
    WilliamsVIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Enjoyed this restaurant, food is good and can find a great wine choice. Must say the room with the bar and TV is a nice option for cocktails, but prefer the other room for better dining ambiance.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall very pleased w/ recent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Overall very pleased w/ recent dining experience at Edge. Food, service & atmosphere were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was the weakness
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/25/2013
    Food was not bad but was disappointing. Crab cakes were somewhat fishy and the short rib was overwhelmed by the strange blue cheese puffs that surrounded it. Crime brûlée was good but not exceptional. Edge is a trendy place. I'd go there for the ambience but not for the food.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    In a single word -- amazing! Simply put, no other restaurant in the Lehigh Valley even compares. The food was outstanding. The service was great. The music was just perfect. The general manager, Jesse, is really nice. He is always greeting us with a warmest welcome. We even got to thank the chef personally, for his amazing culinary work.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate