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1741 Terrace - Hotel Bethlehem

4.5
561 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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It is the desire of 1741 on the Terrace to engage and invite you.
Relax in the ambiance of the room – the beautiful Moravian tile floor with views from the soaring palladium windows. You will overlook charming downtown Bethlehem with buildings and history dating back to 1741 when the town was founded.
Open seven days, any evening you are seeking a beautiful view, inspired food and exceptional service is the perfect night for 1741. In addition to the ala carte menu featuring the classics you have come to expect, executive chef Michael Adams is bringing his personal creative influence to the table featuring fresh local products and ingredients.
A Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner, the wine list is developed to inspire. The list is populated with wines from around the world; selections are varied and the list has been crafted to appeal to the distinctive palate or novice.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Continental
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Hours of operation
Dinner is served daily from 5pm to 9pm. 1741 on the Terrace is open on major holidays (Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas).
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Phone number
(610) 625-2226
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Adams
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Private party facilities
Two beautifully appointed private dining rooms with giant arched windows, each seating 30. Entire restaurant available for larger parties.
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Private party contact
Restaurant Reservations: (610) 625-2220
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Church Street
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Parking details
Hotel parking is alongside the hotel with a parking deck behind, and is usually available. Valet is offered on Friday and Saturday evenings when available. Parking can be difficult during downtown festivals and the holidays, but shuttle service is always available. Please call 610-625-5000 to inquire about busy parking times.
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Public transit
Public transit hub is 4 blocks from restaurant, LANTA 207 passes in front of the hotel.
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Entertainment
Sophisticated piano, piano & bass or strings played by a range of artists on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
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Special events & promotions
Each fall, 1741 on the Terrace features wine dinners on the first Wednesday of each month, featuring four to seven courses. Each course, presented by Chef Troxell, is paired with wines presented by our guest sommeliers & speakers with discussion on wine and culture.

In January 1741 on the Terrace features wine seminars presented by guest sommeliers with discussion on wine pairing, describing wines, and wine-producing regions around the world.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 561 People Are Saying
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LindsayC 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent dining experience. Food was delicious, atmosphere was romantic and classy, and servers were pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu. An added plus was watching the snow fall looking out from the floor the ceiling windows overlooking Main St.

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RichM 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great ambiance, service and food. Made for the perfect date night dinner for my wife and I.

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DavidL (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

outstanding meal, awesome service, had the best time there. will return again

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DebP (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Our family loves to celebrate special occasions in the 1776 room. Our favorite waiter is Bob.
He is very attentive and makes our evening quite memorable.

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vipGateway (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

From beginning to the end of the meal , a great night .

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KetheT (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The dinner was amazing. The service was really good, they followed a request I made during the reservation.
It was not perfect because a small details during the service as missing to serve the wine and diferent time serving the desert.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The waiter was a bit inexperienced. I asked the waiter and bus boy for olive oil, but neither of them brought it. The waiter did not offer to pour the bottle of Louis Latour we purchased. The one duck ravioli appetizer was very small and was underwhelming. My friend had the beet salad which was very good. The orrichette pasta was ok. Short ribs were a bit fatty but tasty, and the chocolate tart was not very good. I cannot remember saying that about a chocolate dessert.

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vipJoevanney (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

One of the best dining experiences I have ever had. From the beautiful room to the incredible service to the spectacular food, an outstanding evening from beginning to end.

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GrillMan (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Another fine meal. One of my favorite fine dining places. Food and service is top notch.

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Angela (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Impeccable service. We made the reservation for our anniversary, without exception, every staff member wished us a Happy Anniversary and we were offered a complimentary Champagne upon being seated. Soups (Carrot & Chicken Curry) were very good to great. Entrees (Salmon & Cod) were good. Dessert (Chocolate Tart & Apple Financier) was also good. Coffee was very good.

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vipMp1900 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Another wonderful experience at this fantastic restaurant. The food, service and ambiance are always consistent. The atmosphere is so inviting. It has such a special feel. It’s not so easy to find a place this perfect in every way.

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BrianP (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We went to Terrace for my wife's birthday and it was an excellent experience with a great staff. Located in Hotel Bethlehem, the views of Bethlehem & large windows make for a great seating experience. The food was excellent as well as the drinks menu. Highly recommended when in town.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

As always the food and service were outstanding. The restaurant was beautifully decorated. You can tell the staff takes pride in all they do - it shows :)

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Took my husband for his birthday on New Year's Eve. They were very accommodating and the food and service was outstanding! I would go back. The decorations for Christmas we're stunning!

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vipScottH (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

We recently dined here for my wife's birthday during our stay at the hotel. I have to be honest, it didn't start off great. We had a reservation, but stood in the doorway for almost 15 minutes past our scheduled time without being approached by anyone (multiple wait staff ignored us, and the host completely ignored us, then was nowhere to be found). We finally went over to one of the waiters, and got her attention (she was very friendly, and fortunately ended up being our waiter) to take our reservation and seat us. From that point on, everything was excellent. The food, drinks, ambiance - especially at Christmastime - and service was wonderful. The menu is limited, but everything on it caters to a true food and drink lover's palette. They also are very accommodating to your young one(s). I do not believe this restaurant is meant for children under 12, but they did not make our 7-year old feel that way. This was especially nice since we were traveling/staying with our daughter, but still able to enjoy a beautiful setting and meal without snooty looks, comments, or treatment (those came from the other diners, but not the restaurant staff).

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

My wife and I were in Bethlehem for the new year celebration. The 1741 is on the indoor terrace of the hotel. Nice room with high ceiling and tables not jammed together. When we got there we were offered a table overlooking Main Street which was decorated for the season. The horse drawn carriages that passed by added to the beautiful view out of the window. I had the filet and my wife had the sea bass. Both done as they should be.

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GardenMomma (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Food temperature was warm at best. Kitchen was slow. Busboy/busgirl they were great though! First time we’ve gone there and it will be the last. Not worth the price we paid for our dinners.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Very nice ambience and service.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Very elegant place to dine.

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Rink (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

My wife and I went on a date to the 1741 Terrace. We had a terrific meal. The food was excellent. I asked for a window seat when I made the reservation. The view of Main Street with all of the Christmas lights and the snow was just wonderful and delighted my wife. It's a beautiful restaurant, great service and delicious food... such a special place to have a date.

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