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Tap Room - Hotel Bethlehem

4.4
861 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Comfort Food
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  • Great for Brunch
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Casually elegant, the Tap Room offers the most sought after view of Historic Main Street & its Victorian charm. Lounge by the vintage mahogany bar, in an atmosphere evoking the Jazz Age. The circa 1920’s lobby lounge is the Lehigh Valley’s premier jazz venue. Every Thursday, live jazz performances add to the atmosphere.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner are served with a view overlooking historic downtown Bethlehem in a grand setting.
Sunday’s Musical Brunch combines live music with a splendid buffet array. A holiday tradition for many has become a weekly habit for others. We are honored to be the recipient of “Best Sunday Brunch” by Lehigh Valley Magazine, Lehigh Valley Style magazine & readers of the Morning Call newspaper 5 years in a row.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Comfort Food, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Mon–Sat 6:30 am–11:00 am
Sun 6:30 am–10:00 am
Brunch
Sun 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:30 am–3:30 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(610) 625-2219
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Adams
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Market Street
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Parking details
Hotel parking is alongside the hotel with a parking deck behind, and is usually available. Parking can be difficult during downtown festivals and the holidays, but shuttle service is always available. Please call 610-625-2226 to inquire about busy parking times.
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Public transit
Public transit hub is 4 blocks from restaurant.
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Entertainment
The Lehigh Valley's premier live jazz venue. Live performances every Thursday and last Sunday of the month. Exclusive home of the legendary Dave Roper Trio on the first Thursday and last Sunday of every month. Every Thursday is Jazz night with live jazz performances from frequent guests include Lou Czechowski, Dan DeChellis, Jeremy Sweet, Justin DeAngelo, Charles Fambrough, Dan Levinson Fusion Jazz Trio, Emmitt Harris, Sharon Bailey, Eric & Vicky Doney, Brian Bortz, Kato, Truth & Soul, Cover Story, Trophy Husbands. Our Musical Sunday Brunch offered every Sunday features live music from pianist Rory Lipkis, harpist Abigail Gilepsi, and jazz pianist Jeremy Sweet.
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Special events & promotions
Sunday's Musical Brunch combines live music with a splendid buffet array with seatings from 10:30am to 1pm every Sunday. A holiday tradition for some, it has become a weekly habit for many. The robust buffet is complemented by live musicians featuring harpsichord, harp, piano, jazz duos or even bagpipes for our Celtic Brunch. Whether you desire made-to-order omelets or waffles, delicious lunch entrees, seafood appetizer bar with smoked salmon and shrimp cocktail, the carving station of roasted meats, fresh seafood or luscious desserts, there is something for everyone.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 861 People Are Saying
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4.6
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3.9
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Terri 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

We visited the Hotel Bethlehem for the first time to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the soft background jazz music and the elegant ambiance of the room. The food was exquisite, although our biggest disappointment was with food temperature. The potato leek soup especially. It was like drinking delicious silk, but such a disappointment that it wasn't hot. Most of the buffet foods were a luke-warm temperature. If this can be solved, we would come back often. All in all, a wonderful experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Ambiance was great and the food was good.
It was a little bit of a draw back to have our server forget that my lady friend requested a raspberry mojito,
we made mention again only to receive after appetizers and dinner arrived.

Overall, I would in fact visit again because a setting of elegance and class embraces the hotel’ history.
As a long time user of Open Table, I found comfort in reserving dinner plans here. However, when settling up, the server informed me that I could not utilize a redeemable rewards card in the amount of $10.00
that I had selected to make applicable on this particular evening.

Although Tap Room at Hotel Bethlehem was a clear choice of restaurants on OT where point dinner rewards are applicable, server had never seen such a card worth value and returned momentarily only to advise that the restaurant did not participate in such a program.

CN

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

We love the Hotel Bethlehem. We had our wedding reception there. Unfortunately, our Valentine’s Day dinner was thoroughly disappointing. The food wasn’t great...especially for the price. Service was wonderful, though.

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vipLisa (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great Valentine’s Day buffett. They made everyone feel special by giving the women corsages . Food selection was awesome and they even included a glass of champagne. An overall excellent experience.

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NathalieW (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great Sunday Brunch for Valentine's day. From shrimp, to smoked salmon to Prime Rib. Everything is delicious, and was groaning with delight from my first bite to the last.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent buffet brunch. The number and variety of options is well above average and there is attention paid to small details. At $40 per adult it's not cheap but it is worth the price.

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PatFrank (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We enjoyed our entire stay at Hotel Bethlehem (3 days). The staff were all so nice and accommodation to our needs. Everyone was friendly and the hotel rooms are beautiful. The Sunday Brunch was out of this world. Our only complaint was that we couldn't fit more in our stomachs! It was an amazing experience
and we cannot wait to return.

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Patrick (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Thursday night Jazz is the best! The menu is excellent. Good beer and wine

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vipming (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The entertainment was quite nice, Thursday night, service very good as usual, Pub fare, we enjoyed.

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luv2dine (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Atmosphere , food (meatloaf absolutely will order again) and great service . Beautiful, unique hotel surroundings. A favorite place to bring friends for lunch or dinner.

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Maggie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The service was very good, the ambiance is lovely, but the food is overpriced and mediocre.

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vipming (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The service was above average, the Pub style food was excellent, overall enjoy very much.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

The Hotel Bethlehem has a delightful atmosphere with a great menu. Presentation a 5 star. I highly recommend this place.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

The wait staff was awesome, always there with a new drink or to clear your plates. The food was hot which is not always easy for a buffet.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Not worth the money. New years eve brunch buffet. There was no music or champagne toast as promised. When we asked about the champagne toast we got an inadequate response and no champagne. Food looked promising but many dishes were cold. Enjoyed the French toast but otherwise not nearly worth $60 a head plus tip plus wine. Would not recommend.

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