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Tapas On Main

4.6
685 reviews
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$30 and under
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Spanish
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We are an authentic Spanish tapas restaurant & bar in the heart of Historic Downtown Bethlehem. The warm colors and candlelight create a wonderfully rustic, yet cozy feel. Come enjoy our many tapas, salads and entrees, as well as charcuterie & cheeses. We offer many specialty cocktails and feature 7 seasonal Sangrias.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:45pm;

Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:45pm;

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,

Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(610) 868-8903
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Rafael Palomino
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
W Market Street
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Parking details
Find a metered spot on the street, or park in the garage located at Walnut & Guetter Streets. We validate up to 2 hrs. Parking is FREE on Sundays!

(For the holidays! FREE metered parking on Saturdays with ParkNOW app on your mobile device)
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Entertainment
Check our website for updates on weekly entertainment including Craig Thatcher & Nyke Van Wyk, Lorenzo from The Big Wahu, Flamenco Guitarists & More!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 685 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Came here to celebrate my friend’s birthday, and we ordered the bacon wrapped dates to start off the meal. Unfortunately, they came out with the bacon very undercooked and flabby. We had to send them back, and while we did get properly cooked bacon the second time, we had to wait 20 mins, and there was no offer to make the matter right. The paella and sangrias were wonderful, however.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Love Tapas! This was the second restaurant of his that I went to and it was great! Delicious food and good service!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Fun spot. Creative menu. Great to sharing menu for a group.

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3.0Dined on May 12, 2018

The Food was Good... Brought me some spice_sauce to add to my selection. (I'm all about the Heat. I would add some Regular Hot-Spice Selections, to the Menu.)

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Took my two daughters in law out to celebrate Mother’s Day. They’ve given me the best gifts ever, the sweetest grandkids a Nana could ever get. It was a splendid afternoon. Thanks Tapas on Main!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Amazing food and service. Perfect lunch on the patio after graduation ceremony. Pacific crepe, chicharron & truffled mushroom Mac N cheese to name a few :)

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Tapas always provides some of the best food on Main Street in Bethlehem! I was surprised I was able to get a reservation at the last minute on a Saturday night, but needless to say, I was happy that I could. We arrived to find the bar packed and the dining room only partially full. Our server was friendly, but overall the service was rather slow for the size of the crowd. Drinks understandably took a while, but the pace of the food was off. Our first round of food arrived incredibly fast, before having to wait an extended period of time for our main courses. The restaurant definitely has an upbeat vibe which is great, but can detract from any sort of intimate conversation. In terms of food, the flatbreads and paellas are a big hit and the spinach dip is hard to beat. Don't miss the seasonal sangria selection either! Overall, a great spot for a foodie, but be prepared to wait for your food.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

The food was delicious! I highly recommend going with the small plates and sharing. Two plates per person was more than enough. The Sangria was fantastic as well. Our server, Britany, was amazing and one of the best I’ve had ever! Definitely will go back!

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

It was great food and I loved the Blood orange berry Sangria!! So yummy! My 4 yr old loved the lemon chicken soup!!

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Lamb meatballs and mushroom appetizer were wonderful. Shrimp flatbread was very good. Great Sangria and excellent service rounded out a fun experience!

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

They had run out of multiple items from their drink menu. When the server came back to tell, she only asked one person what they would like instead, even though 2 other people (in our party of 8) had ordered the same drink. Our food items were all brought out at different times, even though we had all ordered items from the tappas menu and one item we had to ask about because it never came out. 2 people in our party had to ask multiple times for utensils. The server never came back to see if our order was correct. There was live music (that was fantastic) but it was loud and made it very hard for any type of conversation.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very nice, except out of certain beers

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great food❤️❤️ we made a reservation for mid afternoon on a Saturday.. sat at the bar because the table was too much of a wait(according to the hostess) the service was average-it took awhile for drink orders and everything we ordered took at least ordering two times because they don’t write anything down(pet peeve). The food was great-lamb meatballs, cheese/meat plate, garlic shrimp & steak flatbread- all exactly as expected. Would definitely revisit, but probably not on a busy Saturday because service was less than stellar when they are busy.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

When making a reservation on open table it does not specify outside or inside. I booked a table in hopes that I had the option of choosing outside. When I arrived the hostess stated that "I made the reservation for inside, so I would have to be on a waiting list" I was disappointed since I thought we would have the option. I've gone before in the past and they stated that the seats outside were reserved in case someone had a reservation so they would have that option. I just think it should be made clear. Other than that great dining experience our waiter CJ was great!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This was a first time for the four of us. Our first impression was a nice vibe from walking in the door. Nice long bar, dark and cozy. I would come back for the bar atmosphere. We sat at a table in the dining room and the space had a rustic vibe. Long deep rooms like in NYC. We chose to do the tapas plates and shared the food. Lamb chops and truffle fries were our favorites. pork belly dish was deep fried but a close second. Server, Suzy was very attentive. They were constantly cleaning the plates off of our table as were emptied them. We ordered 9 plates but they don't come all at once. Sangria had at least 4 alcohols in it but flavorful and not overpowering. There is a good mix of young people and older people. Price is moderate. With a pitcher of Sangria and some glasses of wine and 9 plates, it cost roughly $150. We would come back again.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I always enjoy Tapas! They have great food and drinks, nice atmosphere, good bar, good service

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Four of us went on a Friday night and had an awesome time! Our waitress was super informative, never made us feel rushed and she was super friendly too! We were there to listen to some live music and were not in a hurry to leave so we had several rounds of food as the night went on all of which we loved! Some of the most memorable were the spinach dip, the chorizo soup and the lamb meatballs...all were delicious! The cherry mint sangria, suggested by our waitress, was so refreshing! We will definitely be back again with more friends!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The salmon over a bed of lentils was the best-prepared entree I had in recent memory, anywhere. It was the "lunch" priced salmon-over-lentils entree, and it was more then ample. Can't wait to have it again.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

The lighting was really low I struggled to read the menu because of this. It was a bit pricey. Overall the food was good.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

I met a friend and colleague for lunch and really enjoyed the menu. It was hard to choose. I had to modify one of my choices with no issue. The good was wonderful and nicely presented. The server was attentive and professional. We had a nice lunch -- enjoyed the location, food and ambiance very much! I highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

My girlfriend and I went here for a date night. The food was great and the service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Have been there many times. Each time with friends. Never had a bad meal. The service friendly and attentive will be going back.... live in Chester County not in Bethlehem area.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

My wife and I enjoyed our experience at Tapas On Main. The food was delicious and the staff was so attentive and friendly. We will definitely dine here again.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Best meal at Tapas in recent months! Tapas is always great, but the service can be a bit slow at times. This time, we dined in a packed restaurant on a Friday night and the food was all top notch, delivered faster than I had ever seen it before. The calamari was crispy, fresh, and well flavored, while the spinach tip was equally as delicious. My girlfriend and I each got a flatbread, which are the perfect size after sharing two small plates to start the meal. The sangria is always a hit, especially the Blood Orange, which I highly recommend. The restaurant can be quite loud, so don't expect to hold a private conversation over dinner. All around a great meal!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

We enjoyed the ambiance and the food. The service was great...friendly, but not overbearing.
The paella was so good!

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3.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Poor and slow service

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

never disappoints. romantic ambiance, great energy. food is consistent and I always leave happy and full. Solid wine selection as well.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

My girlfriend and I tried this restaurant for the first time for Valentine's Day. The food was good and the atmosphere was nice. Will come again.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food is fantastic! Especially the pork chorizo meatballs and garlic shrimp! The service was very attentive..love the dark ambiance. Definitely will be returning!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Delicious Sangrias, shrimp flatbread, Pollo empanadas and croquettes 😋

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Love the bacon wrapped dates!!!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Good food and drinks but the service takes a while.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

My sister and I took my nephew, a Lehigh student, for lunch. Our server was lovely and the food was delicious. It was very quiet at lunchtime on a Thursday....I am eager to try outdoor/evening dining at a later time. Definitely will return.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food and service!
Jen of a restaurant

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Needed dinner close to our hotel on night many restaurants were closed and they fit the bill nicely.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Noise level on Monday was low. We love it here.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

My husband and I visit Bethlehem a few times a year, but this was our first time eating at Tapas on Main. Everything about our experience was wonderful. Great sangria, great tapas, great vibe, great service. I’m looking forward to eating there again soon!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent experience once again.
We ate from the restaurant week menu this time. All the meals were cooked and presented to perfection.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Food was outstanding! We had paella and it was absolutely delicious. Service was great as well. Will definetely go back!

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Joins our college son and his friends for a great visit and dinner
Had a good time
Paella was excellent

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