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Aci Halal

34 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18101-1933
+1 610-439-8782
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb kebab” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
££ - £££
34 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18101-1933
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

After a visit to the Allentown Art Museum with friends, we drove a short distance to this Turkish market and eatery.The food was fabulous and totally authentic. We had lamb Shish kebab, Humas, Falafal, and Gyros. Everyone loved their choices, were full with the portions...More

Thank Mari G
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My husband and I have eaten lunch at Aci Halal many times and also taken friends there. The food and service are always excellent but many items are cooked to order so it's not somewhere you can eat in 15 minutes. The lentil soup is...More

Thank Ruby Rose R
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

If you love Turkish food go here!!!! On Friday night tho be sure to make reservations! The grocery is fun too

Thank Yelwad61
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This reconverted gas station houses a real hidden gem in Allentown. There is plenty of safe parking and when you enter, there is a middle-eastern store and butcher store. Continuing on, you will find the tables of the restaurant area. I have gone here many...More

Thank Steve Z
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I have the Coban Salatasi salad. I was great!!! Then we shared the vegetarian combo Karisik meze. Outstanding.

Thank Robert M G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Mentioning to a friend that I'd like to have some Turkish food she recommended this place. It will now become our go to place for it! We went early and were glad we did because we got a table. They were full up with reservations...More

Thank Yelwad61
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Been going here for years. Not much to look at from the outside so fancy Sauconites won't even consider it but I'm telling you...this place is great. I can't believe people go down the street to one of the new horrible expensive restaurants near the...More

1  Thank Nicawag
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The meze plate is so fresh and yummy! Lamb chops excellent choice! If you like Iskander and shish.. Must visit! This place is a combination halal deli, Turkish food speciality store and restaurant. Owners sweet Turkish family! Authentic food, can't miss if in the area!

Thank Xeanie
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Really good for a light meal or a full dinner, beef, chicken, lamb, vegetarian, fresh salads, fabulous desserts and turkish coffee, you will not be disappointed

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This restaurant/market is the real deal. Excellent food served in family-style quantities by an attentive staff. The tabouli was sooo fresh and the coconut cake for dessert was CRAZY good.

Thank Thomas M
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Norman B
My brother and I would like to come for lunch tomorrow (Tuesday) about 1:30. Do you recommend making a reservation? Is there a dress code?
19 January 2015|
Response from Moosam82 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no dress code needed. It's a mom and pop type of restaurant (with a grocery store next to it). Also no reservations needed! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 N 2nd St, Allentown, PA 18101-1933
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-439-8782