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Paddock

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American, Bar, Pub, Italian
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1945 W Columbia St, Allentown, PA 18104-1527
+1 610-437-3911
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Riva Del Garda, Italy
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83 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Went to the Paddock last night and had a reasonably priced meal with fast service. The Paddock is more of a Sports Bar so expect it to be noisy.

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Thank Ralph L
pa.
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The new owners spent a lot of money on the interior and exterior but forgot to update the 1957 bathroom. I've been frequenting this place since 1958 and while the pizza is the same and delicious the rest of the menu needs updating. If you like numerous selections of draft beer this is your place. If you want good food... More 

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Thank Notchbaby
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Place isn't clean. Server isn't from this earth. She had no idea of what was on the menu....but still very nice. My wife had a very dry burger with imaginary cheese. I had shrimp ...out of the freezer. Very disappointed...

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3 Thank ItalianGirl75
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

The old, worn Paddock has been re-born thanks to the Hops family. The pizza is still great, maybe not quite the same as the "old days," but good. However, what a difference in the restaurant. There are numerous TV's, excellent bartenders, and a terrific crowd. The owners keep adding new items to the menu which also helps. All in all,... More 

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3 Thank murfsmom9
Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I recently had dinner and drinks with a friend from out of town who was looking for local "pub style" food. I suggested the Paddock and we were not disappointed! We started at the bar, and enjoyed the wonderful draft beer selection, then moved to the dining room where our service was great! Best pizza and cheesesteaks in the valley!!... More 

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1 Thank Foodguy1301
Lehigh Valley, Pa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014

After going to the Paddock for many years, last night was our last time. New management has ruined this place. The service has been slow and we had a few issues with the food in the recent past (i.e. under cooked French fries) but we continued to go because it was mostly nothing major. Last night my wife ordered soup... More 

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5 Thank PaJustrelax
Allentown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Food was terrible. Serve was very slow and server kept disappearing. They said that place had been newly updated, but the leather looking seats all had tears and rips. This is more of a man's drinking TV sports place. We only ordered food, and it was not worth our money or time. Everyone is our group will not be going... More 

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4 Thank Helen S
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2013

The waitresses seem to be very competent. However, one waiter (young cocky kid) last night took 45 minutes to give me my cheesesteak only to receive it without cheese and no toppings. He gave me no apology and was incensed that I complained that my party was finished eating before I had even started to eat. I asked to speak... More 

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6 Thank 263bjr
Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I walk to the paddock almost every wing night last night would be the last. I had the worst experience in the 5 years going there. The so call manager was so rude..i complained about not getting my fries that i ordered with my sandwich,because they came out after i had already eaten the sandwich. I mention to the waitress... More 

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6 Thank MyMoneyigettosay
Schnecksvill, PA
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174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

My husband and I tried this restaurant today. We were not impressed with the food at all. I had Chicken Francese. The sauce was disgusting. The plate had to have close to a quarter inch of melted butter on it. The noodles were just swimming in butter. You couldn't taste any lemon which is supposed to be in the sauce.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1945 W Columbia St, Allentown, PA 18104-1527
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-437-3911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?