Starfish Brasserie

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Starfish BrasserieStarfish Brasserie
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Starfish BrasserieStarfish Brasserie

Type: Bar, Eatery

51 W Broad St
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18018
United States

(610) 332-8888

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Added by djh263 on 09-13-2008

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Reviews by 57md:
Photo of 57md
4.03/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 2.5 | food: 5

Not sure how to approach this review since I see the Starfish as more of a fine dining establishment than a place to get quality beers. Let's just say that the food is excellent gourmet fare and the management and staff are top notch. Yes, the place is a bit pricey, but you get a ROI with no doubt considering the quality of the food.

As for beer, they try to keep a nice rotation of adventurous stuff, but their selection pales in comparison to the top flight beer bars in the Allentown/Bethlehem area. That said, if you are looking for a fine dining experience at a place where you can also be guaranteed one or two solid beer choices, then go to the Starfish.

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Photo of bonbini26
4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Stopped in for dinner at the bar. Was pretty quiet on a Sunday night, only a few people at the bar, dining room half way filled. The service was great, knowlegable bartender, friendy and prompt. The tap offerings were Founders Red Rye $5, Victory Hop Devil $4 and Brasserie Nostradamus $9. Not a lot but all you need IMO, there were about 20 bottle offerings, from US, Belgium, and Germany. Again pretty diverse. The food was excellent, all fresh, modern, and divesre. A little on the pricey side. I was able to have a 3 course prix-fix for $35. A starter and entree alone would have been $36. A great restaurant in the downtown area, def. worth a stop in.

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Photo of XaWard
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

One of my favorite restaurants in the Lehigh Valley. The copper bar ("Starbar") can fit about 7 or 8 people comfortably and is open later than the dining room most nights. Warm, relaxing decor with windows that look out onto Broad Street. There are also tables surrounding the bar area for casual dining. They have three drafts, one is always Leffe Blonde, the 2nd has been Blanche De Bruxelles for a while now, and the 3rd is a rotating "bartenders choice". They also have a fairly extensive bottle selection displayed behind the bar - both US craft/micros and imports. The bartenders are always friendly, knowledgeable, and willing to help you pick out your next beverage. If you're out with a wine or cocktail drinker this place will please everyone. I highly recommend staying for dinner, as they have a fabulous menu which changes daily and seasonally. The focus is seafood, but you don't have to be a seafood fanatic to enjoy this place. The servers are very attentive and make you dinner experience a pleasure. The Starfish is a perfect place to have dinner or just stop in for a few drinks.

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Starfish Brasserie in Bethlehem, PA
Place rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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