VIsiting New Tripoli? Enjoy the Very Best Bethlehem Restaurants

There are many Bethlehem restaurants to enjoy in this town located on the Leigh River. This college town is a great place to visit, with many exciting areas to explore. Bethlehem is only 40 minutes from your New Tripoli inn.

Starfish Brasserie
51 W. Broadway St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018
www.starfishbrasserie.com

Starfish Brasserie is a seafood restaurant in the center of town. The decor is modern and sleek, but the atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. The restaurant is owned and operated by a professionally trained chef who offers a menu of simple, yet filling foods. You can order from a selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts. The signature dish is pan seared sea scallops. Try one of the delectable dessert dishes of chocolate ice cream cake or a chocolate souffle. It has wine by the glass or bottle, a large beer selection, and martinis and specialty drinks. There's live music and special events throughout the week. Starfish Brasserie is open for dinner nightly.

Apollo Grill
85 W. Broad St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018
www.apollogrill.com

Apollo Grill is one of the French style Bethlehem restaurants that serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can enjoy a light meal of soup or a salad, or try something a little heavier. It has pizza, sandwiches, steak and fresh fish dishes such as grilled salmon. You can get an entree of Australian lamb shanks, duck breast, crab cakes and more. Choose something from the dessert menu such as Mexican chocolate cake. The Apollo Grill has a large selection of drinks at the bar. There are special events from time to time, including a featured artist of the month. This restaurant is just down the road from your New Tripoli bed and breakfast.

The Melting Pot
1 E. Broad Ste.100
Bethlehem, PA 18018
www.themeltingpot.com

The Melting Pot is one of the Bethlehem restaurants that is a must-try. It is a fondue restaurant in downtown Bethlehem. This restaurant really gives guests an interactive experience, and turns fondue into a four-course dinner. The food is a little pricey, but very good. The cheese fondue is a favorite among visitors. The tables are private, and it's really a romantic place to take your date. You can choose from a variety of seafood, New York strip, duck and more for your main course. Choose a chocolate fondue with all the extras for dessert. The wine list is spectacular, with wines that combine well with each course. There is also a gluten-free menu available upon request. Walk-ins are fine, but it is better to call ahead or make reservations online to ensure you get a seat. The Melting Pot is open nightly for dinner only.

Billy's Downtown Diner
10 E. Broad St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018
www.billysdiner.com

Billy's is a trendy diner that serves American food. The building became a diner in 2000, and has a comfortable, laid-back feel. It's open for breakfast and lunch from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It has a variety of fresh soups daily, as well as Cuban sandwiches, tacos and carnitas. Each lunch item comes with a side or fries or a bowl of soup. Billy's is perhaps best known for its delectable French toast, available for breakfast.