Lehigh University, located on a beautiful wooded campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to approximately 7,000 students. Spanning across 2,300 acres, it's one of the largest private campuses in the States. Much of student life is centered on campus and Greek life is huge. The university is an easy drive from either New York or Philadelphia.
Breakfast: Go to Alexandra’s Bistro for a classic diner experience. There’s nothing formal here, just good food and wonderful service. Right on campus, Johnny’s Bagels opens at 7AM. In addition to their excellent bagels they also make specialty omelets. For fresh orange juice, Greek style iced coffee and a delicious breakfast, go to Billy’s Diner.
Lunch: The People’s Kitchen is an excellent café serving favorites like mac and cheese, shrimp and grits and cheese steak sandwiches. Full of Crepe has sweet as well as savory sandwich style crepes. Be forewarned, the space is small and gets packed quickly. Blue Sky Café offers wraps, salads, and grilled sandwiches. It’s a favorite among students and parents alike. (They are closed on Mondays.)
Casual: For great brick oven pies head to Sal’s Brick Oven Pizza. Step back into the Prohibition era at The Bookstore Speakeasy. Serving American cuisine with an extensive beer selection along with live jazz on select evenings, this is a great choice for dinner. With indoor and outdoor seating, head to Apollo Grill. Make a reservation ahead of time, as this is a popular destination.
A Step Up: Restaurateur, television personality and chef, Emeril Lagasse has two restaurants in Bethlehem – one of them are more upscale is - Emeril’s Chop House. As the names suggest, Emeril’s Chop House serves up classic steak dinners. Voted “Best Dining” in Bethlehem, Edge delivers an excellent dining experience with Asian and French influences.
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LEHIGH FAST FACTS
Seal Brown, Brown & White
27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(p) (610) 758-3100
(f) (610) 758-4361
Bruce Bunnick, Director of Admissions
NCAA Division III
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The People's Kitchen
Full of Crepe
Blue Sky Café
Sal's Brick Oven Pizza
The Bookstore Speakeasy
Emeril's Chop House
Emeril's Italian Table
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