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    Hidden Treasures of South Bethlehem

    The Southside Arts District is the Lehigh Valley’s home for art, entertainment, shopping, and dining. This summer, visit these hidden treasures of South Bethlehem, and treat yourself to some decadent eats, drinks, and fun!



    The Flying V Poutinerie is the one and only Canadian cuisine restaurant in the area, specializing in poutine, peameal bacon, and Montreal smoked meat! Or try one of their other creative flavors, like Buffalo Chicken (pictured above). Owners Matt and Christie Vymazal make each dish from scratch, in-house, with love. Their spacious restaurant is two floors, complete with outdoor seating, big screen TVs, and a foosball table.


    201 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem
    610.419.2530 |




    Made from fermented honey, mead is making a buzz, especially in South Bethlehem. Founder and CEO Greg LaBelle is making it his business to create new and bold honey-based alcoholic beverages that surprise the palate and amaze the judges with experimental, dry, and flavored meads. And now with their new flavorful Mead Slushies, you can take your summer beverages to the next level!


    211 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem
    855.632.3669 |




    At Café the Lodge, you’re not just enjoying delicious breakfast and lunch, homemade baked goods, and catering. The Café, run by the Mental Health Recovery Lodge of Northampton County, also provides housing and employment for adults with mental health concerns and supports members in establishing a meaningful existence. Dine in their garden on the Greenway, surrounded by gorgeous art. Indulge in good food and do good at the same time!


    427 East 4th Street, Bethlehem
    610.849.2100 |




    Step back in time at Dinky’s Ice Cream Parlor & Grill! Dinky’s 1950s style restaurant and décor offers the most delicious and authentic “sock hop” style ice cream, burgers, and fries (including the “Bethlehem Beast,” with bacon, pulled BBQ pork, coleslaw, baked beans, and cheese), as well as more modern fare, including shrimp tacos and baked mac and cheese bites!


    312 East 3rd Street, Suite 102, Bethlehem
    610.419.4716 |




    They don’t serve food, but you can paint your own place settings at the world’s leading pottery studio! They offer hundreds of ceramic shapes to choose from and dozens of colors to create the perfect homemade gift or work of art. Children and adults alike love to paint at their events—or bring home your choice in a take home kit. This is the place to unwind and get creative!


    25 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem
    610.791.2228 |