Historic Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
Local Phone: 610-625-5000 Hotel Bethlehem Lobby Image Hotel Bethlehem Logo
(855) 264-2598

1741 on the terrace

It is the desire of 1741 on the Terrace to engage you and invite you.

Try something new or revisit something familiar but above all — enjoy. Relax in the ambiance of the garden atmosphere of the hotel’s original solarium design with beautiful Moravian tile floor and soaring Palladian windows. Admire the spectacular views of the Moravian National Historic Landmark district with buildings and history dating back to 1741 when the town was founded and named on Christmas Eve.

The wine list – developed to inspire not to impress – is filled with wines from around the world, but with a focus on American wines. As a winner of the wine spectator award for the last 10 years, our wine list  speaks to the quality and the variety of our offerings.

Our award winning farm to table culinary team prides itself in presenting seasonal menus combined with the 1741 classics.

Make a night of it with a Hotel Bethlehem Package

Go ahead. Make a night of it!

Enhance your evening with our Romance or Bed & Breakfast Package, both tailored specifically to elevate any night on the town. Complete your evening, and make it a night to remember!

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1741 On The Terrace Hours

Sun-Thur | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Fri-Sat | 5:00pm-10:00pm




Roasted Organic Beets (GF/V)

pistachios, goat cheese, micro-arugula, white balsamic beet vinaigrette | 12

Forty-One Caesar

romaine, herbed croutons, caesar dressing, aged parmigiano, white anchovies | 10

Roasted Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts (V/GF)

Roasted pear, spiced pepitas, sunflower sprouts, szechuan peppercorn curry vinaigrette | 12

Farm at Doe Run Farmstead Cheese

marcona almonds, mostarda, pear butter, crostini | 18

Shrimp Cocktail (GF)

3 colossal shrimp, lemon creme fraiche, lemon zest, chives, cocktail sauce | 19

Baby Arugula (GF)

Vermont goat cheese, dried cranberries, pistachios, honey apple cider vinaigrette | 9


Lancaster Organic Roasted Chicken

Butternut ravioli, smoked bacon, swiss chard, crushed hazelnuts, porcini emulsion | 27

Orecchiette (V)

Butternut squash, leeks, spinach, basil, manchego, roasted aji dulce pepper cream | 22

Grilled Filet Mignon (GF)

8oz, roasted fingerlings, baby kale, primordia farms royal trumpet mushrooms, cabernet demi-glace | 40

Three Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops (GF)

Roasted fingerlings, celery root soubise, spinach, rosemary lamb demi glace | 44

Bay of Fundy Royal Tide Salmon (GF)

Sweet potato, swiss chard, blood orange harissa ver jus, radish sprouts | 34

Prime Grilled NY Strip Steak (GF)

12 oz sourced from the Chicago Stockyards, roasted fingerlings,broccolini, Primordia Farm mushrooms, cabernet demi-glace | 46


crushed pumpkin seed, baby kale, roasted pears, sunflower sprouts, curry vinaigrette | 29

Wine List

White Wines by the Glass

Benzinger Imagery Chardonnay

Sonoma, California 

Ck Mondavi Chardonnay


Urban Riesling

Mosel, Germany

Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough New Zealand

JUSTIN Sauvignon Blanc

Paso Robles, California

CK Mondavi Pinot Grigio


Benvolio Pinot Grigio

Friuli, Italy

Stemmari Moscato


Dry Creek Chenin Blanc


Red Wines by the Glass


JUSTIN Cabernet Sauvignon

Paso Robles, California

CK Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon


Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon

Alexander Valley, California

Belle Ambiance Pinot Noir


Sokol Blosser Evolution Pinot Noir

Willamette Valley, Oregon 

Big Smooth Zinfandel

Lodi, California

CK Mondavi Font Merlet

Bordeaux Superieur, France

Tierra Briza Malbec


Rose by the Glass


Le Provencal

Cotes de Provence France 

Prive de Font-Merlet

Bordeaux Superieur, France 

Salmon Creek White Zinfandel


Sparkling Wines by the Glass

Croix de Roche Cremant de Bordeaux Rose BRUT


Legacy Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand 

Montefresco Prosecco


chef at hotel bethlehem

Meet The Chef

Chef Michael Adams joined Historic Hotel Bethlehem’s Culinary team in April 2014

Chef Adams began his culinary experience at a young age of 16, allowing him to learn techniques and skills that allowed him to start his career early in life. Adams attended the Culinary Institute of America where he graduated in 1991.  Chef Adams moved to Hotel Bethlehem in 1995 as the Executive Chef until it closed in 1998. After a short stint as Chef de Cuisine at Saucon Valley Country Club, Adams returned to the Farmhouse as Chef Partner owner.Chef Adams returned to Historic Hotel Bethlehem in the spring of 2014. His menus are driven by locally sourced ingredients with a twist on classic French dishes. Historic Hotel Bethlehem could not be happier to have Chef Michael Adams leading the kitchen and preparing a world class culinary experience.


penn state family getting ice cream

Penn State Creamery Ice Cream

The Lehigh Valley’s new home to Penn State Creamery Ice Cream.

New to Historic Hotel Bethlehem is The Shoppe located in the Lower Lobby which offers unique ladies accessories and an ice cream parlor.

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worth noting

Recently named #3 Best Historic Hotel in the U.S. by USA Today 10BEST
Located on one of the Top 10 Main Streets in the country according to USA Today

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Historic Hotel Bethlehem is affiliated with Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Bethlehem Book


A glossy 120 page coffee table book celebrates nearly 200 years of hospitality on the site of Bethlehem’s first house in 1741. The book features photographs taken by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, Robin Hood.

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