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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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510 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103-3675
610-439-6100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food but always crowded

Great food but always crowded. If you want a seat without a long wait, arrive before 5:00 pm. Desserts are a disappointment.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Harry B
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I was just out to Carrabas with my husband and my child this passed weekend and I was truly impressed with the service we received this time. I ordered the lobster mac & cheese and dis not like it. The waitress, Justine walked over and realized I was not enjoying my dinner. She quickly offered me another meal and was... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food but always crowded. If you want a seat without a long wait, arrive before 5:00 pm. Desserts are a disappointment.

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I have been going to Carrabba's for several years, visiting at least once a month. The quality and consistency of the food is excellent. The service at the bar and the table is great. The environment is welcoming, and routinely the owner is actively engaged overseeing the operation. For the reasonable price, no better venue in the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Got take out which was really good. The manager was very receptive and welcoming The staff members were attentive. A great place.

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We recently stopped at Carrabba's Grill for lunch and we were very disappointed. It didn't take long to get seated and the food was all right but not a lot of it. It was their lunch menu so waiter said it is basically half size portion for half the price. We asked for the dinner menu thinking we will get... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

In Allentown on business and looking for early dinner (5:00 p.m.). Restaurant was located near-by to hotel (Holiday Express and Suites). We were seated immediately in a very comfortable environment (it was very cold out that day). All items ordered were brought to table in a very timely manner. Food was excellent! I cannot say that all my meals at... More 

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Somewhere, USA
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Maybe it was what I ordered, but I remember this place being pretty awesome a few years ago. The shrimp diavolo appetizer wasn't very diavolo. Pretty mild, really. My mother-in-law, who really can't stand the least bit of heat, had no problem with this. The sausage and lentil soup was pretty salty. The new Conchiglie ai Formaggi entre is described... More 

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Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Carrabba's in Allentown is a warm and friendly place to eat when in town. They will work with you on a meal if you do not want a particular ingredient, don't make a fuss if you sit and talk for awhile and their food is good.

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was the first time I've eaten at a Carrabba's at the suggestion of my brother and his wife, who joined me. It was absolutely fantastic, appetizer of calamari was the best I've eaten, bottle of wine was not excessively priced, the steak was cooked as order and very thick. Not to forget to mention that it was wonderfully delicious.... More 

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Barrington, RI
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105 reviews 105 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Food was good, steak was a little tough but I guess that's what you get for a ordering a steak at an Italian restaurant. Staff was friendly enough, a good restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 510 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103-3675
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 610-439-6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?