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Carrabba's Italian Grill

510 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103-3675
610-439-6100
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Ranked #24 of 370 restaurants in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Burnham, Buckinghamshire
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Taken here recently whilst in the US with work. We didn't have all afternoon to sit around so the service needed to be snappy. Friendly attentive waitress that ticked all the boxes on a service front - the pace of the whole experience was just right. Good selection, quality and portion size of food.

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Syracuse, NY
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were passing though Allentown and needed a bite to eat. Our Carrabba's back home in the Syracuse area has been reliable, so I thought we would try this one. We were there for a late lunch and it was quite busy. They have a fairly large staff, but they have getting food to the table quickly down to a... More

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Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I thought the portion sizes were small and they were very expensive. Nice choice of drinks but again they were more expensive then we find at similar restaurants when we travel. My wife had a salad with chicken ($13.50) and she was not happy with meal..Service was good and the place was clean..We thought Olive Garden was much better in... More

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White Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Nice dining experience. Great bread. Very clean. Good service. Only drawback was food was mediocre and small portions. Pricey for small size portion. Lacked homemade taste. Nice but bit disappointing.

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

First choice was too noisy so we went here. Service was good but food brought too fast. We did not finish salad and hot meal was placed on the table. Food was fine.

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hamburg
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86 reviews 86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I had decided to take my girlfriend to dinner she likes Italian food and has never been to Caraba's , the food was excellent the service was great, I asking her to marry me, she said yes of course, it's a very nice evening

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Seems no matter what location Carrabbas is one of the best of chain Italian Restaurants i've gone to, and living in the south philadelphia area we are picky about our Italian. But i find Carrabbas great not only its italian fare but just love some of the other dishes most especially their Chicken Bryan.. its like something i can be... More

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Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I sat at the counter by the kitchen, which was the perfect place for a solo traveler to eat, and no wait at prime time on Saturday night. The efficiency and efficiency of the guys getting the food out was amazing. Clearly, they like what they are doing, and are good at it. The sign of a well run restaurant.... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love the atmosphere and friendliness of the restaurant. My husband and I love to go here on a Friday evening...great place to eat some really good food and relax. The management is fantastic...walking around and making sure the guests are enjoying the food. They accept call ahead seating rather than reservations.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Glass in the bottom of our drink glass. String in one bowl of soup, and a piece of plastic in the other. That was it we then asked for our check, paid and left.

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