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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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Today
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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 41
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Carrabba's is alway's consistently good

I first ate a Carrabba's in South Carolina and actually ate in 4 other States besides my own. I never had a bad experience. They even made a meal that wasn't on the menu for us. By the way they catered our wedding rehearsal dinner for our son in Mobile Alabama. Joe M Pennsylvania

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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pennsytraveler
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I first ate a Carrabba's in South Carolina and actually ate in 4 other States besides my own. I never had a bad experience. They even made a meal that wasn't on the menu for us. By the way they catered our wedding rehearsal dinner for our son in Mobile Alabama. Joe M Pennsylvania

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food is average. The atmosphere is pleasant but could be noisy if it is crowded. It's right in my neighborhood, very convenient, but not someplace that we will go to often.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My family and I went to Carrabba's for my grandson's birthday. Even though there were 9 of us, the service was good and the wait staff was friendly. Although, we arrived early (5PM), the restaurant was already crowded. Our appetizers and our meals were very good and ample portions. Seating was a little tight as almost all tables were full.

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Pennsylvania
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Came for an early dinner visit. Seated right away. Server seemed rushed. Did not refill my drink at all. Food came out cold. Sent it back, came back within 3 min just slightly warmer. That did not make me very happy. Overpriced pasta not worth the $. I will not be back.

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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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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 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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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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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
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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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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, Romantic, 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?