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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
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    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
Friendly Service, Good Food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Chris M
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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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
21 helpful votes 21 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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27 reviews 27 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
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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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Somewhere, USA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 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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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: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
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?