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All 370 Allentown Restaurants

Carrabba's Italian Grill

510 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103-3675
610-439-6100
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Ranked #35 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
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of my favorite Italian Restaurants, no I am not from the midwest, I grew up in the Italian section of a town that you were either Italian, Irish or Jewish, in other words ethnic. On any given day you could walk down the street and smell the pots of sauce on all the stoves (a smell of... More

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Allentown PA
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love when you can order your favorite classic dish and then try a new one right next to it. Smaller portions but then you don't have the risk of not liking something you are eating. Yesterday my husband and I both ordered the Classic Sirlion Marsala steak with the New creation Mahi Wulfe. Both were fabulous and having them... More

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Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is one of the closest Carrabba's from where we live, and it's three hours away. We take advantage of eating at Carrabba's while we are on trips, and so far it's really panned out. We were at Dorney Park in Allentown for the day and we knew that Carrabba;s was a five minutes away. This restaurant gets the same... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I went there with some friends. The service was great and food was great too. Thier peach Sangria was delicious. The food was served hot and the wait time minimal. Over all a good expirience.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I do not mind spending $20 plus for a meal but I at least hope for good portions, quality and service. Although the overall taste of the food was acceptable, the portion size was very small (two chicken "breasts" put together were about the size of an index card). The waitress was not able to answer my question about portion... More

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

So this place can be very busy - we arrived and did not have to wait. The service was prompt and efficient - the chicken marsala was very good and can in two sizes - nice flexibility for ordering. The lobster mac and cheese was well received. Easy parking.

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Casale
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86 reviews 86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This Italian-sounding restaurant makes not bad pasta... The cooking was good but the fish sause too liquid.... The big issue is the quantity: they preapred about 3500 grs of pasta and I left more than half! What a shame!

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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268 reviews 268 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We used to come every Wednesday and enjoyed good food with a 20% AARP discount. They stopped doing that since March this year. This is really a shame!

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Burnham, Buckinghamshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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115 reviews 115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 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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