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Grumpy's Bar B Que Roadhouse

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3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 769-4600
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good place to Eat

1st off our navigation took us through these back roads to get here. From the outside does not look fancy or even like a restaurant. We walk in and it old school what you expect when you are in the country. The waitress came over sat us down and took our order. She was friendly and polite. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Richie B
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Levittown, New York
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Summit Hill
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was our 3rd visit in a month. ( drove ONE hour) We really liked the pork belly with the slaw. Had it two times and we got plenty. We shared the dish because there was plenty to share. The third time we ordered the pork belly there was about a third the amount of the pork belly on the... More 

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Levittown, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

1st off our navigation took us through these back roads to get here. From the outside does not look fancy or even like a restaurant. We walk in and it old school what you expect when you are in the country. The waitress came over sat us down and took our order. She was friendly and polite. We ordered the... More 

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I really like BBQ and I like neat/different restaurants. This place fit the bill. Very good food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Being called Grumpy's I would not have been upset with good but grumpy service. :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Aside from our bad experience with the bartender- the food was very tasty- not the best barbecue I have ever had- but very good non-the-less. This place is definitely worth the trip. The bartender was so very unfriendly though, it really put a sour taste in our mouth- no matter how polite and friendly WE tried to be, she was... More 

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We eat a lot of BBQ in the South so I consider myself well rounded when it comes to BBQ. When we pulled up to this building, my first instinct was to leave. It looked like a rundown old bar. Peeling paint, dirty walls - nothing that invited me inside. I wish I had listened, but we went in because... More 

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Pennsylvania
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Having spent the last three years traveling to Austin, TX for work, I've indulged in some awesome Q, to the point of buying my own smoker as I am a now a huge fan. Grumpy's does not disappoint, and it is one of the few places in a wide radius that I can actually get BBQ brisket. Very good, and... More 

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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Food was excellent. Servers were very prompt n friendly. Definitely will be back!! Great bar n rocking band too. The brisket n ribs were fantastic.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Let me just say.... I give this place a "southern stamp of approval!" Truly magnificent, fall off the bone, smoked ribs! Sides were great, too. Also had the wings - YUM-MY!!! Prices and atmosphere put Grumpy's in my "Lehigh Valley Top 10".... you really should check this place out!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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148 reviews 148 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Local farmhouse style quaint bar and attached dinning room. The food is what you're hear for, although there is liveusic here often. Its the kind of place where you can walk in a stranger, grab a stool at the bar, and strike up a conversation with half the room befre you're 2 sips into your beer. The ribs are the... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

One of my favorite local spots to go when I'm in the mood for barbecue. The restaurant is nothing fancy, located in an old hotel that's been around awhile but the food is very good. The ribs are huge and to use the old saying fall off the bone good. Portions are also big.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: (610) 769-4600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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