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Grumpy's Bar B Que Roadhouse

3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 769-4600
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Ranked #28 of 376 Restaurants in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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136 reviews 136 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We always stop to eat at Grumps when we are in Allentown shopping. Their BBQ is delicious and the shrimp bisque is great too. Always a nice crowd here too

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Coplay, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We live in the Allentown area quite close to Grumpy's and have been there many, many times. It has a hometown feel to it - there are definitely regulars at the bar, but it is still kid friendly - especially the back room. The food is amazing, never had anything bad there - but for me the best is the... More 

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Tamaqua, PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Grumpy's from the outside is not a lot to look at which may be why it has remained a bit of a local gem; however, after many years in business and presence through their portable smokers at local events it is not as quiet a place as once was. There food quality, quantity and price point is hard to beat... More 

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Bath, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Recently had dinner here with husband and friends. Have learned an important lesson...stick with the basics if you want value for your money. My salmon crab cakes tasted fine, but the potato pancakes were the worst I've ever had. Greasy, over-cooked... Had a lot of potato pancakes in my life...these didn't even taste like potatoes! Asparagus...so average...and undercooked. Worst surprise,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stopped here on a Saturday. Love some BBQ- especially ribs. This place has a decent bar and some tables as well. Good beer selection. I ordered the pork belly appy which was excellent. Then the fried pickles which were great. I had the half rack of ribs with slaw and collards. The ribs were a little tough. Not sure why.... More 

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

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