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Grumpy's Bar B Que Roadhouse

3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 769-4600
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English first
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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132 reviews 132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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10 restaurant reviews
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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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23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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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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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
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112 restaurant reviews
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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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Bath, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Ok...food was OK...no doubt about it....but when the bill came I almost fell off the chair...this is a BBQ joint...I've been here before. Got specials tonight for myself and wife. Should have asked but each one was $25. And beers were not cheap. What happened after last visit? Did the place get swanky? It looked the same and the meals... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Being a budding backyard BBQer, I try to stop and check out these independent places while traveling. Grumpy's Roadhouse is an apt name - nothing fancy, just a decent place a bit out of the way near Allentown. On a Wednesday night, there was a crowd, with people waiting for a table as I left at 7 pm (a good... More

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

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