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3741 Brookside Rd, Macungie, PA 18062-1733 (Buckeye Road)
1(610) 966-4411
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome Friends,GREAT FOOD, GREAT ATMOSPHERE AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE...
Welcome Friends,GREAT FOOD, GREAT ATMOSPHERE AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILYSince 1735, the Buckeye Tavern, located in Macungie, PA, has been a local landmark, serving the finest in tavern food and libations to generations of regular patrons and out-of-town guests. Opened as an inn and hotel in 1735 and operating through the late 1800s as the East Macungie Hotel and later as The Load of Mischief, the property has long been in the business of serving customers with our own unique local style -- a blend of true hospitality and fine food.Today, a visit to the Buckeye offers a glimpse into the past and life at the "local roadhouse" in Pennsylvania. You'll discover pieces of the past honoring the history of the building on display throughout the restaurant.Join us as we offer the best food, perfectly prepared and served with style.We look forward to having you as our guests.It's where you go!HOPE & TERRY BENDER
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Casual Dining

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pre-Easter Dinner

My brother chose this restaurant for our dinner get together. The reservation was made for 6 , that includes my niece , her boyfriend, my brother and his wife and myself and my husband. We were seated upstairs. The waiter was very efficient and professional. I ordered my typical drink and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Caroline P
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Wyomissing
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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stopped for dinner on Thursday night. Was the bbq night, could see smoker going, smelled bbq as we walked, mouth was watering before I sat down. Wait staff was great, cute decor, but when best thing I ate was sweet potato steak fries there's a problem. Maybe it's me, maybe I expect my ribs to be fall off the bone... More 

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Wyomissing
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

My brother chose this restaurant for our dinner get together. The reservation was made for 6 , that includes my niece , her boyfriend, my brother and his wife and myself and my husband. We were seated upstairs. The waiter was very efficient and professional. I ordered my typical drink and it was very good. The menu had everything, including... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had a family birthday there on Sunday March 22. We ordered their homemade chips with blue cheese and soup for appetizers. Chips excellent. Onion Soup so so. Somebody order the enormous roast beef sandwich, which was good and some others order the quesadillas and they were awesome with huge pieces of chicken and we could not eat it all.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went here due to the advice of the desk clerk at our hotel. Our dining experience was excellent. Our server was friendly and helpful, the food was very good and portions large. The atmosphere was excellent and the price very reasonable.

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BuckeyeTavern, Owner at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review

This is our home. You are our guest. And we will attend to your dining experience with a degree of care and attention to detail unrivaled anywhere. And it's why, at The BUCKEYE TAVERN, we want you to always leave with a smile. We look forward to having you again and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good food. Good drinks, little small inside. Summertime outside on the patio is great. Service is always good. The steak salad is very good. As is the appetizer sampler platter

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BuckeyeTavern, Owner at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review

Sue Thank you for you review we work hard to make your visit the best and we are far from perfect but everyday we give it 100% Thank you again for taking time out to visit us and hope to see you again! More 

Macungie, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
217 reviews 217 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

When it takes 20 minutes just to get drinks and 90 minutes to get an average burger would anything else about the place matter? Wrong orders and complaints make stuff just roll thier eyes. It wasn't even a busy time. Save your money and time and go anyplace else.

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BuckeyeTavern, Manager at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review

Wow 90 min I would really like to look into this for you if you would let me know when you where there and time of check .. That is not the buckeye and I am disturbed about that and like you said it wasn't busy? Look forward to here from you . thanks More 

Pataskala, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My family has come here twice now after skiing at Bear Creek. We are really big fans of this place. The food is excellent and the staff has been polite and helpful and we are definitely planning on returning again next time we are in the area.

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BuckeyeTavern, Owner at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for you review we work hard to make your visit the best and we are far from perfect but everyday we give it 100% Thank you again for taking time out to visit us and hope to see you again! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I made reservations in advance for a special Valentines Day dinner a week in advance. Buckey has a great web site and advertised on FaceBook of a wonderful Valentines Day dinner. We were seated upstairs , that was recommended as the "more lively area", well is wasn't. But thats okay, Its a wonderful old tavern restored , quite nice. The... More 

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allentown,PA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Buckeye Tavern WAS a great local place for my wife and I to get a meal and even great as my family grew in the early 1990's, but try as I might, we cannot find one entree (even sandwiches ) which are anything better than mediocre in the last 6-7 years. Beautiful place, but that's it. We cannot fathom... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I heard a lot about the Buckeye from family that has been there. Didn't expect it to be as good as it was. I was expecting the usual sandwich fare, but was surprised by the wide variety of entrees. Had the special, Cuban Chicken. Very very good. Who would think about putting pickles on chicken, but it works. The atmosphere... More 

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BuckeyeTavern, Owner at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for you review we work hard to make your visit the best and we are far from perfect but everyday we give it 100% Thank you again for taking time out to visit us and hope to see you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3741 Brookside Rd, Macungie, PA 18062-1733
    (Buckeye Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Macungie
  • Phone Number: 1(610) 966-4411

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Welcome Friends,GREAT FOOD, GREAT ATMOSPHERE AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILYSince 1735, the Buckeye Tavern, located in Macungie, PA, has been a local landmark, serving the finest in tavern food and libations to generations of regular patrons and out-of-town guests. Opened as an inn and hotel in 1735 and operating through the late 1800s as the East Macungie Hotel and later as The Load of Mischief, the property has long been in the business of serving customers with our own unique local style -- a blend of true hospitality and fine food.Today, a visit to the Buckeye offers a glimpse into the past and life at the "local roadhouse" in Pennsylvania. You'll discover pieces of the past honoring the history of the building on display throughout the restaurant.Join us as we offer the best food, perfectly prepared and served with style.We look forward to having you as our guests.It's where you go!HOPE & TERRY BENDER
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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