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Ritz Barbecue

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302 N 17th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5013
+1 610-432-0952
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (29 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“the ritz” (10 reviews)
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302 N 17th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5013
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

This is kind of off the beaten path because you cannot see it from the main road unless you are really looking for it. It's adjacent to the Allentown Fairgrounds. We are not local to the area, and only found out about it at the...More

Thank dosacquas
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Great Ice cream, a quick snack B B Q or hot dog you cant go wrong. Grew up in area and you know what to expect always worth the wait.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed January 29, 2013

If you're looking for something fancy, this isn't your place. But, if you're looking for an absolute Allentown classic, this IS your place. If you do nothing else, grab yourself a BBQ sandwhich with extra sauce, and sundae with moosetracks icecream. And, if you are...More

Thank Ellen N
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Great food, home cooked and super prices. Love that place. I love the clam chowder, the corn pie, the home made pies, everything is fresh and delicious

Thank sttexpert
Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

We were in town for a month and ate there at least 2-3 times a week! Food was always great! Only wish they also served breakfasts!

Thank Reese69
Reviewed December 17, 2012

frequent this place couple times a month-just an everyday place that consistantly has great soups, chicken strips and lettuce with hot bacon dressing!!!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed September 7, 2012

This place is a gem in Allentown. It feels as though you step back in time upon entering. It is right next to the fairgrounds in case you are wondering where it is. They are known for their homemade icecream - great place to go...More

Thank michelle o
Reviewed July 14, 2012

Remember "Arnold"s" and your other drive-in's? Well this isn't a drive in but parking is practically on top of it in the Allentown Fairgrounds. It burned down but was rebuilt in the same fashion by popular demand. Quaint and eclectic it is a fun place...More

Thank 792michaelm
Reviewed July 10, 2012

All their food is good but the home made ice cream is the best. It is located next to the Allentown Farmers Market, which is also wonderful.

Thank hatecancer
Reviewed May 22, 2012

My brothers and I return there for our birthday lunches. How can you resist a turkey barbecue with fries and baked beans, finished off with butter brickle ice cream.

Thank jegrim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 N 17th St, Allentown, PA 18104-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-432-0952
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