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“Love it”
Review of Buckeye Tavern - CLOSED

Buckeye Tavern
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Buckeye Road
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
bethlehem
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Love it”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

I never ate chocolate cake as good and moist as here. The food was good but not great. Service was excellent. Definitely coming back.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Service was great”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Food was in the "pretty darn good" category. I don't agree with others that it "average." Coming from the midwest, the prices were slightly higher than we normally have for this type of location, but we found that to be true EVERYWHERE in the east. Overall, the historic setting was very nice to enjoy, and the food was good. I for one didn't think it was too much food, but am actuallly glad to see some restaurants not think that a doggie bag is required when eating out. We had a problem at the end our meal as our payment was declined because of my mother's idiotic husband back home calling in the card to be cancelled....while we were out at dinner. As he did with every single card (he's an idiot...he couldn't find his own so he cancelled them ALL...while we were traveling out of town.). We tied up their phone line for a good 30 minutes trying to get things resolved so we could pay and they were very understanding about it.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Carol S
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere. Okay food.”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

A lovely historic inn. Great atmosphere. The food and drink are average. This is an okay place to get lunch or dinner, or to stop in for a drink. You'll have a good meal, but nothing terribly special. Since the change in management a couple of years ago they have opened up the bar area and added a number of beers to their menu. This is a big plus.

Visited November 2011
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so cal
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275 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Good food and drink in a quaint old building”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

It is an old historic looking building. We had the skirt steak (their best seller), scallops, pork medallions and short ribs. All were very good. The pork is mainated in a mustard bourbon sauce with grilled onions.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank xsteves
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BuckeyeTavern, Owner at Buckeye Tavern, responded to this review, August 11, 2012
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.
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New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, great service”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

Traveled to Allentown, PA to go to Dorney Park this past weekend with my boyfriend and another couple. Searched this restaurant online, was nearby where we were staying. Figured we'd try it. The food was great, can't complain much, and the service was great as well! We asked the waitress about local stores and shopping, and she could not have been more helpful!! Very accomodating, we had a great meal there. Not too pricey, either!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Meg M
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