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Grumpy's Bar-B-Que Roadhouse

3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104-9752
+1 610-769-4600
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104-9752
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We traveled about just over an hour to come here after reading reviews. The brisket was tender but it didn't have much flavor. same for the pork. It tasted as though there was no seasoning used. The bbq sauces were mild and what they deemed...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 8 January 2018

It's close to home and we keep forgetting to plan on it. Stopped here early on a Friday evening--before it gets crowded. Great service, great food, reasonably priced IMO. My scallop bisque with tasso ham was excellent--I should have ordered a bowl. The Honey Bee...More

Thank gray_but_not_old
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We ordered a half rack of ribs. The portion of ribs was crazy big!!! On the other hand, someone else in our party ordered a chicken breast and it was extremely tiny!

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We stopped at this place for lunch because of all the good reviews that I'd read o this site. We were promptly seated and our waiter was very friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu. Unfortunately, despite the excellent service, the food was not that great....More

Thank vkramaro
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

That's right, $4.50 for a blue moon draft on tap and they're disguised in these curvy glasses that will fit 12oz when filled to the brim. And God forbid, if you ask the bartender "top you off" when she fills it to a mere 9.5oz...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I saw all the positive reviews, then looked at Grumpy's Bar-B-Q Roadhouse menu online and drove an extra 30 miles, (really 30 miles) to try their beef brisket burnt ends. I was expecting a fabulous BBQ meal. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Not much of a...More

Thank GuitarPlayer2006
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I really don't get where all of the good reviews are coming from! This place was a total disappointment! Here's a list of negatives: 1. Rice in Gumbo was undercooked and hard 2. My burnt ends were tasteless, had to dredge them in BBQ just...More

Thank clh712016
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It was so delicious 😋 with all the sides with fried okra and their salad 🥗 The waitress was very nice 👍 and just place for barbecue. A must place to go for barbecue.

Thank Naplesguys
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Tiny place. Big taste for BBQ and burgers. Very nice staff. Lots of locals. If you leave hungry you ate at the wrong place! Don't let the less than impressive building facade fool you, it's worth stopping in for a quick meal.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

You will not be disappointed! Good service, friendly staff all compliment the excellent barbecue food they serve! The pulled pork and beef brisket are my favorites. I like that I can get a pulled pork plant (no roll). That's how I prefer to eat mine!...More

Thank Mmfan66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-769-4600
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