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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 good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (41 reviews)
“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
3000 Mauch Chunk Rd, Allentown, PA 18104-9752
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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
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great local Pub, BBQ, eatery. Place was full ,so decided to sit at the bar and mix w locals. Waitress was Val, and thanks to her a great night out. Sit down , fit right in and have a beer and a Lexington sandwich. Awesome....More

2  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Grumpy's has a wide selection of menu items, AWESOME smoked wings, and their staff is very engaging and fun that makes our visits that much more enjoyable.

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

No matter what you choose, beef, pork or chicken, you will not be disappointed. Great food, awesome service and decent prices. Serving sizes are ample.

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Those who follow #silversagemag know we are barbecue aficionados. That being said, Grumpy's Bar-B-Que was a must stop. Venue: Surprisingly large old house turned into restaurant. Lots of different rooms, well decorated and all of their awards (of which there are MANY) posted on the...More

Thank SilverSageMag
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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