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201 West

201 W Lancaster Ave, Shillington, PA 19607-1949
+1 610-796-9070
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet” (4 reviews)
“the owner” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
201 W Lancaster Ave, Shillington, PA 19607-1949
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to 201 West after seeing The John Updike Childhood Home, as it's not far from the house and is in the same area as the elementary school and church that the famous author attended. It's an upscale eatery with creative menu options. I was...More

Thank Englishprof88
Reviewed 1 September 2017

There were 11 of us who showed up for lunch here today, and there was not a single complaint from anyone...our server was on top of her game, and everyone loved their meal....didn't matter if it was soup, sandwich, salad, or entrée...they were all wonderful....More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This was a lovely find. We were accommodated even though we did not have a reservation. The host was very polite and even offered us his expertise on our wine selection. Our server, Ashley, was very friendly, helpful and courteous. Our dinners were done to...More

Thank sfischl
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My wives and I go there regularly and are rarely dissatisfied. Always eat at the bar and is very friendly. Food is consistently good. My only wish is that the would update the menu. Try the filet with crabmeat.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Ever have one of those really uncomfortable bar experiences when you walk in and everyone stares?? That's this place.. not.. coming. Back...

1  Thank Rick4455
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were given a gift and always want to try their food. Well I decided to try their Prime Rib which is usually a good indicator of the food quality. I'm not fussy but I simply couldn't muscle my way through with this tough cut...More

Thank dkrieb
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I like to sit at the bar and eat. Scott at the bar is a great bartender. The menu needs to be updated but what is on the menu is good food. When you go there a lot, sometimes tired of the items. But nice...More

Thank ToriGre
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We got here around 5:15 on a Saturday night. There were about 5 people sitting at the bar and about 2 tables full of people. The owner had an attitude about our not having a reservation but agreed to seat us. We thought maybe the...More

Thank shearexpert2015
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Let me start off y saying, very expensive! BUT the food is well worth the money. Parking is a little tricky. Staff is friendly & helpful/

Thank 866jacquelyns
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I always enjoy dining at this restaurant. It has just a bit of upscale feeling and great food - and friendly waitstaff.

Thank 753kathleent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Lancaster Ave, Shillington, PA 19607-1949
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shillington
  • Phone Number: +1 610-796-9070
Near Reading, PA. Casual fine dining.
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