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Mom Chaffe's Cellarette

148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
+1 610-374-5733
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a last minute choice, and boy was I glad. Small, intimate, cellar restaurant. Reminded me of being in New York. Excellent Italian food. Pricey, but worth it!

Thank kpb119
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappointed when we go here. The service is outstanding. The servers are always on point and professional.

Thank j0eb2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been possibly 25 yrs. since we last ate here. We met some friends who ate here regularly. They knew our server, Judy. We got to know here like a good friend before the meal was over. She helped make this like we were...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious homemade food, incredible flavors, friendly and professional staff, intimate setting that looks like you are dining in the Don's favorite joint in the neighborhood in NYC, Mom Chaffee's has it all. Friends told me about this place 10 years ago and I have been...More

Thank Todd W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were here for dinner on week night . We had eggplant parmesan, shrimp and scallop pasta, and the halibut special. Everything was cooked to perfection and the portions were generous. The wine and beer selections were varied and good. Service was attentive and friendly....More

Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong if you go to Mom Chaffe's Cellarette. Have been going here for over 20 years & still my favorite Italian Restaurant in Berks County. Very small, so reservations are a must. No restaurant makes better Martini's in the area. Salmon bruschetta...More

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Small, quaint place definitely a hidden jewel that's worth digging for... great knowledgeable staff... amazing food and great drinks

Thank Hector G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

On a recent Friday evening, my husband and I were looking for a casual, relaxing place to get a tasty meal. My husband's cravings were leaning toward Italian food. A quick check of Berks and Lancaster counties landed us at Mom Chaffe's Cellarette. Such a...More

Thank ChrisY9673AG
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our waiter, Rob, was the highlight of our visit to Mom Chaffee's; he was patient despite our many queries and he was quite charming. Those in our party who ordered Italian pasta dishes were very pleased with portion sizes and taste. Three of us (including...More

Thank brontefan24
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My friends and I were in search of a restaurant for dinner during the Berks Jazz Fest and my friends who were with me were musicians who had to perform; The restaurant was full and had reservations the entire evening, but the owner was kind...More

Thank Sunshine0855
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Glenn L | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest and I'm not into the gluten free farce. If you're not diagnosed as a celiac (2% of the population) by a doctor, it really doesn't matter.
Carlene H
29 November 2016|
Response from pnc89 | Reviewed this property |
No, they are closed on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-374-5733
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