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West Reading Tavern and Restaurant

) #5 of 27 Restaurants in West Reading $$ - $$$ American, ,
606 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
+1 610-376-9232
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (2 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
606 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel to Reading 4+ times per year on business and have had consistently good meals here. Beer selection is very good, food is very good, service has always been A+. It is a nice and comfortable place to go when you are on the...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Haven't gone to our old favorite for quite a while. Heard they added an outdoor area. Very pleasant surprise! Wonderful job creating a relaxing dining area with live music. Owner is friendly and welcoming. Even though there was a wait, he made sure you did...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stopped in here with some friends a few weeks ago, and everyone was very happy with their meals and also the friendliness of our server. The only complaint we had, was that the service was rather slow....there were 8 of us in our group, for...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We just went for after dinner cocktails and had a great experience. The cozy atmosphere and friendliness of the staff (notably Jordan the bartender) made for a very fun evening. Will definitely return on my next trip through town!

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday evening and it was packed. The wait for the dining room was 45-60 minutes so got a table in the bar. Our server was GREAT! Their were some craft beers on tap and the food was really good. We...More

Thank RLW001
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The mussels, tavern burger and salmon sandwich were so very good on a cold winters night! The drink special Purple Haze was a big hit. Our terrific waitress went above and beyond to bring a liquor bottle to the table as we were unfamiliar with...More

1  Thank ldinaschock
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The West Reading Tavern is one of the longest standing restaurants on Penn Ave in West Reading and for good reason. They have the best french onion soup in the county and some fantastic sandwiches as well. The tavern also has a BOGO special on...More

Thank RDGFoodie610
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

WRT has always been a go to for us living in the area. The beer options are many an awesome. Last visit was a birthday celebration, and I had to ask if their was a chef change; and I was told there was. The schnitzel...More

1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I go to the West Reading Tavern on occasion and really enjoy the place. We prefer to go to local establishments. This is a tavern with good food in trendy West Reading which has been around for quite some time. They recently...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Until PA made stricter smoking laws, we never could go here - and we are sad we missed it all those years. The food and service are really good, and you don't have to spend a lot to get a lot. Great people too

Thank Steve O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-376-9232
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