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ViVA Bistro & Lounge

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901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610-3000
+1 610-685-5299
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lifetime friendship greeting to all 10 in our party, thorough explanation of menu, detailed followups on our meals' timing of delivery, instant refilled drinks, knowledge of information we had previously told her in a conversation, and detailed explanation of the restaurant's services made our Christmas dinner a night to remember. He even took photos of us in front of their... More 

Thank PantsPantsPants
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1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to Viva many times over the years and while we still love the atmosphere, the menu and food quality has definitely gone downhill. They have removed many of our favorite dishes which is very disappointing. They have instituted a new rewards program which we have received emails about for several months. You are supposed to mention the... More 

Thank Dale W
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were out of towners looking for a lunch break from shopping where we could also catch some football games. Siri sent us here! Inside was a beautiful, large restaurant and bar. We sat in the bar area. It was pretty empty on a Saturday afternoon. Food was delicious! I had a prime rib french dip panini - meat was... More 

Thank EMG51
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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185 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been many times, always fresh, tasty and we'll prepared offerings. Flat breads like delicious little pizzas. Great bread, good oil. Salad nice... Desserts yummy! Band night Saturday, I think...check...but go early and eat, stay and linger, dance, avoid cover charge! :)

Thank Peter B
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your Saturday night at ViVA. We always have live music on Friday and Saturday nights with no cover charge. We hope you will be back again soon! More 

Blandon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I always enjoy eating at VIVA. Some of the food is Mediterranean cusine and they also have other types of food on their menu. Service is excellent! If you go, ask to be seated at one of "Debbie's ( a waitress) tables." She gives excellent service and is very friendly. They only open at 11 am and... More 

Thank cindynator
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I did not give an excellent rating was because of the service. We had a group of around 15 and a reservation had been made. The restaurant was not busy when we arrived and were seated but no waiter/waitress came to our table. It took one of my coworkers to go ask for someone to wait on... More 

Thank clr_106
ViVARestaurants, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We really appreciate your comment on the service issues you had and will be sure to inform our servers of the experience you had. More 

Radnor, PA
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

When in Reading, this is my favorite restaurant for client meetings! And I am a creature of habit and almost always order the crab cake sandwich. Real crab. But their salads are consistently excellent as well.

Thank CaptMakai
Eric W, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We hope you will be back again soon! More 

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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Arrived on a Saturday evening about 630 and were advised of a 15-20 minute wait. Lots of empty tables could be seen and the line kept getting longer. After a 35 minute wait I inquired our position in line having seen others seated before us as later arrivals. Honestly not sure if we would have ever been seated had I... More 

Thank Al J
Eric W, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Hello Al, I apologize that your experience at ViVA was far from perfect and enjoyable. I appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant and would like a bit more information on what happened that night. I truly am sorry and want to make this up to you. Please email me at ewray@vivagoodlife.com. More 

Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I can always count on consistency with anything that has Viva attached to it in Reading PA area! I love the upscale yet casual ambiance and good food..great bar!

Thank 753kathleent
Russell S, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I hope you will be back again soon! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The waiter Chris, the hostess, and the manager could not have been more attentive and friendly. Very professional staff. They make a person feel very welcome. I would return for the service and a decent meal. If you want a reliable meal and great service at a reasonable price, you won't be disappointed. Plenty of parking.

Thank QuakerTruth
Alan R, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! I hope you will be back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610-3000
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wyomissing
  • Phone Number: +1 610-685-5299
NOW OPEN! ViVA CASTLE PUB at the READING COUNTRY CLUB!! When it comes to "Tasting the Good Life," it doesn't get any better than experiencing ViVÁ's fresh and healthy contemporary Euro-Mediterranean cuisine with Appetizers and Tapas served graciously in our beautiful, warm and friendly "Old World" Bistro and trendy, cosmopolitan Lounge settings. At ViVÁ it's all about affordable great tasting food, drinks and fun, featuring Tapas (a Spanish tradition of small plates meant to be shared), fantastic Signature Salads and Paninis, the freshest Seafood in town, great Italian Pasta Dishes, French-inspired Chicken Entrées, fabulous Prime Rib, fresh locally-butchered Steaks, along with ViVÁ's scrumptious Home-Made Desserts and fine selections of Wines, World Class Ales & Lagers, and Signature Drinks.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?