Wine & Dine
Pack your appetite! Greater Reading loves good food. Your travel experience won’t be complete until you sample local specialties at our favorite restaurants, wineries, breweries and markets. Eat and drink up when you visit one of our flavorful farmers markets. You’ll feel like a Top Chef after scooping up the best of locally grown produce, beef, poultry and homemade sweet treats like whoopie pies the size of saucers. For a relaxing afternoon, visit the wineries and breweries that dot our region’s countryside. As for restaurants, enjoy fine dining, bistros, bars, PA Dutch home-style restaurants... all serving up the best food and drinks around.
- 2014 Dining Guide873.05 K | 3/25/2014
Blair Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard and winery in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Stop by our beautiful vineyard nestled in the hills of Kutztown to explore our wines and local cheese. Feel free to bring a picnic basket and enjoy the views of the Blue Mountains from the covered tasting pavilion with a bottle of our Pinot Noir or a crisp glass of Chardonnay.
Boscov's Ala Carte Catering
Boscov's Ala Carte Catering has been in business for 20 years and will cater an event at any venue or household. In addition to offering many delicious menu options, it offers the best Kosher food in Reading. Boscov's Ala Carte Catering prides itself on providing that distinctive personal touch that makes any event, regardless of budget or size, a success.
Brewer's Bar & Grill
Brewer's Bar and Grill is West Reading's sports bar. With local memorabilia decorating the walls, fourteen flat screen TVs showing the best sporting events of the day, and 125 different bottled beers to choose from, Brewer's is the place for sports fans to gather, eat, and drink. Brewer's takes you deep into the history of Reading before & after Prohibition. Memorabilia from these decades can be found hanging on every wall. A great place to be!
Buca di Beppo
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or having a night out with family and friends, you'll enjoy Buca di Beppo's authentic Italian cuisine served family style, to be shared with the entire table!
With the goal of providing fuel for the day, Cafe Harmony offers its customers handcrafted coffees, teas, smoothies, and other beverages. Delicious pastries, sandwiches, soups, and quiches round out the delicious menu.
A unique coffee shop featuring specialty coffees, an espresso bar, hot breakfast, fresh-baked pastries and bagels, on-the-go lunch items made fresh daily, plus homemade soups and breads. We've got the fuel to get you through the day and bring energy and harmony to your life.
Cafe' Sweet Street
Café Sweet Street invites you to indulge in our inspired menu of chef-prepared, made-from-scratch lunches. We feature house-made soups, toasted gourmet sandwiches, spectacular salads, Angus beef burgers, and artfully created luscious desserts. All made using the freshest, most flavorful ingredients and seasonings.
Clover Hill Vineyards
Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery is a small, family-owned business located in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Today, we produce more than 75,000 gallons of wine annually and have worked hard over the past two decades to build a reputation for producing premium Pennsylvania wines.
DANS at Green Hills
Dans has been a Reading staple for nearly a quarter century. Established in 1989 by Dan Gallagher and Dan Smith, Dans offers contemporary American entrees with a French influence. In July 2012, Dans relocated to The Green Hills Inn, a 200 year old building, which provides more seating for its customers.
Contemporary American Cuisine with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients presented with bold and unique flavor combinations. Fine dining with impeccable fare and flawless service. Private parties and event catering available.
Deitsch Eck Restaurant
Deitsch Eck (Dutch Corner) is known as Lenhartsville's finest PA Dutch family owned and operated restaurant and gift shop. Chef and owner Steve Stetzler began working at Deitsch Eck as a teenager and bought the business in 1997 at the age of 24. Family, food (including heaping portions of PA Dutch specialties), and fun are the reasons for Deitsch Eck's continued success.
Home-style ambiance in a unique setting, accompanied by great food.
Dryville Hotel & Restaurant
Great family dining at this rustic hotel in Dryville. Certified Angus beef burgers and steaks are served along with a wide varity of seafood entrees including clams, shrimp and lobster tails.
A fine dining restaurant set in the former Park Hotel, built circa 1880. Innovative menu choices change seasonally to bring you only the freshest, organic items in contemporary dining. Seasonal outdoor dining, extensive wine list, eclectic bar menu, full service dinner menu, vegan and gluten free menu items available. Live entertainment every Friday night. The main dining room was used as a speakeasy and gambling hall during Prohibition. Today, The Greystone offers lite fare and dinner menus (including vegan and gluten-free selections) that change several times throughout the year.
Johnny's Bar & Steakhouse
New York style modern decor meets old-time flair at Johnny's Bar & Steakhouse. Enjoy a favorite American dish, listen to Frank Sinatra classics playing in the background, and watch an old movie on the large plasma screen television at Johnny's.
A great place to dine in the Reading area with family and friends. Casual upscale dining, great steaks, terrific martinis, and more!
Judy's on Cherry
Judy's on Cherry is a Mediterranean-inspired fine dining restaurant in the heart of downtown Reading located in the space once occupied by a farmer's market. Ambiance and flavor are both featured at Judy's with its beautiful vaulted wooden ceilings and the hearth fired oven which cooks crispy gourmet pizzas, focaccia bread, pastas, and tapas.
Our restaurant is known for gourmet pizzas, luscious desserts and frothy cappuccinos.
Kyma Seafood Grill
The area's seafood specialists. Enjoy fresh grilled North Atlantic Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Ahi Tuna along with a selection of shrimp and shellfish dishes, including our infamous Colossal Crab Cake! Reasonably priced and perfect for a family dinner, a night out with friends or even a great date! Kyma Seafood Grill opened in 2009 adjacent to Johnny's Bar & Steakhouse. Kyma offers freshly prepared seafood dishes in a family-friendly and fun atmosphere.
Long Trout Winery
Peace signs, tie dyes and bell bottoms, flower rings of baby's breath and daisies, headbands and halter tops, yellow subs and blue meanies, beads and weeds, 60's music veiled in smoldering incense and clean, crisp homemade style wines like everyone's Grandpa used to make.These familiar images capture the essence of Long Trout Winery. An unequaled slice of time and '60s tradition where being "different" is what it's all about. So don't make a fuss, get on the hippie bus and experience a perfect blend of far out wines and furry friends at PA's "UNIQUE BOHEMIAN WINE BOUTIQUE".
Manatawny Creek Winery
Visit our tasting room and gift shop located on our family farm featuring a 10-acre vineyard. Open every day for a complimentary tasting of a wide variety of wines.
Mi Casa Su Casa Cafe
Your home away from home for breakfast, lunch and entertainment in downtown Reading. Specializing in American, Latino and Soul food, freshly roasted organic coffee, smoothies and freshly squeezed natural juices.
Pappy T's Pub & Lounge
Great food, refreshing drinks, and a friendly atmosphere reminiscent of a "Cheers" type place. Features billiards, darts, Buzztime interactive video, 18 TVs and live music on weekends. Across from Cabela's and next to Microtel Inn.
A Berks County tradition for lunch, dinner and late night dining. Extensive “casual to gourmet” menu. Close to downtown attractions. Featured on the Travel Channel, this classic downtown Reading landmark has been serving up plenty of fun and peanuts since 1924. Chosen one of USA TODAY's Top 10 Restaurants in the Nation for Wings!
Plein Air Cafe
Plein Air, a French expression which means "in the open air." Judy's on Cherry's sister restaurant boasts a lush garden setting in an interior courtyard adjacent to The Speckled Hen Pub. Enjoy our magical French cafe ambiance that feels like a little piece of Europe in downtown Reading.
Publick House Restaurant & Tavern
Styled after a traditional English Pub, The Publick House Restaurant & Tavern offers casual dining with warm, personable service. We offer a wide range of menu choices such as English Fish & Chips, Tavern Crab Cakes and Filet Mignon, or enjoy one of our chefs' delicious daily specials. A relaxing setting for meeting new friends or reaffirming old friendships.
Restaurant at Golden Oaks
The Restaurant at Golden Oaks is open to the public and offers both fine dining as well as casual dining. The Restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers great outdoor dining overlooking our award winning golf course. The Restaurant at Golden Oaks is an excellent choice for weddings, banquets or corporate dinners.
Russo's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant
A little slice of Italy. All your favorite Italian dishes from pizza to pasta in downtown Reading. Terrific lunch and dinner menus. Eat-in or take-out.
Shady Maple Smorgasbord
Shady Maple is a family tradition. Discover the experience of dining at the area's largest smorgasbord. Over 200 feet of deliciously authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking! Outstanding salad and dessert bars. And don't miss our 40,000-square-foot gift shop featuring collectibles, candles, souvenirs, furniture, sports memorabilia, garden items, toys, Asher chocolates and more. Treat yourself to authentic Shoo-Fly Pie and other PA-Dutch baked goods and meats from our Shady Maple Farm Market. Our “Fresh Express” concession trailer can be used for picnics, business open houses, employee training programs and more.
Sofrito Gastro Pub
A Latin-inspired Gastro Pub offering a vibrant Caribbean atmosphere, located in a funky turn-of-the-century neighborhood in Reading's Centre Park Historic District.
The Gastro Pub is small and cozy with a warm inviting feel. Tu Sabes!