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West Reading Diner

American, Diner
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411 Penn Ave, Reading, PA
+1 610-376-5565
00:00 - 23:59
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First of all, it's a Diner but what a great place. Clean as a whistle which in itself is a pleasant surprise from some diners out there. The breakfast menu is extensive without being burdensome and very reasonable. My wife had the eggs benedict and rated them the Best she's eaten as it's her favorite breakfast item to order. The... More 

Thank William G
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was okay, however went there for a evening meal and the food was terrible with little seasoning. Trust me and stir clear!

Thank gordonamanda
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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353 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! I loved the pancakes. My wife had a great spinach salad. Awesome carrot cake. Excellent service. We got to meet Missy, the owner also. She is such a nice person. We loved the experience.

Thank Tim G
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150 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner has a background in engineering and design, and it shows. There's nothing cramped and crowded about this place. There are large windows everywhere, and, even on a cloudy day, it is bathed in light. The ambiance is bright and cheery. The service is very good, attentive but not fussy. You don't feel rushed here, but you don't feel... More 

Thank John K
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

When visiting family in Reading, we always have breakfast here. Ttne Egg Benedict is outstanding. One of my favorites. Coffee and homefries are always good too. Service is fast and staff is friendly.

1 Thank Carlene H
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome food for little money. Service is great and food is served at lightning speed. My husband and I try to get there once a week. We love the food and the waitresses are awesome.

1 Thank Katie S
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

You just can't do better than the West Reading Diner for traditional breakfast fare. Stay away from anything that supposedly features "homemade brown gravy". For at least the last three years, that stuff has looked about as "homemade" as the contents of a baby's dirty diaper and about as appetizing. I've mentioned it to them more than once, but they... More 

1 Thank clempage
bridgeport Pa
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The price was very good the salad bar & breads were good the main entrée was not very good. The steak was very over seasoned the fish was not fresh. Don't think i would return any time soon.

Thank pat L
Reading, PA
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went here for breakfast Sunday morning. I ordered cream chipped beef, which came our as an inedible blob of thick white goo. The toast was barely toasted. Only redeeming thing was the very nice server.

Thank fivekinz
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great little old diner - cheap breakast that doesn't skimp on quality or quantity. Between 2 of us we had an omelet and stuffed french toast. Both were very good. Service was great and cost was very cheap!

1 Thank EMG51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Penn Ave, Reading, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-376-5565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?