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3790 Morgantown Rd, Mohnton, PA 19540-7920
+1 610-856-7887
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was thanksgiving dinner. The turkey dinner did not have cranberry sauce, I found that a bit odd and no pumpkin pie! I double checked, pumpkin pie was not on the holiday menu! After we ordered dessert, we overheard the next table was offered pumpkin pie! Great food, just those quirks. On another note, I noticed 2 Exit lights were... More 

Helpful?
Thank westlawn1507
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

While I'm glad that you enjoyed our food, I'm sorry if our menu wasn't quite what you were expecting. Pumpkin pie wasn't listed, but we did have some on Thanksgiving, and our team should've offered it to you -- I apologize if that wasn't the case. As for the exit lights, our team is committed to making that our restaurant... More 

Brewster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food never disappoints and is aesthetically presented. It is a favorite Christmas Eve tradition to eat here and we always find excuses to eat here for any reason. A favorite of mine is the mushroom ravioli with asparagus. Try it!

Helpful?
Thank reppertsue
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoy the food and atmosphere at Emily's and I will let my chef and staff know. I am really excited to you know that we have a new dining room for your Christmas Eve tradition. We have remodeled the deck to create a most unique atmosphere in Berks County. The deck is now... More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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192 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Walk into this historic building and it feels like you stepped back in time. It's warm and cozy charm makes it a great place for a romantic dinner or small group gathering. A nice selection of food. I had grouper that was perfectly cooked and served over a bed of seasonal vegetables. Everything was cooked and proportioned perfectly. The house... More 

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Thank hqueeniew
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our space! I'm glad that the grouper was prepared just to your liking and our house dressing had the right balance of flavors. Hope you'll come back and dine with us again soon. Best wishes, Carl, Owner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

All five entrees, appetizers and soup were great. Our waitress was very polite and personable! Will definitely revisit :-)

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer L
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

It's wonderful that all five meals were a hit, Jennifer! We always want you to have friendly and attentive service here, and I'm glad that our staff could make such a great impression on you. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Carl, Owner More 

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Went for girlfriends sisters B/D Party. Service was good; food also very good. Martinis and Gibsons very good and very COLD! Onions were large and NOT old!

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Thank Thom S
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

Thom, I'm glad that you enjoyed the service and food-- especially our martinis and Gibson! We're happy that we could help all of you celebrate, and I hope you'll stop by again soon. All the best, Carl, Owner More 

Damascus, Maryland
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Nice restaurant - with a fabulous patio dining area. When I was there last Saturday there was live music - and it was a wonderful evening. A varied menu. I had the Salmon and would recommend it. Our entire party enjoyed the evening.

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Thank Chris B
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

I love hearing that you enjoyed the salmon and had a great evening on our patio, Chris! We always want to serve a wide variety of dishes that our customers will love, so I'm glad your entire party could find something that hit the spot. We look forward to serving you again soon! All the best, Carl, Owner More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

First time here for lunch with an old friend. Sat out on the back porch and watched the wildlife as we talked and ate. Sara, our waitress, was very nice and attentive. The menu was full of choices for lunch. I got the Emily's Special and it was very good. My friend got the half-sandwich and soup, which he also... More 

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Thank Ron S
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

Ron, it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the Emily's Special. We're glad you and your friend enjoyed sitting on our porch and watching the world go by. I'll be sure to pass along your kind words to Sara, and I hope you and your wife will come by and try us for dinner soon. All the best, Carl, Owner More 

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My family used to eat here all the time so it was a no brainer when we wanted to go out. We ended up regretting it! We had 5:30 reservations and left after 9:00! Service was so slow I almost went back to expedite! The waiter "Tim" did not seem to care about his job ignoring our 5 top and... More 

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1 Thank DanandErica
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't have speedy service and felt the quality of our food has changed, Dan and Erica. Our staff should always be friendly and attentive, and if either of you felt that wasn’t the case, we must’ve dropped the ball. With that being said, we hold our dishes to high standards here, and I'm disappointed... More 

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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Emily's was open on Mother's Day and was able to accommodate our family party of 9. We had a number of different dishes and everyone raved about the food. The service was excellent.

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Thank Dave G
Carl D, Owner at Emily's, responded to this review

We're always happy to accommodate you whenever possible, Dave -- especially on an important occasion like Mother's Day! It's wonderful that all of your dishes were spot on and that you enjoyed the service. I hope you'll come back and dine with us again soon! All the best, Carl, Owner More 

MEDDYBEMPS
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Excellent menu for every taste, prepared to perfection and served by trained staff. Owner, Carl DeGraff is a warm host, usually on site making sure everything is to high standards.

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Thank LINDA B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3790 Morgantown Rd, Mohnton, PA 19540-7920
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mohnton
  • Phone Number: +1 610-856-7887
Description
At Emily's, you'll enjoy decadent fare in a beautiful Victorian setting that's just minutes from Morgantown and Reading. You'll love the atmosphere in our 1827 building that's full of history, and you'll be treated to outstanding food and exceptional service from our experienced team. If you stop in and dine with us for lunch, you'll find an extensive menu of entrees, sandwiches, and other delicious fare to choose from. Enjoy our expertly prepared meals in our dining room, or step outside on our deck to enjoy the warm sunshine. If you don't have time for lunch, then consider spending your evening relaxing and enjoying great food and drinks in a wonderful atmosphere by stopping in for dinner! Start with one of our tasty appetizers to share with your table, then choose your favorite dinner salad, pasta, or entree from dinner menu. Some of our most popular items include our signature Emily's Crab Cakes, Ahi Tuna filets, and our Kobe sirloin steak, but those are just some of the many delicious meals we have to offer. For those with smaller appetites, our bar menu will really hit the spot. Enjoy some of our freshly prepared food with one of our draft beers, a glass of wine, or another drink from our bar for the complete Emily's experience. We're looking forward to serving you!

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