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West Reading Diner

American, Diner
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411 Penn Ave., Reading, PA
+1 610-376-5565
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Katie S
wyomissing
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank clempage
bridgeport Pa
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank pat L
Reading, PA
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank fivekinz
Erial
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank EMG51
Hagerstown, Maryland
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625 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This diner offers just what I expected. Good old fashioned diner food. The food was fresh and hot when it arrived at our table and I was pretty good. The menu is pretty large too. Just be careful when ordering. We paid 2.29 a piece (or thereabouts) for our sides of cottage cheese and applesauce ...we could have gotten the... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stopped in for a dinner visit as it was walking distance to my hotel. Pleasant staff and quick service offering a very extensive menu. My meal included the salad bar - but I passed on that - nothing very appealing for me there. Entree of grilled smoked sausage over filling with gravy was tasty, but the sausage had an unusual... More 

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Thank Tom B
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese , golden hash browns , and rye toast . I would have ordered their corned beef hash too , but they don't make it there , so I passed . The service was friendly and the restaurant clean , though the food was nothing special .

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Thank Carol Q
Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

As with many diners, this place oozes nostalgia. Dessert case right inside the door, large counter seating, mirrors & polished aluminum cover the walls. Triple D playing on the tv seemed quite fitting. Food was what I expected , good classic food but nothing jumped out as being extraordinary.

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Thank clmusser
East Brunswick, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were heading to our hotel when we almost missed the West Reading Diner. We hadn't been to the diner in almost 10 years, but remembered how good the food was so in we went. We certainly weren't disappointed in the menu--in fact, too many choices! We decided on our dinner choices & went up to the salad bar [it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
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?