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Outside In Restaurant & Bar

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601 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601-3544
+1 610-478-1919
07:00 - 15:00
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Reading, PA
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Decent lunch/deli type food in a sit down setting in downtown Reading. Always a nice lunch crowd, mostly surrounding office workers.

Thank pagambler
Reading, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Ideally located so as to be a good stop prior to (or after) a show/concert or hockey game at the Santander arena. The food is quite good (I recommend the Rachel) and the prices reasonable. Sald bar and 2nd story view over the bustle below. The only drawback is that when busy, the service is tight - but still good.

Thank kerrytt2016
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times. Average food and service. Not bad. Simple and easy. The food is average and nothing is a must. Good place for a quick bite. $

Thank Jason D
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I was meeting a CEO for a business lunch to discuss expansion. I found this place a nice place to meet but not the kind of place to discuss business ideas. Lunch of ok, service was good, price was a bit high for this kind of establishment.

Thank John V
Reading, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Have eaten a couple of dozen times over the last 10 years. The food is okay, nothing terribly fancy or terribly tasty. The salad bar is lacking and the lettuce and other leaf vegetables are not very fresh. The soups are not very flavorful and if you do not get in when the soups have just been replenished, you may... More 

Thank Winelover2011
Reading, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I have been here on a few occasions and the best way to describe it, as i can, is to say its a place for all the the business men/women to eat during the day. The food and drinks are pricey and you kind of feel out of place. It is in such a great location, as far as Reading... More 

Thank stinknut
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I figured this would be filled with entertainment and people after dark since it is right by the arena. I was so bored. Bartender was unpleasant too.

Thank Jake M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601-3544
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-478-1919

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