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Chen Vegetarian House

709 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1005
+1 610-374-2287
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good29%
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  • Poor0%
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“mango chicken” (3 reviews)
“brown rice” (2 reviews)
“seitan” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
709 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1005
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just recently started eating more vegan and trying to eat "clean". We came here as we were craving General Tso's Chicken but didn't want to eat meat but wanted the flavor. This place knocked the taste out of the park. The...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Had the mango chicken and never missed the meat. Great place to walk on the veggie wild side. The portions were all good enough for two meals

Thank RevDrRobert
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

It's always hard to find a good restaurant when you are vegetarian or vegan. I recently stayed at the Marriott and went for a walk on Penn ave to see what I could find. One of the first places I went into was Chen Veg....More

Thank lbkeefe
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Chen is tiny, cheerful, BYOB, inexpensive, and the only vegan restaurant in all of Berks County, loved by vegans and omnivores alike. Don't worry -- no MSG either. Known mainly for takeout, Chen also has about five tables. It is fun to sit in the...More

Thank Cogentiva
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I go here at least once a month and always request my husband bring me their wonton soup when I am feeling sick. Wonderful food and fantastic owners who really care about their customers! Their juices are always so fresh and the food made to...More

1  Thank bethk649
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. What they lack in atmosphere they make up for in healthy Chinese food. Every dish I tried there has been great. The soy chicken is incredible. This place is run by wonder husband and wife team. Good people.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were very pleased with the Authentic Food, Freindly Service and excellent taste/quality. Portions are generous. The space itself is simple but clean and comfortable. The staff is very welcoming.

Thank dpapman
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I took my "meat and potatoes" husband to Chen Vegetarian House along with my daughter and a friend - none of us vegetarians. The food was delicious, imaginative, freshly prepared and reasonably priced. This is not a fancy restaurant but it is comfortable and the...More

1  Thank Bird_17033
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Restaurant is locally owned. The best part is is 100% vegetarian means there is no doubt , any food being touched or cooked in a pans where Non-veg items are cooked. This is a big plus for those who are religiously vegetarian. Portion size was...More

1  Thank Shaily S
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is how I found Chen Vegetarian House ... I searched online under the string, "healthy food option in Reading PA." After glancing at the reviews, I decided to give CVH a try. I can't attest to the fact that my food was "healthy," but...More

Thank Russell M
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-374-2287
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