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ViVA Bistro & Lounge

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901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
+1 610-685-5299
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made plans with 3 other people to dine here based on positive feedback from others. We drove over an hour to this restaurant. Since we had reservations, we were seated on time. Waiter was quick to attend to our drink and appetizer order. We placed our dinner orders. Waiter gave wrong soup to one person which we ended up... More 

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Thank BeckyK72
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

I apologize that your experience at ViVA Bistro & Lounge was far from perfect and enjoyable. I appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant and would like a bit more information on what happened that night. I truly am sorry and want to make this up to you. Please email me, John Finlay, at Manager@vivagoodlife.com at your earliest... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really? Had to return my meatloaf Wellington four - yes four times because the gravy was cold. Didn't even get past the gravy to taste the meatloaf. Finally gave up and got a pasta dish. This was after we had to return our lobster frites (French fries with a lobster sauce which was only mediocre) because they were cold. Ridiculous.... More 

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1 Thank KelWit0827
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

I apologize that your experience at ViVA Bistro & Lounge was far from perfect and enjoyable. I appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant and would like a bit more information on what happened that night. I truly am sorry and want to make this up to you. Please email me, John Finaly, at Manager@vivagoodlife.com at your earliest... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lifetime friendship greeting to all 10 in our party, thorough explanation of menu, detailed followups on our meals' timing of delivery, instant refilled drinks, knowledge of information we had previously told her in a conversation, and detailed explanation of the restaurant's services made our Christmas dinner a night to remember. He even took photos of us in front of their... More 

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Thank PantsPantsPants
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! I am very happy that Greg made your night one to remember and will be sure to pass this wonderful review on to him. More 

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1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have been to Viva many times over the years and while we still love the atmosphere, the menu and food quality has definitely gone downhill. They have removed many of our favorite dishes which is very disappointing. They have instituted a new rewards program which we have received emails about for several months. You are supposed to mention the... More 

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Thank Dale W
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Dale, I am very sorry to hear that you recent experience at ViVA Bistro & Lounge was not at all what you were hoping for. We have recently changed our menu to offer fresher items as well as newer items for out customers to experience. I really appreciate your feedback and want to make this up to you. Please email... More 

Erial
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were out of towners looking for a lunch break from shopping where we could also catch some football games. Siri sent us here! Inside was a beautiful, large restaurant and bar. We sat in the bar area. It was pretty empty on a Saturday afternoon. Food was delicious! I had a prime rib french dip panini - meat was... More 

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Thank EMG51
ViVARestaurants, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to give us a review! We hope you will be back again soon! More 

Southport, North Carolina, United States
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195 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Been many times, always fresh, tasty and we'll prepared offerings. Flat breads like delicious little pizzas. Great bread, good oil. Salad nice... Desserts yummy! Band night Saturday, I think...check...but go early and eat, stay and linger, dance, avoid cover charge! :)

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Thank Peter B
ViVARestaurants, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your Saturday night at ViVA. We always have live music on Friday and Saturday nights with no cover charge. We hope you will be back again soon! More 

Blandon, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My husband and I always enjoy eating at VIVA. Some of the food is Mediterranean cusine and they also have other types of food on their menu. Service is excellent! If you go, ask to be seated at one of "Debbie's ( a waitress) tables." She gives excellent service and is very friendly. They only open at 11 am and... More 

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Thank cindynator
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The only reason I did not give an excellent rating was because of the service. We had a group of around 15 and a reservation had been made. The restaurant was not busy when we arrived and were seated but no waiter/waitress came to our table. It took one of my coworkers to go ask for someone to wait on... More 

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Thank clr_106
ViVARestaurants, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We really appreciate your comment on the service issues you had and will be sure to inform our servers of the experience you had. More 

Radnor, PA
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

When in Reading, this is my favorite restaurant for client meetings! And I am a creature of habit and almost always order the crab cake sandwich. Real crab. But their salads are consistently excellent as well.

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Thank CaptMakai
Eric W, Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We hope you will be back again soon! More 

Farmington
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Arrived on a Saturday evening about 630 and were advised of a 15-20 minute wait. Lots of empty tables could be seen and the line kept getting longer. After a 35 minute wait I inquired our position in line having seen others seated before us as later arrivals. Honestly not sure if we would have ever been seated had I... More 

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Thank Al J
Eric W, General Manager at ViVA Bistro & Lounge, responded to this review

Hello Al, I apologize that your experience at ViVA was far from perfect and enjoyable. I appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant and would like a bit more information on what happened that night. I truly am sorry and want to make this up to you. Please email me at ewray@vivagoodlife.com. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wyomissing
  • Phone Number: +1 610-685-5299
Description
NOW OPEN! ViVA CASTLE PUB at the READING COUNTRY CLUB!! When it comes to "Tasting the Good Life," it doesn't get any better than experiencing ViVÁ's fresh and healthy contemporary Euro-Mediterranean cuisine with Appetizers and Tapas served graciously in our beautiful, warm and friendly "Old World" Bistro and trendy, cosmopolitan Lounge settings. At ViVÁ it's all about affordable great tasting food, drinks and fun, featuring Tapas (a Spanish tradition of small plates meant to be shared), fantastic Signature Salads and Paninis, the freshest Seafood in town, great Italian Pasta Dishes, French-inspired Chicken Entrées, fabulous Prime Rib, fresh locally-butchered Steaks, along with ViVÁ's scrumptious Home-Made Desserts and fine selections of Wines, World Class Ales & Lagers, and Signature Drinks.

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