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“Great Funky Local Diner”
Review of Marvel Ranch

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Marvel Ranch
Ranked #30 of 312 Restaurants in Reading
Cuisines: American
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great Funky Local Diner”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

I eat breakfast at the Marvel Ranch when I'm working in Reading. It has a great down home atmosphere and the clientele reflects the local color. The service is always pretty good and te breakfast is as good as it needs to be. I really like it and recommend it to all. Never been disappointed, always pleased. If you're in Reading, ya gotta go to the Marvel Ranch.

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Thank TomBanksJr
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English first
Reading, PA
Level 6 Contributor
1,431 reviews
569 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,811 helpful votes
“Reliable counter food”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This restaurant has been around for decades. The food is good, cheap and consistent. The burgers are good and the breakfast "mess" - a combination of anything you think you might want to eat at breakfast - eggs, meats, vegetables - are all combined and cooked together and served on a plate. It is very popular.

Visited April 2012
2 Thank luvroma2
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Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2012

I work in town a few short blocks from the restaurant and we've ordered from them for a long time. We've never had a complaint until the start of the new year, 2012. Serivce has been at least 1/2 hour to an hour late delivery and once we DO get our food, the soup has been cold and the sandwiches have been soggy. They've been slacking with their "Mess" as well. Its more like a blob of potatoes and eggs, then anything else. There is very few peppers and onions, as well as meat. It's very upsetting because this was our favorite place to order and has since gone down hill! If our business decides to order again, I will not be ordering!

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank Sharon S
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Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great local spot”
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Apparently, Marvel Ranch is where Reading residents go for breakfast -- seems the staff knew the name of every guest except us! We heard about it from the housekeeping staff of the Abe Lincoln Hotel a couple of blocks away. And we weren't disappointed: We received good, cooked to order breakfasts at rock bottom prices (we paid less than $10 for two complete meals, including coffee). Add to that their cheerful service, and you have a real winner. Just don't expect much in terms of looks. In fact, don't even expect a sign outside (we couldn't find one) -- just go to the NW corner of 4th and Penn Sts.

  • Visited July 2011
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3 Thank dburt63
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