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Mountain Spring/Captain's Cove

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2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
(610) 236-1463
Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Summer Place for Drinks

Great atmosphere, fun place to hang out and have some drinks in the warm weather. I have never been overly impressed with the food....but I don't really go there expecting a great meal. It is more about the atmosphere, being outside, having some drinks, etc. I will definitely go again (and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
Jruoff
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Reading PA
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Have been here severs times. It is a great bar and a very popular place to be. However expect a long wait for your food and not much of it. It seems to me that your paying for atmosphere here. I'm a pretty big foodie and amazing atmosphere alone doesn't do it for me. Great bar but a below average... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Horrible service. Average food and high prices. Our sides and condiments for dinner onlyn showed up after repeated requests and after wr already finished the main part of the meal. Management did nothing but make excuses of being short staffed. Drinks weren't refilled, soda or alcohol. What a disappointment.

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Reading PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great atmosphere, fun place to hang out and have some drinks in the warm weather. I have never been overly impressed with the food....but I don't really go there expecting a great meal. It is more about the atmosphere, being outside, having some drinks, etc. I will definitely go again (and again)....but not necessarily for dinner.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place is something to visit and eat and drink during the summer with their outdoor scenery. Food is excellent. Also a great place to go during the winter, even though the Cove is closed for the season.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Do not go here if you are in a hurry! This is a great place for sitting outside with friends and having conversation and drinks while waiting for your meal. Nothing fancy,just simple but good food. One more thing,I have only ever been there in the spring,summer or fall when it is suitable to be outside. I have never been... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The ambiance of the outdoor area at Captains Cove is fantastic. It's got an unexpected, relaxed small island vibe nestled in the woods of Mt Penn. A true hiden jem.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great indoor decor and nice casual dining. The food is well made. The Outside dining is in Spring, Summer, and Fall and is called Captain's Cove. The theme is based on the pirate's cove theme complete with a heated outdoor under roof bar and tables with grass thatched roof's.....a fun eating adventure. Prices are reasonable...

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had dinner here two weeks ago. Food was decent but service took a while despite very sparse crowd. Ordered desert to go which included key lime pie. Got home and tried pie which was spoiled. Immediately called to report and they told me to stop in for reimbursement. Did stop in and they told me manager was not in and... More 

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Read the good and bad reviews before I went. I have to agree the beautiful setting does deserve better than the cheesy nautical theme but that said it was fun. It was a Friday night with perfect weather for sitting outside. They don’t take reservations for outdoor seating so with the large crowd it was about a 45 minute wait,... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Always enjoy going here. Good place to take family and friends. Food is good and service is great. Bar drinks good and fun.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: (610) 236-1463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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