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930 Pike St, Reading, PA 19604
(610) 373-6616
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Ranked #24 of 285 Restaurants in Reading
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Reading, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had great food- wings/salad. Definitely skip the nachos, they are terrible. Drink/food rices are reasonable, definitely not cheap, which you might expect for the location. Our server Gary, was great. We really liked the well lit parking lot and the motorcycle parking.

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Despite living in Reading previously, I never visited The Pike Cafe before. During a recent business trip to Reading, a friend recommended Pike. What a pleasant surprise! Convenient parking, clean spacious location, friendly and efficient staff, affordable prices, and best of all: delicious food. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Pike Cafe may be the best sports bar in Reading. They have TV screens everywhere with the full spectrum of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and college football and basketball games -- every package. They are usually very willing to change the channel, assuming it's not an Eagles' game day, and that you ask nicely. They have a full bar and... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was one of my favorite restaurants in Reading, Pa. The food is quality but the service has become bad enough to keep me away. Last visit we were served our soup and entrée at the same time. Another visit 5 of use ordered lunch. Soup never served. 4 of 5 entrees came to the table and had to wait... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great food...BUT this is not the place if you are very hungry or on a time schedule. Waited, waited for food (nothing special) on our last 2 visits. It actually took 20 min to be served a slice of cake, and that was after giving our waitress a reminder.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Great menu selections. Staff is nice enough but not out of the ordinary. I recommend: wings, salads! We enjoyed trivia night with prizes.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I have enjoyed soups, salads, burgers & seafood. The unique menus made for football season are great. They offer seating at bar or 3 adjoining rooms.the staff is very responsive & accurate.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Your first impression upon entering is that this is a very clean sports bar in a marginal neighborhood. A quick scan of the menu shows dishes that are several cuts above the typical bar fare. My reaction as I was exiting was- "Wow, this food was amazing for a little neighborhood sports bar." After several friends recommended this place, I... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The wings were greasy and over cooked. I thought this would be a fun place. Was here with friends - do not go here with your family - it is a bar in the true sense of the word, get's a little wild. Service was fair at best - hard to get seated and attention while eating. Would have had... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Pike has some of the best food in town. I have always loved everything I ever ordered there. Food is fresh and servings are large. Always have weekly specials too as well as great seafood chowder on Fridays. Staff is friendly and makes you feel at home. They take great pride in making this stop great every time.

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Additional Information about Pike Cafe

Address: 930 Pike St, Reading, PA 19604
Phone Number: (610) 373-6616
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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