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Panevino - Reading

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2nd & Washington Streets, Reading, PA 19601 (2nd and Washington st)
610-376-1101
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Chef David Brennan's newest creation Panevino-featuring rustic regional...
Chef David Brennan's newest creation Panevino-featuring rustic regional Italian cuisine. From homemade pastas to grilled Tuscan pizzas and braised lamb shank with polenta. The food is healthy and fresh. Dinner is enhanced by soothing live music Friday's and Saturday's. Enjoy impeccable service for intimate dining accompanied by Berks county's finest wine list featuring over 150 wines from all over the world.
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  • 38
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleased with first experience

Dined here for first time last night. We stopped in for a quick meal before a movie. It was ok, waiter was very helpful with the beer and wine list. We opted for the $50 special for the movie tickets. Service was okay as was the food. Portions were large as well, we ordered a $5 side of sweet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whenever you go to Panevino you can be assured of a great meal. Chef David does everything possible to ensure your satisfaction. The menu varies as the seasons change and that just enhances the experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

After having two previous experiences that were less than satisfactory, my wife and I decided to give Panevino in Reading, PA one last chance to redeem themselves and so I took her there for Mother's day. Needless to say, this third strike has counted them out for us as a dining choice. I'll begin by saying that I made my... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Panvino's has a special $19.95 menu with soup, salad, entre, and dessert... We gave it a try. I started with a spicy crab and clam chowder -- very good, but not thin as one expects of chowder... Tasted good though. I had Pollo Ciambotta, chicken with sausage, peppers, with fingerling potatoes... Very, very nice. Regina had a pork loin dish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Dined here for first time last night. We stopped in for a quick meal before a movie. It was ok, waiter was very helpful with the beer and wine list. We opted for the $50 special for the movie tickets. Service was okay as was the food. Portions were large as well, we ordered a $5 side of sweet sausage... More 

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Reading, PA
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33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We typically go to Panevino's for dinner before a concert at Santander Performing Arts Center. The staff has always been very accommodating to our schedule. We have 5:30 reservations for a 7:30 concert. Last night the service was slow and incorrect. We weren't the only people impacted. We listened/watched as another couple complained and left before their food arrived because... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was very excited to go to this restaurant for Valentines. I called before I made a reservation to see if they had a special menu for the holiday since I have dietary restrictions. I was told that they were going to serve the regular menu. I checked again 3 days prior just to be sure and was told again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our second visit to Panevino and both were outstanding. The atmosphere is casual, yet classy. The servers were very knowledgeable and helpful. The portions were large (I usually don't take home a "doggie bag", but this time I did) and the price was quite reasonable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

I have had steak and seafood and my dinner has been perfect every time. They have a three course fixed price for $20. You just can not beat it. Chef Dave is terrific. I would give a five star if the servers were a bit better. Serving from the wrong side and over us. Late on water refills and drink... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This used to be a favorite place for us to eat before or after going to the movie theatre across the street. We had some fantastic meals here over the years and then in the last year or two it has started to go down hill. We tried it again last night for their Prime Rib special and I'm sure... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Like this restaurant but you never really know what to expect when you go. One night your meal is delicious, the next time the same meal is okay. Not a fanboy the parking situation at night.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2nd & Washington Streets, Reading, PA 19601
    (2nd and Washington st)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 610-376-1101

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Chef David Brennan's newest creation Panevino-featuring rustic regional Italian cuisine. From homemade pastas to grilled Tuscan pizzas and braised lamb shank with polenta. The food is healthy and fresh. Dinner is enhanced by soothing live music Friday's and Saturday's. Enjoy impeccable service for intimate dining accompanied by Berks county's finest wine list featuring over 150 wines from all over the world.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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