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Frank & Diannah's Arbor Inn

47 S Bingaman St, Reading, PA 19606-2824
+1 610-406-0126
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Ranked #1 of 279 restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Fine food and service in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Eclectic menu. Full Bar including international wines and microbrew beers on tap.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been dining at Frank and Diannah's Arbor Inn for years and I've never been disappointed. The restaurant is intimate but not crowded. It's one of the few fine dining options left in Berks but it's not pretentious. Everything is made to order from high quality, local when possible, ingredients. I suggest opting for one of the daily specials,... More

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Chalfont, PA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We went for the one night a week offer of "burger night". We arrived at 730pm and was informed no more burgers. We decided to stay anyway. We ordered a Mojito-nope, no mojitos. Ordered a Stella Artois ( ads in the place for it).... "Sorry we don't serve Stella". They forgot to serve me my salad. Finally, 1.5 hrs after... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff. Amazing homemade desserts. The Ribeye Frites and the Veal with Gouda and Ham is amazing !!!!

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Reading
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Every meal I have had there has been superb. They serve very wonderful food and have specialty nights which are fantastic. I have never been disappointed. Small place run by husband and wife. Gourmet food the best I have had in the area.

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stopped by for Saturday early dinner on our way to a game with another couple - for the décor, I was expecting burgers, ribs and chicken - typical Reading fare. I was shocked at the diverse and interesting menu, and the food did not disappoint. Veal Milanese and the Almond-crusted pork loin were our entrees - both were delicious! Our... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Food is wonderful- a bit on the pricey side, most entrees are in the $20- $27 range - however for the care that is put into the preparation and presentation- it is always a first choice for birthday celebrations, the owner Frank is a wonderful host, you will often see him in the dining room asking the patrons how everything... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Informal, cozy, understated and run by a husband and wife who are both CIA graduates with a great lineage before coming to their current site. Great ambiance. Well run. Superb food. Meticulous attention to the quality of the service

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

i love to go here for a date night with my husband. it is the perfect little quaint restaurant and the food is unbelievable! def recommenr the curry coconut mussle app!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We usually save going to this restaurant for a special occasion because it is a bit pricey, but so worth every penny! The food is delicious, freshly prepared exactly how you like it - especially when I got the lamb. Best I've ever had! And - my favorite cocktail - a Southern Comfort Sour - THE BEST! We will go... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This restaurant is not only close to our home, it also feels like home. We try to get here about twice a month if we are local. I love my Lamb Chops. The Appetizer has 3 chops. That is more than enough for someone on a constant diet. With a nice house salad and a hot home baked roll with... More

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