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Frank & Diannah's Arbor Inn

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47 S Bingaman St, Reading, PA 19606-2824
+1 610-406-0126
Today
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Fine food and service in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Eclectic menu...
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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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Homey Atmosphere with Gourmet Food

I am never disappointed in the quality of the food at Frank and Diannah's. On weekends, there are always at least 2 specials. During the week, mussels and frites or potluck dnners might be featured on Wednesdays and burgers on Thursdays. Although the regular menu is limited and rarely changes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
LKG_J
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Reading, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I am never disappointed in the quality of the food at Frank and Diannah's. On weekends, there are always at least 2 specials. During the week, mussels and frites or potluck dnners might be featured on Wednesdays and burgers on Thursdays. Although the regular menu is limited and rarely changes, there is a nice selection of meats, seafood, and pastas.... More 

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did not have reservations and Frank seated us immediately. The food and service was very good. Everyone was pleasant.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food choices should work for anybody,good service,nice selection of beer,and Frank comes around to check on the food.One of the best places in the Reading area. The only reason I didn't give it a five is because you can't make a reservation. Don't let that keep you away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I went out for our anniversary. I saw the review of the Arbor Inn and thought we should give it a try. A rustic restaurant setting with fun entrees. I ventured outside my comfort zone with my order. I had the Malaysian shrimp and scallops with hard Asian noodles on top. The presentation was very cool. I... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We live in Charleston, SC and wanted to sample the highly recommended burgers. They lived up to the hype--very thick, covered the roll, made as ordered, quality meat. Only complaint could be that they are difficult to eat with the thick burger, lettuce, tomato, etc. Nice atmosphere and good service. We will return.

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had almost given up going out to eat, tired of overpaying for food in places that are more concerned with gimmicky decor and fanfare than the quality of the meal. Then I tried The Arbor Inn. It is now my go to spot whether I'm in the mood for a full meal with martinis, or just a beer and... More 

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We eat here as often as we can. Never a Thursday where our first thought doesn't go to "let's go to burger night". Best burgers you will ever eat. I know that sounds simple but nothing Frank and Diannah do is every simple. Not to worry if burgers aren't your thing. They have a great menue. We have never "liked"... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My wife and I enjoy eating at the bar on a tuesday or wens-day night when the place is not so crowed. food and company is great and the drinks keep flowing

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Fairfax, Virginia
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

From start to finish our dining experience at the Arbor Inn was top notch. The warm welcome from the owner, the fabulous and attentive service from the waitstaff and the food were all fantastic. My brother is a prime rib "addict" and has been routinely disappointed in how his meal is prepared. Not here! He was blown away by the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Burger night (Thursday's) is quite an experience, we've never been disappointed and the special burgers have varied wildly. You should definitely order desserts when placing your order as they can sell out quickly. Attentive and knowledgeable staff and owners. Great food and fun!

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Additional Information about Frank & Diannah's Arbor Inn

Address: 47 S Bingaman St, Reading, PA 19606-2824
Phone Number: +1 610-406-0126
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $15 to $30
Cuisine: Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 S Bingaman St, Reading, PA 19606-2824
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-406-0126

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $30
  • Cuisine: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Fine food and service in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Eclectic menu. Full Bar including international wines and microbrew beers on tap.
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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