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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 276 restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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
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
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English first
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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 NEW 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

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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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Chester County
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We wanted to eat here after reading all the good reviews. I've driven by this place many times without even knowing it was there! We went on Saturday, December 28 around 6pm. The bartender greeted us as soon as we walked in - told us someone would be right with us. We were seated less than 2 minutes later in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My husband and I had wanted to try this restaurant for a while, as we saw the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and 3 people we know had recommended it. Last night was our first visit. We walked in a door which leads to the bar and stood there for a minute--waiting to be acknowledged. Frank the owner, we assume,... More

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