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All 24 West Reading Restaurants

Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar

622 Penn Avenue, West Reading, PA
610.373.4907
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Ranked #8 of 24 Restaurants in West Reading
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Description: Welcome to Winedown Cafe, Berks County's premiere destination for people who love wine, cheese and great gourmet snacks. We serve real wines & cheeses crafted by passionate people. We seek out the best products from around the world. Our ever-changing wine menu is complemented by our great appetizers served tapas style. Cocktail Lovers and Beer Heads, we've got you covered too!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Winedown is one of the hidden treasures in West Reading. They have a nice selection of wine and a tapas menu should you want something to eat while enjoying your wine. They do have a full bar should you be in the mood for something other than a glass of wine. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. A place you... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kerry! We're honored that you consider us one of West Reading's hidden treasures. We hope you'll visit us again sometime soon. Kind regards, - Ben More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

If you like a nice glass of wine or two or three in a friendly bar where you can have a nice conversation without loud music or a loud TV, this is the place for you. The wine menu has an excellent selection and the staff is very knowledgeable if you are unsure of what wine to order. If you... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Bill! We're so glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and the wine selection. We really appreciate the support and hope to see you back soon! Best, -Ben More 

Wernersville, PA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Tried this place last night with 2 girlfriends. Extremely small tables. Wait staff tee shirts and sneakers. Limited WINE list????? Is this not suppose to be a wine bar??? No Pinot Grigio, no dry white wine??? WHAT? Ordered some food appetizers and sandwiches/salads. All came out at the same time. No room on the table. Asked waitress if we could... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Sorry dme625, we pride ourselves on our quaint and comfortable restaurant. We are sorry that you did not find a Pinot Grigio on the list, but we do have seven dry white wines that you could have picked from. Next time, please ask to see the wine specialist on staff to help you choose your wines better to your liking.... More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a wine bar that also has great food and WONDERFUL staff. Great selection of wine, we always find something we love.

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, Sherry! We're so happy to hear that you enjoy our food, wine selection, and service. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again soon! Best, Ben (Owner) More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If you love a good glass of wine from people who know what they are doing.... you must go to the Winedown. Also, they have some beer. We go like a few times a month. My husband loves the fresh sliced Italian meats. He says it is the best salami he has every had. My favorite are the vegetable egg... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful compliments, Monie! We're thrilled to have earned you and your husband's loyalty. We love hearing about our customers' favorite, so thank you for recommending our Italian meats and vegetable egg rolls. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Ben (Owner) More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great experience. Everything about this place is done right. Great wine and beer list. Food menu is limited, but the quality makes up for that. Went with friends and we will definitely be back.

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Brandi. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and were pleased with our wine and beer list. Can't wait to see you again soon! Best, Ben (Owner) More 

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nice place to wind down but don't expect a full dinner menu. Light fare offered. Waitress versed in suggesting the right wine for dessert. Best suited for small groups of 2 people.

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Eriegirl1963. We’re so glad you enjoyed your visit and were pleased with the knowledge of our staff. We hope to serve you again soon! Best, Ben (Owner) More 

Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I stumbled upon Winedown while searching for a place to have dinner before visiting Koziar's Christmas Village in Bernville. From the moment we walked in the door until we left we felt like valuable customers. Our server was warm, inviting, and knowledgable about all things wine & cheese. She recommended several things we ended up ordering and LOVING! We started... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Kaitlyn! It’s always our priority to make our guests feel welcomed and valued, so we’re thrilled to hear how much you, your sister and your mother enjoyed your visit with us. Thank you for sharing the details of your order — we love hearing your favorites! We can’t wait to serve you again. Best, Ben (Owner) More 

Sinking Spring, PA
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We went to try this place last night based on all the great reviews. First, it is extremely dark. The waitress brought us a small flashlight so we could read the menu. The wine selection was fine. The food (snack) selection was meager. We were unimpressed. Sorry, but this place is overrated.

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were not impressed with your visit, jr4div2. We do our best to provide an enjoyable, relaxing atmosphere for our customers and are disappointed that we were not able to meet your expectations. We choose to serve more of a tapas-style menu, in that our selection of cheeses, snacks, salads, sandwiches, pizza, desserts and more is... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

SUCH great service, very professional. If you're part of a couple, they are very attentive but stay in the background as to let you enjoy your conversation. But if you do converse with the servers, they are extremely engaging, personable, and willing to joke around. Also, this is not a place run by wine snobs. They are well informed, but... More 

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Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments. We strive to provide only the highest level of service, and we’re glad to hear you’ve been so impressed! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Ben (Owner) More 

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Additional Information about Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar

Address: 622 Penn Avenue, West Reading, PA
Phone Number: 610.373.4907
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Wine Bar

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