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Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe

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901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
6106855299
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Times Good Food

Consistent good taste at value pricing. Atmosphere is great and staff is professional and courteous. We always have fun and enjoy the dining experience. Never had a bad moment here. When in Reading go here for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
martin d
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Reading, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Consistent good taste at value pricing. Atmosphere is great and staff is professional and courteous. We always have fun and enjoy the dining experience. Never had a bad moment here. When in Reading go here for sure.

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Martin. We are always glad to see our guests having a good time at ViVA! Have you gotten the chance to stop in for our live entertainment? That adds another level of fun! Thanks again and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Akron, Ohio
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It is Wednesday night, great 82 degree weather outside, 6:00 PM till 7:00 PM, and there is no one here but us, what gives? Well it was not quite that bad, but there would not be a wait to get seated with less than 25 percent of the tables occupied. After getting over the apparent lack of customers for some... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Oscar! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed our menu selection as well as our service staff. We hope to see you again the next time you are in town! More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

First time I was there. Took my mother for Mothers Day. It was good food and relaxing environment. Manager (Alan) visited our table and welcomed us. The owner also came and seen if everything was good. We will be back again.

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for this review Kelly! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience for Mother's Day. We are also glad that you got the chance to meet our manager, Alan, who oversees all restaurant operations. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Ohio
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I was here on business with some colleagues who joke... a lot... Alexis was our server and she was very attentive, made sure our meals and experience were perfect. If you go, make sure to ask for Alexis as your server so you will get the best of the best! The food selection is good, presentation too. We enjoyed our... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

We always like to hear that our guests had a great time when they visit! It seems like your group was a fun one, and we were happy to be the place you chose to have a fun meal! Thank you for stopping in and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sinking Spring, PA
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Viva offers a great variety of tasty fare for all hours of the day. Their weekend brunch is excellent, but more importantly, tapas and full dinners are interesting and very well done. The service is good, and the overall experience is entertaining and reasonably priced.

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you could try our Brunch Menu - we have amazing dishes on Sundays. What would you say is your favorite Tapa? We look forward to hearing your thoughts! More 

Colorado, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I liked the atmosphere. we all had a blast each night! We could walk to VIVA from our hotel and that also made it super convenient. By the time we left, i'm pretty sure the staff knew us alll.

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping down from the Marriott Brittani! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, as we are sure you enjoyed your stay at the Marriott. Having them as a neighbor is amazing because their staff is extremely accommodating and helpful. We hope to have you again when you're back in the area! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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200 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We ordered take outs to take back to a nearby hotel. We ordered a salad and chicken quesdilla. The prices were reasonable but nothing spectacular about either dish. Ordered soft pretzes with carmel sauce. The carmel sauce was horrible while the soft pretzel was good but only offered 5 tiny pieces of pretzel for $5.00. Could find a better value... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing ViVA for your takeout. We are sorry to hear that you weren't impressed by what we offered; we always strive to impress both our dine-in and takeout clients. We hope that you'll give us another shot when you are back in town. ViVA Bistro & Lounge More 

Blaricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was there for mothers day with my family and we were 100% satisfied with the food and the service. Our waiter was so fast that the first and second dishes were ready after 15 min from the order. The salad side is still big and my salmon was delicious. We also ordered clams, crab cakes and mac&cheese and prime... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience when you visited us on Mother's Day, Eva. It sounds like you tried a little bit of everything. We always want our customers to leave full & happy and with a wonderful experience like this. Thanks for stopping in and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Hagerstown, MD
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I got mixed vibes about this restaurant. On one hand it was pretty cool, decent food, even live music. On the other hand, it seemed like a hip diner.

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marc. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to having you back again! What was your choice of meal the night you stopped in? Look forward to hearing from you! More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Viva was always my favorite restaurant in the area. The last two times I was there the service definitely was not up to their usual standards. A month ago I was there for lunch and had to ask for my salad 3 times, while the rest of my dining companions already had their food. The salad that was finally brought... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jeanne. We're sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations, especially since you have been frequenting ViVA again and again. We are sorry that you could not use your coupon on your phone, however we have stopped allowing this to better track when a coupon is used. We certainly didn't want it to affect... More 

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Additional Information about Viva Good Life Bistro & Cafe

Address: 901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone Number: 6106855299
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wyomissing
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 Hill Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wyomissing
  • Phone Number: 6106855299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?