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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, Dessert, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 11
    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
Not bad..........

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
marc514
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Hagerstown, MD
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hagerstown, MD
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

visit reading and its close to our hotel so we go to listen to music. last night they had a karaoake background and a non-professional trying his best. Not great, a bit amusing. Service is always awful! Got our burgers (served completely dry) and asked for silverware (never got it ) and ketchup/mustard but the waitress could not pull off... More 

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chepstow
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Visited here recently as part of a small group, we sat at the bar area that was fairly busy whilst main restaurant was not so busy. There was one person working the bar area and after waiting had to ask to be served. After finally ordering, the food that arrived was very poor (e.g. 3 servings of cold french fries)... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well where do I begin. We waited about 20 minutes to be waited on at the bar, while the male bartenders screwed around with each other. Then when the female bartender came over to us we ordered a glass of wine and a rumchata martini ( we have had this before here), the bartender returns to us to tell us... More 

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PA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I tried Viva again after not visiting for several years. I was pleasantly surprised as the food seemed better. The penne vodka is really good - one of the best tasting (with a nice kick) vodka sauces I have ever tried. The baked potato soup is delicious too. The major complaint I have with the restaurant concerns dessert. It was... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Whenever I have friends visiting from out-of-town I make sure we have dinner at Viva, because the atmosphere is lively and uplifting, the food is very good, and service is consistently excellent. The desserts, in particular, are spectacular, but I've always been more than satisfied with the entrees and appetizers. At dinnertime, especially on weekends, the restaurant gets quite crowded,... More 

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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Elsewhere I have posted a negative review about the Coastal Grille from Friday, February 6th, as to how we were treated when trying to find a place to eat for a party of eight. Without rehashing that review, all I will say is we called Viva to see if they had room for our party, to which they answered "we... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

went there the other day with friends..we sat there for 3 hours with drinks and lunch..waitress was extremely nice...food is good and reasonally priced..salad that comes with meal is GREAT! the bread is good, too. I like this place a lot.

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Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I'm from the big city..Guess I'm spoiled..If this is the best that Reading has to offer I can understand why it's a dying city...Overpriced food and drinks...Enough

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. I've been here several times over the past year plus. Miss the tapas! But, at any rate... Came through town a couple of weeks ago. We stayed at the hotel, and had a great meal. Tried 3 deserts! All awesome!!!

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?