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The Saloon

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Beer, Music, and Monkey-what?

You can't go to the Saloon and leave without getting a Monkey Boy. What is that you ask? It's a... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
Timothy K
York, Pennsylvania
Late night fun

On a cold night when school was out we found ourselves here after a basketball game. Live band was... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2018
Reading, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average42%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 9, 2018
“Late night fun”
Oct 4, 2017
“Shame it was so quiet on a week night - unlike 20 years ago!”
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

On a cold night when school was out we found ourselves here after a basketball game. Live band was good. Beer wasn't real cold, but decent selection. No offer of food that I could tell.

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Came here after 20 years - the actual place hasn't changed at all - except the thirst of the clientele. It was always busy all week 20 years ago - we walked in on a Tues Night there were a couple playing pool - 2...More

Thank Charleygirl76
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This is a fun place with great bartenders. Get there early for happy hour on Fridays from 5-7. The place gets packed and they have live music. Romy ( sp ) and Tyler were awesome. Sat at the bar a great place to people watch

Thank babydollkc721
Reviewed July 25, 2017

You can't go to the Saloon and leave without getting a Monkey Boy. What is that you ask? It's a pitcher filled with alcohol and deliciousness! They really are good and how can you beat the $5 specials they have on those things? Ah yes,...More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Get here for happy hour and get yourself a $5 Monkey Boy to start off the night. Or to end your night, depending on your tolerance. This, along with the Cafe 210 Teas and Mad Mex Big Azz Margaritas are IMO the most famous drinks...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This place has a great bar and a good selection of beers on tap. We were there this past weekend for the Arts and Crafts show, so it was somewhat busy, but we were there at lunch. Service was prompt, but the food not so...More

Thank cyw
Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great place to go to see a band, dance and unwind. Fairly small, and it will get packed during 10:00 pm-2:00 am on weekends. I like the Saloon better than the Phyrst.

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