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Mountain Spring/Captain's Cove

American, Bar
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2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
(610) 236-1463
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Drinks weak...tasted like juice, martini a joke....cold fries after re heat, uncooked veggies...were raw. Missing dinner, we never got it....service was bad....disorganized....server tried but the place was so poorly run. Food was fair....some ok and some not so ok. On the previous visit it was so bad we just left without a server stopping at our table....we could not get... More 

Thank Peter G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Island theme with cabanas and steel drums... Food is pricier than a chain restaurant but very good. It gets busy during the weekends so expect a little wait.

Thank andrewcG2190VQ
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great getaway without leaving the county ~ a quick drive from the city to the mountain with live music and dancing on certain nights with an interesting food and drink menu!

Thank Stacie W
Blandon, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming since they opened the Cove. First off all their servers here are maybe a little older than high school snd don't seem to have much experience, if at all and it shows. They had a mix up with drinks and took a lot longer than expected which is fine, but they don't fill the drinks. There's still... More 

Thank trw5099
Reading, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and the outdoor dining area and bar are very large. We had dinner and stayed for drinks as well. Menu is decent, there are different choices for a variety of palates. The out door bar has a pool table, darts and other small amusements. Warning...they do allow smoking out there, but not many people were actually smoking. Very... More 

Thank Heather A
Blandon, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We had a party of 8 for 3:00 pm on Easter 2016. To make this a short and to the point review was hands down the worst buffet and food we have ever eaten and they had the nerve to charge $24.95 for it. Half of the chaffing dishes were empty and the choices were limited. The ham ran out... More 

Thank Larry N
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is an overdue review from December. My friends and I were looking for a place we could catch up over a meal and found Mountain Spring. When we got there, we were hoping that the pirate theme translated into the inside, but alas the Tiki bar was the only Pirate themed area and it was closed. However, what we... More 

Thank BeachyKeenMD
Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We were a party of 8, and ate indoors. Many of us got our first round ourselves at the bar, but those drinks weren't put on our check. We made sure to correct this before leaving, but most people probably wouldn't. As for the food, it was mediocre at best, and VERY salty! The service wasn't too great either. Little... More 

Thank paves2
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Mt Springs/Captians cove is a very interesting hot spot in Berks County. During the nicer months it is great to sit outside and enjoy a meal with family or friends. During the winter months dinning is all indoors. The food is very good, the selection is good, the service is very good at times and yet has its moments. If... More 

Thank John V
Reading, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I will start by saying that everyone should experience this restaurant at least once and decide for yourself. Atmosphere can most certainly win out over the food, so it depends which is more important to you. The food is just OK. The menu is fairly limited and mediocre. The uniqueness of the establishment can keep you coming back, despite the... More 

Thank Kristy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: (610) 236-1463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?