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Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar

622 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
+1 610-373-4907
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
“small plates” (3 reviews)
“great wine” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, American, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
622 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy the small plates here, along with the wine and cheese, although hubby loves their Long Island Iced Teas - best he's ever had! Chef Mike has stepped it up even more with the new menu. The Chimichurri Pork is delicious! This is...More

Thank TravelbugMelB2015
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Wine down is one of the best places to enjoy a casual time out for some fine wines and other cocktails. They have a nice appetizer and small plate menu with frequent pairings of wine and food. We live in wyomissing and come here often...More

Thank tombarbsw
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Thank you so much for this amazing review and rating! We hope to see you back again very soon!

Reviewed July 24, 2017

We popped in [again] for a glass of wine and sat at the bar. The bartender was superb- chatty, informative and knowledgeable. The WineDown has those hidden gems that you can not buy at the Pennsylvania Liquor Board, and also some distinctive beers. Well worth...More

Thank Peter H
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Peter, thank you so much for the kind words! We are thrilled to see that you joined us again for some wine at the bar! We are glad you enjoyed your chat with the bartender and we hope to see you again soon. Have a...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

I've been a 'regular' here for years, but haven't eaten dinner here for a while. Typically, I only have time to stop by for drinks and perhaps a cheese plate. After I heard about the new menu, I decided to stop by for dinner with...More

Thank TravelbugMelB2015
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Thanks for the great review! I am so happy to read not only that you enjoyed the new menu, but how loyal of a customer you are. Have a wonderful day and we hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

If you like wine, you need to check out WineDown! You can explore so many varieties of high quality wine while getting expert assistance from knowledgeable staff. Plus, the environment is intimate and social. Perfect to chat about wines and whatever! Don't miss out on...More

Thank Jaymi K
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Jaymi. We are glad to hear you enjoy coming here and enjoy our atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you again. Ben Franco (Owner)

Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Winedown offers A great selection of wine from different from many regions across the world. Many wines cannot be found in local wine stores. Great tapas, sandwiches, & salads to a company that special glass of wine. Beer and other cocktails also available and whiskey...More

Thank beachadventurer1007
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Thanks for the fantastic review and I hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We were on our way home when we found this place. There are several good stops along the street and this is the one we picked. It was great loved the flight and the sandwich hit the spot, but the waitress was over the top....More

Thank paul g
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Thanks for the great review! I am happy you decicded to stop and I'm even more happy that you were impressed! Have a wonderful day and I hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Large selection of wines. There is a limited food menu but food very good. There are classes offered and special promotions

Thank Dianne S
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Dianne. We are happy to hear that you love our wine selection. Make sure to take advantage of the classes that we offer, we promise they will be a great time. Best, Ben Franco (Owner)

Reviewed August 30, 2016

If you want some class in your life, or want to impress someone, this is the place. Yes, it isn't the cheapest place, but the drinks are great! Awesome atmosphere and service too. Definitely recommend!

Thank Andrew P
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

Thanks for the kind words, Andrew. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our atmosphere and that you enjoy our drinks. Visit us again soon! Best, Ben Franco (Owner)

Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Wine Down is a lovely, quaint bar with a nice beverage selection and great food. It gives you that small town comfort with big city style. Try their $5 Happy hour specials.

Thank LPeek
Benfranco259, Owner at Winedown Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you for the great review! We're happy to hear how much you enjoy stopping by Winedown Cafe for drinks and food. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Ben Franco (Owner)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar, American, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Penn Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-373-4907
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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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