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Off the Avenue

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2333 Penn Ave, West Lawn, PA 19609-1678
+1 610-678-4804
08:00 - 13:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

The restaurant closed up. I heard the catering is still open. I wouldn't recommend it. You don't get what you pay for. They add on fees after you reserve and think prices are worked out.

1 Thank Chris E
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

We used Off the Avenue to cater a get together of about 40 friends and family, and were very disappointed in the communication, staff, and facility. Upon arrival, beverages were extremely difficult to obtain as the ONE staff person assigned to the event was slow and unfriendly. The food was average, but fortunately easily self serviced. Upon the start of... More 

1 Thank Bearlong
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

It is super cozy, nice relaxing breakfast place. Lunch dinner is highly average. They should just open for breaks and focus on catering the rest of the time!

Thank Asprkl
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50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012

The food was excellent. I will be going back again. All that and you get United Airlines miles too. I am a vegetarian and they had very good choices.

Thank hmsrobesonia
Reading, Pennsylvania
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148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

The food is terrible and really small portions. Heard the chef quit and the owner that doesn't know how to cook and the dishwasher are cooking. Don't waste your money there.

Thank Chris E
Reading, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2012 via mobile

Went for lunch - only people in restaurant -waitress reading newspaper- broken chair-waitress surly when asked about a substitution-food fine but attitude of waitress made for less than pleasant experience

Thank betsad
Robesonia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

This is a great little neighborhood BYO tucked away on a side street in beautiful West Lawn, PA. It can be a bit pricy, and the service can be oh so slow at times, but you'll have a hard time finding too much to complain about.

Thank robbiebobby216
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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549 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

Eaten here a few times and had nice food. Very small dining room but good service and nice meals. Worth a try.

Thank annehassel
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

Very unique restaurant. Menu is sometime a bit limited, but food and service are always very good. If you want something just a little out of the ordinary, this is a good choice.

Thank Peggy M
Lancaster County, PA
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168 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2011

I can't think of a worse dining experience in recent years, and it wasn't because of the food. The food was pretty tasty. My husband and I came in near the end of their lunch time - with perhaps 40 minutes to go. I had called in advance to make sure of the hours. Except for one other table of... More 

Thank patrema

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2333 Penn Ave, West Lawn, PA 19609-1678
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-678-4804

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