387 Ben Franklin Hwy.
Douglassville, PA 19518
Phone: (610) 385-3016
Fax: (610) 385-3188
Bars & Cafes
With the history of this inn dating back to the middle of 19th Century, you will definitely love this place if you are fond of visiting the watering holes from the past. Having played its part as a speak-easy joint during the prohibition era, The Bridge Inn, today, is family-owned and located in Pleasantville. Needless to say, the Inn has for long been a meeting point for friends, old and new, where excellent food and tasty drinks specials go hand in hand. You can choose from one of the three dining rooms to relish the scrumptious array appetizers, burgers, pastas and wraps, which are tantalizing to the taste buds. However, if you are fond of outdoor dining, then the backyard patio is a best option to dine at. The inn has a decent selection of beers and wines, and with the addition of a martini bar at the second level, the options in beverages are all the more appealing. Live music often takes place on weekends, and you would be surprised to find some decent local and national bands giving out some awesome music.
Since its inception in 1996, the Canal street Pub & Restaurant has been a favorite among most locals in Berk's County owing to its casual yet overwhelming atmosphere. The main entrance may give you a pompous impression with the large logo of the pub on its front facade, but the interiors are pleasantly modest. The golden wood polished interiors and the spacious seating arrangement of the pub give a uniquely serene feel to the place. The pub also features a pool table and gives a pleasant view of the brewery alongside it, along with great food and a special collection of beers. The wine bar gives a view of the dining room which is perfect for a close-knit dinner. The Banquet room seats up to 30 people and is entirely done in wood making it a great venue for private gatherings and parties alike.
The oldest pub in the Berks County, this Irish pub was originally built in Yorkshire, England, by traditional English craftsmen, then disassembled, transported, and reconstructed by those same craftsmen at its current location. Dishes such as USDA prime steak, catch-of-the-day, homemade soups, and succulent seafood dishes are served daily for lunch and dinner in an authentic Celtic atmosphere. The on site bar is stocked with over 80 beers from all around the world and the Guinness is always tapped to the strict specifications of Arthur Guinness himself.
If you are looking for a place to relax after work, then head to the Brass Lantern. It is a local pub that offers great entertainment and a fun atmosphere. There is a never a dull moment here and the place is always abuzz with action; live music concerts, theme parties and DJ nights are a regular feature here. That's not it, The Brass Lantern has pool tables, foosball, electronic darts and arcade games too. As far as menu is concerned, guests can choose from different varieties of beers ranging from domestic to imported, and you can also savor regular pub food and short eats like sandwiches and burgers. For gig guide and other details, check website.
This world famous cafe and sports bar is one of the hottest spots in Reading for dining and watching all of your favorite sports on any one of the 32 satellite televisions. A wide range of different microbrews, imports, and domestics are available and they are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Originally an inn, the Cutillo's is a pleasant, family-owned restaurant which has been serving the food-loving crowd of Pottstown ever since it functioned as an inn in 1948. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers a great homely atmosphere, which extends to the outdoor patio seating area. The menu features an interesting mix of Italian and American delicacies. So you can either savor the Italian delights like Tempura Coconut Shrimp, Filet Au Poivre and Fresh Mozzerella Basil or dig into the tantalizing Buffalo Wings and Chicken Wraps. The restaurant also offers take away and delivery service throughout the week, in case you want to dine at home. After a hearty meal, you can head straight to the lounge room and relax with your group of friends. Tasty cocktails, beer and wines accompany your time at the lounge, which also features live jazz and rock music by local and touring bands on weekends. To know more, call or visit their website.
Club 1402 is a haven for music lovers and party-goers. The main attraction of the club is the live music and the DJ nights which draw a lot of crowd from everywhere in Reading city. The club has a lounge-like feel to it with ample seating space all around. It is known for hosting the best New Year bashes and parties in the city. For a more intimate seating, you can comfort yourself at the luxurious VIP rooms that the club offers. Club 1402 should be your top consideration if you're looking for an amazing venue to host one of those really wild and rocking parties.
An innovative cafe, decorated with art designed by a local artist, where you can enjoy one of the 36 beers on tap and menus full of delicious treats as you watch your favorite sporting events. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
The Riveredge has been described as an inn more than a restaurant, that's because it offers its patrons a range of services. One can enjoy a cocktail at the well-stocked bar or sample some of the excellent fare dished out by the restaurant's chefs. For those who would just like to hang out and soak in the relaxing atmosphere, the restaurant offers a lounge, where one can enjoy live entertainment with drinks. Besides all this, Riveredge is well-equipped to accommodate weddings, banquets, receptions and conferences.
Marie's Hard Bean Cafe offers gourmet coffee drinks, exotic teas, homemade desserts, and select breakfast and lunch items.
The Brickside Grille is a great restaurant with a full bar. The restaurant boasts a wood-fired oven, and cooks their famous pizzas in here. They are also known for a great oyster bar, which are fresh and delicious. The serve staff is polite and professional. Ask for suggestions on what would be the best order as per your taste. The restaurant also rents out space to host private parties. Call for details.
A Bear Creek Mountain Resort dining option, this posh eatery serves New American cuisine that includes Brie Artichoke, Short Ribs, Amish Chicken, Apple Tart and Cheesecake, which have repeatedly been appreciated by its patrons. Spacious with glowing fireplaces, the restaurant serves food which has great value for money. Vegetables used are from their on-site garden which ensures quality as well as freshness. Beer selection is diverse and the cocktail menu manages to tap people's curiosity.