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The Whiskey Bar Next Door

624 Penn Ave, Reading, PA 19611-1004
+1 610-373-4907
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  • Terrible14%
6 Jun 2017
“excellent service, good choices in small plates, solid adult beverage selection”
3 Apr 2017
“Berks Hidden Gem”
Closed Now
American, European, Bar
$$ - $$$
624 Penn Ave, Reading, PA 19611-1004
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

My brother and I went here for dinner, but mostly for the whiskey. The "Whiskey" side of the operation is being renovated, so we ended up in the wine side, "Wine Down". The place was about 1/2 full and it's a smaller sized room with...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank travellngcircus
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Where to being, such a hidden gem within Berks County. Great Whiskey room right in the middle of West Reading. Such a great room with the original brick walls, low lighting and great selections. The very knowledgeable staff that knows their spirits and helped suggest...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Sam K
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This establishment has the best whiskey found in the area. Good prices, an attentive staff and a knowledgeable owner make this a great fine. Great music to listen to while sipping some of the finest whiskeys, bourbon's and scotch's around. I will return again and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank fprutzman
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a great place to hang out with your friends and try some top notch whiskey. Excellent service, friendly atmosphere and imaginative cuisine make this a must visit in West Reading. Finding a place to park can be a challenge so just use the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere of the Distilled whiskey room is personal and inviting. Upon arrival we were given a food and drink menu. We tried several of the small bites. Everything looked as good as it tasted. Tried several different type of drinks. All of them were...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a fantastic place to meet friends or stop for a drink. The atmosphere is sophisticated yet casual & comfortable. The service is very friendly yet efficient and welcoming. The drinks - and they have a full bar, not just whiskey - are outstanding,...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank TravelbugMelB2015
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I don't understand the attraction to this whiskey thing or Winedown the parent company. Prices are what you would pay in Manhattan, not West Reading. Snotty attitude by everyone. Small portions of food and the owner is an aloof goof. He is better suited to...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank MrFusyPants
Benfranco259, Owner at The Whiskey Bar Next Door, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

I don't appreciate insults: Judging by your internet behavior it would seem that you must be a very charismatic man... And I am the aloof goof... Come on really!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 624 Penn Ave, Reading, PA 19611-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-373-4907
Extensive list of 60 plus Whiskeys, The whiskey bar has a whiskey or cocktail that is right for you. Our unique program provides the opportunity to explore the terrific distilleries from around the world, both big and small, in 1 or 2 ounce tastes, neat or in a crafted cocktail, prepared as you like it. Plenty of dinner options two the whiskey room is part of winedown wine bar.
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