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Mountain Spring/Captain's Cove

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
+1 610-236-1463
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I probably would have rated lower if I paid full price. This place resembles a tourist stop. If you like that sort of thing, you are fine. BUT, they give up quality and service for ambiance. It is seasonal outside. I plan on trying the inside restaurant. We will see how that goes.

Thank ap3131
Level Contributor
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great place for end of day with family. Great environment for couples, families, great music in the evening.

Thank Nancy S
Richland, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very "shorey" type environment outside where it is more casual and laid-back. Inside is a bit more formal. Good food. Waiter was very slow, however it did get crowded while we were there.

Thank tlzocco01
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Food was extremely bad, worse chicken dish, lobster had absolutely no taste, the other couple order a margarita and it was like water, the soup seem like it was from a can, the best thing was the salad, and the service was absolutely the worse, we asked to be moved to a different table and the waitress and the hostess... More 

Thank Fiallo4512
Leonardtown, Maryland
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I did not expect this place to be where it was....but there it was! It was an incredible surprise! Food, drinks and service were great. Get the Reuben (with cole slaw instead)...it was one of the best I've ever had. Plus, they will give you Old Bay fries!

Thank Andrew P
Reading, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of our regular hang outs. The trees give shelter on a hot day. Great and relaxing atmosphere. Staff are nice and food is pretty good. The fries and soups are always good. The Wednesday night lobster special is great. Live music in eve is nice as well. They also have a pretty good beer selection on draft.

Thank MonieB
Reading, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and they had a duo singing-they were ok. Lots of families there. Atmosphere is awesome, cooler/more shaded than Beverly Hills Tavern. They have motorcycle parking. The inside restaurant was very nice. Menu looked good. We both ordered broiled crab cakes, they were full of filler and way to hot to eat for most of... More 

Thank oneannm
Reading, PA
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Nice decor, good food! Outside tiki style dining area. Great place to relax anytime. Many specials to choose from.

Thank pagambler
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2619 Hill Rd, Reading, PA 19606-9215
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-236-1463

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