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Austin's Restaurant & Bar

1101 Snyder Rd, Suite 202, West Lawn, PA 19609-1100
+1 610-678-5500
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“shrimp pasta” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1101 Snyder Rd, Suite 202, West Lawn, PA 19609-1100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a small chain of fine dining restaurants. The NE clam chowder had more clams than potato, but was a bit spicy. Of the 2 prime rib portions, one was medium as requested while the other was supposed to be rare but came out...More

1  Thank Neodoc1848
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Neodoc1848, thanks for the very nice review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed pretty much everything on your visit although we would have loved for it to have been perfect. In regards to the loudness, we have definitely tried to put as much sound paneling...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Austins has been around for a long time in the Reading ,Pa. area. Went there recently for dinner and had a very good meal. Ordered Pulled Pork and a Sirloin Cheese Burger fixed my way. I LOVE their cole slaw. Soup not as hot as...More

1  Thank Clive E
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Clive, thanks for the very nice review. Happy to hear that we are one of your places that you can always count on when you want a great meal & great service. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Austin's has a great variety of excellent food, but at the end of the day, for me at least, it's all about the meat. They truly have the best ribs I've ever tasted and the balance of the menu is also recommendable. If you prefer...More

Thank Gibbled371
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gibbled371, thanks for the great review! You are so right about the ribs. Best Ribs Anywhere is right. We look forward to your next visit and don't forget that we do take reservations if you don't want to wait. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was cold filet mignon was ordered med rare came out well done twice. Asked for a martini cold straight and up w 2 olives and received warm vodka in a cordial glass with 2 olives. Horrible experience 45 minute wait for searing and 1...More

Thank SocArmyBird
Pete D, General Manager at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

SocArmyBird, my name is Tammy Stamm and I'm the General Manager of Austin's. I am stunned to hear about your experience because as you can see with our reviews we pride ourselves on great food an great service. I would love the opportunity to speak...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stopped in for an early dinner yesterday afternoon, on 8/9/17. My wife had never been, so I did the honor and ordered for her. I order 2 ribeyes that were marinated with ginger, soy sauce, and pineapple sauce. She said it was just like...More

Thank Whandforth
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Whandforth, thanks for the very nice review. So glad to hear that you loved everything & I will make sure that the cole slaw is being made properly. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We have gone to this restaurant multiple times, have not been disappointed. The "team approach" works well here, providing excellent customer service. The staff is friendly and everyone pitches in to help. Special mention goes to Hunter, who was very pleasant and helpful. The food...More

Thank tawny1956
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for the great review and your continued patronage! I will make sure that I let Hunter know about this review. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went here Friday evening after work for a light dinner. There was a half hour wait for a table so we chose to sit at the empty bar. My wife chose a salad with strawberry vinaigrette dressing. which she really enjoyed. I had the...More

Thank Robert C
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for the great review! So glad you loved everything. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operation/Owner

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have been here a few dozen times. I returned last night with my daughter and we both got ribs which are excellent. However the service… 3 times we had to ask for our drinks to be refilled. More frustrating is if my daughter asked,...More

Thank BerksPADad
Pete D, General Manager at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

BerksPADad, my name is Tammy Stamm and I'm sorry to hear that your service has become hit or miss. We really appreciate the 4 star review but you were kind in giving us that. We pride ourselves on great food and great service and that...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Came upon this place while traveling through the area and was glad we did! Very nice ambiance and setting. The decor features lots of wood. Service was attentive (almost to a fault!) and the food was very good. My only complaint was that my drink...More

Thank Christopher M
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Christopher M, thanks for the very nice review & I'm so glad you found us. We are as dedicated to quality of food & service as you will see. Sometimes, we over do it and for that I'm sorry. As far as the drink goes,...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Wide selection, great American food, nicely presented by friendly professional servers. The ambiance was simple, tasteful, and family oriented.

Thank grampy2015
Pete D, Owner at Austin's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

grampy2015, thanks for the great review! Glad to hear that you and your family loved everything. Sincerely, Pete DiCarlo. Director of Operations/Owner.

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Mike H
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
I believe they take "call ahead seating" style reservations for parties 6 and under.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Snyder Rd, Suite 202, West Lawn, PA 19609-1100
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-678-5500
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