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Mom Chaffe's Cellarette

148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
+1 610-374-5733
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
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148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't go wrong if you go to Mom Chaffe's Cellarette. Have been going here for over 20 years & still my favorite Italian Restaurant in Berks County. Very small, so reservations are a must. No restaurant makes better Martini's in the area. Salmon bruschetta...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, quaint place definitely a hidden jewel that's worth digging for... great knowledgeable staff... amazing food and great drinks

Thank Hector G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent Friday evening, my husband and I were looking for a casual, relaxing place to get a tasty meal. My husband's cravings were leaning toward Italian food. A quick check of Berks and Lancaster counties landed us at Mom Chaffe's Cellarette. Such a...More

Thank ChrisY9673AG
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our waiter, Rob, was the highlight of our visit to Mom Chaffee's; he was patient despite our many queries and he was quite charming. Those in our party who ordered Italian pasta dishes were very pleased with portion sizes and taste. Three of us (including...More

Thank brontefan24
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My friends and I were in search of a restaurant for dinner during the Berks Jazz Fest and my friends who were with me were musicians who had to perform; The restaurant was full and had reservations the entire evening, but the owner was kind...More

Thank Sunshine0855
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We always eat here when visiting family. The food is always wonderful. Manhattan clam chowder was excellent with lots of clams. Crab cakes were out of this world and the coconut cake is outstanding! Can't wait to go back again.

Thank Carlene H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Mom's is very unique. The location, the building, the atmosphere. Cozy, small and very good food. Been there many times.

Thank MrFusyPants
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were told we have to try this place out for a few years now. Well on April 1st we decided to go. I called for reservations just in case they're booked up, we were able to get in at 4:30. We...More

Thank Dodiebutt
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This restaurant is located in the basement of a small row home in West Reading, which though the tables are close together, it's still an amazing dining experience. The food is very good, but wouldn't call it exceptional. The service was fantastic. A little expensive...More

Thank bob_hollinger
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had the pleasure of eating at Mom Chaffe's for first time, with a group of friends, and the electricity was out! The staff handled it with such grace, never skipping a beat and managed to deliver excellent meals, by candle light, that were enjoyed by...More

Thank 248JanetJ
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free options?
28 December 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Glenn L | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest and I'm not into the gluten free farce. If you're not diagnosed as a celiac (2% of the population) by a doctor, it really doesn't matter.
Carlene H
is this restaurant open on Sundays?
28 November 2016|
Response from pnc89 | Reviewed this property |
No, they are closed on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Tulpehocken Ave, West Reading, PA 19611-1108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-374-5733
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