Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or just a snack, some of the best food in Bekrs County can be found at our cafes and coffee shops. We’ve found a lot of good places to grab a coffee or tea and a bite to eat. Read about them here:

overhead view of a green plate with two pitas topped with chana masala and pickled red onion next to a cup with orange colored carrot ginger soup

Review: The Greenhouse Cafe – CLOSED

The Greenhouse Cafe, which opened in the fall of 2019, is Berks County's newest vegan eatery, bringing a unique take on vegan cuisine to an area that doesn't have a lot of options yet.
A brick wall with three shelves lined with old time railroad gear and coffee mugs

Review: Brakeman’s Cafe

We review Brakeman's Cafe, the Boyertown coffee shop serving some of the best breakfast and lunch in eastern Berks County, PA.
waffles topped in blueberry compote and breakfast potatoes

Review: Squawk Cafe – Wyomissing

Our review of the new Squawk Cafe in Wyomissing, a great new place for breakfast, lunch and coffee in Berks County.
Plate of French toast with fresh cut strawberries and blueberries

Review: Cafe Esperanza

Cafe Esperanza is the region's first pay-what-you-can cafe, and it has quickly become one of the area's top cafes.
A vegan black bean and sweet potato burger with side of chips from Good Life Organics in Reading PA

Review: Good Life Organics

Boasting organic, locally sourced ingredients, and lots of vegan and vegetarian options, Good Life Organics makes you feel good about what you're putting in your body.
succlent in a clay pot on a table in front of the order counter at Gourmand West Reading

Gourmand Cafe – West Reading – CLOSED

On a visit to Gourmand Cafe in West Reading, we tasted the lighter, healthier side of the Gourmand brand.
The letters "WS" on the front of the order counter at Wild Sage

Review: Wild Sage Coffee & Kitchen – CLOSED

Editor's Note: Wild Sage announced in January 2022 that both the downtown cafe and Fairgrounds Farmers Market stands "will be
Four Twelve's Southern Comfort Pecan Waffle

Review: Four Twelve

Four Twelve is known for coffee and waffles. We don't drink coffee, but we love waffles, so we made the trip to Hamburg for Belgian waffles, waffle sandwiches and waffle dippers.
Review: The Farmhouse Kitchen

Review: The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen in West Reading is an organic cafe and juice bar. It's also the place where I got my first (and probably last) taste of kombucha.
banh mi on a plate with tomato soup

Review: Morgantown Coffee House

Exploring the southern tip of Berks County, we found the Morgantown Coffee House, a breakfast-and-lunch place that is crafting high-quality food and amazing mocktails.
Review: Brooks Cafe

Review: Brooks Cafe

Julie and I use the Labor Day holiday as an excuse to dine out for breakfast. So we stopped in at Brooks Cafe for banana nut pancakes and Hawaiian bread French toast.
omelet with homefries and white toast from CD's Place

Review: CD’s Place – CLOSED

A breakfast at CD's Place has been a long time coming. Finally, I found a Saturday where they were open, and we were available for a taste of their jerk chicken omelet and corn andouille hash.