Welcome to the Outside In


The Outside In Restaurant & Bar features quality homemade specialties in an affordable, casual atmosphere.

Located at the corner of 6th & Penn Streets in Reading, PA, on the second floor. We’re less than a block from the Sovereign Center Arena.

We offer a full menu of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, private parties and catering. In the heart of downtown Reading since 1998, we have the experience and menu variety that suits all appetites. We look forward to making the Outside In Restaurant & Bar your favorite dining spot in Reading PA.

Hours of Operation:

Breakfast:  7:00 am – 11:30 am    Monday – Friday
Lunch:  11:00 am – 2:30 pm     Monday – Friday
Dinner:  Prior to Evening events at the Santander Center.
See our Events Calendar for exact dates & times.


Our extensive Catering can be done on premise or at your location. We offer a wide variety of party platters including breakfast trays, sandwich trays, fruit or vegetable trays, and cheese trays.  Be sure to see our Catering Menu.

Private Parties

Having a wedding, bridal shower, anniversary party, baby shower, birthday party or reunion?  The Outside In is available by reservation to hold your function.  See our Private Parties page for more information.

Friday, October 9th

Bleu Zinga Burger
Burger topped with Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Jalepenos, Lettuce, and tomato. Served with Fries

Homemade Soups:
Chicken Noodle
Shrimp Bisque

Weekly Special

Meatball Grinder- 6.49
Meatballs, Provolone, and Marinara baked in an Amorosa Roll. Served with French Fries.

Breakfast Special
Homemade Pumpkin Pancakes or Pumpkin French Toast with Bacon or Sausage 5.49

***Now Serving Pumpkin Coffee****

Plus Check out all our new flavors at the Inside News!!!