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Serena Ristorante

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18 Lebanon St, Malden, MA 02148-3115
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

Great food, presentation and service. Very comfortable Restruant probably because it is family run. The additions of the "weekend specials" compliment the already varied menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
Bob G
Peabody, Massachusetts
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great food, presentation and service. Very comfortable Restruant probably because it is family run. The additions of the "weekend specials" compliment the already varied menu.

Thank Bob G
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Serena's has been open for quite a few years; named after the owner's daughter. Your usual region of Italian cooking will decide which dishes you prefer. Ex. if you only eat your mother's meatballs, then no other will compare :) Pork Chop with potatoes and peppers is recommended. A huge chicken parm cutlet. Enjoy!

Thank goljoy2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Alright so, I'm kind of picky when it comes to Italian food. We were looking for a great local Italian place and this one got great reviews so we decided to check it out. Off the bat, I was pretty excited because the atmosphere reminded me of my Nonna and Nonno's house and the restaurant (for after 8PM too!) was... More 

Thank Sayge R
Everett, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Was turned on by my son and his wife and couldn't be happier.Have been back 3 or 4 more times and haven't had a bad meal yet.Always ask for Alicia as she is a delightful waitress.I hope I spelled her name right.

1 Thank bigoke1959
Lynn, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Everything... And, I mean everything here is absolutely delicious!! It's a smallish (40 people) intimate setting where everything is cooked to order... Plus, a nice Wine selection. I have never had anything there that I didn't like. There's an extensive menu... But, ask if there's Specials. His Salmon Encrust is to die for... And, the Pizzas done in the open... More 

Thank Joe B
Malden, Mass
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Serena's is an excellent restaurant when you are celebrating a special occasion or just out for a casual but elegant dinner. Ther service is great and the Italian food is just like moms. We enjoy this place because it is small and cozy.

Thank leialoha
Malden, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent Italian food in a small, cozy restaurant. The staff are very friendly, knowledgable and attentive. Red sauce is flavorful and I'm always a sucker for a great chicken parm! Go to Serena's and you won't be disappointed!

Thank rpp1963
Malden, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

beautiful cozy atmosphere, intimate dining attention. The aromas fill the small establishment. never disappointed in menu nor service. Once we did take out and were chased down to our car because we forgot the salad! Oh my! What a loss on our part that would have been! The bread and salad were delectable! And I'm an omnivore by nature :)

Thank Mirta L
Malden, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I got The Lobster Rav I did not really car for it. The pizza is good I did get a seafood pasta dish it was pretty good it was over $40.00 but came with all the seafood and not too skimpy.

Thank wsouza671
Reading, ma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The food here is great! I always seem to order from their specials that change weekly. The service is great! Always friendly and helpful.

Thank Sunshinekas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Lebanon St, Malden, MA 02148-3115
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Malden
  • Phone Number: 781-324-3170

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian


Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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