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Malia Mediterranean Bistro

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34 West Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49017
269.441.2900
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An astonishingly great portabello appetizer

I went to Malia for a special dinner with my boyfriend to celebrate my birthday. To start our dinner we ordered a portabello mushroom with pesto appetizer and it was excellent in appearance and flavor. in fact my boyfriend liked it so much he finished it! ( this is the same guy who says he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Marya J
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Battle Creek
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Battle Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I went to Malia for a special dinner with my boyfriend to celebrate my birthday. To start our dinner we ordered a portabello mushroom with pesto appetizer and it was excellent in appearance and flavor. in fact my boyfriend liked it so much he finished it! ( this is the same guy who says he doesn't like mushrooms) For dinner... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nice restaurant with great food! Would give it 5 stars but my husband's halibut was overcooked. They quickly brought out one for him that was perfect after he alerted them. Be sure to have the chopped salad as it was superb. And the bread was wonderful, too.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

In the sleepy little town of Battle Creek, here is a big city, open kitchen creative Italian restaurants. Specials are on the chalkboard, and everything is outstanding. Desserts, are fabulous as well. Reservations recommended. :)

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Worth the drive to downtown Battle Creek for this delectable meal. This is our first visit and we will be back. The duck was cooked rare to perfection and the shared apple tort was pleasant way to cap off the evening. The menu has changed and prices may be a little higher than quoted on TripAdvisor; however, it is still... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It's a nice place to eat pasta. Probably the best in the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo area. Unfortunately they close kind of early. Reservations around lunch time are advised. I can recommend the Alfredo, it gets close to a real Carbonara.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I've been to Malia's many times, and have never had any disappointments during my visits. The food is excellent and the staff is quick and friendly.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Worth your time. The food and the service are second to none. The atmosphere is inviting. Try it once and you will become a regular customer. The Blossom & Son Roasters coffee is the perfect end to the perfect meal.

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Battle Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A warm wonderful intimate restaurant in downtown Battle Creek. The food is cooked fresh and tasty. Daily specials are varied. Dessert menu is always topnotch. Always hard to decide what to order.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Malia's for our 15th wedding anniversary and had a wonderful experience! The food was the best we have ever had and the service was great too! We have a new favorite place!

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We were very impressed with the level of service, the quality of the food, the attention to the presentation, and the overall warmth of the staff. It was a great dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 West Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: 269.441.2900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Greek
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?