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Malia Mediterranean Bistro

34 West Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49017
269.441.2900
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Ranked #1 of 137 Restaurants in Battle Creek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Battle Creek, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went here for my mom's birthday and it was fabulous! Our waitress was always there to give refills and check on us. The food was to die for and I wish I would've had room for dessert! Definitely will come back again and again

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was on business in battle creek and we stopped for lunch at this restaurant. The wild berry salad was hands down the best salad I have ever had Leafy greens super fresh. Raspberries blue berries strawberries. Pistachios cashews and more. Delicious Gorgonzola and a Gorgonzola dressing that had a bit of tart and a bit of sweet. Others in... More

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Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Was in Battle Creek for a business meeting with four colleagues and stumbled on this for lunch. Will definitely be coming back. Lovely decor, cordial and helpful staff and dynamite salads. Among the five of us we had variations on three of their salads and all declared these were some of the best salads we'd ever had. And warning--they are... More

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colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

very good food, we all had different dishes, and every one commented how good it was. The only bad thing is the place closes early at 8PM.

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GA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I came for dinner and had great service in a pretty, quaint, and clean establishment. The kitchen is open to viewing but isn't too noisy. They seem to have a decent selection of wine and local beers. The food tends towards Italian. The portions (caesar salad and the flank steak with pasta) were healthy enough for someone that is hungry... More

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

One of our favorite restaurants anywhere - always interesting menu, outstanding food, and excellent service. Nice selection of wine and great desserts. We love Malia for a special night with the family and our business always brings clients and recruits here. You cannot go wrong!

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Laurens, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We got the special $15 chicken wrap that good, but seemed pricey for what you get. Nice small bistro downtown but probably won't go again. Good for one time to check it out.

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Richardson, Texas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our client brought us here for lunch, which was terrific. When we found ourselves wondering what to do for dinner, Malia's seemed like the natural choice. We weren't disappointed. Friendly, competent service. A nice wine selection (although they were out of our top two choices!) and several specials along with a good standard menu. At lunch and dinner, our entrees... More

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Oriskany Falls, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My son wanted pasta the night before competing in a triathlon. After a quick search we found Malia's in downtown Battle Creek and made a reservation. Malia's is a small, intimate restaurant with a varied menu. Our waiter (David) was excellent. The food was very good, served timely and hot! My son and wife loved their entrees. My lobster ravioli... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Malia is a pleasant surprise in the oft overrated Battle Creek Restaraunts. While moderately expensive, food is fresh, flavorful and the waitstaff very professional.

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