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Restaurant Alba

7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409
610-644-4009
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Ranked #2 of 62 Restaurants in Malvern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Warren Avenue
Transit: The SEPTA R5 line stops at the Malvern train station directly behind the restaurant. Please check schedule as not all trains stop in Malvern.
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Alba is easy to find in Malvern, just roll down your windows and follow the wood burning oven smell. When you walk into the restaurant, it is small and cozy. The menu is loaded with exotic Italian dishes that are just ripe for the palate. The wild boar pasta is excellent! A must have while dining at Alba. My wife... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great in the restaurant or the bar menu. Very classy night out. Good food and awesome service. Nice little outdoor seating area too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I try to have dinner at Alba at least twice a month. The food, cocktails, and service are as good if not better than many Philadelphia establishments run by Starr, Garces or Vetri. We love the antipasto of the day, their salads, and aged ribeye specials. I watch my carbs, but if I could cut loose for... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been here many times for lunch and dinner in all seasons. Excellently prepared food that has some seasonal changes. I have proudly eaten through much of the menu and would recommend any dish. Love the reasonable bar and lunch fare. My weakness is the pappardelle with wild boar rage. Been here both on business and pleasure. Will always... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The octopus app is a must. Bar has good selection of craft beers. Fun buzz in the bar area. People make it a great experience

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A group of 5 of us went here for a business dinner. The bar is a reasonable place to meet up for pre-dinner drinks, sort of a mix between pub and hotel bar. with the ever-ubiquitous TV over the bar and tables around the edges. There are a variety of beers on tap and in bottle. although they are pricey.... More 

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Philadelphia, US
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I ate at Restaurant Alba this month, and while I seldom write a review that is not favorable this time I feel I owe it to other potential customers to share our experience. The 3 for $12 Bruschetta were burned, and my husband's $39 Rib Eye Special was fatty...hardly a select cut of beef. The trout filet... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were in Malvern, PA for a wedding. On Friday night we used Trip Advisor hoping to find a nice local place. The T/A reviews on Alba were mixed but the 5 of us decided to give it a try. We were quite surprised at the prices because Trip Advisor showed $$. This is easily a $$$. For example, my... More 

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Delaware
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Did a local tour of the town and had dinner at Alba. Nice cozy place, very busy on Thursday night. We both had gnocchi in tomato sauce and split an order or broccoli rabe, which went well with the ricotta gnocchi and added a bit of contrast with its bitterness vs. the creamy gnocchi. Nice crisp crusted bread with olive... More 

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PA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First visit was pretty good....that was a couple of years ago. Last visit was a year or so ago. Not so good..hostess turned us off by reminding us not to be late, when she called to remind us of our reservation, as they had another seating after us! What am I grade school!!? In poor taste. Food was not all... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant Alba

Address: 7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409
Phone Number: 610-644-4009
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Malvern
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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