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Restaurant Alba

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7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409 (Warren Avenue)
The SEPTA R5 line stops at the Malvern train station directly behind the restaurant. Please check schedule as not all trains stop in Malvern.
610-644-4009
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, OK service, Loud

The food in this restaurant is the winner. Great variety of choices to meet anyone's needs. We had a very new waiter who was unsure about a lot of things. It is loud here and if you can sit in the middle dining room or outside. The bar tenders are loud as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
arv212
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Devon, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Devon, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food in this restaurant is the winner. Great variety of choices to meet anyone's needs. We had a very new waiter who was unsure about a lot of things. It is loud here and if you can sit in the middle dining room or outside. The bar tenders are loud as well.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is our second time visiting this restaurant and I was not that wild about it the first time. However my opinion has drastically changed as I had the most amazing trout that I've ever eaten before. The food was memorable and extraordinarily well prepared and exquisitely plated and I will definitely be making a third appearance at this restaurant.... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I've been here several times but I believe the people who are being served here will ruin your meal. My wife and I loved the food and that's all it's about, I mean it's a restaurant review for crying out loud. However, every time I go, I find myself amongst the snobbishness of Malvern life. Go for the food, but... More 

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Beverly Hills, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice but small upscale-ish restaurant near a SEPTA train station - not a scenic view to be seen outside from the restaurant, but the inside is nice and there is a patio out back (not on the street). Good food, certainly above average. We considered and selected this restaurant because it seemed to be a "cut above" the style and... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and drinks but really truly great service and ambiance. Outdoor patio and live music are great.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had dinner w/ my husband here several times and have yet to be disappointed. We really enjoy this place. Nice location in a quiet unassuming suburb. Excellent wine list - nice bar and patio area. Menu changes per local farm fresh, etc. items. Try it for lunch, a quick bite (cheese plate & wine) or dinner. I bet you wont... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My favorite place to go for a culinary experience. I say that because I've tried so many things here I won't have found elsewhere in the area. The fine dining is great, seasonal menu with a variety of options. The goat cheese stuffed dates, ricotta and honey bruschette and the Rabbit Agnolotti Del Plin are my favorites. In the bar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

I've been going to for years now since they added the casual upscale bar it's been my go to place for a great app and glass of wine. Always a lot of locals hanging out here definitely one of my top places to go for Italian in the area

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Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Good Italian food and wine in a charming Rustic European atmosphere. Friendly and excellent service. Malvern is a fun small town.

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This satisfies both meat eaters and vegetarians alike with its game meat, ribs. I enjoyed the sunchokes, beet salad and the bruscetta with beans.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409
    (Warren Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: The SEPTA R5 line stops at the Malvern train station directly behind the restaurant. Please check schedule as not all trains stop in Malvern.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: 610-644-4009

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?