We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant Alba

7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409
+1 610-644-4009
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (26 reviews)
“rabbit” (8 reviews)
“ribeye” (7 reviews)
Italian, Gluten Free Options
7 W King St, Malvern, PA 19355-2409
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (205)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not your ordinary "Italian" restaurant! Wonderful upscale offerings. Loved the grilled Caesar salad and my trout. My friend suckling pig was amazing.

Thank gwenrich8
Ana S, General Manager at Restaurant Alba, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind words!! The wood burning grill makes all the difference in both the salad and the trout, and that suckling pig...a house specialty!

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Had a business dinner here recently and loved it. The smell of the wood fire hits you right away. Nice bar, terrific menu. I had the grilled octopus appetizer and the trout with broccoli rabe and everything was delicious. A little small and not great...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food id excellent with some unusual offerings. It is good for either a lunch or dinner meal. It would be an excellent place for an intimate dinner.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

After we left, they did not need to wash our plates. We used the delicious bread to taste every last bite. Pleasing seven ladies, amazing!!! Frank was our server! He is knowledgeable and personable!! Atmosphere is warm. We enjoyed our evening.

Thank CosmoLady
Reviewed 13 November 2017

When this was a BYOB it was our favorite restaurant. We came for every special occasion. After they got a wine license it was like night and day. They used to have a great app that was a sampler from the chef of a number...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time, wonderful atmosphere for a business dinner, very friendly service, great food and wonderful wine. We can recommend it and we will return

Thank Silke S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had s party of 3 and I have to tell you this was one wonderful experience. The restaurant wafted a wonderful smoky meaty aroma that sent my taste buds alive and we didn’t get to the table yet! Seating and facility just wonderful and...More

1  Thank Rayo575
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A warm wonderful place to stop for a drink after work or for a special date night dinner. I have eaten at Alba several times and have always been very pleased.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Dined here at recommendation of friends and had a very pleasant evening. Excellent pastas; recommend the grilled octopus. Nice Italian wine list with a few international offerings.

Thank PaulSmithiii
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my meal. Unfortunately, even with 7 p.m. reservations, two items were sold out. Ok service. Nice variety on the menu.

Thank Arties191
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Malvern
Holiday Inn Express Frazer - Malvern
98 reviews
1.20 km away
Sonesta ES Suites Malvern
544 reviews
1.38 km away
Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Malvern - Swedesford Rd.
69 reviews
2.05 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia Great Valley
577 reviews
2.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Anthony's Pizza & Italian Restaurant
189 reviews
.17 km away
General Warren
222 reviews
1.12 km away
Wegmans Market Cafe
88 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
People's Light
67 reviews
1.80 km away
Wharton Esherick Museum
49 reviews
5.56 km away
The Berwyn Tavern
6 reviews
6.43 km away
Jenkins Arboretum and Garden
34 reviews
7.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurant Alba staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 610-644-4009
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing