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Bar Avalon

116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
+1 610-436-4100
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're not in a rush and looking for good food, go to Avalon. Their service isn't the fastest but the quality of their dishes is amazing. Lamb bolognese is rich and to die for. Their Salmon Udon Noodle salad is hearty for a reason...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

With no exact spot for dinner we stumbled on this after reviewing menus at a few differ places in town. The baked mussels caught my eye and they didn't disappoint. The waiter we had was very helpful and attentive but not intrusive.The rest of our...More

Thank diamonddave2017
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Arrived with a group of friends for an 8:30 dinner reservation. Waitress was asked about separate check; "don't usually, I can ask". Bad, expensive drinks arrived slowly. Waitress was asked again; she left for 15 minutes and wandered around the restaurant before returning to take...More

Thank 23Jan2014
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Not the best Italian food we've ever had, but not bad. Their red sangria was outstanding. Service was great and the atmosphere is very Italian and lovely.

Thank MaryEllenH1281
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

West Chester has a plethora of lively restaurants with outside dining, do not miss the Avalon Restaurant!! It is in an active dining area on High Street with a parking lot just down the street (it is cash only though). The service was friendly, albeit...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We wanted to eat somewhere we hadn't previously been. Good reviews on Zagats so opted for Avalon and were so pleased! My husband is a phenomenal cook so we (especially he) tend to be quite critical. What a pleasant surprise......The service was attentive and the...More

Thank Gilley66
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had noon reservations for Mother's Day. After waiting 20 minutes and seeing other groups before and after us get seated I complained to hostess. She told me, "Feel free to go somewhere else." So we did. I will never go back to Avalon Restaurant.

Thank klep55
Reviewed 4 February 2017

With a generous gift certificate, my wife and I scheduled an early (530PM) Thursday reservation.We had an opportunity to order an antipasto, salad and main entree. Our experience was average. While the Avalon is advertised as an Italian restaurant, we found it a mix of...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Was disappointed. Restaurant was not crowded at all. Took one hour from being seated to get our salad. Was never offered crushed pepper for salad. Dinner finally came, and was never offered grated Parmesan for pasta dish. Very average. Too many restaurants to try in...More

Thank epfenimore
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the Complimentary Happier Hour, We liked the small plates because it gave us an opportunity to taste several of their delicious dishes. Planning our next visit soon.

Thank Ron D
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Mary W
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
Menu I think is on line. One of my guests loved Lamb Ragu on Pasta Large size. Big
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
    (Union)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 610-436-4100
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