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Bar Avalon

116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
+1 610-436-4100
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (18 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must try the smokey manhattan. It is not just a drink but an experience. Trust me, just try it. I don't want to spoil the surprise.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I can't think of anything truly negative to say, I also can't say that this restaurant has an endearing charm. It seems that since they moved, the restaurant has lost some of its panache. The food was good and well prepared and the service...More

Thank joeF_10
Reviewed April 16, 2018 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 March 5, 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 December 3, 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 October 7, 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 September 24, 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 June 6, 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 May 15, 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 February 4, 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

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Mary W
September 26, 2016|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 610-436-4100
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