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116 E. Gay St. Send to Phone
610-436-4100 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Rustic Italian eatery corners the market on fresh fare.

Lunch Fri.-Sat., Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sun.
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Full bar
  • No Credit Cards
  • Reservations suggested

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Avalon Restaurant Review

: In a destination-dining town such as West Chester with dozens of good restaurants, Avalon distinguishes itself with chef/owner John Brandt-Lee’s attention to detail, commitment to fresh and local ingredients sourced from nearby farms like Blue Moon Acres and Shellbark Hollow, and his creative take on rustic Italian fare. Try a flight of artisanal cheese paired with house-made charcuterie served from the display in the dining room. You can't miss with any of the seasonal vegetable dishes; grilled vegetables come with spicy, smoked mayo. Pastas might include fettuccine with shrimp in a blush cream sauce or lamb Bolognese over pappardelle. Or select a wood-fired pizza topped with short ribs, blue cheese, fig jam and ricotta. Appealing desserts, think white chocolate panna cotta, are made in-house. Visit for the Aperitivo hour for a complimentary antipasto buffet and drink specials.


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