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Serena Ristorante

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18 Lebanon St, Malden, MA 02148-3115
+1 781-324-3170
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality food awesome sauces in meat good sausages price not cheap but good quality Clean store a

Thank BuddyFelt
Malden, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good but very expensive for what we had. I would not recommend this place because there are so many great Italian restaurants in Malden and the immediate suburbs.

Thank joyce n
Holliston, MA
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154 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We met family for an early dinner here-a small but charming bistro. The food was excellent-a variety of dishes and specials. Service was excellent, dessert was very good-authentic tiramisu.

Thank Sailordog
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have eaten here several times, each time i have tried different meals. I can say that everything i have tried has been excellent. Serena's is a quaint place to have a great dinner and some excellent dessert !

Thank twodogs81
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love it here. The food is always so yummy and the drinks are always perfect. The staff is always wonderful and we just love it there. Plenty of parking in the back . Reservations are a must

Thank treasure99
Waltham, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We went with friends the other night to Serena Ristorante. It is a quiet store front restaurant serving delicious freshly prepared dishes. The waitstaff was very knowledgeable, helpful & pleasant. The service was good, the food and wine were delicious, the prices were very reasonable & they take a reservation.

1 Thank Howard G
Malden, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Recommend a reservation on the weekends. Intimate quality dinning in one of the last places you would expect. Almost all entrees under $20. Had the veal saltimbocca and it was tender but dense with a sauce to die for. Penne pasta with tomato sauce was flavorful if kind of generic. Wait staff was attentive but not intrusive. Neighborhood feel and... More 

Thank lockjaw1956
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We weren't able to get a reservation as early as we wanted, and were seated late as this is a very small place and it was a busy night. That said, the zucchini crab cake and antipasti were excellent. We ordered a variety of entrees and everyone remarked on the tastiness. Our post dinner cappuccinos were delicious, as was the... More 

Thank ESD2011
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner all around. There were 12 of us and EVERY meal was awesome! Service was top notch and we had some watermelon drinks that were equally great. This is the first time we have been there but we will return again and again as the mood and decor matched the great chicken, veal and fish dishes that we all... More 

Thank Frank P
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

6 of us visited this restaurant because of rave reviews published in a major news paper. Truthfully, this was worth the visit but I hesitate on 5 stars because I think you need to be careful on your food choices. The appetizers were very good - the eggplant rolotini was very nicely prepared, the artichoke hearts were from a jar/can... More 

Thank CAF125

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lebanon St, Malden, MA 02148-3115
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Malden
  • Phone Number: +1 781-324-3170

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?