Malones Restaurant
Malones Restaurant

Malones Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.malonesofmanassas.com/
  • Phone: 5712081246
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5pm to 10pm
    Dinner: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11am to 230pm
    Sunday Dinner: 5pm to 9pm
    HAPPY HOUR DAILY 4pm to 6pm
    Late Night Bar Menu Thursday to Sat until Midnight!

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: James Gulden
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Church St
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: You are more than welcome to park in our private lot behind the restaurant. You may also park in the lot directly across the street after 5PM. There is also street parking when available.
A word from Malones Restaurant
A contemporary american restaurant with regional influences.
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Malones Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
46 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (29)neighborhood gem (26)fit for foodies (26)romantic (19)great for outdoor dining (11)notable wine list (10)good for groups (6)great for brunch (5)hot spot (4)great for lunch (4)late-night find (2)kid-friendly (1)vibrant bar scene (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Maloney was a find. We were
    HepcatVIP
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    Maloney was a find. We were in Manassas just for the night on our way home. I checked to see if there were any restaurants listed on Open Table and found Malones. We drove there and found a delightful spot. We had a pear salad that was superb and I had day scallops which were cooked to perfection, just barely cooked through. They were with grits which I don't care for and the waiter had no Problem switching them for something else - my choice. My husband had chicken Francais which he said was delicious. We had wonderful coffee afterwards, but no dessert. The restaurant was not crowded and the wait staff was very attentive. We would recommend this to anyone and would return ourselves if we found we were in Manassas again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT BRUNCH!
    HNHCC
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    We were celebrating a birthday - and your staff would have sung Happy Birthday if the Birthday "Boy" hadn't been so embarrased. Our desserts were excellent a perfect ending to a wonderful meal and celebration.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    It is a great place for a night out with friends or a romantic night out with a loved one! Service, food, and atmospher were all perfect!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in Manassas
    Ralph
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We invited a couple to dine with us; they enjoy eating out, they do so often and they do so at some of the better restaurants in No. Virginia. The owner and the wait staff made it a very enjoyable evening. Three of us ordered the center cut with one needing it butterflied; all three were cooked to perfection with very little drop off in taste with the special cooked order. The fourth ordered the scallops and has not stopped praising them three days later. We have always recommended Malone's; now our guests have indicated there love for it as well. It is a go-to spot if you want to dine well without going closer into the DC area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    GoodTimes
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Great food. Great service. Intimate feeling. Upscale. Favorite restaurant in Manassas ... period.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Experience - Atmosphere
    RecifeKen
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    A very nice setting in old town Manassas. Underneath an old church, the environment was exceptional. The food was good and service outstanding.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Malones Is Not Really Fine Dining
    CraigofFFX
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    The food and service was good, but as we walked in with our friends we almost turned around and went to another restaurant. We found the dining room to be loud because of the bar. To the Malones defense it was the day before St Patricks Day...perhaps we picked the wrong day to visit Malones. Malones really isn't a fine dining establishment. Many patrons were wearing jeans and the bar ambiance detracted from the quiet atmosphere we had hoped for. I give him a great deal of credit of mingling with the customers. However, the food was excellent. I had the flat iron steak which was very good and cooked to perfection. The service was also good and the wait staff was very personable.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasureable
    flode
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Malones is a delightful town dining experience. The food is wonderful. The noise level was a little high because it was quite busy. All in all I enjoyed my evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hidden Gem
    AxelS
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    My first tiime in Manassas and I found this wonderful place. I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Great Martinis and wines made it perfect. And I have had the best scallops ever. I will definitely come back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great little surprise!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Definitely recommend for food, ambience, service and wine!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch!
    CullsVIP
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    Since OT only allows 750 letters: Best Bloody Mary ever. I would go JUST for that! Fantastic brunch menu. Small space, a little noisy, but great service and great food. However, it is a personal pet peeve of mine when the serve brings the check while I am still eating. That's okay at a cheap diner, but not for a nice restaurant like Malone's. Otherwise, absolutely a charming and wonderful place to meet with family and friends. (There's not many upscale restaurants like this in Manassas.)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • check it out!
    checkitout
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Malone's is a charming neighborhood restaurant that has amazing food and drink! They are always changing it up with fabulous new specials so you'll never get bored with with same old, same old. Service is spectacular! The only draw back is that for now it is very noisy because the bar is always packed! This will hopefully change when they finish with the upper level construction.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner for six
    Sherry
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Malone's continues to create a wonderful dining experience. As always, it is fun to try new drinks from their menu. The meat lovers in the group always enjoy their options, but the best part is that the chef and staff have repeatedly been able to come up with something delicious for the one vegan in the group despite not having a selection on the menu. Friendly and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Neighboorhood Dining
    LocalArtist
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Food and service were very good. The noise level was a little annoying, but couldn't be helped as the area is smallish and the bar's proximity to the dining area is close.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Menu Item
    Rebecca
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    We had a wonderful evening. The restuarant created two table signs to help us celebrate our birthdays and anniversary. The table was the best in the house and our waiter was exceptional. I have recommended your restuarant to many friends.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great potential...
    winterlover
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Front of the house needs some fine tuning. Our waiter lacked confidence in the menu and seemed a bit overwhelmed. The food was good. Its a nice addition to Manassas but not something I'd go to every month.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Recommend you go.
    PeteF
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Second time we have had dinner there. Really like the ambience and the food is superb. Good selection of wines too. The only thing that could become an issue is that the bar is in the same room as the dining and the people sitting at the bar can become a little loud if you are looking for a nice quiet dinner. I know they have an upstairs, so maybe they are looking to expand into that which would take care of that problem. We would definitely go back though, a very nice evening overall.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was there for a business
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    I was there for a business dinner. The ambience was very nice. The food was excellent. The owner came to our table several times to see how we were doing. I was impressed with the service. I would definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disapointment sets in
    MissedAgain
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    This is our second time at Malones, and it was not worth the price of the meal. I had the Pork duo, the red beans were under cook and rather tough, the bacon wrapped pork loin was dry and lacked flavor. The pulled pork stuffed dumplings were a little soft and did not have any flavor that stood out. The wife had the 8oz center cut steak which she enjoyed, and it did taste very good, but again one would expect a decent stake at such a restaurant. Over all everything was average or slightly below and for the price there much better restaurants in Centerville, Leesburg or Old Town Alexandria. Manassas miss again in try to establish a fine dining experience.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I went the day after Valentine's with my daughter. She ordered the risotto and I had the hickory smoked petite chicken, which was suggested to me by the chef when I met him briefly a week before. The white meat of my chicken was dry and I could not taste any smoke. The fingerling potatoes were bland. The braised collard greens were sweet, like they had molasses or maple syrup in them which made them inedible to me. My daughters risotto was cooked properly but was not seasoned. Salt and pepper is your friend. Our waiter was super slow and forgot to bring us bread until I asked for it. This is my 2nd sub par experience at Malone's. There is a lack of good places in Old Town and I hoped this one would be a jewel. Unfortunately it is not.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Valentines dinner (a day late)
    JimR
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    We were not real excited by their Vallentines day special menu, so we made a reservation for Saturday. We had a pleasent meal with fine service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine Dining in Old Town Manassas
    HockeyHemingway
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Cool underground (literally) dining room beneath the church, lovely, sophisticated atmosphere, out-of-this-world food expertly prepared, and friendly, attentive, professional wait staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Relaxed Dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    The atmosphere is relaxed, need to move the bar to another location, people watching sports while you are paying $30 for an entrée, what is the owner thinking.. Interesting menu choices. Scallops were under cooked, salmon done nicely. Service was very good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    jdelmonte1214
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    We went on an off night (Monday evening before Valentine's day) so it was just us in the restaurant. The wait staff was very attentive and very helpful in making our choices. If there were more people in there I can see where it might get louder as there was nothing to deaden the sound. We ordered the cheese sampler for an appetizer and it was nothing short of amazing. I ordered the ribeye and my wife got the duck. Both of which were cooked exactly to order and were bursting with flavor. I would certainly recommend Malone's to a friend looking for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, tight quarters!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Had a reservation for four, but our table wasn't ready when we arrived. They have a lovely bar with interesting cocktail options, but it is soooo tiny and cramped. Basically standing room only. As the entire restaurant is essentially the renovated basement of an old church, it is pretty small. It was impossible to be out of the way while waiting. Very nice decor and ambience, but a bit loud. Server was attentive, but awkward. The food, however, was very good. Particularly once they finish the upstairs expansion, I'm sure I'll go back. Nice to find such good food close to home!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Spot
    Schlitz
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Food was great, and the service was also. Owner took the time to show us the upstairs bar/entertainment area that will be opening soon. Best restaurant to grace this historic church location yet, and hopefully it will stick around.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was great but the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    The food was great but the bar was so loud that we couldn't talk. If they get the upstairs open, I'm sure it will solve the noise problem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Evening
    flode
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    The food was prepared perfectly and the presentation was delightful. Everyone checked on us to see that we were satisfied. This included the owner. I enjoyed my evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was excellent and
    DanG
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    The food was excellent and the service was even better. The room is small, so I hope they are renovating the upstairs to add more space. I had the filet and it was cooked to perfection. My wife had the scallops and the chef sent out another because they thought was to small to their liking. The setting for the resturant is very romantic. Enjoyed every minute there.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Restaurant is always too loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Restaurant is always too loud on weekend nights. The manager told us at least three times how sorry he was for the noise and that we should consider coming back during the week when it is not so loud. This was their one year anniversary for the restruant and we have been several times so we wanted to see what they would do for their one year mark. You would expect them to be at their best, however, that was not the case, no food specials, the soup tasted like it came out of a can, the dinner was over cooked. The special beer take over was nothing special, the band which we wanted to hear was over an hour late in starting and we left before they did. If your not a regular at Malones then you might as well stay away you will not enjoy it
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • 1/31 M alones experience
    Bjames
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Food was excellent. Service was good. Restaurant was a little too loud. Was hard to carry on conversation. Bar crowd was very loud. They triple booked the table so we were asked to give up our table shortly after we finished our desserts. We didn't appreciate that. Perhaps don't overbooked the tables by triple so patrons aren't rushed to leave.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Guest for Dinner
    BFS14
    Dined on 1/28/2014
    Had reservation for three. Staff very friendly right from the first encounter. Wait staff very accommodating. With the new chief and new menu since last visit, all of our party thought food even better than before. Will go again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding dinner
    Lovethisplace
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Went to Malone's with 4 couples. Had an amazing experience. Food and service were top notch. The restaurant was full, so the noise level was high, but that showed everyone was having a great time. Owner came over to chat as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not so fine dining
    Paris
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    Took my mom there to celebrate her birthday and everyone at my pary thought the noise from the bar area was way too loud. My ears hurt by the time dinner was over and couldn't wait to leave. If you are looking for an intimate quiet fine dining experience, stay away. The happy hour crowd seemed like they were having a lot of fun though.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fine Dining in Old Town Manassas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/23/2014
    My wife and I had been looking for a perfect place for a nice dinner near our home in Bristow. Malone's is truly a hidden gem housed in an old church, with a very intimate feel to it. We started with the cheese plate, which came with four cheeses, pickles, bread and honey. It was fantastic. For the main course, I had the chili rubbed flat iron steak, and my wife had the scallops. Both of our dishes were cooked to perfection and were absolutely delicious. I took the recommendation of another post-er on this site and they were spot on... the steak had a just a touch of spice and the garlic butter on top set it off. We were extremely satisfied and will definitely be returning soon!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 1/16/2014
    Small but a nice atmosphere. The food was excellent and elegantly presented. Adequate wine list and efficient bar tenders. Pricy but we weren't disappointed. As others have mentioned, it can get loud because of the bars proximity to the dinning area. The upstairs, still under construction, is big. This should allow them to spread out a bit in the future. Overall a great experience. We will return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A hidden Gem in Old Town
    Izdoy
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    I've lived in Manassas for three years now, and I figured I'd hit most of the restaurants, surely the best ones had already been had. I was wrong. Malones is hands down the most elegant and delicious restaurant in town. Great for a fancy evening with your S.O. or just a classy get together with friends. Food is hands down the best in the area and the atmosphere is top notch. Do yourself a favor, just have one full 3 course meal here, but be sure to grab a drink at their well stocked bar before hand.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best fine dining in Manassas
    ridemcowboy
    Dined on 1/5/2014
    Malone's is a GREAT new addition to fine dining in Manassas and the surrounding area. The owner, Kevin, always makes us feel welcome and appreciated. The food and service are fantastic. The bartender and manager, Vicki, is an excellent mixologist and insures the highest quality of service. The ambience is like no other restaurant in the area being housed in an historic church that Kevin has remodeled. Malone's retains the historic charm of Old Town Manassas while offering a modern contemporary aesthetic. Old and new blended into the perfect sense of charm and elegance with that sense of hometown hospitality formal dining often lacks. With the renovations upstairs, Malone's will soon be THE hot spot in Manassas.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Visit.
    Foodfan
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    Pear salad great steak wonderful waiter outstanding. Special of the night crab cakes Awful! Full of breading! Dessert great. Would go again. However it is pretty noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous Food and Ambience
    SynthiaC
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    This was the first time my friend and I have been to Malone's; our experience was phenomenal. The wait staff was professional, knowledgeable, and attentive. The food was superb, I had the flat iron steak which melted in my mouth. The owner, Kevin Malone, came over to our table and greeted us and engaged in conversation.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.