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Sovana Bistro

696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
+1 610-444-5600
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Mediterranean, Pub, Healthy, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place on a whim last month. Made reservations and we had to wait five minutes, which wasn’t bad. Our server was great. Very friendly and helpful. I ended up ordering the Brussel sprouts pizza, which was delicious and fresh. I’d definitely try this...More

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a delicious lunch! The Mezza is spectacular as are the cocktails! The Old Fashion is the best on the planet!! Their attention to detail makes the difference! Freddy and Adam Rock!!!

Thank Dave D
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We recently had a couples night out at Sovana Bistro with friends. We got there early for an 8:30 reservation and the place was packed; luckily we found a spot at the bar and had pre-dinner cocktails which were delicious; seated approximately 15mins late but...More

Thank RoadWarriorMom4Girls
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

If you love food and drink, you will love Sovana Bistro. Lots of locally sourced vegetables and other items like cheeses and meats. Every menu item is beautifully thought out. You will not be disappointed! Beer and wine selections, perfect. Desserts and dessert wines and...More

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I typically lunch here twice a week and really enjoy the daily Express Lunch. Highly recommend you arrive early as the Bistro fills up quickly. The service is always great and the food is amazing.

Thank DrSetve
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch, was told I would be seated as soon as the table gets set up, the process of setting up a table took 15 minutes. I felt they were understaffed or not managed well. Waiters looked lost, and very moving...More

Thank Caribbeanluvv
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Had been before in April and thoroughly enjoyed but recent visit with friends was underwhelming. Wrong pasta brought to table which was actually cold and not cooked properly. Eventually got fresh plate after friends had finished their meal. Manager advised server to take off cost...More

1  Thank Vchick1
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Sovana Bistro is one of our favorites. They have been providing gourmet dining in the suburbs now for years and continue to deliver a high quality experience that rivals many "big city" restaurants.

Thank FdLvr
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Hidden away in the back corner of a shopping center this fine restaurant is always good. In nice weather you can dine outside. Staff is friendly. Prices are reasonable.

Thank oneillval
Reviewed 20 December 2017

great for people who love fresh local food. Daily specials enhance the meal. Used to be a BYOB but now bar service. been there many times and never disappointed

Thank Ken M
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12 October 2015|
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Response from TXRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
I'd skip Sovana and make reservations at Catherine's (in Unionville) - just a couple of miles down the road. Sovana was a disappointing experience the last two times we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
    (Rts. 82 & 926)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-444-5600
  • E-mail
Sovana Bistro has been a staple in the Unionville community since opening twenty years ago and has evolved into a highly regarded dining destination. The kitchen and bar create simple hand-made items, inspired by ingredients sourced locally at the peak of their season. We cater to dietary restrictions offering house-made gluten free and vegetarian options. The service reflects a gracious approach to hospitality and genuine concern for each and every guests' experience. We take that same thoughtful care in event planning, offering catering and in-house private functions.
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