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Sovana Bistro

696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
+1 610-444-5600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tuna tartare” (17 reviews)
“apple salad” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviews (360)
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Service is always fantastic. The team knows all the dishes and can explain in detail. The quality of the food is great too. Each dish is reared by a the chef and the attention to detail is noted. We love going over to Sovana knowing...More

Thank klopresto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be our favorite restaurant in the area,no more.Of the starters,the tuna tartare was very good,the calamari acceptable but the burrata was salty and not creamy.The lamb shank tasted like it was cooked several days ago,warmed in the oven and came without any...More

Thank Syvh
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I was with a wedding party and the service and food were very good. I would return if I were in the area again.

Thank Rod N
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I should start by saying I would give this place a 5 but it is necessary to consider the opinions of the folks I was with. What I mean by this is that 6/9 people got the "safe" steak & potatoes and one a salad...More

1  Thank Marcy D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great ambient, modern cusin. All the dishes are pretty and tasty. Awsome pizza. Will gladly return..

Thank drzvoov
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have been regular patrons at the bistro for 13 years(since moving from Chicago) and live in the community. While the food and its preparation seldom disappoints, the dining experience has been quite disenchanting( last evening really came up short). First let me re-iterate the...More

2  Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went with a group. You get a piece of meat or fish and everything else is extra. It was very expensive. I would not go back. Hard to write something good about it

Thank angelonearth
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Sovana Bistro for years and never been disappointed. Staff are friendly and attentive, atmosphere is pleasant, and the food is always great. Really enjoy the locally sourced ingredients and interesting preparation of dishes. Nice to have BYOB option.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Well prepared and presented with a variety of choices. Good drink selection and service. Moderately high prices. Pub atmosphere.

Thank CarlCloss
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Three of us went to lunch to discuss business and we did while we had a good lunch. The noise level is always low even when packed, not sure how they do it! I had a generous sized quiche with a side salad. My friend...More

Thank Ann D
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The menu on line shows no entrees at dinner that are suitable for vegetarians who don't eat fish. Do you have a daily special or specials that would work for the couple I am traveling with who restrict their "animal" intake to dairy products and eggs? I've tried to get in touch via Facebook and I have left a message on your reservation line asking this question. We are traveling to the Kennett Square area this weekend and would be interested in reserving a table on Friday the 16th or Saturday the 17th. Thank you!
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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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