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Sovana Bistro

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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763 (Rts. 82 & 926)
+1 610-444-5600
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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117 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a 7:30 reservation on a Friday evening. It was busy, as usual, and we were promptly seated. Our server was great-he was very pleasant, personable and knowledgeable. We were there for a while enjoying a 'catch up' session and were never made to feel rushed. Our server checked on us regularly and couldn't have been nicer or more attentive.... More 

Thank Sheryl K
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner after visiting nearby Longwood Gardens. Promptly seated on a rainy evening that was pretty quiet. Attentive service. Nice generous pour of scotch! we started with an artisanal cheese plate which was very tasty and nicely presented. My wife had a shrimp and grits 1st course as here main and it was very good. I had their... More 

Thank Dave H
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had New Year's Eve dinner here, as well as a couple other dinners in 2016, and were disappointed. Most of the dishes were off. Their fried calamari, which has consistently been one of my favorites over the years, was seriously over-salted and the arugula salad that comes with it had a with it had a weird dressing based on... More 

Thank D_Baggy
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I telephoned the restaurant in early December to inquire if they would be open for dinner on December 26th. I could get only an answering machine the day I called, but a young man finally returned my call and indicated they would be open. I wanted reassurance given that the date requested was a Monday and often restaurants are not... More 

Thank jmbn2015
Yardley, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Night! The food was great, the waiter attentive and knowledgeable. We shared a pasta entree and a pizza. Would definitely go back. Also, the red wine-Neverland Cabernet, a little pricey but excellent!

Thank Sao327
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sovana Bistro is one of my favorite restaurants in the area. A diverse wine list awaits and generous seating, but be sure to reserve a spot in advance to guarantee on the weekends. There is nothing on their menu that I would not recommend. Dig their daily lunch specials!

Thank Josh T
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Entered for lunch today, 12/14/16, lone women. shown to a nice seat. It did need to be wiped off, was not set. Host said she'd get someone to clean it up, but that did not happen. Why she could not do it a wonderment, but -oh well. Just looked at the menu in the mean time. Totally ignored /not acknowledged... More 

Thank Esther K
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The staff was really nice and attentive. The food and drinks were also very good. Would definitely dine here again.

Thank Stephanie B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We had a wonderful meal recently at Sovana. The Sazerac cocktail was very good. The market salad was tasty as was the charcuterie board as appetizers. The Amish chicken and salmon mains were great. Wines were excellent, especially the pinor noir. For dessert, we had the warm butterscotch cake and creme brulee. Both were very nice. The cappuccinos were exceptional.... More 

Thank PATravellersforfun
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went to Sovana Bistro a few Saturday's ago and had a reservation for four. They sat us at a table in the bar, not in the main restaurant. The service was the worst I have ever had in my many years dining out. The server, who was a bartender, was at the table a total of 4 times the... More 

Thank Gary H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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

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