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Soffritto Italian Grill Restaurant - CLOSED

1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-455-1101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
10 Oct 2016
2 Aug 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Italian
€€ - €€€
1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the two best Italian meals I've had over the past 12 to 15 months. The ravioli tre sapori was a new menu item. I tried it; I loved it. OH, the Oreo mousse cake was awesome! My wife had the crab...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Food was very good but no "wow" factor. Expected more considering the pricing. Servicer was very attentive although we felt rushed early on. She just brought shared appetizer and not 5 minutes later brought salads. Have had better meals for the price.

Thank 1Johnny1
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The interior has been redone and is now more upscale and cozy than it used to be. The service is still above reproach. My husband even remarked that the wait staff was constantly moving about checking tables to see if drinks were running low or...More

Thank Marianne L
Reviewed 2 April 2016

My wife and I were invited here for a birthday party for my sister's boyfriend with 17 others and we were seated in a room that could probably handle 50-60 people. Our waiter, James, handled the room with little help and he was quite efficient...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I ate here a few times prior the renovations, and really enjoyed the place. Food, service and atmosphere was great. That was over a year ago. Today, I was let down. My wife and I arrived around 3:30 PM. The place was not busy yet....More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My wife, son and daughter-in-law had a terrific meal at Soffritto on Super Bowl Sunday. My wife and I both had the salmon alla brace, which featured a perfectly cooked, generous piece of fish resting on sweet red peppers and tomatos. It was splendid. Our...More

Thank JeffLinder
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Just on the outskirts of Newark, Delaware (Kirkwood Highway) on the right side of the road heading to Wilmington,(in a small min-center) lies on of the best italian restaurants in the area: Soffritto. The atmosphere is excellent, the service is the same and the food...More

Thank wayne h
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently moved to the area and were really excited for a date night. It was the first one since are second baby of 3 months old was born. We read reviews and we're eager to try this place as reviews sounded...More

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

If you have allergies to foods I suggest avoiding this restaurant! We took our son out for his birthday dinner. We explained our allergies to our wonderful waitress. We wanted no seasonings or anything. Plain steak and plain veggies was the order for 3 my...More

Thank Jennibelle76
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

If your name ends in a vowel, and your used to good Italian food prepared properly, this is your place. Maria provided excellent service, while we were celebrating a friends birthday. The food was great, try the Sinatra chicken, and for dessert The true test...More

Thank micyer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
    (Polly Drummond & Kirkwood Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-455-1101
  • E-mail
Soffritto Italian Grill is an authentic family-owned Italian restaurant located at 1130 Capitol Trail in Newark, DE. Since we opened our doors in 2005, Soffritto’s wealth of experience and exquisite dishes have brought them great recognition and acclaim locally, as well as internationally.To fully enjoy their experience at Soffritto Italian Grill, our guests dine in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere that creates an ambience of a home away from home. Our Tuscan stone and stucco exterior along with our wood burning fireplace welcome guests into the restaurant. Murmurs from our waterfall and authentic Italian music coupled with the delicious aromas of our award-winning Italian cuisine provide a sense of comfort during their stay. Soffritto’s name derives from the very thing that is most important to us: food. Soffritto comes from the Italian verb soffriggere, which means to brown or fry slightly. Many Italian recipes begin with a soffritto, a lightly fried mixture of onions, celery, and carrot, sautéed in olive oil, thus imparting their flavors to any ingredient that follows. Soffritto prides itself on its innovative family recipes and passion that goes into every individual dish. They believe the key to high quality food begins with a commitment to only the freshest of ingredients, and ensure that every ingredient is hand-picked by our experienced chefs.From traditional coastal Italian dishes to new and inspired flavors, Soffritto aims at meeting every customers needs and desires. Every dish is prepared to order, with an emphasis on taste and presentation. We are notorious for our homemade ingredients, including fresh homemade mozzarella, focaccia bread, linguini, and gnocchi. Soffritto receives great acclaim for their acute awareness to different customers’ dining preferences, including our gluten-free menu and abundance of vegetarian alternatives. We strive for quality and distinction. At Soffritto, you will find an attentive and professional staff who puts the customers’ needs first. Whether you choose to come to Soffritto for a birthday, a romantic getaway, a business meeting, or just to catch up with friends, our staff will provide you with the utmost level of professional service and courtesy.Our staff has a reputation for their energy, skill, and passion. We have committed time into training our staff members individually and in entirety to be attentive, efficient, and complaisant. With their vast knowledge of the menu items, our staff is full of suggestions and recommendations to ensure you have just the meal you’ve been craving.
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