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Taverna

121 Main St., Newark, DE
302-444-4334
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“calamarata” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
121 Main St., Newark, DE
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a school visit and had a nice dinner here with our large group. Good food and nice atmosphere. I would go back:-)

Thank sabrinager
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a new to me restaurant, but has been open for nearly 5 years. It is very nicely decorated. Nice ambiance, it's as if you are not mere steps off of Main Street!!! Service started off very slow. We had to ask for beverages...More

Thank Tracy47232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner there with another couple. I had rigatoni with sausage which was excellent it had the right taste not to spicy. the Chicken Ravioli was a new dish for us and we where surprised on the taste and sauce which was very...More

Thank Lstapen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to go to dinner before the theater at the University of Delaware. The food was delicious, everything we had was fresh. Service was outstanding. We will be back next time we are in Newark!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure where to start. Nice little place in a smaller town - busy Main Street just adds to the overall ambience. One page menu with a whole host of real Italian dishes, pizza to pasta. I only wish we could have had ten...More

Thank Joe_Dozzo
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while visiting family in Delaware. Plenty of street parking in area. Busy college town. Lots of attractions and stores in area. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive. Food is served quickly. All our dishes were very good. Including the white pizza special. Our...More

Thank Pil255
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We drop in occasionally. It is not inexpensive but the food is always inventive and quite good. I liek the pizzas, plenty for a single serving, wood fired and interesting fresh toppings. Yum!

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was not that impressed. I had something that did not agree with me. I got. Sick. I did not think the menu have enough choices for an Italian restaurant. I know other people that lik it very much.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

10 visits and all great meals I am ready for my next visit for my Birthday. A great meal with wine or beer for about $55.00 or less.

Thank EMILIO C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Atmosphere is casual, relaxed, rustic Italian. The food and service are habitually excellent. I've tried most of the menu (including the semi-freddo desserts) and it is all top notch. Service is professional, knowledgeable, well-trained. They don't take reservations for small parties (4), so depending on...More

Thank Jack K
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David D
8 October 2015|
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Response from jkbreretongmailcom | Reviewed this property |
If you want romantic I would go to Sofritos on Kirkwood Highway. It's less of a tavern atmosphere. Food is excellent
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Rosemarie P
6 September 2015|
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Response from pestew | Reviewed this property |
There are municipal lots not far from the restaurant. You can ask for parking voucher from the host/hostess on your way out. Depending on how long you stay and how generous the host/hostess may be feeling, the voucher may... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Main St., Newark, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-444-4334
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