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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (80 reviews)
“paella” (22 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
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European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at Olé. The atmosphere seems like the food would be pedestrian but nothing could be further from the truth. So pleasantly surprised by the service. The paella says it serves 2-4 but it is a giant portion and Delicious with...More

Thank Jwinter_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the food my friend and I had here was very good. The cream of potato soup was delicious but was a bit cooler than room temp. The breaded scallops were way too salty and the cervichi wasn't really cervichi but very refreshing and...More

Thank Mary Kay S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Friends invited us and we are tapas novices. The decor and service was excellent. Had the paella which was a first for us and loved it. Had the cheese board tapas, chicken and beef and all were very good. They offer a lot of entertainment/events...More

Thank beachboundeddie
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

my husband and I ordered 7 tapas plates, probably one more than we should. The menu is extensive, we had a hard time deciding. We ordered the asparagus, the roasred beets, the Spanish omelette, the chicken skewer, the salmon, the meatballs, and the marinated beef....More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I was a bit hesitant when my wife wanted to go here at 9pm on a Friday night, but wow!!! The staff was so pleasant and welcoming even though we showed up a hour before closing. With that said, I can't say enough good things...More

1  Thank jimijimi420
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This Tapas and family style Spanish Restaurant is just the ticket for a different night out. The selections are varied and great tasting. Now, you don't have to leave the greater Wilmington area to sample really good Spanish Style Tapas selections. The room is nicely...More

1  Thank bigpapi2017
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had a graduation dinner at this restaurant. The food was fabulous . The staff was friendly and attentive. I would definitely make this a must stop when visiting the University of Delaware or any time you are in the area.

1  Thank tpharrell33
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Located in a non-descript strip mall, the restaurant itself is beautiful and spacious. We ordered a wide variety of Tapas and all were delicious. Order some paella for the table; the amount can easily feed 5 hungry people. It was delicious, but I did miss...More

1  Thank Emjef
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I am honest enough to say, I thought this place was going to be Mexican food. I've seen folks 'check in' and say how good it was, so we wanted to try something New, we decided to check it out. Immaculate establishment! Always a huge...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went for our Son-in-Laws Birthday. The atmosphere is great, a nice casual place with an air of high class. There were 14 of us so a lot of work for the wait staff but they kept everything moving. If you are going to order...More

2  Thank Charles M
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David D
8 October 2015|
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Response from manuel a | Property representative |
I would definitely say this is a great first date spot! In fact, we've had several people come here for their anniversaries because Ole Tapas was where they had their first date! We have great booths that set you right in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-224-9378
  • E-mail
Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant is an authentic tapas restaurant specializing in seasonal tapas, Spanish wine & especially family style entrees. With the warm mood lighting & upbeat Spanish music, this vibrant new restaurant will make you feel like you are in Seville, the capital of tapas.
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