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121 Main St., Newark, DE
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“budino” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
121 Main St., Newark, DE
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Restaurant is on Main Street in Newark Delaware. Right in the middle of the university area. It was great for lunch the food we had was very good. It came in a timely manner too because we were having luncheon meeting at the time. We...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

That was a quote from my mother-in law. We had the pizza, rigatoni, shrimp, meatloaf, and chicken fingers. So we tried it all. All were excellent! And service was friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family of four stopped in for a late Saturday night meal and were quite pleased with the service and the food. For starters we tried the Whipped Sweet Ricotta. Interesting flavors of thick smokey bread with whipped ricotta and balsamic vinegar, very good! For dinner...More

Thank JamieJW
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Italian food, this is a good place for lunch. Reasonable entrees and attentive wait staff. Great pizzas as well as specials on weekdays.

Thank Klano
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted to try since the students are on vacation! Great food. My husband ordered veal meatballs which were very good and I. Liked the spaghetti and tomatoes!

Thank 598joanr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with another couple expecting to wait. We were promptly seated and enjoyed a delicious meal. We all had different dishes and there was not one complaint! Very enjoyable evening!

Thank mer163
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 40+ group. They did a great job of keeping everything rolling. The appetizer pizzas and bread were amazing. A nice Caesar, then the spicy shrimp orzo. Soooo good. Finally a tiramisu to die for. We had fun but we'll be back for...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Not your standard fare! For a starter, I had grilled thinly-sliced artichokes in lemon, parmigian cheese with arugula. Soup was yummy, with arugula, roasted sweet potatoes, goat cheese, toasted pecans, in a truffle-honey vinaigrette. My entree was a specialty pizza called "autunno" that featured asiago,...More

Thank wanderfish
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The food is delicious and they will prepare as you wish, my husband likes his Tuna medium. The Staff are friendly and helpful. They know the Food and can answer any questions that you may have about a dish. The Bread and Tomato & Olive...More

Thank Ang3343
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We booked Taverna for our daughter's graduation dinner at her request because it's one of her favorites at UDEL. The food did not disappoint at all, the appetizers in particular were amazing! What ruined the whole dinner was the waitress who cleared our plates before...More

Thank Mwindish
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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
Rosemarie P
7 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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