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Caffe Gelato

$$ - $$$Italian, American,
90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
+1 302-738-5811
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I live not far away, and decided to venture to Main Street to check out Newark restaurants. We decided to start with Caffe Gelato. What a find! By the way, you can park in the public parking lot behind the restaurant, and...More

Thank jandc8491
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here as guest of university friends for dinner -- clearly the best restaurant in Newark and as good as any in Wilmington. It was a Tuesday night when the outstanding wine cellar offered any bottle at half price -- so an Amarone was chosen that...More

2  Thank EagleEyeBoston
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Cane on a crowded weekend and although we had to wait for 40 min past our reservation time we loved the dinner. The food was delicious and beyond our expectations. The gelato was great too!

Thank sabrinager
Reviewed 9 October 2017

5 stars to me is a once or twice a year rating at most; has to be truly memorable like I'd not ever forget it, but to categorize this as merely 'very good' would be unfair. Service was excellent and food was awesome. I started...More

3  Thank eburke1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Frequently visit Café Gelato for Fine dining with a Continental Touch With Meat, Seafood and Pasta available choices are extraordinary and each made with exquisite and distinctive taste And they have one of my favorite Red Wines Zinfandel and fabulous desert Gelato

Thank ja c
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Ryan, Gina, and all who served the rehearsal dinner last Friday evening, Thank you all so very much for making our rehearsal dinner event at Cafe Gelato a fantastic success!! Your planning, suggestions, expertise with such events, was perfect. Incredibly helpful!. Your venue is beautiful...More

Thank gap25
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I really would like to keep going here but I am done . There are a few things you can count on at Caffe Gelato. The first is a very good meal at an slightly inflated price. The second is very uneven service. I have...More

Thank grinsc0
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Nice restaurant in the heart of Newark, De. Italian food and menu filled with many gluten free items. I had a pasta dish with shrimp and crab meat with gluten free pasta that was excellent. The restaurant is a bit noisy. Service was outstanding. My...More

Thank dsjhoward
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious! The service was painfully slow even though there were plenty of empty tables.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

At one time we frequented this place but a string of disappointments result in preferring other establishments as more satisfying. It's always a surprise to see it appear on magazine lists as a top area restaurant - earns a high rating for PR and a...More

Thank Richard O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-5811
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