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Caffe Gelato

90 E. Main Street, (near U of D campus), Newark, DE 19711
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Ranked #30 of 293 Restaurants in Newark
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Ice Cream
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Academy
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English first
Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The half price glasses of wine at the bar on Wednesday night is a great way to start the evening. And then sometimes we move to a table for dinner. Other times we just order at the bar. The dinner entrees range from ~ $20 to $36. The lunch panini's and salads are very good as well. If you sign... More

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Newark, Delaware
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Caffe Gelato is one of Newark's upscale restaurants with a variety of wine selections and dinner specials every night. I love the Roasted Organic Chicken with mushrooms and polenta. I also enjoy the garden salad and short rib appetizer. In the warmer months it is nice to eat on the deck and people watch. This is a well run restaurant... More

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Newark, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were dining at Caffe Gelato for the second time. Food was ok, but again not really living up to expectations. What triggers our review though, is the sloppy and dirty appearance of the friendly waiters. This lack of attention to cleanliness makes you wonder about hygiene in the kitchen. Not blaming the student waiters, but wondering about the quality... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We made reservations for 5 on my husbands birthday. Upon arrival, we we ushered past suitable round tables, and taken to a back room where we were seated at a rectangular table. We were not able, due to space constraints, put a chair on the end. I then asked for a round table or one where one person would not... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ate at Caffe Gelato while visiting my son on the recommendation of another family member. We found the food delicious. My son loved his seafood meal made with gluten-free pasta. When the server brought us a basket of bread and my son requested gluten-free, the server graciously brought another basket with gluten-free. The ready availability of good gluten-free options, as... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have always enjoyed Caffe Gelato and go there for special occasions. It is pricey but fine food and service is not cheap, and the seating, while tight and sometimes noisy (it has improved), is comfortable. However, our last meal was disappointing. The service was excellent, but our salad was embarrassingly small with hardly more than about 5 forks of... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

From the outside this place looked interesting. The Gelato ice cream although good was about average. Outside seating added to the atmosphere.

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133 reviews 133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Been to the restaurant itself once and was very very good. Been to events they have catered 2-3 times and delicious. Staff in both places always friendly. Fine dining in the establishment. Catered much more of the same but modified for finger foods. We don't get to Neward often but if you are there it is worth checking out,

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North East, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We love Caffe Gelato in Newark for the consistently great fine dining experience. We were greeted pleasantly by Hostess Allison who facilitated our Open Table reservation with a special request for a half moon booth in the new section. Our waiter Garrett performed admirably with a smile each time he attentively approached the table. Our dinner choice was Tenderloin Tip... More

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Bear, Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If your lookimg for the best meal in Newark you have found the right place It's a 4 star resturant in a college town. The softshell crabs are to die for. The pasta with shrimp and lobster are awesome also. We had a party of 8 and the waitress was on top off all a requests and the food was... More

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