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Caffe Gelato

$$$
Italian, Contemporary
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90 E. Main Street, (near U of D campus), Newark, DE 19711 (Academy)
302-738-5811
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Exceeded my expectations

I gave to admit my expectations were not that high coming into this dining experience. I know the restaurant has been in business awhile and always get a card for a free meal on my birthday which I have never used. I decided to try Sunday Brunch for my friends birthday. I was pleasantly surprised... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Amymacc1
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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LEWES
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144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for a drink and appetizers. Picked calamari as it is one of my favorite dishes. I have eaten it up and down the eastern seaboard from Mass to Fla. This was the thinnest, toughest and worst tasting I have found anywhere. There was no way we could get through the whole, (or half) the order.

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North East, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We were disappointed in most of the dinner. The beet salad had tasteless, over salted beets with low quality, bad tasting bleu cheese scattered over it. There was no lettuce or greens except a smattering of wilted watercress. The lobster gnocchi were good, very tender and the sauce evenly flavored with shallots, garlic and red pepper. The lobster was a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I gave to admit my expectations were not that high coming into this dining experience. I know the restaurant has been in business awhile and always get a card for a free meal on my birthday which I have never used. I decided to try Sunday Brunch for my friends birthday. I was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was elegant and... More 

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Mclean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The food was amazing and the wait staff wonderful. We had the Romantic lunch which was several courses and a bouquet of flowers to take home!

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Newark, Delaware
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

For the record, I do enjoy this restaurant when dining by myself, especially at lunch. They send mailer cards to locals all the time giving you $20 off dinner or $10 off lunch. I usually get an appetizer as a meal, or a sandwich plate -- I practically get my lunch for free. I'm a vegetarian and they have nice... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a nice restaurant with a great kitchen which in other surroundings would justify the prices. Can't necessarily have a quiet, intimate dinner with the noise level so not as enjoyable as one might think.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Lobster gnocchi was awesome. The focaccia they put on the table was also delicious! Definitely request Victoria as your server- she is fantastic and my glass was never empty.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First time visit. Poor service, Food not on par with a "good" Italian restaurant. Ordered off special menu- Sausage Stuffed Ravioli. Six small stuffed ravioli with 'limp' spinach leaves all drowning in a cream sauce.

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DELAWARE
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have eaten at Cafe Gelato many times. Located on Main Street, Newark. The location draws many people from the Univ. of Delaware which is within walking distance. The food, service and truly great gelato are all good. They have a good menu selection as well as variety. They have a special if it is your birthday receive a card... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this restaurant always has a variety of menu items that you wouldnt expect. staff is quick and friendly and the atmosphere is warm.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 E. Main Street, (near U of D campus), Newark, DE 19711
    (Academy)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-738-5811

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?