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Capers & Lemons

301 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 256-0524
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Ranked #31 of 472 restaurants in Wilmington
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We visited this restaurant last night, I had been here before about a year ago. The food was very good. My entree was the shrimp capellini and was excellent, shrimp cooked perfectly and the light sauce was wonderful. We ordered the flatbread with fig and cheese, which was a little over cooked and a bit too much fig for my... More

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Dover, Delaware
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Capers and Lemons is a an attractive restaurant for fine Italian dining. The location is very good with lots of parking spaces. It is also easily accessible from the Interstate highways. The service is very good and friendly. The wine list offers a wide selection at reasonable prices. The soups and salads and other appetizers are very good. The pasta... More

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Philadelphia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have visited this restaurant a few times, and have always liked the food and service. In our last visit, however, a senior waiter took a dislike to one of the members of our group, and treated him quite poorly without any apparent reason. I left an email complaint on the restaurant's website, which was never answered. Will never go... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Capers & Lemons is always a great value meal with an excellent environment and freindly service. The Manager does a nice job running this restaraunt. Wine menu is reasonably priced. We always stop by the bar just to relax. One of our favorite restaraunts in the area. Great for business dinners also.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

The meal started off poorly when the reservation I made a week ago and confirmed the day before was not honored. I am not sure why the hostess thought it was best to question me over and over again and suggest how I was confused about my reservation. It was very frustrating. Thankfully everything pick up after the poor start.... More

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Rising Sun
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

After visiting Winterthur, my friend and I went to Capers and Lemons for lunch. Although a little hard to find, it was well worth getting lost! Very quaintly decorated in an Italian bistro style, the staff was attentive and friendly. It is an open and airy feeling restaurant and the food was excellent. I had a home-made pesto pizza with... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

So..if you don't mind paying $24 for about 3oz of veal (in the saltimboca) and a pound of mashed potatoes...or the $21 for about the same ratio of chicken to potatoes in the chicken piccatta then this is the place for you! The food was good, but prices are about 25% too high for what they are delivering...and then there... More

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Delaware
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a nice place to meet with friends for lunch; great salad choices and the breads are fantastic!

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Wilmington, DE
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136 reviews 136 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My wife and I met two friends at Capers & Lemons for a Saturday night dinner. I wanted to make reservations but they don't take them for parties under 5 which I think is a really stupid rule. As a result, we got there early to get our name in. Our total wait was about 20 minutes which wasn't too... More

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Rome, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

we might have ordered to much stuff to eat but did not expect the antipasto and the main course portions so big (huge for european standards). The calamari were very goog but the pasta was overcooked. The wines were a disappointment (tried the two sauvignons on the list) and they were definetely poor for the price paid. Desserts were ok.... More

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