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Moro

1307 N Scott St, Wilmington, DE 19806-4023
(302) 777-1800
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Ranked #15 of 474 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 13th Street (1 block from Pennsylvania Avenue and 711)
Description: The contemporary setting of the dining area and exceptional food from 3 time nominated James Beard Chef Michael DiBianca make Moro one of Wilmington's best restaurants. The ambiance has a big city feel while the food and service ranks right up there with the best in the region. Moro offers a cuisine of Just Good Food along with an amazing wine list, Chef tasting menu is available upon request. Moro Wine Dinner Series. Recent acclaims include Zaget's Delaware's Best Restaurant, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Delaware Today Magazine - Best New Restaurant, Best Service, Philadelphia Inquirer, Three Bells, Craig LaBan
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Philadelphia, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wedge salad, cheese plate, bread, salmon, sea bass(special) My wife and I had the above at our first trip to Moro tonight. The sea bass was tasty. All of the other items were amazing!!!! I can't afford to eat this way often but this is worth a special treat once in a while. The service was excellent. We didn't try... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

NIc find in the Trolly Square neighborhood of Wilmingotn DE. A little hard to find but worth the hunt. We (4 of us) had small plates and cocktails. Grilled watermellon salad was devine as was the foie gras was to die for. Great service, great wine list - a real gem!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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169 reviews 169 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Overall our experience was excellent. My pork chop dinner was wonderful and my wife loved her half chicken dinner. A generous portion and great sauce. The small plate special salad (Wedge) was just OK...not great and much too small for $13. The mango Creme Brulee was heavy, and I would never order that again. The restaurant was way too cold... More

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Hockessin, Delaware
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wow! One of our go-to restaurants has slipped quite a bit... while the food was still above par, several menu items were not available... and then we get to the wine selection... we were presented with just THREE bottles of red to chose from... all sangiovese/chianti... explanation was they are revamping their wine cellar... REALLY! This caliber of restaurant should... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Moro definitely delivered one of the best meals I've had so far this year. The restaurant was relatively quiet when we sat down, we decided to get a lot of small plates so we could try various things. The foi gras was spot on delicious, as well as the duck confit. I had a great glass of Pinot Noir to... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We Love Moro. Always fresh and interesting food. Service is spot on and the wine selection is lovely. We enjoyed fresh grilled fish on our last visit with creative accompaniments on our last visit. I always buy the Groupons when offered but we visit often without them as well. Great restaurant in Wilmington DE

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Wilmington, Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you don't have the time to get to Philly and want an excellent foodie experience, Moro, is an excellent choice. One of my favorites is to do their tasting menu so that you can sample many of their small plates. A must if you live or visit Wilmington!

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Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in Wilmington! I have never, ever had a bad meal at Moro. Their dishes are creative and service is always outstanding. I love that they have small plates so my husband and I can sample 3-4 dishes every time we go. The mixed drinks are always a hit and the waiter even gave us the... More

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Wilmington, DE
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant frequently has Groupons, which made me suspicious they weren't doing too well. But it was full of other happy eaters, and the food and service were both excellent. We will go back again and again.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Moro has been a special event/date night dining destination since it opened, even though the menu has been reconfigured several times over the years. Michael DiBiasi's food is always interesting and always new -- except for the favorites. He often does "studies" of one thing served several ways, or interesting pairings. The wine list can be pricey but is excellent,... More

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