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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
610-444-5600
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Rts. 82 & 926
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Located on the corner of 82 and 996 this restaurant is tucked neatly away in the corner of a strip mall but don't let that stop you because the place has a rustic home-feel just like its menu. Luckily we had reservations, people seemed a little cabin-feverish or just glad to get away from their family during the holidays for... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Went to dinner after Longwood Gardens. Reservation was 815 and we hoped to get seated early...not...too popular, but we did get seated close to 8:15. specials were especially good. The trout was very tasty. The Bronzino recommended over the trout was a bit bland for my taste. brisket was good but not sensational. Service excellent as was coffee. The appetizers... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Ok, while I was not blown away by the food I may have ordered wrong because the rest of the part of 4 loved their meals. The Fish Tacos made with Tilapia and home made tortillas were great as was the soup and sandwich offering for the day. The soup was rich and full of veggies and the Philly Cheesesteak... More 

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Four of us have started a tradition: about a week before Christmas we get our Longwood tickets, go for our stroll to check out the gardens then head out for dinner. The restaurants have changed over the years, but this is the second consecutive year we chose Sovana. I'm really not "that guy" who refuses to give 5 stars and... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I travel to Winterthur Museum several times a year and always try to have a dinner at Sovana Bistro. Their menu changes frequently and is always excellent with very innovative selections. In-between courses they serve complimentary "betweens" to cleanse the pallet. These are always wonderful little appetizer-type tastes. We often choose their "set menu" which offers a... More 

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Thornbury
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday. Our reservation was at 7:30 and we were seated promptly. Our appetizers were delicious; I had the Calamari and my wife had the butternut squash tortellni. Our entree's were also very good; the chicken and the seafood pasta. The restaurant is BYO but also has a full service bar. There is a reasonable... More 

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Chester Springs, PA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went here because my in-laws had a gift card to Sovana's. None of us had ever been, but the positive reviews made us anxious to try it. Things could have turned out poorly due to a mis-communication about our reservation, but the Sovana management handled it just right. They couldn't find our reservation for 5 at 6:30 on Saturday... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

So the GF had gotten one of these Living Social deals for Sovana. We stopped by around 1ish on a Saturday (they are closed Sunday). Place was busy and were told it would be a 20 minute wait, so we ventured to the restaurant gift shop around the corner. Very quaint and reasonably priced. Bought some candles and nick knacks.... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

You can never have a bad meal at Sovana Bistro. The food is amazing! The menu is constantly changing for the season. All of the meat and produce is locally grown. The lunch menu and the dinner menu are both fabulous. I tend to get the express lunch which is a salad, soup, sandwich and dessert of the day all... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been going to Sovana Bistro for several years. Their food is wonderful, they work so well with seasonal local farmers. We love their fig pizza and miss it when it is not on the menu. Their presentation is always beautiful even when you take out. They always have really helpful servers. We always have a great time at... More 

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Additional Information about Sovana Bistro

Address: 696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
Phone Number: 610-444-5600
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, French, Bistro

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