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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
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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4 reviews 4 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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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sovana Bistro is completely dedicated to the customer and the dining experience. Chef Nick Farrell and his staff are long-term, established professionals. The menu changes by the season, and the ingredients are sourced locally - fresh as they come! I can't speak highly enough. If you've never been - be sure to try the tuna tartare, one of their many... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My first time at Sovana Bistro and I would definitely return. The food, atmosphere and staff were all what one would hope for when out to dinner with friends. I recommend it.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Another trip to Sovana Bistro-always a treat! This time I ordered a stuffed pepper appetizer filled with ground veal and southwestern flavorings. More filling then pepper-which was fine. Mixed green salad was shared-it was huge, fresh and vinaigrette was delicious. Husband ordered another special-fettuccine in a orange cream sauce, including cauliflower, broccoli, one or two other veggies, some type of... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Well known restaurant in the Chester County area, always a great meal. Friendly staff, great atmosphere. Everyone should try this place, great for a date!

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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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