We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Roma Italian Restaurant

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3 President Dr, Dover, DE 19901-5269
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 98: English reviews
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been saying we wanted to try Roma's for a couple years. Finally went tonight. All I can say is we were morons for waiting do long! Our waitress was very nice but not very good. Probably new?? Another waitress was more attentive and she was awesome! The ambiance is so-so but the food is to... More 

Thank katshot
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The food was awesome, but the service, what's that? Nice remodel but the wait staff does not have a clue how to service tables. Our server came to the table and asked how the salads were while we were eating soup instead of salads. The check came and I had an extra dinner from another customer added. Glad I checked... More 

Thank johncdover
Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great restaurant! Never disappoints, alway great food! The dipping oil is the best you will ever taste. Great specials. The new bar is the best around!

Thank Wendy N
Level Contributor
62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch at Roma Italian Restaurant and left a bit disappointed. The parking lot was full at 12:00 noon but no one was in the dining room. Two big parties had the attention of the two waitresses. Service was slow. The draft beers were OK at $5 each. The salads were small and the cups... More 

Thank ColonelZiggy
Level Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Amazing food. We love the salmon, caprese salad, veal, calamari, and good old fashioned spaghetti and meatballs...its all amazing. Service is spotty, but the food more than makes up for it. Wine list is great. Beer list is great. Full bar. Cozy booths make it a memorable evening.

Thank Beachgirl111111
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We chose them because they had GF pasta. We were thrilled to learn their sauces were all GF as well. The food was exceptional. One member had the vodka sauce and thought it was without reservation the best vodka sauce she'd ever eaten. Terrific service. Reasonably priced.

1 Thank duketennis
Dover, Delaware
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Last week, four of us went to Roma for dinner. We had heard that they recently renovated some of the restaurant. The new cocktail lounge/bar is magnificent and very updated for the area. We did not have reservations for dinner so we landed up getting a table in the bar. We were grateful that the hostess found a place to... More 

Thank Dorece D
Level Contributor
36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Went here with my wife for date night. A little spendy and the food was good but I would choose olive garden over it. Then again if you want good Italian in Dover go to Franco's just up the street.

1 Thank rosskrotzer
Level Contributor
223 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We are frequent and regular visitors to this place. This is the first visit since the renovations. First off reservations are now a must, regardless of day or time of day (we visited on a Friday afternoon around 4PM and they were turning people without reservations away). They removed the bar from the main dining area which made it feel... More 

Thank ronDover
New Albany, Ohio
Level Contributor
49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Let's just say... A diamond in the rough. I think they're in the midst of a renovation? That said...you'll really love this place and the prices. First night...eggplant Parmesan was scrumptious. The sauce...fantastic! Three nights later...went back...curious...this time...lasagna. I really liked it. The Pasta fagioli...lukewarm...but tasty. The oil/garlic bread dipping sauce...my wife went nuts for this! Caesar salad was good... More 

Thank JAMansfield

Been to Roma Italian Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 President Dr, Dover, DE 19901-5269
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 302-678-1041

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Roma Italian Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Roma Italian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?