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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (71 reviews)
“paella” (25 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
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European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Do not let the strip center location fool you. Very nice restaurant, attentive staff, and great food. Ranging from small plates to paella for four, there is no reason to leave hungry. We has the charcuterie cheese plate and calamari small plates to share as...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed April 11, 2018

A friend and I had lunch during the week. It was a very good experience. The white sangria was delicious. We ordered the cheese bread which was not what I expected but was very good. It consisted of two small loaves that were soft and...More

Thank Fae D
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We used to love coming here. The food is really good and the small plates provides the opportunity for sharing of many different tastes. The service, unfortunately, has gone way downhill. Last night was the second time in a row that we have left shaking...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed March 10, 2018

My wife and I sat at the bar last night and ate so many different and wonderful tapas while chatting with the owner. What a great experience. On his recommendation we tried things that we never would have on our own, and loved them. The...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed February 13, 2018

I live out of state bit every time I visit Delaware, I stop at Ole Tapas. The sangria is excellent and the tapas are delicious. Grilled octopus and garlic shrimp are my personal favorite. Large selection of Spanish wines. Be warned, this is not Mexican...More

Thank freddy37064
Reviewed January 19, 2018

We had a birthday party with family here and everyone left disappointed. Our drink order was taken quickly, but took ridiculously long given a nearly-empty restaurant, the cocktails and wine both skimpy pours for the price. The gazpacho was too salty and the tapas we...More

1  Thank Daysak
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Can't say too much. Walked out paying over $60.00 for two people and was still hungry. The Tapas were good, just way over priced.

1  Thank BOBMano
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Ole is a decent tapas place in an unlikely strip mall location. I was there as part of a large group and the service staff managed us very well. As with all tapas, dishes are small, but quite flavorful. The paella appears to be the...More

Thank travelguyPa
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at Olé. The atmosphere seems like the food would be pedestrian but nothing could be further from the truth. So pleasantly surprised by the service. The paella says it serves 2-4 but it is a giant portion and Delicious with...More

Thank Jwinter_10
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Most of the food my friend and I had here was very good. The cream of potato soup was delicious but was a bit cooler than room temp. The breaded scallops were way too salty and the cervichi wasn't really cervichi but very refreshing and...More

Thank Mary Kay S
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David D
October 7, 2015|
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Response from manuel a | Property representative |
I would definitely say this is a great first date spot! In fact, we've had several people come here for their anniversaries because Ole Tapas was where they had their first date! We have great booths that set you right in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-224-9378
  • E-mail
Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant is an authentic tapas restaurant specializing in seasonal tapas, Spanish wine & especially family style entrees. With the warm mood lighting & upbeat Spanish music, this vibrant new restaurant will make you feel like you are in Seville, the capital of tapas.
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