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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

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1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
(302) 224-9378
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here because a friend of mine was dancing that night. They have Flamenco dancing on the first Saturday. I was pleasantly surprised with the food. It was delicious. I did mention to my hubby that the appetizers were a little small for the price, but they tasted wonderful. We ordered the paella as our main course. The menu... More 

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Thank Eileen N
Maplewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Went for late lunch with family - service was friendly food was very good. Tapas style allows sampling of many dishes to suit all taste buds.

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Thank John W
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This went from being one of my favorites to the "do not return for awhile" list. There were 2 ladies at the bar when we walked in. They were having a communications issue trying to order and we ran into the same issue. There were multiple menus and I asked if an item was a tapas or a plate (it... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

My family and I visited Ole Tapas for the first time after receiving a gift card from a friend who loves the restaurant. We were not sure what to expect since none of us had ever tried tapas. The restaurant also doesn't look like much since the storefront is in a strip mall. However, we had one of the best... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I live nearby so have been several times over the past few years. I forget at times that it is a great little place that does not feel small town but provides local attention with a bigger city feel. Great small plates. Broad appeal wines. Friendly.

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Medina, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Our friends in Hockessin wanted to share this wonderful Tapas restaurant with us, since we all love tapas. They are going to Spain in a month, so they wanted to try out some Spanish food. And their mojitos were amazing. We ordered so many different plates of tapas and the food was excellent. We were stuffed. The chef came out... More 

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Thank Judi C
Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Took my wife here for dinner this weekend. The menu is quite diverse, offering both many types of tapas as well as other dishes. We pigged out on the tapas! Every dish was perfectly prepared and the service can only be described as perfect. The staff was there when we wanted them and unobtrusive otherwise. Also, the decor is quire... More 

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Thank flyfisherman46715
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This restaurant was a great choice for dinner with our daughter because we all have different food preference. We ordered many different tapas and shared which was a lot of fun ! Our waitress, Diddi? , was a pleasure and very entertaining as well as professional. She really helped us pick excellent choices for dinner.

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2 Thank Mary Ellen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I totally enjoyed by dining experience at Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant. Incredible food and the portions were just the right amount. I even was teasing the waitress saying why can't this be like Tapas of Spain. There you get all of the food and you pay for the drinks. But I guess one will have to travel back to... More 

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North East, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This is our 3rd time here, & we love it! The food & service are always perfect. The other times we were here, we had tapas. Every dish we've had has been delicious! And they have an excellent wine list. Tonight we had paella & it was awesome!!!! And the staff selected a wonderful wine for us. We'll be bringing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $16
Cuisine
European, Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (302) 224-9378
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?