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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (59 reviews)
“paella” (20 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
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European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1126 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

My wife and I introduced friends to Spanish dining at Ole' Tapas on Saturday evening. We, of course, knew what the dining experience would be like. Our friends, who had never had tapas before, were charmed by the meal and very impressed with the quality...More

1  Thank taylorjh
Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband and I took our son here to celebrate his birthday. He had been here with his Spanish Club and remembered the food as being very good, so we took the drive down from PA to check it out. We were greeted immediately and...More

3  Thank DelcoMom
Reviewed January 1, 2015

Have dined here 3-4 times since moving to Delaware and always have a fantastic experience. Great food and attentive service.

Thank medallo1
Reviewed December 22, 2014

I recently had dinner with friends at Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant and the experience was quite memorable.The restaurant has a casual yet cozy atmosphere. Being a Spaniard, I normally frown upon going to any "tapas" place in the US because they usually serve Mexican...More

1  Thank Carlos D
Reviewed December 18, 2014

Always drive by this place daily but never stopped here until the other night. Tapas is like appetizers. You choose a few and they bring them out as you finish each one. Every dish we tried was delicious. We made sure to have a seafood,...More

Thank Tony N
Reviewed December 3, 2014

You can choose from many different small plates which are prepared in an authentic Spanish style. I love the Gaspacho which is a delicious cold soup made from fire roasted tomatoes and cucumbers. It is both healthy and delicious. I love the dishes with chorizos,...More

Thank gourmetjay
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love this place! A huge selection of unique and tasty tapas, reasonably priced. Also, a great selection of entrees if you care to go that route. Service was friendly. A fun night.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed October 26, 2014

Do not let the strip mall location put you off. You open the door to a lovely elegant restaurant. Wonderful ambience, quiet, and you can linger and enjoy. Fabulous selection of tapas redolent of the flavors of Spain. The paella is big enough to serve...More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed October 22, 2014

My friend and I had a fantastic lunch at Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant. The restaurant is reminiscent of Span and the staff are welcoming and friendly. Our server, Casey, was wonderful - knowledgeable about the food and wine choices and able to pace the...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed October 4, 2014

Food was delicious and well presented, and staff very welcoming. I would definitely go back if ever in the area again.

Thank GabrielaZevallos
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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
$6 - $16
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, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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, 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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