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Soffritto Italian Grill Restaurant - CLOSED

1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-455-1101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We looked at the menu online and were shocked that the prices were DOUBLE once there. Food was fair, nothing any of our party would go back for and we had a party of 8. We will not be back.

Thank Beth D
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Enjoyed the food at our Wedding rehearsal dinner. Slow service and big prices ! Overall I was mildly satisfied. Good Luck on your wait !

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Fantastic Food, artwork on the walls, perfectly themed. I have eaten here several times and the lunch menu is amazing. The broccoli rob with Sausage warp is amazing and is not something most Italian restaurants offer. Do dress up for dinner as you will feel...More

Thank JohnnyDelwark
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have been to this restaurant many times,the food is consistently good with an emphasis on flavor. The atmosphere is very inviting and the servers are pleasant and very efficient. Looking forward to dinner again soon.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Authentic italian food, By far my favorite place to go when I am in the mood for Italian. The owner or another family member seems to always be there, they take a lot of pride in the food, service and freshness and it shows!! A...More

Thank Natalie T
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Came here for a friend's retirement party. The back room held 50 people comfortably. Food was very good with nice size portions. Had choice of three entrees after a variety of appetizers as well as a pasta dish and a salad. I had the veal...More

Thank Eva P
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is my favorite Italian restaurant in the area. The owner always seems to be there and he obviously cares about the quality of the food. The food is consistently good and the servers have been trained and are excellent. The prices are not cheap,...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Nice, large seating area at bar. Great Limoncello Martini! All our meals were very good, but the lasagna was out of this world. Homemade lasagna noodles make all of the difference. Tasty sauce too. I did enjoy my chicken stuffed shells, but I couldn't stop...More

Thank i_live_4_vakation
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I've been here twice recently. Once for lunch. Good sandwiches but I ordered the antipasto platter. It was very filling with good meats and cheeses with veggies. My wife and I had dinner after that. They understand about gluten free diets. My wife got to...More

Thank DEBlueHen17
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We went on Valentines Day. This is a very elegant, family owned restaurant. Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, the inside is beautiful. There is a fireplace and a little waterfall inside that makes the restaurant cozy. The pasta is homemade. The...More

Thank Teresa G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1130 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711-3955
    (Polly Drummond & Kirkwood Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-455-1101
  • E-mail
Soffritto Italian Grill is an authentic family-owned Italian restaurant located at 1130 Capitol Trail in Newark, DE. Since we opened our doors in 2005, Soffritto’s wealth of experience and exquisite dishes have brought them great recognition and acclaim locally, as well as internationally.To fully enjoy their experience at Soffritto Italian Grill, our guests dine in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere that creates an ambience of a home away from home. Our Tuscan stone and stucco exterior along with our wood burning fireplace welcome guests into the restaurant. Murmurs from our waterfall and authentic Italian music coupled with the delicious aromas of our award-winning Italian cuisine provide a sense of comfort during their stay. Soffritto’s name derives from the very thing that is most important to us: food. Soffritto comes from the Italian verb soffriggere, which means to brown or fry slightly. Many Italian recipes begin with a soffritto, a lightly fried mixture of onions, celery, and carrot, sautéed in olive oil, thus imparting their flavors to any ingredient that follows. Soffritto prides itself on its innovative family recipes and passion that goes into every individual dish. They believe the key to high quality food begins with a commitment to only the freshest of ingredients, and ensure that every ingredient is hand-picked by our experienced chefs.From traditional coastal Italian dishes to new and inspired flavors, Soffritto aims at meeting every customers needs and desires. Every dish is prepared to order, with an emphasis on taste and presentation. We are notorious for our homemade ingredients, including fresh homemade mozzarella, focaccia bread, linguini, and gnocchi. Soffritto receives great acclaim for their acute awareness to different customers’ dining preferences, including our gluten-free menu and abundance of vegetarian alternatives. We strive for quality and distinction. At Soffritto, you will find an attentive and professional staff who puts the customers’ needs first. Whether you choose to come to Soffritto for a birthday, a romantic getaway, a business meeting, or just to catch up with friends, our staff will provide you with the utmost level of professional service and courtesy.Our staff has a reputation for their energy, skill, and passion. We have committed time into training our staff members individually and in entirety to be attentive, efficient, and complaisant. With their vast knowledge of the menu items, our staff is full of suggestions and recommendations to ensure you have just the meal you’ve been craving.
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