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Caffe Gelato

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$$ - $$$Italian, American,
90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
+1 302-738-5811
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“gelato” (99 reviews)
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Italian, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
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Reviewed yesterday

Went there for Gelato. A nice selection of flavors and sizes. Will be going there again when I visit.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific family owned Italian restaurant in the great college town at UD. Service is impeccable. Homemade pastas are incredible.

Thank CharltonDon
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The calamari was tender but a bit dull. The short ribs had nice flavour and crispness but the polenta was soggy and forgettable. The gelato was good but nothing to come back for. Service was uninspired. Ambiance was fun; the best part of the meal....More

Thank Bill N
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Today as a treat to ourselves after a morning of doctor appointments and duty errands, we had lunch at Caffe Gelato. The paninis are always tasty and filling and for the first time we tried one called Italiano which featured proscuitto, salami, provolone. The accompanying...More

1  Thank Jack D
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Without a doubt the worst meal I've ever had. McDonald's would have been a better choice. This was our 2nd attempt to eat there this week. We had reservations on Saturday, but when we arrived 5 minutes early there were at least 40 people crowded...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We have passed this place multiple times thinking it is a gelato place..WRONG WRONG WRONG. So we finally stopped in after our dinning place ended up closed. So first Friday's are awesome....$5 martini's wow and $3 dollar beers you can't go wrong. Keith makes awesome...More

1  Thank Charles M
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Caffe Gelato has a great lunch menu with enough variety to suite most preferences. The serving sizes were generous without being too large. Everything that our table ordered was very tasty. Oh, and the desserts were excellent! The atmosphere is a little noisy, but not...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Caffe Gelato's Valentine's Dinner; 7 course meal with a champagne toast and bottle of wine. We've come here for their Valentine's Dinners, as well as their New Year's celebration, before. Although we are not regulars we have always had...More

1  Thank jkbreretongmailcom
Reviewed February 13, 2018

I took my daughters out for lunch for their birthdays today, and I couldn't have made a worse choice. Caffee Gelato advertises "free ($10 off) birthday lunch. Since my daughters were born on the same day, I thought they could both get lunch, but I...More

Thank Margie L
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The food is a bit above average, there service was good, but not great. We had a very "dry" server, that seemed more than a bit pre-occupied. Portions were relatively small for the price but tasty none the less. Haven't been here for a while,...More

Thank Vernon G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-738-5811
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