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Caffe Gelato

$$$
Italian, Contemporary
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90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683 (Academy)
302-738-5811
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking to impress a job candidate or out of town friend, come to Cafe Gelato. The wait staff is responsive, impressive and do all they can to enhance your dining experience. The scallops entree is to die for, the award winning wine list outstanding, and gelato sampler dessert always fun. If you only have one place to... More 

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Thank Scott L
Newark, Delaware
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequented Cafe Gelato for years and always spent occasions there be it birthdays or anniversaries and loved it. We often went to the wine or beer events as well and brought friends. The decor and bar area are really nice but the service just isn't what it used to be for a place that boasts fine dining. We have... More 

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Thank PeterCuinmaui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really like that I receive coupons to come in on my birthday and anniversary. We took advantage this year of using our anniversary coupon. The food was really good and the service is great. My husband made a mistake when he paid the bill. He calculated the tip wrong. We called back about 25 minutes after our departure. The... More 

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Thank dtdelaney0905
Newark, Delaware
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Caffe Gelato serves a wide variety of excellent paninis, plus wonderful salads and other entrees, for lunch. Their menu is not particularly large, but every dish we have had was fresh, excellently prepared. The strategy of specializing in the European style works very well. Service is always great. We have been many times and have always been very pleased with... More 

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Thank Heff46
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

A recent visit to Caffe Gelato on Main Street, Newark, DE, was a complete disappointment. The prices are unreasonably high considering the quality and quantity of the food (about $30 for non-pasta dishes). The salmon was very strong (likely not very fresh), and its bed of pureed peas was too salty to eat. The pork tenderloin was equally salty, and... More 

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Thank MaggieWhite11
Clarksville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised what a nice restaurant this was since I was expecting a gelato shop. I had lobster ravioli which was delcious. The side salad was great and gelato was worth the visit, as well. I sat outside and thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing lunch with great service and top-notch food.

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Thank NRH88
Newark, Delaware
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

As customers since they opened their doors ,we were surprised and very disappointed on out last visit on a July afternoon for lunch. The Caesar and Spinach with Sliced Peach salads were well short of expectations, Listless might be the best description for both salads with greens seemingly days old. They even managed to leave off the caesar dressing. A... More 

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Thank David S
Newark, Delaware, United States
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240 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We have attended "Special," Wine Dinners at this site on a number of occasions. But on this night we were armed with a Birthday Discount and looking to enjoy beverages and dinner at the bar. We had a well seasoned bartender and a "Newbie," to Caffe Gelato (CG) who started that very day. The food was delicious. We shared gnocchi,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice,clean pleasant waitservers,the menu had no prices the menu was not clear on what you ordered unless you go there frequently it loss you. Food was good.

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Thank Awesomewonders
Middletown, Delaware
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My wife and I dined at Caffe Gelato yesterday evening. We made reservations online from their website which is excellent way to ensure you are promptly seated during peak times. Easy to setup a reservation and if your plans change, it is just a few clicks to update. The restaurant is located in downtown Newark so be prepared to pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 E Main St, near U of D campus, Newark, DE 19711-4683
    (Academy)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-738-5811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?