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Sovana Bistro

696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
+1 610-444-5600
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Pub, Healthy, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love farm to table restaurants and this was a very nice gastronomical experience. Gazpacho very good , swordfish excellent and special of the day, a pasta with pulled pork was a flavor burst. Vanilla Creme Brûlée was excellent, as well as Strawberry cobbler with honeysuckle...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is beautiful and ambient with a busy front bar, a rustic back dining room and plenty of outdoor seating. We had the charcuterie board to begin followed by the braised short rib, and the ricotta gnudi with a generous side helping of mushrooms....More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch with friends here today and the food was wonderful. The lunch express is soup, half a big sandwich, salad, and a tiny crepe brûlée. It is perfect for women who like a generous bit of everything. I ordered the gluten free pizza...More

Thank carolcamille
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, good restaurants are hard to find in and around Kennett Square. With so many restos around you'd think ti would be otherwise. It's not. There are okay places, to be sure, but Sovana Bistro is several cuts above the rest in food,...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost everything on this menu is good. Pretty place with good service, though a bit spotty this time. Good bar and wine list. Daily specials always a must.

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We split the grilled halibut with polenta and spinach. We also split the harissa marinated beet salad. The halibut entree was was lacking because the earthy spinach taste dominated the dish and the bed of polenta did not complement the halibut. The beet salad fared...More

Thank Charley5555
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I love this place!! The only thing better than the food is the service. I was thrilled to see wild ramps on the menu, lovely to be eating outside in the comfortable & spacious veranda on a gorgeous day!

Thank CalabashHouse
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a birthday dinner this evening for my oldest daughter. Excellent craft cocktails, appetizers and a terrific dinner menu. Everyone had a tremendous meal highlighted by attentive, personalized service. This restaurant is always very busy for a very good reason! For a special occasion...More

Thank MPB222
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Went to Sovana Bistro on the advice of our Bed & Breakfast owners. What a find. Our server Rebecca was great, explaining the special wines and the menu with a laid back humorous style. We couldn’t have asked for better service. My special app, Pork...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed April 17, 2018

A friend had suggested we try this restaurant so we drove out to check it out. Upon arriving to a strip mall we were hesitant to continue. I’m really glad we went in! I ordered the papardelle with wild boar bolognese and was blown away....More

Thank Foxhill4
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October 11, 2015|
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Response from TXRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
I'd skip Sovana and make reservations at Catherine's (in Unionville) - just a couple of miles down the road. Sovana was a disappointing experience the last two times we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 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 - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
    (Rts. 82 & 926)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-444-5600
  • E-mail
Sovana Bistro has been a staple in the Unionville community since opening twenty years ago and has evolved into a highly regarded dining destination. The kitchen and bar create simple hand-made items, inspired by ingredients sourced locally at the peak of their season. We cater to dietary restrictions offering house-made gluten free and vegetarian options. The service reflects a gracious approach to hospitality and genuine concern for each and every guests' experience. We take that same thoughtful care in event planning, offering catering and in-house private functions.
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