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Sovana Bistro

696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
+1 610-444-5600
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tuna tartare” (16 reviews)
“apple salad” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful meal from start to finish is what you'll find in this Kennett Square restaurant. The service was friendly and efficient. The space has a nice airy open feel to it. The prix fixe menu was a particularly good value but you should bring...More

Thank oxide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. Great for both special occasion and regular night out. Food and service are excellent. Great bar and outdoor seating. True farm to table.

Thank PartyofthreePA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sovana is a mainstay on my list of local restaurants. The daily specials are always amazing and add a nice addition to a seasonal menu.

Thank Janice L B
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I really enjoyed our trip to this restaurant. We went for brunch on Saturday. The decor is very nice. The food portions were as expected and the price wasn’t bad. For 2 of us we spent approximately $30 (not including tip and...More

Thank carrie0866
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We are fortunate to have Sovana Bistro so close by. I love the casual decor and lighting - it's a very comfortable space. The restaurant is always busy, but the servers are good with handling the crowd. I enjoyed the Apple Salad - well balanced...More

Thank Buddie98
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited Sovano Bistro after a visit to Longford Gardens. I had the best roasted beet salad ever, we enjoyed pizza offered with gluten free crust and good glass of wine at fair price. Menu offered a varied and impressive cheese assortment and good range...More

Thank Luv2SeeNewMts
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

A favorite for them”speedy lunch”.... always good and never the same thing twice. I LOVE the breadsticks and oh so excellent ciabatta(?)... full of holes , crunch crust... yum. Ask for butter!! Four small but filling portions for 15$. Can’t miss. Always busy!

Thank FrogzRMe
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

If you’re used to the same old calamari, you are in for a treat. The best ever! The rigatoni with meatballs, very good. Short ribs, another excellent dish. If you are coming to Kennett Square for the Longwood gardens, I wouldn’t pass up Sovana for...More

Thank Canoe1943
Reviewed June 21, 2018 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

Thank pfamcd2
Reviewed June 18, 2018

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
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ARzondzinska
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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