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Sovana Bistro

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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763 (Rts. 82 & 926)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rye, New York
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the first time the 4 of us dined here, and it won't be the last! This is a perfect place to eat before attending a concert at Longwood Gardens. The decor is modern with high wood walls separating spaces. The service is attentive, the food is chef-driven=creative and delicious. The cocktail menu is also creative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked away in a little cluster of stores, this chic place is where you want to go for a romanti dinner. It's best to be armed with some culinary knowledge and a sophisticated palate. Food is well and thoughtfully prepared, but you might not be quite sure what you're getting. Small servings, big impact. Excellent service.

Thank Greygal101
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have come (back) to Sovana Bistro for many years - since it opened in are part of Chester County (near Kennett Square). It was and remains one of our all time favorite restaurants, with truly unique and wonderfully prepared dishes - the addition of the bar area (some years back, but "recently" to us!), is a big plus! Outside... More 

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King William, Virginia
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157 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This loud expensive restaurant was the unfortunate choice of a family member for a reunion dinner recently. We had to switch tables from the large room adjacent to the bar due to noise level of grand central station. The menu is eclectic and expensive. Two in our party had the boar bolognese and found it too spicy to eat. Both... More 

Thank AZGlass
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely upscale restaurant near my home. Been going there since it opened. Great bar and food scene, but it has become a little too crazy pricey over the last two years. I don't mind spending money on a great food experience, but I'm near the breaking point on this one. Before I would not think twice about going. Now it... More 

Thank Alpha1mom
San Carlos
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sovana is one of our go to spots when we want a great meal with a cozy location. The food is excellent and service cannot be beat.

Thank bucklebme59
Stockton, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Sovana is my daughter and son-in-law's favorite restaurant, and after we visited them in Wilmington, we can understand why. Their food is always fresh and inventive, but not too "out there." I am no longer able to eat gluten, yet I can always find something delicious on their menu. The ambiance is lovely, not too casual, not too fussy, and... More 

Thank SRuhstaller
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife and I were invited her by a previous co worker. They too were never here and found this location off another web site. It truly is a unique restaurant and the menu is varied to say the least. Its an interesting menu and something for everyone's taste, but not well suited for small children at dinner time. We... More 

Thank TBRD113
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Food and Service were impeccable. Highly recommend. This is our favorite "bistro" on the east coast. The cheese plate is by far the best around.

Thank BryanandDarcy
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We went for lunch on a weekend. We drove past it on the first pass. It is tucked away in a collection of office buildings and not well marked from the street. There were plenty of empty tables when we first arrived, but people continued to filter in as we dined. My wife ordered the French Onion Soup and declared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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: 610-444-5600

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