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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763 (Rts. 82 & 926)
610-444-5600
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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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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We go often and never have a bad meal. The food is sourced locally and is always interesting with a seasonal menu. Highly recommend the dining room or the bar

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Thank Christie C
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Dined here on a Saturday evening. A happening place! Had a wonderful Pennsylvania trout dish and a salad with baked pumpkin, roasted pumpkin seeds, and goat cheese. Excellent value and I would definitely try to dine here again if back in the area.

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Thank knordal
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

The good... Everything was prepared perfectly and was delicious. The chef really has it together. The location is right down the road from Longwood Gardens. The bad... The wait staff seems very unhappy. I don't know but my guess is management is riding them to misery or something. I noticed a guy who seemed to be a manager watching the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We LOVE Sovana. This is a wonderful restaurant convenient to Longwood Gardens, which has an innovative menu, fresh ingredients, a wonderful wait staff, and a lovely, Restoration Hardware-type decor. We highly recommend the pan roasted chicken, served with delicious, creamy mashed potatoes, sauteed greens, cremini mushrooms, and a savory deglazed sauce. Yummy. Hubby often orders the chef's special. Tonight, it... More 

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Thank redtamato
Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Ate here for a business dinner while on travel. Everything was absolutely delicious. The restaurant was very nice inside, but a little dark. Staff was helpful and attentive. A little pricey but who cares when the company is paying! The Mac and cheese couscous was TO DIE FOR!! So good!! Everyone in my party thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Calamari appetizer... More 

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Thank alhahn321
Avondale, Pennsylvania
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127 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sophisticated but casual, urban but country, Sovana is consistently serving well prepared food in a local and trendy atmosphere. Service is always excellent as well. Salads are usually especially good, wood fired gourmet pizzas, fish, chicken, etc. all well prepared with some imagination thrown in.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had a wonderful meal at Sovana. We started with the cheese plate, and the server Jen gave us her recommendation of the cheese flight and it was great. For the main course my husband had the Grilled swordfish special and I had the PA trout almondine. Both were cooked perfectly. Lastly....and this is a good reason to save room...we... More 

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Thank Dianna G
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Before the weather changes be sure to hit the patio for an early dinner. They do heat it out there but it's so much better when it is an open air setting. I enjoyed Sovana twice in one week; one time for dinner and the next time for lunch. For dinner we selected a few small plate offerings which were... More 

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Thank paul s
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

This is a go-to place in the Kennett Square, West Chester and Chadds Ford areas. The farm to table emphasis is evident in the taste of the food which jumps off the plate. The vegetables are always amazing. Nothing really bad to say other than that if you are looking to have an intimate dinner, be sure to ask NOT... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

If you have not yet experienced the cuisine at Sovana Bistro, you must. It is consistently excellent in service, quality and creative cuisine and a wonderful speciality drinks. Check it out!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: 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?