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“Great for Delaware”
Review of Capers & Lemons

Capers & Lemons
Ranked #12 of 549 Restaurants in Wilmington
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great for Delaware”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Nice and festive atmosphere. We celebrated a friends birthday there. i wanted a light diner so i ordered a tuna dish which was delicious especially with the house wine. Service was a little slow and was very difficult to find the restaurant ( had to get directions from the host over the phone). I thought it was a little pricey for the quality .

Visited July 2012
Thank peachdog
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
New Castle, Delaware
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome Seafood”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had reservations because on a Sat. night we figured it might be crowded. Boy was it. Portions was big enough to feed three people. I had Romagnola-chicken with garganelli pasta with cream sauce. My husband had Cloppino-which was loaded with mussels, clams,shrimp,calamari and linguine. Wonderful and price was good.

Visited February 2013
3 Thank Kathrickde
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service.”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

We had lunch on a Sunday with friends. It was our first visit, but it won't be our last. The gnocchi and veal picatta was excellent. There is a small market with Italian specialties. We are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Visited February 2013
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2 Thank BettyWindsor_PA
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Philadelphia, PA
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Recommended by local merchants”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Spending the day with my sisters at Winterthur in Delaware, we were ready for dinner and needed options. Since we were unfamiliar with the area, we asked a local merchant for a restaurant recommendation. They gave us directions and sent us on our way to Capers and Lemons. The Italian Restaurant is located on the outskirts of an industrial park in Wilmington, Delaware.
First impressions of the restaurant were ok; the hostess seemed to be more concerned with her co-workers than with the group standing before her. The restaurant quickly recovered with a waiter who had personality; his recommendation of wine, humor, and attentiveness allowed us to forget about the hostess. Our experience continued to go from a 3 to a 9.
While you wait for your dinner to be served, they start your evening off with fresh bread and the house flavored oil for dipping (dipping oil is sold at their at site market shop). Seared Ahi Tuna with potatoes, are two of my sisters favorite dishes, next to chocolate. The potatoes were creamy and full of flavor, while the tuna had a beautiful sear.
Veal Saltimbocca with garlic mashed potatoes satisfied my other sister’s appetite. If veal is cooked incorrectly it can become tough, not here, it was tender. One of my new favorites is a Bolognese, Capers and Lemons did not disappoint. The sausage in the meat sauce added nice flavors to this dish, topped with fresh parmesan cheese.
The unfortunate thing for us, this restaurant is too far to go for a Friday night dinner. It was a great way to end our day together.

  • Visited December 2012
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3 Thank Kathy K
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New Castle
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our realtors office treated us well...”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

The food was huge in portions, the sandwich my hubby had was enormous. Great food polite service and very quick

Visited June 2012
1 Thank ColleenKNI65
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