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696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763 (Rts. 82 & 926)
+1 610-444-5600
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chesapeake City, Maryland
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

My husband and I had been to the Downton Abbey exhibit at Winterthur, and decided on Sovana Bistro for lunch. It had been recommended by two friends, both of whom are "foodies." It was easy to find, has lots of parking available, and is an attractive space with seating both inside and out. We chose a table in the main... More 

1 Thank Carol P
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My husband and I both ordered the trout special and at first it came with the full head and eyes. That may be the trend now, but not for me so they filleted it for me. It was very good, but not 1 vegetable came with it. Just fish on a plate and that was it. All the servers were... More 

Thank laurie b
Wilmington, Delaware
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I have been to Sovana Bistro several times, mostly for dinner but today for lunch and it was lovely. We sat outside in the porch area where we listed to the waterfall in the small pond while enjoying a wonderful lunch. I had the apple, walnut salad and added some grilled chicken and I must say it was one of... More 

Thank JanisGigi
Eastampton, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Found this restaurant close to Longwood Gardens which worked out great since we had a night time fireworks show to attend at the Gardens. Very nice atmosphere and high quality food. Ordered a wonderful cheese plate which was delicious. Fig pizza was also very tasty. We ordered the heirloom tomato salad dish. Was a bit disappointed in the amount of... More 

2 Thank Lisa L
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

One of my favorite places-not that we come so often. Always greeted with a smile. Be prepared it's always busy in the evening. Love the use of veggies from Pete's produce down 926. Nothing that I've ever had has been just average. Desserts too are incredibly creative and tasty!! Waitstaff explains meals very well-from memory-chef's sample-taste of something picked by... More 

Thank Outside4us
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We were a table of four. All of us felt the food was bland and not prepared well. It was so loud it was difficult to hear even though we were not in the main bar area. Our service was good but the experience was very disappointing and the food not tasty at all. We did like the fact that... More 

Thank Barbara S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food but a bit pricey. The outdoor patio is great on a nice day! The service and atmosphere is also excellent.

Thank Share1m
Vineland, New Jersey
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

If you find this hidden gem nestled away in a small shopping center in Kennett Square, pat yourself on the back for several reasons: 1) sophisticated ambiance/decor 2) super-attentive service and finally, 3) value. Normally, I am not a Neuvelle Cuisine fanatic, because of the portion sizes, but this restaurant offer Prix Fixe menus Mon thru Thurs and you won't... More 

2 Thank Paul C
North Haledon, New Jersey, United States
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Friendly efficient service. Food very good. Tuna tartare with avocado to die for. Atmosphere very nice. Barbecued lamb chops so very tender. Spinach and goat cheese with olives very different but very good wish I could have eaten more. The 4 of us had a great meal and great time. JR excellent server.

Thank Nancy G
Lancaster, PA
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

There's probably a reason a lot of the recent reviews have been "up and down." Our experience was a bit uneven... The setting in the patio/garden area is very nice... reminiscent of Bistros in Napa and Sonoma Valleys in California. But the chairs (hard, small metal ones) have two spokes on each side that cuts into the sides of anyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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

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