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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (82 reviews)
“paella” (23 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed today

We had a birthday party with family here and everyone left disappointed. Our drink order was taken quickly, but took ridiculously long given a nearly-empty restaurant, the cocktails and wine both skimpy pours for the price. The gazpacho was too salty and the tapas we...More

Thank Daysak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't say too much. Walked out paying over $60.00 for two people and was still hungry. The Tapas were good, just way over priced.

Thank BOBMano
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Ole is a decent tapas place in an unlikely strip mall location. I was there as part of a large group and the service staff managed us very well. As with all tapas, dishes are small, but quite flavorful. The paella appears to be the...More

Thank travelguyPa
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at Olé. The atmosphere seems like the food would be pedestrian but nothing could be further from the truth. So pleasantly surprised by the service. The paella says it serves 2-4 but it is a giant portion and Delicious with...More

Thank Jwinter_10
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Most of the food my friend and I had here was very good. The cream of potato soup was delicious but was a bit cooler than room temp. The breaded scallops were way too salty and the cervichi wasn't really cervichi but very refreshing and...More

Thank Mary Kay S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Friends invited us and we are tapas novices. The decor and service was excellent. Had the paella which was a first for us and loved it. Had the cheese board tapas, chicken and beef and all were very good. They offer a lot of entertainment/events...More

Thank beachboundeddie
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

my husband and I ordered 7 tapas plates, probably one more than we should. The menu is extensive, we had a hard time deciding. We ordered the asparagus, the roasred beets, the Spanish omelette, the chicken skewer, the salmon, the meatballs, and the marinated beef....More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I was a bit hesitant when my wife wanted to go here at 9pm on a Friday night, but wow!!! The staff was so pleasant and welcoming even though we showed up a hour before closing. With that said, I can't say enough good things...More

1  Thank jimijimi420
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This Tapas and family style Spanish Restaurant is just the ticket for a different night out. The selections are varied and great tasting. Now, you don't have to leave the greater Wilmington area to sample really good Spanish Style Tapas selections. The room is nicely...More

1  Thank bigpapi2017
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had a graduation dinner at this restaurant. The food was fabulous . The staff was friendly and attentive. I would definitely make this a must stop when visiting the University of Delaware or any time you are in the area.

1  Thank tpharrell33
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David D
8 October 2015|
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Response from manuel a | Property representative |
I would definitely say this is a great first date spot! In fact, we've had several people come here for their anniversaries because Ole Tapas was where they had their first date! We have great booths that set you right in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-224-9378
  • E-mail
Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant is an authentic tapas restaurant specializing in seasonal tapas, Spanish wine & especially family style entrees. With the warm mood lighting & upbeat Spanish music, this vibrant new restaurant will make you feel like you are in Seville, the capital of tapas.
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