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121 Main St., Newark, DE
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 Main St., Newark, DE
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We eat at Taverna about three times a month and every time, the food is delicious. We always start with the grilled artichokes and the veal meatballs. Yummmy! Our go-to dinner orders are the braciola which is flavorful and tender, the rigatoni with sausage, the...More

Thank clkerr1118
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here and it was great! Our server was very nice and attentive. Menu has a lot of good choices. We had sandwiches and salads and all were delicious! Will definitely go back and try for dinner!

Thank Momoffour23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service, Food Quality, Cleanliness, Drink and Food Options, etc. We started with variois drinks and Calimari which was the best Ive ever had. Then the Pasta Special and Rigatoni w Sausage both pleased the table as well as the complimentary bread. This would be a...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for lunch. The food was very good and the staff was friendly. We had a 5 yr old with us and they were very kid friendly. The omelettes and the salmon were delicious.

Thank BnRadventures2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thursday 5:30 pm dinner for 2 adult couples. Daily special chicken Parmesan ($20) was very good - breaded, tender, moist, generous portion of chicken. Would have liked more tomato sauce on it which was very tasty. Powdered Parmesan cheese provided on the table along with...More

Thank Ihor R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They used to serve decent Italian food and now? What a disappointment. They have used a different base for pizza and it is just dough instead of the thin crust. Pasta was just big on portions. No taste whatsoever. Why do they bother. What a...More

Thank Monkey168
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Highly recommended. We had dinner there last night. The service was amazing and the food was equally excellent. We did not want to leave :). It was our first time there and we would return as many times as we are in town!!

Thank eefrat
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I have been here multiple times and the food and service is always AMAZING. Tonight my husband and I were seated next to a really difficult customer who kept sending her food back for dumb reasons. She was so rude to the manager I almost...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Here for dinner several days ago. While the waiter was busy the Manager was very attentive stepping in and filling the void. The Calamari was solid. Chicken Saltimboca, bone in was the #1 choice. The Tuna rare over Broccoli Rabe was a close second. Nice...More

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I made reservations for a Friday night, which, if you have never been, I would suggest doing. Ordered a bottle of the house Pinot, for my boyfriend and I, and it paired nicely with our meal. We skipped appetizers, however, they served a basket of...More

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Nathalie A
3 April 2018|
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Response from Tracy47232 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.
David D
8 October 2015|
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Response from jkbreretongmailcom | Reviewed this property |
If you want romantic I would go to Sofritos on Kirkwood Highway. It's less of a tavern atmosphere. Food is excellent
Rosemarie P
7 September 2015|
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Response from pestew | Reviewed this property |
There are municipal lots not far from the restaurant. You can ask for parking voucher from the host/hostess on your way out. Depending on how long you stay and how generous the host/hostess may be feeling, the voucher may... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Main St., Newark, DE
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-444-4334
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