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Sovana Bistro

696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
+1 610-444-5600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Mediterranean, Pub, Healthy, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Sovana Bistro on the advice of our Bed & Breakfast owners. What a find. Our server Rebecca was great, explaining the special wines and the menu with a laid back humorous style. We couldn’t have asked for better service. My special app, Pork...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend had suggested we try this restaurant so we drove out to check it out. Upon arriving to a strip mall we were hesitant to continue. I’m really glad we went in! I ordered the papardelle with wild boar bolognese and was blown away....More

Thank Foxhill4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends who know the Kennett Square dining scene recommended Sovana Bistro to us when we were spending a weekend there recently. We were a bit doubtful about its strip mall location, but once inside, it was a lovely, buzzy scene. It was a good thing...More

Thank travelbug61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not just a great dinner date location - A great choice for lunch too. Suitable for business, family, or friends. Lots of good lunch choices in the $13 range. Cocktails are good to if you are so inclined at lunch.

Thank IamBootsdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has tripled in size since it opened years ago as a byob pizza parlor. It is now a snazzy bistro with full bar. The chef owner has maintained high standards.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Tried this place on a whim last month. Made reservations and we had to wait five minutes, which wasn’t bad. Our server was great. Very friendly and helpful. I ended up ordering the Brussel sprouts pizza, which was delicious and fresh. I’d definitely try this...More

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Just back from a delicious lunch! The Mezza is spectacular as are the cocktails! The Old Fashion is the best on the planet!! Their attention to detail makes the difference! Freddy and Adam Rock!!!

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We recently had a couples night out at Sovana Bistro with friends. We got there early for an 8:30 reservation and the place was packed; luckily we found a spot at the bar and had pre-dinner cocktails which were delicious; seated approximately 15mins late but...More

Thank RoadWarriorMom4Girls
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

If you love food and drink, you will love Sovana Bistro. Lots of locally sourced vegetables and other items like cheeses and meats. Every menu item is beautifully thought out. You will not be disappointed! Beer and wine selections, perfect. Desserts and dessert wines and...More

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I typically lunch here twice a week and really enjoy the daily Express Lunch. Highly recommend you arrive early as the Bistro fills up quickly. The service is always great and the food is amazing.

Thank DrSetve
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12 October 2015|
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Response from TXRoadWarrior | Reviewed this property |
I'd skip Sovana and make reservations at Catherine's (in Unionville) - just a couple of miles down the road. Sovana was a disappointing experience the last two times we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 610-444-5600
  • E-mail
Sovana Bistro has been a staple in the Unionville community since opening twenty years ago and has evolved into a highly regarded dining destination. The kitchen and bar create simple hand-made items, inspired by ingredients sourced locally at the peak of their season. We cater to dietary restrictions offering house-made gluten free and vegetarian options. The service reflects a gracious approach to hospitality and genuine concern for each and every guests' experience. We take that same thoughtful care in event planning, offering catering and in-house private functions.
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