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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (58 reviews)
“paella” (20 reviews)
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Spanish, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1126 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank bigpapi2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank tpharrell33
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Located in a non-descript strip mall, the restaurant itself is beautiful and spacious. We ordered a wide variety of Tapas and all were delicious. Order some paella for the table; the amount can easily feed 5 hungry people. It was delicious, but I did miss...More

Thank Emjef
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I am honest enough to say, I thought this place was going to be Mexican food. I've seen folks 'check in' and say how good it was, so we wanted to try something New, we decided to check it out. Immaculate establishment! Always a huge...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went for our Son-in-Laws Birthday. The atmosphere is great, a nice casual place with an air of high class. There were 14 of us so a lot of work for the wait staff but they kept everything moving. If you are going to order...More

2  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went for a Saturday afternoon lunch so i am guessing the atmosphere is much more energetic when its crowded. I can only imagine getting a group together and ordering the whole roasted pig!!!!!!!!!!!!! We had 4 dishes and a couple of appetizers and everything...More

Thank longisland_NYKleo
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant on a night that they had flamenco dancing. So fun..the food was really good. Had the clams, shrimp and asparagus. No complaints whatsoever. The chef brought out a few extra dishes, all of which were wonderful. Great service. Delicious sangria. I...More

Thank GoBlueKim
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I went here because a friend of mine was dancing that night. They have Flamenco dancing on the first Saturday. I was pleasantly surprised with the food. It was delicious. I did mention to my hubby that the appetizers were a little small for the...More

Thank Eileen N
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went for late lunch with family - service was friendly food was very good. Tapas style allows sampling of many dishes to suit all taste buds.

Thank John W
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This went from being one of my favorites to the "do not return for awhile" list. There were 2 ladies at the bar when we walked in. They were having a communications issue trying to order and we ran into the same issue. There were...More

Thank Mario D
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David D
How is this restaurant for a first date for two young college students? Is it the right setting and is it romantic enough for a first date? If not is there a place near by you'd recommend?
7 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Capitol Trl, Newark, DE 19711-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-224-9378
  • E-mail
Description
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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