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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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“tuna tartare” (18 reviews)
“apple salad” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
696 Unionville Rd, Ste 8, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1763
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an issue with a reservation at 1906 at Longwood due to weather. Thankfully TA lead us here. This is an inviting bistro with a very nice food and drinks menu. The pizzas were especially good.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came down to the area for the Longwood Gardens light show. Sadly our reservation at 1906 was not honored, see separate review. Using TA to save us, we happily arrived at Savona. Very pleased. The pizzas were excellent. The cocktail and wine list well...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dined here with a party of 5 for my Mom's Birthday in advance of an evening at Longwood Gardens (2.3 miles away!). The food was very good, and if you wanted a more casual meal, this would not be a very expensive meal (pizza's, salads...More

Thank ckd1216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phil provided wonderful service. The red snapper special was divine. Perfectly cooked and flavorful. Will definitely return.

Thank Love2Travel004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is still a favorite in the area. Reservation are a must if you plan to dine and do it well in advance. With all this preparation, I was surprised at the way most people were dressed as if they were going to a...More

1  Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is always fantastic. The team knows all the dishes and can explain in detail. The quality of the food is great too. Each dish is reared by a the chef and the attention to detail is noted. We love going over to Sovana knowing...More

Thank klopresto
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This used to be our favorite restaurant in the area,no more.Of the starters,the tuna tartare was very good,the calamari acceptable but the burrata was salty and not creamy.The lamb shank tasted like it was cooked several days ago,warmed in the oven and came without any...More

Thank Syvh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I was with a wedding party and the service and food were very good. I would return if I were in the area again.

Thank Rod N
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I should start by saying I would give this place a 5 but it is necessary to consider the opinions of the folks I was with. What I mean by this is that 6/9 people got the "safe" steak & potatoes and one a salad...More

1  Thank Marcy D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great ambient, modern cusin. All the dishes are pretty and tasty. Awsome pizza. Will gladly return..

Thank drzvoov
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11 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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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