Reviews

15 Great reasons to visit Wilmington, Delaware: Newark Restaurant Week

“…Café Gelato is one of my favorite restaurants in Delaware. Their cuisine is extraordinary – especially for a college town. Their homemade gelato (a regional Italian variant of ice cream) is unmatched in the state. And their wine list has earned the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the Wine Enthusiast Award of Distinction.”

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Like a fine wine, Caffé Gelato getting better with age

“The addition of chef Brad Dawson and an ambitious physical expansion have given Newark’s best fine dining restaurant enough culinary coolness to stand near the state’s leaders in upscale cuisine. That’s now a far easier conclusion to make when you’re sitting in the subdued-but-classy new room (the old Bert’s Compact Discs), cast in a refined light by brick walls studded with flickering candles.”

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A new scoop on fine wine

“Last week, Ryan German and Tanner Dunlop began serving six wine-inspired gelati and sorbetti at the East Main Street eatery. The offbeat, anything-but-vanilla flavors include black cherry merlot berry,”

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A smart choice in Del. college town

“Customers can sample a flavor or two from 24 selections, among them wild berry, banana, peach, pistachio, coconut, peanut butter, and many variations on chocolate. On an afternoon stop, I finally selected two: white chocolate hazelnut and coconut. So creamy, so delicious.”

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Main Street meets Little Italy

Main Street meets Little Italy
“Caffe Gelato’s front window beckons the hungry with a glistening case filled with pastel colors of creamy Italian sweets. The gelato, for which the quaint spot on Main Street names itself after, gives incentive to lustful passersby to enter and indulge themselves”

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  • Hours

    Lunch: M-Sa 11am-5pm
    Dinner: M-Th 5-9:30pm, F-Sa 5-10pm
    Weekend Brunch: 10:30am - 3pm
    Sunday Dinner: 4pm - 8pm
  • We are located at

    90 E. Main Street (near U of D campus) Newark, DE 19711
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  • “One of America’s Top Spots for Ice Cream” – Shannon Jackson Arnold