Awards


Delaware Today Favorite 50 Restaurants, Feb. 2015
Meals for the Masters Celebrity Chefs Brunch 2006
Open Table Diner’s Choice Award 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Delaware’s Best Chef Upstate, Delaware Today 2009
Delaware’s Best Outdoor Dining, Delaware Today 2009, 2010,
Delaware’s Best Caterer Upstate, Delaware Today 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017
Wine Enthusiast Award of Distinction 2008, 2009, 2010
Delaware’s Best Wine List, Delaware Today 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Delaware’s Best Wine List Upstate, 2012
Newark’s Best Restaurant, Delaware Today 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Delaware’s Best New Restaurant, Delaware Today 2001
Delaware’s Best Upscale Italian Restaurant, Delaware Today 2011
Delaware’s Best Ice Cream, Delaware Today 2001, 2002, 2003,2004, 2005, 2011
Delaware’s Best Desserts, Delaware Today 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Delaware’s Best Desserts Upstate, Delaware Today 2017
Delaware’s Friendliest Service, Delaware Today 2002
Delaware’s Most Romantic Atmosphere, Delaware Today 2008, 2010, 2013
Delaware’s Most Romantic Atmosphere Upstate, 2012, 2017
Delaware’s Best Date Night, Delaware Today 2014
Delaware’s Best Date Night (upstate), Delaware Today 2016
Newark’s Best Desserts, UD Review 2001
Newark’s Best Date Place, UD Review 2007, 2008, 2009
Delaware’s Best Lunch, Delaware Today 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011
America’s Top Spots for Ice Cream, Shannon Jackson Arnold 2004
North American Restaurant Association Award of Excellence 2005–2006


Reasonably priced and inventive, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine… well-crafted desserts… solid specials that show a more exciting edge.The News Journal

Caffé Gelato Goes to the head of the class for a return visit.The Boston Globe

…we headed for a late dinner at trendy Caffe Gelato… Our sidewalk table was a prime people-watching post… [In Newark] the air positively vibrates with energy…The Washington Post

One of America’s best spots for Ice CreamShannon Jackson Arnold