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Soffritto Italian Grill
Soffritto Italian Grill

Soffritto Italian Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.soffritto.com/
  • Email: soffritto@soffritto.com
  • Phone: (302) 455-1101
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary Italian
  • Executive Chef: Stefania Panza
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We provide catering for your special occasions and gourmet take out. At Soffritto Italian Grill, your dining experience is our main concern and want to make sure your evening or event is memorable.
    All food trays are served with our fresh daily baked homemade Italian Bread. We will supply all plastic utensils for serving and enjoy our dishes at no extra cost. Customized trays available upon request.
    Ask our catering specialist.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Sign up to receive information about special events at www.soffritto.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Polly Drummond & Kirkwood Highway
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Private front and back parking lot.
A word from Soffritto Italian Grill
Authentic family-owned Italian restaurant located in Newark, DE. Since we opened our doors in 2005, Soffritto’s wealth of experience and exquisite dishes have brought them great recognition and acclaim locally, as well as internationally.
From traditional coastal Italian dishes to new and inspired flavors, Soffritto aims at meeting every customers needs and desires. Every dish is prepared to order, with an emphasis on taste and presentation.

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Diner Reviews
  • "I always enjoy my favorite restaurant! Good food and service!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I've never had a bad meal at Soffritto's. Fresh ingredients are the star in all the dishes and the wait staff is always attentive. Remodeling the dining areas added space for more tables, expanded the bar area, and added a separate banquet room that seats 50."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "We dine here often and love the food, staff and overall ambience."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were in town visiting with a group of people and found the restaurant via Open Table. We enjoyed the meal and the service was excellent as well. It was so well done that we came back the next day with just our family and the experience was excellent again. Well done."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We made a reservation and they sat us instantly. The appetizers were fantastic. Just the right size and very tasty. The waitress was nice. The main course was extremely large (thus the increase in cost). I got the veal and it wasn't very good. The pasta side that I got instead of the potatoes was though. I would go back but I certainly won't be getting the veal! My boyfriend got a seafood dish over pasta and he said it was decent. Overall, it was good I just wouldn't recommend the veal portofino. I also wonder if there is a wine list? Or is it bring your own? I saw a lit of wine their but we were never offered any. Would still go back!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Originally going to be party of four. Bumped it up to ten at the last minute. Extremely accommodating. The BEST meal EVER. Everyone loved it. Home made pastas. Two of the people we were with had a birthday the next night and went back with their party of eight. They were excited to try more dishes. We live over an hour away and just chanced across this restaurant. Wish we lived closer....we'd be there ALL the time!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We very much enjoyed our meals and entire dining experience at Soffritto. Four of us dined and it was the first time for all of us. we were seated within 15 minutes of our reservation time. The wine list had changed significantly from what appears on the web site, but we found something we enjoyed. Salads were very good as were all entrees - Chicken Parm, Veal Marsala, Veal Soffritto, and Pasta Boscaiola. Those of us who had rosemary roasted potatoes with our entrees really loved them! The Italian bread served was nice and crusty on the outside and chewy on the inside - excellent. Portions were just right. Service was attentive but not overwhelming. Recommended restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Always outstanding! It is like a visit to Italy. Great improvement - more space and light - with the remodeling. We will be back before the month ends"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Our first time as we recieved a gift certificate. We expected less franchise more authentic. Food was extremely salty and service was slow."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We enjoy dinning at Soffritto and usually both my husband and self order our favorite entree - Florentina! We will be back this weekend on our way to the theatre."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Food, service and setting were fantastic. Definitely a place to visit."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Our reservation was for 7:00 but we were not seated until 7:30, as were all of the 7:00 reservations. That is my only complaint. Food and service were very good!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "In addition to just being all-around great it was refreshing to finally be in a bar and restaurant without TV!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "This is one of our favorite local restaurants. Newly expanded, the bar area is much larger, making it even more enjoyable to have a glass of wine if we have to wait for our table. Food is always delicious, owner roams around and says hi and really cares about your enjoyment."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "My husband & I have dined @Soffritto's several times & we've never been disappointed. We had dinner with a couple we just met & the noise level was adequate for getting acquainted & good conversation. Food was excellent as always. I had the red snapper special which was delicious. The others in my party had either chicken or eggplant parmesan. My fish had a couple bones but it was wonderfully prepared. Our waiter apparently didn't know anything about a drink ordered by one person in my party: a Gibson. He came back twice to ask about it. I had the impression that the bartender sent him back twice. Our waiter was very pleasant & professional & eager to please. I like that the owner is always there."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The location in a strip mall is not promising, but the food shines. This restaurant has recently been re-done inside, and to great improvement. The ambiance is quiet and elegant. The staff was knowledgeable and helpfull, without being intrusive The prices are a bit high, but overall provide good value. My limited experience (one lunch, one dinner) demonstrates that the food is very good. My fish which was fileted at the table had some bones remaining, but the taste was excellent. I recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Soffritto's is the BEST Italian restaurant we have ever dined at. Soffritto's is fine dinning at it's best. If you haven't been there, do yourself a favor. Make a reservation."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I had made a reservation ahead of time so we did not have to wait for a table. The waitress was attentive. One meal was suppose to be chicken parmigiana but veal was delivered in error. We brought this to the waitress' attention and the correct meal was provided. Overall the food was very good. I would go back."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We have dined here numerous times and have always enjoyed the food. This visit was no different than others. The waiter was very attentive, atmosphere was good and overall it was a pleasant dining experience. Will go back soon."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "We really enjoy Soffritos. Giovanni and his team bring a warmth and friendliness to the experience. The food is very good and you can ask for more"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Soffritto Italian Grill was a excellent surprise. My husband is italian - really from Italy, not a descendant - and is difficult to find an italian restaurant that trully pleases him. Soffritto pleased us both very much. Excellent food, excellent wine, excellent and very friendly service, and has a family environment that pleased us really much - the owner went personally to each table to check on his customer and speak a little bit with each one. We had the most amazing Christmas Dinner! The special menu was awsome, specially the seafood canelloni! We definitely recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Our Christmas Eve dinner was exceptional. This was our 4th year having dinner on Christmas Eve at the Soffritto Italian Grille . We were seated at our reserved time. Service was attentive and not intrusive. The food was exceptionally prepared including the table side deboning of the whole Red Snapper by one of the chefs. It was an enjoyable evening and is a great place for special occasions. We will return and do recommend this restaurant to others."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "The specials at Soffrittos are always wonderful! They are usually unique, and always tasty. I had the Alfredo Ponte Vechiccio, which was steak tips and crab with alfredo noodles in a white sauce. Delicious."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "excellent service/food and enjoyed by entire party"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Lunch was a great experience for our group of 5. Soffritto offers a diverse menu with classic dishes and new creations. Everyone had a delicious meal with fresh food cooked with care. Service provided by our waiter was wonderful."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Spent a Sunday afternoon having a delightful time at Soffrito's. Was quiet so service wonderful. Calamari piping hot and entrees all well proportioned for lunch. Enjoyed the friendly staff and had the opportunity to speak with the owner. Can see why Italy awarded them the honor in 2013; food flavorful with fresh ingredients."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "We so enjoyed our dinner and to learn of the special award they received in Rome. The food was fresh and delicious."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "The atmosphere, friendliness and food that was presented was reminiscent of my trip to Italy several years ago. I will definitely return and tell all of my friends and family about my dining experience."
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "My boyfriend and I chose Soffritto to celebrate our anniversary and were more than pleased with our dining experience. The atmosphere of the restaurant was amazing and the food was even better! Our server, Matt, was incredible and made us feel at home. He answered any and all questions and added personal input when we were choosing entrees from the delicious menu! The food was fairly priced, considering the quality and the menu will not disappoint! We will be returning again, and hopefully soon!"
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Great atmosphere for a special occasion. Not noisy, good, hot, delicious food. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their entree. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Although the Soffritto was packed when we went, the food and the service was wonderful. It was a wonderful alternative to the main street in Newark, which was very crowded all weekend. We were glad that we made a reservation at Soffritto's and we will return to Soffritto when we return to Delaware."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Everything about our experience at Soffritto was wonderful; Stefania personally came over to check on us, and she even brought over some cinnamon to enhance the flavor of my fiancee's pumpkin stuffed shells. The server was polite, knowledgeable and gave us good recommendations for our drinks. Of course, the best part was the food. We had some delicious bruschetta as an appetizer that had the freshest tomatoes and perfectly crisped bread. I got a piece of lightly breaded grouper the size of a briefcase and I surprised even myself by eating the whole thing. The tiramisu I had for dessert was the best I've ever had; it was very light and had the perfect hint of coffee. We are already looking forward to our next visit!"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Food was good but expensive for what you got, and we're New Yorkers."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Good food, friendly service & nice atmosphere ! This place was very enjoyable."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "The staff was incredible. Our waitress was very attentive and made extra efforts to make sure our meal was brought out exactly as we wanted it. The food was also great. A definite gem in Newark, De."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We went to Soffritto for my birthday and the entire experience was fantastic! The server was very courteous and gave good suggestions for the main course as both my husband and I are vegetarians. The appetizer - Roasted Peppers & Mozzarella was really good! So was our main course - Fiorentina ( sans the shrimps) Overall a very good dining experience. A very good restaurant to celebrate a special day!"
    Dined on 11/5/2013
  • "As always, a treat! Best of all is the owner's presence and his interest in insuring everyone's experience be great."
    Dined on 11/3/2013
  • "We live in Maryland but have family in Delaware and enjoy family gatherings at Sofrito's. We're tried other Italian restaurants in the area but keep returning to Sofrito's as they have the best tasting food, generous portions, and a great atmosphere."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "I chose Sofrito because it is close to the office for a farewell to a friend luncheon. I have been here previously for a group lunch for work. Service was excellent and the food is great."
    Dined on 10/29/2013
  • "Extensive wine list. Cozy, warm atmosphere. The food is outstanding at a reasonable price Great find, we will definitely be returning to this place."
    Dined on 10/17/2013