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Vita Nova - University of Delaware

358 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Vita Nova is the signature student-operated restaurant which is part of the Hospitality Business Management program at the University of Delaware. It features a "Best of Delaware" award winning lunch buffet Mon-Fri and elegant fine dining Wed-Fri during the fall and spring semesters. For lunch, the students offer fresh, local dishes including gourmet salads, soups, pastas, entrees, fire-roasted paninis, flatbreads, cheese board and mini sweets. The five-course dinner begins with a fusion-inspired appetizer trio and choice of salad, followed by intermezzo and your choice of entrée cooked in our newly-renovated show kitchen. The evening ends on a sweet note with a decadent dessert trio. Vita Nova offers an extensive beverage selection including 20 wines by the glass, local beer and espresso drinks. The hospitality students also manage the Vita Nova Bistro, a more casual dining experience featuring an innovative small plate menu and a 3-course Theater Menu.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 12:30pm Dinner: Wednesday - Friday: 5:30pm - 7:30pm, Bistro Bar & Bistro Dining Room: Wednesday - Friday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Phone number
(302) 831-0500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Joe DiGregorio
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Cross street
South College
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Parking details
The Trabant Garage is our covered parking structure--adjacent to restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
Vita Nova hosts Special Events on a limited bases during normal business hours, including cocktail receptions, meetings, lunches and dinners. The max capacity in the Vita Nova dining room is 40 guests and in the Bistro Room is 24 guests. Please e-mail us at or call 302-831-0500 for more information.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine