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Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
+1 302-224-9378
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (71 reviews)
“paella” (25 reviews)
“chorizo” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
European, Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had not been to Ole for quite awhile, and decided to celebrate our Anniversary there. The meat and cheese plate was good . then we ordered entrées. My husband is Gluten Free due to Wheat allergy . He ordered NY Strip with fries. We...More

Thank Kate723
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Ole has a new chef who is outstanding! Direct from Spain. The menu had several of his creations. We had a couple of them and they were terrific! Here on Saturday night and they had a Spanish guitar player Paul who did a wonderful job....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Do not let the strip center location fool you. Very nice restaurant, attentive staff, and great food. Ranging from small plates to paella for four, there is no reason to leave hungry. We has the charcuterie cheese plate and calamari small plates to share as...More

Thank bkraeuter
Reviewed 11 April 2018

A friend and I had lunch during the week. It was a very good experience. The white sangria was delicious. We ordered the cheese bread which was not what I expected but was very good. It consisted of two small loaves that were soft and...More

Thank Fae D
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We used to love coming here. The food is really good and the small plates provides the opportunity for sharing of many different tastes. The service, unfortunately, has gone way downhill. Last night was the second time in a row that we have left shaking...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife and I sat at the bar last night and ate so many different and wonderful tapas while chatting with the owner. What a great experience. On his recommendation we tried things that we never would have on our own, and loved them. The...More

Thank sdoggett
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I live out of state bit every time I visit Delaware, I stop at Ole Tapas. The sangria is excellent and the tapas are delicious. Grilled octopus and garlic shrimp are my personal favorite. Large selection of Spanish wines. Be warned, this is not Mexican...More

Thank freddy37064
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had a birthday party with family here and everyone left disappointed. Our drink order was taken quickly, but took ridiculously long given a nearly-empty restaurant, the cocktails and wine both skimpy pours for the price. The gazpacho was too salty and the tapas we...More

1  Thank Daysak
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Can't say too much. Walked out paying over $60.00 for two people and was still hungry. The Tapas were good, just way over priced.

1  Thank BOBMano
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Ole is a decent tapas place in an unlikely strip mall location. I was there as part of a large group and the service staff managed us very well. As with all tapas, dishes are small, but quite flavorful. The paella appears to be the...More

Thank travelguyPa
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David D
8 October 2015|
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Response from manuel a | Property representative |
I would definitely say this is a great first date spot! In fact, we've had several people come here for their anniversaries because Ole Tapas was where they had their first date! We have great booths that set you right in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Capitol Trl, Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711-3955
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-224-9378
  • E-mail
Ole Tapas Lounge & Restaurant is an authentic tapas restaurant specializing in seasonal tapas, Spanish wine & especially family style entrees. With the warm mood lighting & upbeat Spanish music, this vibrant new restaurant will make you feel like you are in Seville, the capital of tapas.
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