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Dolce Vita

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90 Station Road | Ainsdale, Southport., Southport PR8 3HW, England
+44 1704 575535
12:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Dolce Vita today with two friends for lunch. We were greeted by the owner in a most warmly and friendly manner and were shown to our table. Within minutes the waiter came and took our drinks order and these were served promptly. Two of us asked for something that was not on the menu and we were accommodated... More 

Thank Barbara P
Southport, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Wednesday night for what I thought was a birthday meal with the wife little did I no she had invited ten of my close friends and they were all sat waiting for me when I arrive, To start with a small bit of confusion with the drink orders, But that was soon forgot as the starters came... More 

Thank James S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, local restaurant. Great food, lovely atmosphere & polite, courteous staff. Have visited many times and never been disappointed.

Thank bacco_60
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a few months back with friends for the first time. Lovely restaurant, seating plan was excellent, great atmosphere inside. Can see through to the kitchen which is always a nice touch. Waiting on staff were all excellent and over often to see how our table was, felt well looked after. Food was incredible cooked by a great chef... More 

Thank Harrison B
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not a foody 'expert' in any way, but I do like good food, well prepared and good service and I have to say that this is one of the best restaurants I have been to. It's beautifully appointed, the service is first class from very friendly staff and the food is wonderful. All at a very reasonable price. If... More 

Thank Morgan448
Southport, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We popped in to Dolce Vita on Saturday on the off chance they could feed us. They did everything they could to find us a table and the food did not disappoint. The atmosphere was lively and the staff friendly. I had steak topped with dolce latte cheese-scrummy. Hubby had the duck and my friends went for surf and turf... More 

1 Thank WendiWoo69
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I booked a family meal to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday and from start to finish we were delighted by the restaurant. The staff were friendly and attentive and nothing was too much trouble. I dropped a birthday cake and balloon off earlier that day and we were even able to serve the cake as dessert. Everyone enjoyed the food,... More 

1 Thank Janette91
Bradenton, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

With four other family members, my wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time last night, 30th August. The waiter and waitress were attentive, friendly and efficient. The food was a mixture of Italian and some English dishes, very well prepared and presented. The prices were slightly higher than I would have expected but not exorbitant. The wine... More 

Thank george g
United Kingdom
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155 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A menu with so many incorrectly spelled Italian dishes in an Italian restaurant does not fill one with confidence. All the usual dishes one expects are there plus some that have no place on an Italian menu. For example, the soup of the day was cream of mushroom and Stilton!? We were presented with focaccia as an amuse bouche which... More 

1 Thank Bimfan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

As a workplace we have visited this family restaurant frequently over many years and are always impressed with both the service and high standard of lovely food! Our last visit was for a member of staffs birthday lunch and once again everybody was delighted with our experience! Anybody in the Ainsdale area who hasn't been to Dolce Vita - it's... More 

Thank Helen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$63
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Station Road | Ainsdale, Southport., Southport PR8 3HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 575535

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?