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Cafe La Dolce Vita

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90 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8895
17:30 - 20:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have had several meals at Robertos La Dolce Vita and each time the food is cooked to perfection. Great, friendly service with a smile, excellent wine and lemoncillo, and Roberto is always there to welcome his diners. Highly recommend

Thank monty20142014
Nagambie, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived at 5pm as the store opened, greeted by a server whose primary language was not English, he had a lot of difficulty understanding that we had a booking... Once seated we were bought drinks promptly, and ordered quickly, however our server had difficulty in taking our order and it was quite frustrating trying to convey our what we were... More 

Thank Joshua M
Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great Italian food and a great night out. Service was exceptional and the food was outstanding. Highly recommend.

Thank GwagFunk
Taunton, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Italian food in a homely environment. Right in the town centre, couldn't be better. Check it out!

Thank Kayhel2011
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little place is just OK. I don't like critiquing regional places but when they charge $38-$45 for a main, I think they are allowing themselves to be compared with high end restaurants in Auckland and Sydney. My main was the lamb, which was overdone and the vegetables had clearly been in the pan for a little while. Although it... More 

2 Thank ValerieJPringle
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It started off like any old restaurant. We got kindly welcomed by the manager and got directed to a seat. But then the menus were brought out. I think the soup appetiser was delicious. Then spaghetti bolognese and three pizzas were out two minutes later! The food took seven minutes in total to come out! Then, after finishing our delicious... More 

Thank marcel e
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here by chance as we were looking for a good meal after a long day of driving. It was a good decision! The food was made from scratch and it was soo delicious, we quickly ate our entire meal. When we arrived we didn't realize that the restaurant wasn't open yet for dinner service, but the owner... More 

Thank Sheree D
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious pizza and the tiramisu is a must too! Thanks to Roberto who looked after us so well we kept going back!

Thank rward2602
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect meal. Service was quick and friendly and the meals delicious. Highly recommend the venison and the veal.

Thank Craig L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location was good, it was a busy place but the service was good as we were seated straightaway. We ordered pasta and pizzas, and they really tasted good.The Pasta was good but pizza wasn't that great , not what a good wood fire pizza should be.

Thank jerosej

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8895

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