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La Dolce Vita

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€€ - €€€
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, International
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Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1384
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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here on our second to last night in the area and it was the perfect romantic setting. We arrived for an early 5:30pm dinner and as the sun continued to go down the outdoor seating area turned into a magical, romantic courtyard. The service was excellent and the food was great! I was disappointed not... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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294 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has very good Italian food. The menu offers a good selection that will please just about anyone. The wait staff is attentive, helpfully and friendly. I recommend eating on the patio vise inside. They let us bring our own bottle of alcohol which was very nice of them. The food was served quickly and hot.

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Thank Edwin H
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best Italian restaurants that we have ate in CR, the food its amazing, this is what you will expect for a real Italian restaurat at the beach to be..... everything was delicious and so well done. I will recommend this restaurant to everyone that I know and I will be back as much as I... More 

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Thank CuisineLov
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian cosine with a full menu. The new administration has change the prices to all included. Means food, tax and tips is what you see in the menu. Owners take care of customers adding a special value to service.

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Ladysmith, BC
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All six of us enjoyed very different and delightful meals. The seafood with mushroom cream and tomato sauce was scrumptious. The chicken parmigiana was also very good. We recommend the tuna tartare as well. It has a nice atmosphere. It was busy and the waiters were hustling to do their best.

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Thank Rosebud93
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad our Airbnb was right next door to La Dolce Vita. We stopped in for dinner on our second night and we were blown away - the food was delectable! We started with the Buffalato - which is basically a caprese salad with prosciutto - honestly the best I've ever had (& I always get this at... More 

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at Dolce Vita last night with the family. The owners are Italians from Rimini, which is in the central-north region of Emilia Romagna and is famous for outstanding pasta, tortellini and prosciutto as well as for hospitality. To my delight I found all of the above at Dolce Vita. Stefano (one of the owners) and Daniele (the waiter)... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both had the hand made lobster ravioli. It was absolutely delicious and will definitely come back to this restaurant. The mint favored lemonade was also great and be sure to leave room for the decadent lava cake, it was out of this world!

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Thank Chris G
Chicago, IL
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place, will be back! Good service & food in excellent location with 6 other restaurants nearby. Highly recommended!

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Woodinville, Washington
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found La Dolce Vita through TripAdvisor and glad that we did. It's a few blocks from the main drag and well worth the trip (we walked). Very quiet, upscale neighborhood, away from the hustle, bustle and hassle of Avenida Central. I had the grilled red snapper and my wife had the Pollo Dolce Vita. Both were very good. Our server... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Costa Rican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urbanizacion Las Palmas | Centro Commercial El Pueblito, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1384
Description
Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner with garden with candle light and air conditioning inside...

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